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Tue December 5
2017

Thank you Sundance! Thrilled to see two Catapult Film Fund grantees selected for Sundance Film Festival 2018. Congratulations to WILD, WILD COUNTRY (Directors: Chapman Way, Maclain Way, Producer: Juliana Lembi) and THE OSLO DIARIES (Directors and screenwriters: Mor Loushy, Daniel Sivan, Producers: Hilla Medalia, Ina Fichman). It is an honor to be included in this incredible slate of films.

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Wed November 22
2017

Congratulations to Catapult Film Fund grantee Ramona Diaz for her Spirit Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature her incredible film “Motherland”!

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Thu November 16
2017

Thrilled to see CAMERAPERSON and WEINER on this list of “61 Best Documentaries of All Time”. What an honor to be part of such an awe inspiring group of non-fiction films.

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Thu November 16
2017

Thu November 16
2017

Siam Mo’s Amal kicked off IDFA last night and Catapult is excited to head to Amsterdam to cheer on fellow grant recipients Ask the Sexpert, City of the Sun, and When God Sleeps with live performance by Shahin Najafi. See you there!

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Thu November 16
2017

Wed November 15
2017

Sat November 11
2017

Sat November 11
2017

Fri November 10
2017

Mon November 6
2017

Excited to partner with SFFILM in supporting documentary filmmakers with the new SFFILM Catapult Documentary Fellowship! Accepting applications from filmmakers across the US beginning in January.

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Mon November 6
2017

Thu November 2
2017

Thu November 2
2017

Excited to announce new grantees, awards, events, and screenings in the latest Catapult Film Fund newsletter!

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Thu October 26
2017

LA friends, don’t miss ATOMIC HOMEFRONT in theaters in Los Angeles this week and their wonderful LA Times review below.

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Fri October 20
2017

Congratulations to all the first grantees of the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund – especially CHARM CITY (Director Marilyn Ness; Producers Katy Chevigny and Julie Goldman) and THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED (Director Assia Boundaoui; Producer Jessica Devaney) Thank you IDA for all the incredible work you do.

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Thu October 19
2017

San Francisco friends don’t miss this incredible opportunity to join IDA & ITVS for a special Master Class with celebrated Director Dawn Porter. This Saturday 10/21 at 10AM. Please RSVP via IDA website.

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Tue October 17
2017

Congratulations to ASK THE SEXPERT, winner of the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival Best Documentary Feature!

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Tue October 17
2017

Sun October 15
2017

“A new documentary focuses on a 91-year-old doctor as the unlikely hero who is saving Indians from wrong or poor knowledge about sex.” Congrats to the ASK THE SEXPERT team!

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Thu October 12
2017

If you’re in LA on Tuesday, 10/24/17 don’t miss ATOMIC HOMEFRONT An HBO Documentary Films Release at 7:30pm at The Landmark (10850 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA) Includes a post-film conversation with Director/Producer Rebecca Cammisa, Producer Jim Freydberg and Special Guests.

documentary.org

Tue October 10
2017

If you’re headed to the Cambridge Film Festival, don’t miss ASK THE SEXPERT. “Director Vaishali Sinha brilliantly captures Dr. Watsa’s treasured personality with compassion and humour”. Screenings 10/24 & 10/26

film-news.co.uk

Sat October 7
2017

Wed October 4
2017

Thu September 28
2017

What an incredible new slate of projects from Sundance. We are honored to see 10 Catapult Film Fund grantees on the list. Congratulations to all. Looking forward to seeing your important work. Thank you Sundance!!

sundance.org

Thu September 21
2017

Congratulations to all six grantees - especially the two Catapult supported projects The Feeling of Being Watched (Assia Boundaoui, director/producer; Jessica Devaney, producer) and Midnight Family (Luke Lorentzen, director; Kellen Quinn, producer).

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Fri September 15
2017

Tue September 12
2017

Tue September 12
2017

Friends! NIGHT SCHOOL will have its National TV premiere tonight (Tuesday, 9/12) on PBS. Check your local listings for times. Not to be missed!

