Women in Film Foundation's Film Finishing Fund Gives Grants to Eight Films
The Women in Film Foundation’s Film Finishing Fund has awarded cash grants to seven feature films and one short. The winners, announced Wednesday by the fund’s co-chairs Betsy Pollock and Nancy Rae Stone, were chosen from 113 submissions.
The program, now in its 26th year, provides grants of $50,000, donated by Netflix, along with distribution recommendations and brand association.
The 2011 WIFF Film Finishing Fund winners are:
Narrative Feature Films:
Jenny Deller’s Future Weather
Tina Gharavi’s I Am Nasrine
Lisa Denker’s Ability: The Judy Finelli Project
Kristi Zea’s Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray
Debbie Lum’s and Allison Sargent’s Seeking Asian Female
Roynn Lisa Simmon’s “Naked”
Heather Lenz and Karen Johnson’s Kusama: Princess of Polka Dots
Narrative Short Film:
Natasha Subramaniam and Alisa Lapidus, Zergut