In Focus: Musa Syeed on Doctor

In Focus: Musa Syeed on Doctor

I think it's awesome that there are so many mentorship and talent development programs out there now. While we all could use money, it's also cool when I get investments in my creative development.

Musa Syeed shares his inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Doctor, recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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In Focus: Kat Candler on Hellion

In Focus: Kat Candler on Hellion

But honestly in the end, it still boils down to proving yourself as an artist and working your ass off to get your work on screen. I feel like you can never give up.

Kat Candler shares her inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Hellion, recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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In Focus: Peter Nicks on Escaping Morgantown

In Focus: Peter Nicks on Escaping Morgantown

Not only are there very few of us out there able to finance our own films, but more troubling is that this truly precludes talent from the lower end of the economic ladder from getting the opportunities they deserve.

Peter Nicks shares his inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Escaping Morgantown, recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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In Focus: Aurora Guerrero on Los Valientes / The Brave Ones

In Focus: Aurora Guerrero on Los Valientes / The Brave Ones

Word of mouth within the cyberworld has launched my career. I love it. I like the ability to engage with audiences from the very beginning. There's a momentum it creates that keeps filmmakers like me on the map and inspired to keep creating.

Aurora Guerrero shares her inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Los Valientes / The Brave Ones, recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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Filmmaker360's Michele Turnure-Salleo on Grant Winning Secrets

Filmmaker360's Michele Turnure-Salleo on Grant Winning Secrets

In a follow up blog inspired by last month’s Film Independent Forum panel Fund-That-Doc, panelist and Filmmaker360 Director Michele Turnure-Salleo offers priceless insight into what can make a grant application's work samples stand out against the odds.

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Through the Eyes of a Filmmaker: Tommy Oliver

Through the Eyes of a Filmmaker: Tommy Oliver

"We are so proud to support Tommy and his personal and very moving film, 1982.  I'm excited to follow his TIFF experience…His energy and enthusiasm is contagious and I know it will be a thrill seeing the premiere of his film unfold."  - Michele Turnure-Salleo, Director, Filmmaker360

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