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    San Francisco Film Society Announces 13 Finalists for Documentary Film Fund Awards

    The San Francisco Film Society has announced the 13 finalists for the 2013 SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards totaling $100,000, which support feature-length documentary films in post-production. Finalists were selected from more than 200 applicants; full list below.

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    Exclusive: Ted Hope's A2E Labs End With Vimeo, Gravitas, Tugg and More Offering Discounts, Consultations and Other Services to Participating Filmmakers

    The inaugural edition of the San Francisco Film Society's A2E: Artist to Entrepreneur program ran during the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival and attempted to tackle head-on issues of economic sustainability for independent filmmakers and how digital distribution is changing the indust...

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    Exclusive: San Francisco Film Society Reveals 12 Filmmakers Participating in Digital Distribution Lab

    The San Francisco Film Society has revealed exclusively to Indiewire the 12 filmmaking teams that will participate in the first edition of A2E: Artist to Entrepreneur, the two-part digital distribution lab taking place during the festival and spearheaded by Film Society executive director Ted Hope.

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    EXCLUSIVE: San Francisco Film Society and Kenneth Rainin Foundation Award Eight Filmmaking Grant Recipients, $340K Total in Funding

    The San Francisco Film Society, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, announced today the eight projects that will receive a total of $340,000 in funding -- the largest amount given out to date -- in the latest round of SFFS/KRF filmmaking grants.

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    Eric Roth to Receive Excellence in Screenwriting Award at 2013 San Francisco International Film Festival

    Eric Roth will be this year's recipient of the San Francisco International Film Festival's Kanbar Award for excellence in screenwriting. The award will be presented to Roth on May 7.

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    EXCLUSIVE: San Francisco Film Society Launches New Digital Distribution Lab A2E

    On the brink of announcing the full lineup of the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival, the San Francisco Film Society has exclusively revealed to Indiewire a new plan for a series of labs designed to help filmmakers release their films under the constraints of the 21st century marketplace...

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    Soderbergh to Give State of Cinema Address at San Francisco International Film Festival 2013

    Brainy Steven Soderbergh, who has earned stripes as both indie and studio director, will deliver the 10th annual "State of Cinema" address at the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival on April 29. The festival runs April 25 thru May 9. This should prove more than informative.

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    San Francisco Film Society Boasts Four Award-Winning Films at Sundance 2013

    The San Francisco Film Society had a good year at the Sundance Film Festival. Four of the films that received significant funding from the society's Filmmaker360 program went on to win awards at the fest, including Dramatic Grand Jury prize winner "Fruitvale" by Ryan Coogler.

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    San Francisco Film Society Announces Significant Funding Increase to Extend Filmmaker360 Programs

    The San Francisco Film Society has announced a significant increase in funding to its Filmmaker360 programs, thanks to the society's collaborative relationship with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. Filmmaker360 supports narrative feature filmmakers through cash grants, residencies and script workshops...

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    EXCLUSIVE: San Francisco Film Society Announces 2013 FilmHouse Residencies

    The San Francisco Film Society has announced the filmmakers who have been awarded the FilmHouse Residencies, to begin February 2013. The program supports independent filmmakers by making office space available free of charge for a six- or twelve-month term, allowing the directors to actively engage ...

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