In Focus: Ian Olds on The Fixer

In Focus: Ian Olds on The Fixer

For me personally, there haven't been any new technological developments or anything like that that have had as profound an impact on my process as simply collaborating with people over time and slowly building a body of meaningful work.

Ian Olds shares his inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on The Fixer recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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In Focus: Joshua Tate on Love Land

In Focus: Joshua Tate on Love Land

My cousin has Down syndrome, and ensuring community integration and empowerment for her has always been a priority for my family. I've been chomping at the bit for years to make a movie that explored this world, its themes, and its questions.

Joshua Tate shares his inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Love Land recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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In Focus: Sara Colangelo on Little Accidents

In Focus: Sara Colangelo on Little Accidents

I was really influenced by movies like the The Last Picture Show, The Sweet Hereafter and Silkwood, and I liked the limitations and dramatic opportunities of being able to set a story in one insular place, where people are bound by geography, industry, friendship and family.

Sara Colangelo shares her inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Little Accidents, recent SFFS / KRF grant-winning film project.

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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: Ira Sachs on Love Is Strange

In Focus: Ira Sachs on Love Is Strange

I wanted to make a romantic film about how my own relationship—my own marriage—might feel 30 years from now, as imperfect as ever, but with its kindness intact. 

Ira Sachs shares his inspiration, challenges, opportunities, and SFFS' impact on Love Is Strange, 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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