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Tue September 12
2017

Mon September 11
2017

Thu September 7
2017

Tue September 5
2017

Sun September 3
2017

Wed August 30
2017

Sat August 26
2017

Fri August 25
2017

Check out an interview with the filmmakers of “The Reagan Show” in Vogue. Don’t miss the broadcast premiere on CNN Monday, Sept. 4 at 8p ET!

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Thu August 24
2017

Wed August 9
2017

Congratulations to Catapult Film Fund grantee “The Feeling of Being Watched”. What an honor to be selected for the 2017 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Grant.

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Wed August 2
2017

We had a fantastic time with the True/False Film Fest crew at the Rough Cut Retreat last week. Big thanks to all the filmmakers who participated! Excited for your next steps with your films.

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Fri July 21
2017

It’s such an honor to have two Catapult Film Fund supported projects in this outstanding line-up. Congratulations to CAMERAPERSON and WEINER for being selected among the ‘Best Documentaries of the 21st Century”!

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Wed July 19
2017

Wed July 19
2017

Sat July 15
2017

Proud to support Rebecca Cammisa’s new documentary, “Atomic Homefront” which airs on HBO in early 2018.

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Fri June 16
2017

Thu June 15
2017

Wed June 14
2017

Congratulations to Rati Oneli for CITY OF THE SUN winner if the Art Doc prize at 2017 Sheffield Doc Festival!

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Mon June 12
2017

Click here to check out our recent newsletter to find out about our latest grantees, awards, and premieres! https://app.robly.com/archive?id=4f7ca43d2c57f5d85996bae5af13e0f8

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Thu June 8
2017

Special congratulations to Jacqueline Olive (director) “Always in Season” and Marilyn Ness (director), Don Bernier (editor) “Charm City” for their selection to the Sundance Institute annual Documentary Edit and Story Labs.

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Thu June 8
2017

Starting June 9th - if you are in NYC do not miss IFC Screening of #NIGHTSCHOOL - a truly incredible film.

IFC 323 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014

Friday, June 9th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00 Saturday, June 10th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00 Sunday, June 11th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00 Monday, June 12th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00 Tuesday, June 13th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00 Wednesday, June 14th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00 Thursday, June 15th – 12:25, 2:10, 4:05, 6:00

TICKETS AVAILABLE: http://www.ifccenter.com/films/night-school/

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Wed May 31
2017

Congratulations to the MOTHERLAND team. This incredible film will be released theatrically in the summer via The Film Collaborative, and will have its television premiere on PBS’s POV series in the fall. Not to miss!

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Tue May 30
2017

Thu May 25
2017

Wed May 17
2017

Mon May 15
2017

Mon May 15
2017

Thu May 11
2017

Documentary filmmakers - The deadline to apply to #IFPFILMWEEK is Tuesday, May 23rd! Recent film alum include CAMERAPERSON, HOOLIGAN SPARROW, OBIT, PRESENTING PRINCESS SHAW, and many, many more! We look forward to hearing your story!

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Fri May 5
2017

FILM SUBMISSIONS: http://straightjacketguerrillafilmfestival.com/ Straight-Jacket Guerrilla Film Festival, 2017 is now open for Feature Film submissions and Music Videos. It’s FREE to submit till June 3rd. To submit your work for the 2017 Festival’s consideration, simply email us a YouTube link to your Feature film (must be over 70min in length) or to your Music Video (must be for a gigging band). Please also include your production info, bio, website and film synopsis to: ants-productions@hotmail.co.uk Submission Deadline is June 3rd, 2017 **DIY Culture

straightjacketguerrillafilmfestival.com

Thu May 4
2017

Apply for post-production funding today! Deadline June 2.

sffilm.org

Wed May 3
2017

Sat April 29
2017

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2017

Sat April 29
2017

Thu April 27
2017

Wed April 26
2017

Wed April 26
2017

Fri April 21
2017

Thu April 20
2017

Tue April 18
2017

Only one more day…! Congratulations to TRUE CONVICTION, WHEN GOD SLEEPS and THE REAGAN SHOW.

