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“Perfection” Named Adrienne Shelly Grant Recipient

"Perfection" Named Adrienne Shelly Grant Recipient

Director Christina Beck’s project, “Perfection” has been named the recipient of the Adrienne Shelly Directors Grant. Given in memory of actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, the grant is a competitive award that provides a $5,000 unrestricted grant to a female director alumnus of IFP’s Independent Filmmaker Labs. Funding is provided by the Adrienne Shelly Foundation. The 2009 grant recipient was announced Thursday night at the U.S. Premiere of “Serious Moonlight” in New York City. The film, staring Meg Ryan, Timothy Hutton, Kristen Bell & Justin Long, is the feature directorial debut of actor Cheryl Hines and written by Adrienne Shelly. [Brian Brooks]

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