Monthly Archives: April 2007

GET MARRIED

I have a bumper sticker on my car that says “GET MARRIED.” It’s a long story that I’d rather not explain in a blog post, but the questions I get about its origins are pretty standard: Is is meant to … Continue reading

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Real Art Here

At the end of the day, when I hang up my pencil and carefully fold my spreadsheet, I sometimes reflect on the reason my job is important.  The value lies not in my work-product but in what it goes to … Continue reading

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Menagerie of multimedia press for ZOO

Get your fill of Newsweek’s coverage of Robinson Devor’s (POLICEBEAT) new film ZOO, available as a podcast, video, or good old online article here.

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I am certain you can use this money

The great people at Artist Trust have annoucned the new, larger $6,500 fellowships for Media. Filmmakers can only apply once every two years for these, and the more applicants in film/ media, the more fellowships are given out. So every … Continue reading

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World premiere of ELLIOTT’S SUICIDE

This just in from Three Dollar Bill Cinema: SCANDALOUS!, Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s series of taboo-breaking queer films from the 1950s, continues on Thursday, April 26 with an exclusive, must-see collection of short films from Kenneth Anger and Jean Genet. … Continue reading

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Catching up with MIRIKITANI press

Unfamiliar with Jimmy Mirikitani or the film about him, THE CATS OF MIRIKITANI, which opens at NWFF on Friday? Here are some links to get you up to speed. NY Times March 1, 2007 review [registration /payment might be necessary] … Continue reading

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Artists and Taxes

An interesting bill is currently pending in congress regarding the tax code and aritsts donations to non profits. Its called the Artist deduction Bill. The bill, which was approved by the Senate would allow artists to take a tax deduction … Continue reading

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New films from Matt McCormick

Last year, we commissioned a new 35mm film from Matt McCormick . If like me, you cannot wait for the summer premiere of “It Was a Crushing Defeat” at NWFF, you can get your Matt McCormick fix this weekend at … Continue reading

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More Canadian News…

The Slog just posted a nice piece on our Canadian New Wave program, which continues tonight. If you haven’t read it you can find it here.

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A fine crop of filmmakers and friends

Last week, Longhouse Media, moved their offices into Northwest Film Forum. Lead by the indefatigable Tracy Rector, Longhouse Media is doing fantastic work with Native American filmmakers in Seattle and with tribes around the state. The videos I’ve seen with … Continue reading

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