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  • Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice
    on December 6, 2019

    I don’t know about your world, but in my world people were, without solicitation, sharing high praise for this documentary film about Linda Ronstadt. Once in a blue moon I cover a music business celebrity. I surrendered to peer pressure … Continue reading → The post Linda […]

  • AlumNest Filmmakers at Sundance in 2020
    on December 4, 2019

    The Sundance Film Festival features line-up was announced today, Wednesday December 4, and we are egg-static for the following AlumNest filmmakers, who will be premiering their films at the festival in Park City, Utah from Thursday, January 23 to Sunday, February 2, 2020. Our AlumNest filmmakers […]

  • To Be of Service: Veterans and Their Service Dogs
    on November 30, 2019

    “Then I got to sit on stage, where they bring the dogs to you. None of the dogs took to me at all. I called every dog. Then I called Boothe. Boothe looked up, I looked at him, and he … Continue reading → The post To Be of Service: Veterans and Their Service Dogs appeared first on […]

  • Documentary “999” Named Winner of 2nd Roy W. Dean Grant of 2019
    on November 27, 2019

    Filmmaker to Receive $30,000 in Cash and Film Production Services to Help Complete Film The documentary “999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Transport from Auschwitz” has been chosen by From the Heart Productions as winner of their … Continue reading → […]

  • Guilty Until Proven Guilty
    on November 26, 2019

    The United States leads the world in incarceration rates. Louisiana leads the States of the United States in those rates. Produced, written, directed, and narrated by well-lauded, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses, Guilty Until Proven Guilty shines a very dark light on … Continue reading […]

  • “Bulletproof” Tips for Writing and Selling Great Screenplays
    on November 23, 2019

    Interview with the authors of “Bulletproof: Writing Scripts That Don’t Get Shot Down” by Carole Dean The partnership of the authors of Bulletproof: Writing Scripts That Don’t Get Shot Down is rooted in a 30-year friendship that dates back to … Continue reading → […]

  • Nest World Premieres & More at IDFA 2019
    on November 13, 2019

    IDFA has announced that this year’s festival features the highest percentage of women filmmakers in the event’s 31-year history: 64% of competition titles and 47% of the total program. We were egg-static to see that news, plus the world premieres of Number 387  and The Letter at […]

  • By: The Best Screenwriting Books and Resources – The Film Fund
    on November 11, 2019

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  • By: The Best Screenwriting Software: A Comprehensive Review – The Film Fund
    on November 11, 2019

    need film funding? Want to pitch it and try and get the funding needed to make it a reality? Enter one of our short film funding contests today, you may win up to $10,000 to bring your movie to

  • Nest Screenings at DOC NYC
    on October 30, 2019

    This year’s DOC NYC runs Wednesday, November 6 to Friday, November 15 at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea’s SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea. The 10th edition of the all-documentary film festival brings the New York premiere of (Egg)celerator Lab grantee Mr […]

  • By: How to Find and Hire Film Crew – The Film Fund
    on October 29, 2019

    Contests

  • AlumNest Filmmakers are DOC NYC PRO’s
    on October 28, 2019

    The line-up for the 2019 DOC NYC PRO conference was recently released, and the eight day industry conference will feature documentary panels, master classes, and an expanded initiative to support works-in-progress called “Only in New York”, co-presented by SHOWTIME® Documentary […]

  • Chicken & Egg Pictures-supported Filmmakers Receive IDA Award Nominations!
    on October 23, 2019

    The nominations for the 2019 IDA Documentary Awards are out! At Chicken & Egg Pictures, we are inspired by a push from International Documentary Association (IDA) for gender parity among the nominations, with six out of the ten films nominated for Best Feature directed or co-directed by women. […]

  • IDA Shortlist Features Five Supported Films
    on October 17, 2019

    International Documentary Association (IDA) revealed their annual IDA Documentary Awards shortlists for the Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short categories. Congratulations to these five Nest-supported films which are shortlisted for this top honor: American Factory Directed by Julia […]

  • By: The Indie Filmmaker's Guide to Location Scouting – The Film Fund
    on October 2, 2019