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Tue April 18
2017

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2017

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2017

Fri April 14
2017

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2017

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2017

Fri March 31
2017

Fri March 31
2017

Wed March 29
2017

Wed March 29
2017

Posted by our very own Bonni Cohen Shenk…: “Trailer hit today for our new film, An Inconvenient Sequel. Timing is terribly ironic as today Trump began his dismantling of Obama’s clean power plan. Movie is out July 28th.” So proud!

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Sat March 25
2017

Wed March 22
2017

Wise words from a brilliant Catapult Film Fund grantee! “Listening and being empathetic and respectful has gotten me Jeff Sessions as the enforcer of civil rights laws.” Go, Dawn Porter!

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Mon March 20
2017

Thu March 16
2017

Tue March 14
2017

ONLY 9 DAYS LEFT TO APPLY to the Rough Cut Retreat! Launched in 2016, the Rough Cut Retreat unites filmmakers and mentors in a supportive and engaged atmosphere with the goal of moving films from a rough to fine cut. Rough Cut Retreat will take place July 23rd-27th at Gedney Farm in New Marlborough, Massachusetts. Apply by March 23rd! For more info visit roughcutretreat.org

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Mon March 13
2017

Fri March 10
2017

Thu March 9
2017

Wed March 8
2017

We’re accepting submissions for the Rough Cut Retreat! Launched in 2016, the Rough Cut Retreat unites filmmakers and mentors in a supportive and engaged atmosphere with the goal of moving films from a rough to fine cut. Rough Cut Retreat will take place July 23rd-27th at Gedney Farm in New Marlborough, Massachusetts. Apply by March 23rd! For more info visit roughcutretreat.org

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Fri March 3
2017

Fri March 3
2017

Thrilled announce that three Catapult Film Fund supported films will have their world premiere at Tribeca 2017 (THE REAGAN SHOW, directed by Pacho Velez and Sierra Pettengill, TRUE CONVICTION, directed by Jamie Meltzer and WHEN GOD SLEEPS, directed and written by Till Schauder). Congratulations to all the filmmaking teams.

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Sun February 19
2017

Sun February 19
2017

Sun February 19
2017

Sat February 18
2017

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Wed February 8
2017

Tue February 7
2017

Tue February 7
2017

Sat February 4
2017

Don’t miss the broadcast premiere of SOLITARY on HBO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 10PM ET/PT.

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Mon January 30
2017

Fri January 27
2017

Fri January 27
2017

Thu January 26
2017

Tue January 24
2017

Don’t miss Catapult Film Fund grantee Ramona Diaz’ new Op-Doc. Her feature-length documentary on the same subject MOTHERLAND premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Screenings continue through this weekend.

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Tue January 24
2017

Mon January 23
2017

Mon January 23
2017

Mon January 23
2017

Catapult’s Lisa Kleiner Chanoff and director Peter Nicks at the Sundance 2017 premiere of THE FORCE. Congratulations!

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Wed January 18
2017

Congratulations to the team of MA LIANG’S TIME MACHINE (S. Leo Chiang, Yang Sun, Jean Tsien and Nick Fraser).

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Thu January 12
2017

Thu January 12
2017

Thu January 12
2017

Congratulations to team of CAMERAPERSON (Director Kirstin Johnson Producer Marilyn Ness) for winning Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking at Cinema Eye Honors. Bravo!

filmmakermagazine.com

Wed January 11
2017

Wed January 11
2017

Congratulations to THE FORCE (Director Peter Nicks) and MOTHERLAND (Director Ramona Diaz) for being selected to premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2017. We will see you in Park City!

