American Factory - Sundance Film Festival 2019, Best Director Award
Midnight Family - Sundance Film Festival 2019, Cinematography Award
Hail Satan? - Sundance Film Festival 2019
Always in Season - Sundance Film Festival 2019, Special Jury Prize for Moral Urgency
Life Overtakes Me - Sundance Film Festival 2019
The Force - Sundance Film Festival 2017, Directing Award
Night School - Tribeca Film Festival 2016
Time for Ilhan - Tribeca Film Festival 2018

Catapult Film Fund

Catapult Film Fund provides development funding to documentary filmmakers who have a compelling story to tell, have secured access to their story, and are ready to shoot and edit a piece for production fundraising purposes. Our mission is to enable filmmakers to develop their films to the next level at a moment where funding is hard to find.

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Tue July 9

Summer Newsletter

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Wed June 26

American Factory picked up by Netflix

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Mon June 24

The Feeling of Being Watched opens in theaters

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Wed June 12

The Raft in the New York Times

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