There are 4 features, 10 post projects, 6 TV commercials, 1 TV program, and 2 TV series that are Snowbate-certified as of April 2014. The total proposed Minnesota spend? $5,568,307.19 That's the Minnesota film incentive in action!
This is your chance to see an incredible line up of films from all over the world and from our very own backyard. The MN Made Program features Snowbate-certified films like "Stay Then Go" and "Death To Prom" and legacy-funded "The Jingle Dress." Click here for info, tickets and showtimes
Your day. Your city. Your future.
On April 26th, 2014 hundreds of filmmakers, non-profit organizations, and inspired citizens will document stories that most affect the future of the Twin Cities as part of a community-wide, participatory media-creation event. The resulting media will be showcased in an interactive, geo-tagged archive, and a TV series for public television on the future of the American city. In addition, local media partners will exhibit the most powerful and inspiring videos created during the one-day filmmaking event.
Go here for more info, to sign up, and to find out how to submit your film/video shot on April 26.
Dear White People Picked Up By Lionsgate: A Snowbate Success Story
The "darling" of this year's Sundance Film Festival has been acquired by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. DWP now joins ranks of such indie films as All Is Lost, In A World..., Biutiful, and Winter's Bone on Roadside's impressive distribution roster. The winner of the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at Sundance was the first feature certified under Minnesota's newly invigorated production incentive, Snowbate. Congratulations to director Justin Simien, producer Effie Brown and the entire cast and crew!
The application deadline has now passed of Minnesota Filmmakers Legacy Reimbursement Cycle 3.
Minnesota Film and TV is currently accepting proposals from Minnesota-based Filmmakers with narrative features or long-form documentary works in progress (active pre-production or production--post has not commenced) that align with Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund priorities.
$155,150 is available in reimbursement funds. Filmmakers may request up to 50% of their total budget, but must have 50% of the request available in verified funds at the time of application. Full request for proposals and more info here http://mnfilmtv.org/incentives/legacy-grants/
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