Supported Films at the 2016 Spirit Awards

Supported Films at the 2016 Spirit Awards

Each year, the Film Independent Spirit Awards honor the best in indie cinema—and right up against the Oscars, which almost always take place the following day. We are immensely proud to support a diverse array films from a diverse array of filmmakers up for awards at this year's February 27 ceremony.

Five supported films are up for Spirit Awards this year.
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2016 Producer Fellows Announced

2016 Producer Fellows Announced

We are thrilled to announce the latest recipients of SFFS Producer Fellowships, which are designed to highlight the producer’s craft by providing tangible assistance to emerging filmmaking talent.

Four new Fellows will receive funding, FilmHouse residencies, unique access to the Bay Area filmmaking community and more.
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Introducing Our Fall 2015 SFFS / KRF FIlmmaking Grant Finalists

Introducing Our Fall 2015 SFFS / KRF FIlmmaking Grant Finalists

We are excited to share that, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the Film Society has selected 14 finalists for the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants.

Winners of the fall 2015 prize will be announced in November and are in contention for $300,000.
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See More SFIFF: October Highlights & SFFS-Supported Films at Mill Valley

See More SFIFF: October Highlights & SFFS-Supported Films at Mill Valley

This month, three of our favorite films from the 58th Festival will screen locally. We're also thrilled to share that a host of our supported projects will be featured at the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival.

Watch films that we screen and support around town this October.
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Announcing the 2015 SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant Finalists

Announcing the 2015 SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant Finalists

We are pleased to announce the eight finalists for the seventh SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant — a $15,000 prize awarded annually to a screenwriter who has been practicing for at least five years and who has previously written at least one feature screenplay.

Hard to say how we'll pick a winner.
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SFFS at the 2015 Spirit Awards

SFFS at the 2015 Spirit Awards

We are so excited to see a slew of SFFS-supported films and SF International Film Festival vets nominated for Film Independent Spirit Awards! Among them are five films that the Film Society has supported through Filmmaker360 grants and services.

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