It was an incredible experience today for auction winner Dave Hansen, who shared a private yoga session and tea afterwards with the amazing Alanis Morissette in Santa Monica. Thank you Alanis and Dave for your support!
At Boston University's Redstone Film Festival ASF Founder/Executive Director Andy Ostroy, and his 9-year-old daughter Sophie, awarded the 2nd Annual Adrienne Shelly Production Grant to Michelle Tsiakaros for her screenplay PLASTIC SURGERY, which she will begin shooting shortly. Congratulations Michelle!
A fun time was had today at lunch in LA with auction winner Robert Beaucage and Sarah Silverman! Robert experienced an extra special treat when Sarah brought comic Jeff Ross to the lunch! Thank you Sarah and Robert for your support of ASF!
So good to see the Indie reviall...and a re-commitment to strong theatrical releases... http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118064999
Hopefully a sign of greater things to come...
Watch the trailer for Adrienne Shelly Foundation grantee's Olivia Silver's terrific film ARCADIA http://vimeo.com/43115534. The film is available on VOD 1/19-3/13.
A huge congrats to 2007 ASF grantee Cynthia Wade on receiving her second Oscar nomination for her short documentary MONDAYS AT RACINE! Cynthia received an Oscar in 2008 for her short doc FREEHELD, which ASF helped fund. Good luck Cynthia!