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Amy Redford's "Face Value" and Greg Harrison's "The Radioactive Boy Scout" took home $40,000 apiece toward their development from the inaugural Tribeca Film Institute's Sloan Filmmaker Fund. Submissions for the 2009 fund open Nov. 12 and will be accepted through Jan. 9.
FULLER ON BOARD
Kenneth Fuller, director of engineering, North America, at Azcar Technologies, has been elected president of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers' Board of Governors and will begin his two-year term Jan. 1.
ADG LIKES LUCAS
George Lucas will be honored Feb. 14 with the Art Directors Guild's Outstanding Contribution in Cinematic Imagery Award at the organization's 13th annual awards gala. The honor recognizes the director-producer for his body of work, including "Star Wars" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark."
ASC FETES McALPINE
Cinematographer Donald McAlpine, who earned an Oscar nom for 2001's "Moulin Rouge," will receive the American Society of Cinematographers' International Achievement Award at the 23rd annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on Feb. 15 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City.