Daily Archives: May 14, 2010

The Film Festival Grant Program- Film Festivals Encouraged to Submit Proposals

The Film Festival Grant program

While the grants are awarded for a variety of programs, film festivals are encouraged to submit proposals that make festival events more accessible to the general public, provide greater access to minority and less visible filmmakers, and help strengthen the connection between the filmmaker and the public. Right: 2010 True/False Film Fest in Columbia , Missouri . How to Apply -The 2010 Film Festival Grants application is now available. Please note application materials may only be submitted via e-mail to

FilmFestivalGrants@oscars.org/mc/compose?to=filmscholarsprogram@oscars.org. Mailed submissions will not be accepted. Application materials must be received by July 1, 2010. (1) has awarded just under $4 million to film festivals since 1999. Grants totaling $450,000 were granted to 24 U.S. film festivals in 2009.

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Society of Southwestern Authors- 2010 Writing Contest Reminder

The SSA writing contest
would like to remind all members
interested in
submitting to the 2010 contest
entries must be postmarked
June 1
For more information go

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Kore Press- Celebrates 17 Years of Publishing Women

Kore Press Celebrates 17 Years of Publishing Women

The 2010 Kore Press Benefit Auction
a silent art & services auction

Join us on the lawn of The Franklin House
402 N Main Ave, downtown Tucson
Sunday, May 30, 2010
5:30-7:30 pm

Click here to purchase your ticket online

$5 per person includes eats & drinks by Gallery of Food,
live music, readings and a chance to give

10 auction postcard frnt

above (left to right): sample of work by donating artists Valyntina Grenier,
Ellen McMahon and Valerie Galloway. The auction will also feature work by Wil Taylor, Ken Rosenthal, Elee Oak, Annie Guthrie, Ann Simmons-Meyer, Jude Clarke and many more.

Please RSVP by May 27 to kore@korepress.org

Preview art on May 20 and place a proxy bid at www.korepress.org

Auction Committee
Jen Camano, Elee Oak, Sally Krommes, Valerie Galloway, Jennica Smith

“Keep up the good work at Kore. It’s so important in these censored times we’re living in, to empower our communities.”-Demetria Martinez

for more information, call 520-327-2127, or, kore@korepress.org


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