Scary Cow is pleased to announce our Round 15 Award winners! We’ve again given out another $10,000 in award money to fund our filmmakers to make more great and amazing films bringing the grand total to over $160,000 in budgets awarded. We congratulate everyone who completed a film that screened at the Castro Theatre – an achievement to be proud of. We look forward to seeing what’s next in our filmmaker’s plans.
The budget award winners with amount won are:
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What an incredible few weeks it has been for Scary Cow Filmmakers! An important thing to consider when thinking about where to make your next film is what happens to your films AFTER you’ve made it. So many folks focus on making a film they forget that the best films live long after it’s completion date. For many of our filmmakers, they are finding life for their films in some of the best film festivals around. We’re happy to announce five of our films that have been accepted into festivals!
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Actors! We encourage you to attend our open casting call on Saturday, March 12th at the SF PLAYHOUSE (533 Sutter Street)! This is a free event.
This casting call gives actors the chance to audition for upcoming Scary Cow films. Our filmmakers will be watching from the audience, mostly casting for the films being screened at the Castro Theatre on July 2nd, 2011, however, you will be also considered for future projects! You may also be interested in checking out our “Open Acting Positions” page to see the roles we’re currently trying to cast for.
Special thanks to all of the great films screened this round – and looking forward to what our winning teams will do with their awarded budget dollars!
Click HERE to see the full awards list.
Just in case you missed it, there was a great article on the San Francisco Film Society blog, sf360.org. Check out the article which covers how Scary Cow works, some feature films currently in production, and a bit about our upcoming screening! You can read it by clicking here
We often have folks ask what makes Scary Cow different from other filmmaking groups. Scary Cow tries to blend the best of all of them into something that can really help you achieve your filmmaking goals – whether they be to just get your feet wet to fine tuning your already awesome skills. We’ve had complete novices to industry experts all working together in Scary Cow to make some award winning films.
Still, some people want to know specifics as to how we’re different than just finding a bunch of people on craigslist to make a film, or one of the 24-48 hour film challenges, or even attending film school. That’s what this long winded note will try to help clear up.
Check out some of the main differentiators below:
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Just another example of altruism and community in San Francisco, Scary Cow Productions is about as creative and fun as you can get.Marty RothMarketing Administrator
The real joy is that we’ve been able to share our simple but much-loved story with audiences across the USA. This would not have been possible without Scary Cow.Drew Stephens
I can honestly say its a very positive and nurturing environment for filmmakers. Not simply because we are a co-op, but because we know what it takes to make a film and we support each other. I am honored to be a part of the herd!Aida DaayCommercial Photographer
Scary Cow was a great place for me to hone my skills, meet some incredible people, and find an audience for my work. It is a great way to get started if you want to learn to be a filmmaker.DC KasundraFilmmaker
As a writer, I thought I’d just hand over a script and let somebody else make it. WRONG! I’ve made six shorts (five of which have won money) and have gone from writing to producing to directing. Who knew!Anton H. GillCPA
Where else do you get a chance to join a collaborative effort to produce your own project or help realize someone’s else’s dream come true in a welcoming learning environment AND then get to see it on the big screen. It is awesome!Heather MorrisonAdministrative Assistant
Scary Cow is your chance to BE it. Whatever your artistic inclination and wherever your interests lie; movies invite creative and technical input from every imaginable field.Chris Rasmussen
Scary Cow has helped me realize my dream! I have learned a lot and met amazing people through Scary Cow and have gained confidence in my abilities. I now know that this is something I want to do for the rest of my life, all thanks to Scary Cow.Jamie Sage CottonDomestic Goddess
I’ve been a member for five years and have been more productive in that time than any other period of my life!Tom KrymkowskiCinematographer
Scary Cow offers the opportunity to network with other film makers and make films with crew and equipment that you could never afford to hire.Dave CowlElectrical Engineer