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Wed January 11
2017

Mon January 9
2017

Sat January 7
2017

Sat December 17
2016

Sat December 10
2016

Sat December 10
2016

Sat December 10
2016

Congratulations to Nels Bangerter who nabbed IDA’s 2016 “Best Editing” award for his work on the Catapult Film Fund supported film CAMERAPERSON. Bravo to all the winners!

indiewire.com

Wed December 7
2016

Tue December 6
2016

Wed November 30
2016

What an incredible line-up. Thrilled that two Catapult Film Fund films will premiere at Sundance 2017. Congratulations to THE FORCE (Director Pete Nicks) and MOTHERLAND (Director Ramona Diaz) and all the other wonderful films in competition this year. Bravo!

sundance.org

Wed November 30
2016

Wed November 23
2016

So proud of the wildly talented Catapult Film Fund grantees who are nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. Here’s to you Kirsten Johnson for CAMERAPERSON and Kristi Jacobson for SOLITARY. Congratulations to all the nominees.

hollywoodreporter.com

Fri November 18
2016

Congratulations to the winners of Women in Film Finishing Fund grant – especially the Catapulted Film Fund supported film MUDFLOW (by Cynthia Wade and Sasha Friedlander). Excited to see all of this wonderful work.

deadline.com

Thu November 17
2016

Thu November 17
2016

Sun November 13
2016

Fri November 11
2016

Thu November 10
2016

Check out this fascinating interview with WEINER director Josh Kriegman. Catapult Film Fund is proud to support your important work!

hollywoodreporter.com

Thu November 10
2016

If you’re in Pittsburgh on Nov 16 be sure to check out the Catapult Film Fund supported “The Freedom to Marry” by Eddie Rosenstein.

pghcitypaper.com

Sat November 5
2016

If you’re in Boston on Nov 11 be sure to check out Eddie Rosenstein’s “The Freedom to Marry” (Coolidge Corner Theatre) as part of the Boston Jewish Film Festival!

bostonglobe.com

Thu November 3
2016

“The Healing Blues” A film by Ted Efremoff documenting the Healing Blues film, a cooperative community film between Greensboro College, The Interactive Resource Center and area musicians to raise awareness about homelessness and raise money to support homelessness outreach. The film tells the stories of people experiencing homelessness from their perspective, and they were a part of the writing process were given songwriting credit, and were compensated for their time. https://youtu.be/gEZ6db3keCY

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Tue November 1
2016

Great news! Three Catapult supported films are nominees in the 32 Annual IDA Documentary Awards (Extremis, Cameraperson and Weiner). It’s an honor to be included on such a dynamic list of films. Thank you IDA!

documentary.org

Tue November 1
2016

Thu October 27
2016

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced 10 documentary shorts for the 2016 shortlist. Thrilled to see Catapult Film Fund supported “EXTREMIS” included on such an extraordinary list. Thank you to the Academy for such a prestigious honor and congratulations to all the nominees.

variety.com

Thu October 27
2016

If you are in LA on Nov 2 don’t miss the final installment of DocuClub LA in 2016 with a screening of the Catapult Film Fund supported “True Conviction” by director Jamie Meltzer and editor Jeff Gilbert.

documentary.org

Mon October 24
2016

Thu October 20
2016

Wed October 19
2016

Wed October 19
2016

Excited to see FOUR Catapult supported films on the list of best documentaries so far in 2016. Congratulations to UNLOCKING THE CAGE, TRAPPED, WEINER, and CAMERAPERSON and to all the other fabulous films. It’s an honor to be part of such dynamic group.

thrillist.com

Tue October 18
2016

Excited to announce that five Catapult Film Fund supported films have just been selected for the IDFA 2016 Forum! Congratulations to ALL ABOUT AMAL, CHINESE FACTORY, ONE BULLET AFGHANISTAN, THE OSLO DIARIES, and STATE .v SHUAI and all the other wonderful films. It’s an honor to be a part of such a dynamic group of films.

idfa.nl

Thu October 13
2016

Excited to see 5 Catapult Film Fund supported films selected for DOC NYC 2016. Congratulations to “The Freedom To Marry” (Eddie Rosenstein) “The Ballad of Fred Hersch” (Carrie Lozano/Charlotte Lagarde) “Cameraperson” (Kirsten Johnson) “Trapped” (Dawn Porter) “Weiner” (Josh Kriegman/Elyse Steinberg) and all the wonderful films selected!

indiewire.com