Our filmmaker residency space has moved to a beautiful, newly renovated location in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown district.Read More
We are particularly excited by the increasingly international pool of applicants for our flagship grant program, and by the fact that more than half of our finalists in this round are women.
Announcing the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grant finalists and their projects!Read More
Foundations that recognize the cultural necessity of supporting an artist’s vision often get the ball rolling and enable you to get started and create the work that you end up providing to your 'curators' further down the line.
Filmmaker Tom Gilroy shares his spiritual inspiration for his latest feature project Our Lady of the Snow, and his personal experience in navigating the new waters of independent filmmaking and grant-giving organizations.Read More
Making a film like this back home is a big risk, especially when there is a possibility that a higher authority could stop the film. I needed this kind of support to kickstart the project and to show financiers that there will be international interest and support for this project.
Egyptian writer/director Mohamed Diab shares the politically charged inspiration for his latest feature project Clash, and reflects on his current status as a "revolutionary" filmmaker.Read More
Havana Curveball directors Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider share their SFIFF Schools at the Festival screening experience and the resounding impact of their son's Bar Mitzvah service project. Don't miss its World Premiere at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival!Read More