Film Commission supports new Clayborn/On Location series:
Clayborn Reborn is partnering with the On Location: Memphis film festival this summer to bring The 15 Film Series to Clayborn Temple, screening 15 films over the course of 15 weeks.
The project, presented by First Tennessee Foundation’s ArtsFirst, ArtsMemphis and supported by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, begins June 15 with the critically acclaimed film “Fruitvale Station.”
Film Prize: Memphis to award $10,000 - there’s still time to enter:
The second year of Film Prize: Memphis is underway. Ten short films made in Shelby County will compete for a $10,000 cash prize.
There’s still time to enter. Go to http://memphisfilmprize.com/ for information.
June 8, 2017, 11:59pm – Rough cuts of films and qualification discs are due at midnight the night of the 14th. Any films arriving after midnight will not be eligible for the Memphis Film Prize.
June 29, 2017 – Announcement of Final 10 films that will compete for the Memphis Film Prize. Each film receives $250 award.
July 14, 2017 – Final cuts and promotional materials are due from Finalists.
August 4-6, 2017 – Film Prize: Memphis 2017 Festival.
There will be a meeting of The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission Board of Directors on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at noon at Malco's Studio on the Square Theatre.
MEMPHIS WINS #10 SLOT ON TOP TEN MOVIE CITIES LIST!
From Indie Memphis:
That's A Wrap
Whew! What a week. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
Take a look at our complete list of award winners below to see if your favorite films took home the prizes.
Big thanks to our award's show host ALEX BLAGG for a highly entertaining show. Major props to ORION FEDERAL CREDIT UNION for sponsoring our audience awards.
Stay tuned for more news about our 2017 events coming soon...
This week, the Indie Memphis Film Festival will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the 1996 releases of two made-in-Memphis films that are milestones in local movie history: Ira Sachs’ “The Delta” and Milos Forman’s “The People vs. Larry Flynt.”
The “Million Dollar Quartet” project shooting in Memphis is seeking extras. The CMT Television series is a client of the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission and the Tennessee Entertainment Commission.
Independent filmmaker Tim Sutton returns to Memphis on Friday, September 19th, for the opening weekend of the Memphis run of his feature film, "Memphis." As a special guest of The Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission and Malco Theatres, Inc.