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Film Festivals

FF-produced “AMERICANO” indie film nominated for FIVE festival awards at FirstGlance Film Festival (so far)!

UPDATE: “AMERICANO” has won Best Editing at FirstGlance Film Festival, a premier independent film festival in Philadelphia. “AMERICANO”—a short film written and directed by The Film Fund’s first winner, Tim Viola—has not only been selected to screen at FirstGlance Film Festival in Philadelphia, it has also garnered FIVE award nominations! […]

Community spotlight

Watch: Director Mike Thompson tells us why producers don’t care about your logline and why you should ignore them

“I had a producer asking me about international sales, and he hadn’t even heard the logline yet.” For our third Community Spotlight, we reached out to director Mike Thompson, one of our first filmmakers to upload his director’s reel for free to our new Auteurs page. Thompson lives in Louisville, […]