Congratulations to "DEMON ON WHEELS" writer/director Christina Eliopoulos, winner of the 2011 ASF Grant from the Women in Film Finishing Fund! Read about the film here: http://www.demononwheels.com/Welcome.html
Happy to report that 2011 ASF auction winner Kate Lehnover's NYC lunch with Pablo Schreiber was a huge success! Kate and her friend Mary were treated to a truly fun time. Thank you Kate, Mary and Pablo for your support of ASF!
Congratulations to 2010 ASF/IFP grant recipient Lucy Mulloy, whose terrific film "UNA NOCHE" has just secured a distribution deal with Sundance Selects/IFC. We can't wait to see this film hit theatres! Be sure to see it.
It was a fun time over at 30 Rock for auction winner Nancy Lynn Salce and her guest Valerie Caro, who were given a private studio tour by Al Roker, who then put them on the air! Thank you Al, TODAY and of course Nancy for your support of ASF and our mission!
Thank you Patti Clarkson for being so gracious and making lunch with auction winner Vicci Ho and her guest Cindy so much fun! And a big thanks to Vicci for her support of ASF!
Congratulations to filmmaker Anika Poitier, winner of the 2012 Adrienne Shelly Foundation production grant at AFI's DWW program. Her short "Black Irish" is a powerful film and we look forward to seeing more work as her career takes off! http://www.facebook.com/AmericanFilmInstitute/posts/10150870766894295
Congratulations to Natasha Johns-Messenger, winner of the 2012 Adrienne Shelly Foundation Award for Best Female Director! Her film "BLACKWOOD" is a beautifully shot, well-written and superbly acted film that deals with the struggles of motherhood. She has a very bright filmmaking future ahead of her!
An awesome time was had by Simon Higgs and his daughter Elizabeth at their auction lunch with Diablo Cody in LA! Thank you all for your support of ASF!
Congratulations to 2010 ASF/IFP grant recipient Lucy Mulloy for the awards she and her incredible film "Una Noche" won at this week's Tribeca Film Festival. Lucy herself won the award for new narrative director, with the cinematography award goiung to Trevor Forrest and Shlomo Godder, while acting awards were shared by stars Dariel Arrechada and Javier Nunez Florian http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118053202