Distributor FAQ: Artistic License Films

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What is Artistic License Films? A film distribution company. Who is Artistic License? Sande Zeig, president; Vicky Waldron, vice-president of acquisitions and business affairs; Steve Fagan, vice-president of theatrical distribution; Anne Crozat, distribution associate; Nora Coblence, financial manager. Total number of employees at Artistic License: Five, plus we’re very committed to our trailer maker, poster… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Thousand Words Finishing Fund

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Editor’s Note: On April 13, 2010 we were notified that the Thousand Words Finishing Fund has been discontinued. What is Thousand Words? Thousand Words is an independent film production and financing company devoted to creating innovative and engaging entertainment. Most recently, Thousand Words produced and co-financed with Artisan Entertainment Darren Aronofsky’s Requiem for a Dream,… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Society Foundation

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What is the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation? The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation was established according to the will of Adolph Gottlieb. Gottlieb was one among several artists known as the Abstract Expressionists. One of the foundation’s functions is to give grants to mature painters, printmakers, and sculptors. The foundation also continues to exhibit… Read more »

Distributor FAQ: Electronic Arts Intermix

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What is Electronic Arts Intermix? Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI) is a resource for artists’ video and alternative media. We distribute a collection of over 2,750 new and historical works by international artists and maintain an ongoing preservation program, a new Online Catalogue and collection database, a screening room, and related services. What constitutes “electronic art?”… Read more »

Funder FAQ: Astraea National Lesbian Foundation

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What is the Astraea National Lesbian Action Foundation? Astraea is a multicultural, feminist, public foundation whose mission is to distribute funds and provide assistance to organizations and projects that directly benefit or serve lesbians and to expand the community of individuals and institutions financially supporting lesbian issues. Astraea’s mission is realized through a variety of… Read more »

Funder FAQ: New York State Council on the Arts

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What is the New York State Council on the Arts? Long recognized for its leadership role, the New York State Council on the Arts takes particular care in its support of the media arts and assists virtually every aspect of film, video, radio, audio, installation work, and web-based/computer projects. The Council’s Individual Artists Program and… Read more »

Film Festivals: On2.com

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“We are basically creating an environment where a user can build their own television show,” explains On2.com’s Joel Roodman. A former executive at Miramax who also headed Gotham Entertainment, Roodman states, “Everybody believes that broadband is the future; [our] sole focus is on the broadband consumer.” On2.com is starting with content about movies, including film… Read more »

Film Festivals: Pitch TV

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“It’s a home for people within the industry to view interesting work,” explains Linda Walsh, describing Pitch TV, a new site which debuted this fall. Launched by the folks behind PITCH, the New York City-based animation and commercial company, Pitch TV is a way to showcase their work and that of media artists. “One of… Read more »

Funder FAQ: The Foundation Center

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What is www.foundationcenter.org? The Foundation Center’s Web site [www.fdncenter.org, or www.foundationcenter.org—both will take you there] is “Your gateway to philanthropy on the World Wide Web.” When and why did the Foundation Center come into being? The Foundation Center was founded in 1956 as a library and independent information resource, emerging from Congressional McCarthy-era hearings about… Read more »