    Contests

  • Investing Through Your IRA: Working with a Custodian
    on December 4, 2019

    If you choose to invest in startups through your IRA, a reputable IRA custodian is a must. Here’s what to look for and how to work with them. Continue reading →

  • Winners Announced for Fall 2019 SFFILM Rainin Grants
    on December 4, 2019

    $225,000 in Grants Awarded to Eight Narrative Feature Projects in Various Stages of Production San Francisco, CA – SFFILM, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, announced today the projects that will receive a total of $225,000 in funding in the latest round of SFFILM Rainin […]

  • Communications Intern
    on December 3, 2019

    The Communications team at SFFILM is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented, and web-savvy individual to provide promotional support for its upcoming public programs, including the 2020 San Francisco International Film Festival. This is an excellent opportunity to gain marketing experience at a […]

  • Publicity Intern
    on December 3, 2019

    The SFFILM Communications department is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented and web-savvy individual to aid in the publicizing of all SFFILM programs and events. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on publicity experience at a top-ranked film festival, and provides well-rounded […]

  • Membership Intern
    on December 2, 2019

    The SFFILM Membership department seeks a dependable, organized, team-oriented person to join us this spring, assisting with membership, fundraising strategy and implementation leading up to and during the San Francisco International Film Festival in April 2020. This is an excellent opportunity to […]

  • Festival Publicist
    on December 2, 2019

    The Festival Publicist is responsible for working with local and national media outlets to publicize the 63rd San Francisco International Film Festival (April 8–21, 2020). This is a full-time, temporary position that runs from February 17 – April 24, 2020. Responsibilities Researching […]

  • Press Office Coordinator
    on December 2, 2019

    The Press Office Coordinator is responsible for coordination and administrative support of all activities of the Press Office leading up to and during the 63rd San Francisco International Film Festival (April 8–21, 2020). This is a full-time, temporary position that runs from February 10 […]

  • Festival Graphic Designer
    on December 2, 2019

    SFFILM is a leading film arts nonprofit based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Communications team at SFFILM is seeking a hard-working and creative Festival Graphic Designer to assist in the creation of visual assets for the 63rd San Francisco International Film Festival (April 8–21, 2020). […]

  • Festival Concierge
    on December 2, 2019

    SFFILM’s Development team seeks a dependable, team-oriented person to join us this spring leading up to, and during the 2020 San Francisco International Film Festival (April 8-21, 2020). This is a highly customer-service-oriented position, so you are a high energy people person who excels in […]

  • Volunteer Manager
    on December 2, 2019

    The Volunteer Manager schedules, orients and manages all SFFILM volunteers, and creates a welcoming and supportive environment that encourages volunteerism at SFFILM. The Volunteer Manager is the sole point of contact for SFFILM volunteers during Festival season, acting as a cheerleader and […]

  • Festival Events Producer
    on December 2, 2019

    With oversight from the Senior Producer acts as lead on producing, project managing and executing all Festival parties and receptions, including Opening and Closing Night parties, small receptions and dinners, Golden Gate Awards, Press Conference, and Members Night. This is a full-time, temporary […]

  • Bootstrapping Your Startup: The Pros & Cons
    on November 26, 2019

    Getting funded can be nearly impossible when your product doesn’t exist yet, which is why many entrepreneurs take the bootstrapping approach. Continue reading →

  • 6 Reasons Why Your Startup May Not Be Generating Enough Revenue
    on November 19, 2019

    If you’re not hitting your revenue goals yet, it could be for a variety of reasons. Here are a few common ones and how to avoid them. Continue reading →

  • How to Crush Your Startup Pitch Competition
    on November 15, 2019

    Participating in a pitch competition is a worthwhile endeavor, win or lose; however, if you want that grand prize, you need to bring your A-game. Continue reading →

  • The Best Screenwriting Software: A Comprehensive Review
    on November 11, 2019

    The film industry is ever-growing and has never been hotter than it is today. In fact, in 2020, the industry is expected to gross 50 billion dollars in the United States alone. That’s quite the increase from 2016’s 38 million dollars, to say the least! Because of its […]

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