ASF Partners with Cassian Elwes’s Horizon Award

Adrienne Shelly Foundation to Sponsor Horizon Award for Young Female Directors Award Founded By Indie Producers Cassian Elwes, Christine Vachon & Lynette Howell NEW YORK, November 5, 2015—The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF) announced today its partnership with independent film producers Cassian Elwes, Christine Vachon, and Lynette Howell for the Horizon Award. The Horizon Award, now…

Sara Blecher’s “AYANDA” Picked up by ARRAY

Thrilled to announce that ASF Grant Winner Sara Blecher’s new film AYANDA was picked up by ASF Honoree Ava Duvernay’s new distribution company ARRAY. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-ava-duvernay-20150908-story.html

WAITRESS Musical Begins Previews Sunday Night 8/2!

Very excited for tomorrow night’s opening preview of the musical adaptation of Adrienne’s WAITRESS at the American Repertory Theater! Directed by Diane Paulus, score by Sara Bareilles, book by Jessie Nelson, and starring Jessie Mueller! Read More Here >  

Today is Adrienne’s Birthday

We celebrate Adrienne today. She would’ve been 49-years-old. We remember and honor her through the work of the Foundation. Always loved, always missed.

ASF Spring Newsletter!

Please take a moment to view The Adrienne Shelly Foundation’s new quarterly newsletter as part of an expanded initiative to keep our supporters, donors, grant recipients and partner organizations informed of ASF happenings, and to help recognize a community of people who support women filmmakers. Please open the attached PDF to read about our newest grant…

Leah Meyerhoff’s I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS Opens May 29!

Come out to support ASF grantee Leah Meyerhoff’s awesome film, I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS, which opens at NYC’s IFC CENTER on May 29th and runs through June 4. Leah will be in attendance along with cast, crew and other special guests for Q&As every night. Support women filmmakers!

ASF Award Winners Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern Premiere In My Father’s House At Tribeca Film Festival

Congrats to ASF Award Winners Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern who are premiering their new documentary In My Father’s House tonight in competition at the 2015 Tribeca International Film Festival! In My Father’s House is featured on New York Magazine’s 23 Movies to See at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, Rolling Stone’s 15 Must See Movies,  and Entertainment Weekly’s 12…