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Eleven American Indie Projects Selected For Gotham in Progress

Written by: FFT Webmaster | November 16th, 2011

The American Film Festival, which is taking place this week in Wroclaw, Poland, has also inaugurated a specific event designed to stimulate awareness of works-in-progress project from New York-based indie filmmakers. Gotham In Progress will highlight eleven indie titles in final production stages, of which seven will be presented at closed industry screenings for an assembled group of European distributors, including representatives of such companies as HanWay. Memento, LevelK, Artificial Eye, the Works, Soda Pictures, Imagine Film, Bankside Films, Reel Suspects and Haut et Court. A jury of industry professionals will chose one film of the seven to be awarded a post-production package consisting of a digital master (DCP) and subtitling and post services, provided by XDC and Studio L’Equipe, respectively. In addition, sound and graphics for opening and closing credits donated by Mactari France and Poland’s Alvernia Studios. Total post services value is $60,000. For more information, visit:

Projects in the inaugural Gotham In Progress include:

  • NOW FORAGER (Jason Cortlund & Julia Halperin)
  • GRAND STREET (Lex Sidon)
  • STONES IN THE SUN (Patricia Benoit)      
  • TAN LINES (Tim Kirkman)
  • WHEN THE WORLD’s ON FIRE (James Clauer)
  • SUN DON’T SHINE (Amy Seimetz)
  • I’M NOT ME (Zak Mulligan & Rodrigo Lopresti)
  • PERCIVAL’S BIG NIGHT (William Sullivan)
  • BIRDS OF A FEATHER (Anthony Meidl)
  • NANCY, PLEASE (Andrew Semans)

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