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ASF Awards its 50th Grant!

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/adrienne-shelly-foundation-awards-its-50th-grant-249715511.html

 

We are thrilled to announce that we've awarded our 50th filmmaker production grant since our inception in 2007! Fifty incredibly talented women from all over the world have been touched by Adrienne's legacy. We look forward to awarding so many more grants in the years to come. A big congratulations to Meredith Danluck for being our 50th! Her script STATE LIKE SLEEP is terrific and we can't wait to see the film someday soon! And we thank our partners at the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program, through which Meredith was a participant.

 

 

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July 17th, 2013
ASF Grantee Lisa Robertson's COMMERCE Now Available on iTunes!

Check out ASF grantee Lisa Robertson's awesome short COMMERCE now available on iTunes!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/commerce/id667493625?ign-mpt=uo%3D4

July 3rd, 2013
ASF Awards 45th Grant to Penny Lane (OUR NIXON) at Nantucket Film Festival

Congrat's to Penny Lane for winning the 2013 Adrienne Shelly Foundation Excellence in Filmmaking Award for her fascinating documentary OUR NIXON which, through archival footage exclusively, chronicles the tragfic downfall of President Richard M. Nixon. View trailer here... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYWQJKgbo_w

June 20th, 2013
Auction Winner Cameron Mahbubian Proposes to Girlfriend Candyce at Julianna Margulies Lunch!

ASF auction winners Candyce and Cameron has an amazing time with the awesome Julianna Margulies at NYC's Cafe Luxembourgh. And at the end of lunch, Cameron took to one knee and proposed to Candyce! The entire event was a total surprise to her...and fortunately she said yes! Congrats to Candyce and Cameron! We wish you much happiness and good fortune. And a big thank you to Julianna for her continued support of ASF and for making Candyce and Cameron's day so special!

Candyce and Cameron (freshly engaged!) with Julianna Margulies

June 19th, 2013
Fox Searchlight / 20th Century Fox Continues Its Generous Support of ASF!

A huge thank you to Nancy Utley Jacobs´╗┐, Fox Searchlight and 20th Century Fox for their continued generosity and support of ASF!

June 17th, 2013
Michelle Williams Joins ASF Advisory Board

Three-time Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe winning actor Michelle Williams has joined the Adrienne Shelly Foundation Advisory Board

June 11th, 2013
Adrienne's WAITRESS Becoming a Musical

Adriene's incredible film WAITRESS headed for the stage... http://popwatch.ew.com/2013/06/10/waitress-musical-sara-bareilles/

May 28th, 2013
Another Great Piece on the Challenges Facing Women Directors
May 27th, 2013
Sony's Amy Pascal's Indictment of Hollywood's Treatment of Women Filmmakers

http://blogs.indiewire.com/womenandhollywood/sony-head-amy-pascal-on-women-directors-the-whole-system-is-geared-for-them-to-fail

Sony studio chief Amy Pascal says the Hollywood system is designed for women directors to fail

May 17th, 2013
ASF Awards its 44th Grant to Filmmaker Sarah Shapiro

Congratulations to the very talented Sarah Shapiro, who has become our 44th grant recipient, winning this year's ASF/AFI Production Grant for her suspenseful and haunting short film "Sequin Raze," a behind-the-scenes look inside a fictional reality tv dating program. View trailer here...http://vimeo.com/49561157

May 16th, 2013
Afia Nathaniel Wins ASF/Tribeca Film Institute Production Grant

Congratulations to the very talented writer/director Afia Nathaniel for winning this year's ASF/Tribeca Film Institute Production Grant for her film "Dukhtar" http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1398746/