Film Grants 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO  OUR 2018-19  FILM GRANTEES!

This year there are two National Film Cash Grants of $5000, one sponsored by Dualist,   one National Film Cash & Gear Grant for the use of gear valued at $10,000 provided by Film Exchange, and one Local Grant of $2500 sponsored by Proper Brewing Co.  

Thanks to our esteemed jurors, filmmaker Adam Salky (I Smile Back) and actress/writer Kate Lyn Sheil!

AND THE RECIPIENTS ARE:
Colten Ashley HUERFANO
Nora Kirkpatrick LONG TIME LISTENER, FIRST TIME CALLER
  Haley Anderson
PILLARS and Zack Bornstein FLOSS

 

Colten Ashley

Colten Ashley won the PROPER BREWING Co. Local Grant for his script HUERFANO, in which a Navajo man journeys from LA to New Mexico to bury his estranged father, pulling him closer to his identity.

 

 

 

 

Nora Kirkpatrick

 

Nora Kirkpatrick won for her script LONG TIME LISTENER, FIRST TIME CALLER: After accidentally tuning to a late-night radio show, a small-town woman calls in to get some answers to her many questions.

 

 

 

 

 

Zack Borenstein

Zack Borenstein won the FILM EXCHANGE Gear Grant for his script FLOSS: When a flossing-obsessed man discovers that flossing doesn’t matter, he struggles to discover who he truly is.

 

 

 

 

Haley Anderson

Haley Anderson won the DUALIST Grant for her script PILLARS: When Amber sees a boy that she likes at church, she retreats to the bathroom during the service where she receives her first kiss.

Dualist writes: As an independent film entity, Dualist is proud to support original storytelling by unique emerging voices. We’re continuously inspired by the Davey Foundation and the artists they support. It’s an honor to sponsor the grant for Haley Anderson’s project, Pillars. The script is simply phenomenal!

 

 

Thanks, as always, to our inspiration:

and our Sponsors!