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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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November 20th, 2012
Stacie Passon Wins ASF's 40th Grant!

http://www.ifp.org/press/stacie-passon-wins-ifpadrienne-shelly-foundation-directors-grant-for-concussion/

Congratulations to Stacie Passon, recipient of the 2012 ASF/IFP Director's Grant for her film CONCUSSION, a dark comedy about a bored, wealthy, suburban lesbian housewife who becomes a Manhattan prostitute. Look for the film's release sometime on 2013. The award was announced at ASF's 2nd Annual Woman of Vision Salute at MoMA honoring Lena Dunham and featuring Delia Ephron.

Stacie Passon, Lena Dunham, Delia Ephron

November 20th, 2012
ASF Grantees Gather at MoMA for 2nd Annual Woman of Vision Salute

A gathering of nine of ASF's forty grant recipients took place at our 2nd Annual Woman of Vision Salute at MoMA Tuesday night. Was great to have so many in our family together in one room. Working on putting together a networking event that would be attended by as many of our grantees as possible.

 

Pictured from left to right: Madeleine Olnek, Lisa Gossels, Annie Sundberg, ASF founder/execurtive director Andy Ostroy, Emily Abt, Dia Sokol-Savage, back row...Stacie Passon, Lena Dunham, Delia Ephron, Marisa O'Guinn, Lisa Robertson, Christina Eliopoulos

November 19th, 2012
Sara Blecher's Incredible OTELO Burning Opens Nov 28 in NYC!

ASF grantee Sara Blecher's incredible OTELO BURNING opens 11/28 in NY. Please check it out and support a very talented filmmaker in the ASF family! 

November 16th, 2012
Congrats to ASF's Newest Grantee Stacie Passon!

Congratulations to filmmaker Stacie Passon, winner of this year's ASF/IFP Directors Grant for her film CONCUSSION. Check it out on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Concussion-Movie/134087226677205. Come join us Tuesday night (Nov 20) as we present the award to Stacie as part of our 2nd Annual Woman of Vision Salute at the Museum of Modern Art, 7pm at the Titus 1 Theater (11 West 53rd Street). We're honoring Lena Dunham (TINY FURNITURE, HBO's GIRLS), screening the film THIS IS MY LIFE, co-written by Delia Ephron and her sister Nora (was Nora's directorial debut), and followed by a lively, informal onstage chat/Q&A between Lena and Delia. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased on our home page. Click DONATE and charge $150 per the # of tickets you want. We'll confirm back the purchase. Thank you!

November 16th, 2012
Tickets Still Available For Our Nov 20 Woman of Vision Salute at MoMA Honoring Lena Dunham!

We need your support! Please join us Tuesday night (Nov 20) for our 2nd Annual Woman of Vision Salute at the Museum of Modern Art, 7pm at the Titus 1 Theater (11 West 53rd Street). We're honoring Lena Dunham (TINY FURNITURE, HBO's GIRLS), screening the film THIS IS MY LIFE, co-written by Delia Ephron and her sister Nora (was Nora's directorial debut), and followed by a lively, informal onstage chat/Q&A between Lena and Delia. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased on our home page. Click DONATE and charge $150 per the # of tickets you want. We'll confirm back the purchase. Thank you!

November 9th, 2012
eBay Auction Launch Date Moved to December 3

Due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the challenges it still poses for many, we've decided to push back our auction launch date to December 3rd. The auction will run for ten days.

November 7th, 2012
We're Honoring Lena Dunham! Purchase Tickets For 2nd Annual Woman of Vision Salute at MoMA Nov 20.

Lena Dunham (TINY FURNITURE, HBO's GIRLS) has quickly become one of the most critical creative voices of her generation...and we'll be honoring her at this year's Adrienne Shelly Foundation Woman of Vision Salute at the Museum of Modern Art November 20th at 7pm. It's going to be a terrific night of entertainment. We'll be awarding this year's ASF/IFP Director's Grant, screening the film THIS IS MY LIFE, followed by a lively, informal on-stage chat between Lena and screenwriter Delia Ephron. To purchase tickets please visit www.adrienneshellyfoundation.org and click DONATE and charge $150 per each ticket. We'll confirm back your purchase and add you to the attendee list. Seating is limited so buy now! Thank you.  

October 12th, 2012
Dave Hansen Lunches with Hal Hartley

Thank you auction winner Dave Hansen and filmmaker Hal Hartley for supporting ASF. Today's lunch was great.

October 12th, 2012
Dave Hansen Lunches with Hal Hartley

Thank you auction winner Dave Hansen and filmmaker Hal Hartley for supporting ASF. Today's lunch was great.

October 12th, 2012
Dave Hansen Lunches with Hal Hartley

Thank you auction winner Dave Hansen and filmmaker Hal Hartley for supporting ASF. Today's lunch was great.