Make Your Own Fest
Over the past few months, our FilmHouse residents have been getting comfortable at 644 Broadway. The gorgeous new space–which recently saw the addition of three new flex-use residents–opened in its current location this fall.Read More
These inventive and in some cases quite edgy projects impressed us with their bold explorations into visual expression and narrative styles
In partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the San Francisco Film Society today announced the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grant winners.Read More
Locals take note: Our Fall Season brings filmmaking talent from Europe to lovely, wonderful and (sometimes) sunny San Francisco!
This November, six filmmakers from France and Italy will be traveling to the Bay with their Fall Season festival films.Read More
The boldness of this project’s attempt to demonstrate something new about race and class and climate change through a particular dystopian worldview was very impressive.
Congratulations to A. Sayeeda Moreno and Micah Schaffer, winners of this year’s SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant! The team will receive $15,000 to develop their sci-fi script-in-progress, White.Read More
Our filmmaker residency space has moved to a beautiful, newly renovated location in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown district.
It’s absolutely thrilling to spend time in the space and feel the creative energy that is already thrumming through the hallways.Read More
Four of our fiscally sponsored films will be screened at Mill Valley Film Festival.
3 Still Standing, F R E E, Plastic Man: The Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish, and Summer '82 - When Zappa Came to Sicily will all be screened this year!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