Saturday, January 4, 2020

2020 Arnie Lahren Award Guidelines

Arnie Lahren Memorial Filmmaker Award - A Cinema 100 Grant Opportunity

The Cinema 100 Film Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing diverse films to the Bismarck-Mandan community. In furthering that mission, we are launching an annual grant process for accomplished or aspiring filmmakers.

Cinema 100 shall award a cash grant of up to $1500 to one filmmaker who meets the prize criteria.

Application open date: January 2, 2020
Application Close date: NOON Central Time on Friday, March 6, 2020
Award announcement: At Dakota Film Festival, April 2-4, 2020 

Criteria for consideration

What we fund:
•    Film projects within Bismarck/Mandan area or featuring Bismarck/Mandan, within North Dakota or featuring North Dakota, or within the Northern Great Plains or featuring the Northern Great Plains.
•    We will fund any film genre and any length of film.
•    We will only fund original filmmaking.

Guidelines:
•    One grant award of up to $1500 will be given annually.
•    Grant award will be determined by a jury of Cinema 100 board members and appointees.
•    Cinema 100 may contact the applicant with questions.
•    Grantees must submit a final financial report once the grant is complete.
•    Grantees must submit an edited piece at the end of the grant period.
•    Cinema 100 support must be acknowledged with a tag line and logo – of similar size and stature to other logos in the credits – at the end credits of the film as well as on publicity and promotional materials relating to the production.
•    Cinema 100 may not return DVDs to applicants.

Application content:
•    2-page maximum narrative:
     o    Who are the key individuals in this project? What are their roles and responsibilities to the project?
     o    Outline of the project including content, length, and genre. Please describe your project in detail and what is needed to conduct this project.
     o    What is the plan of action and timetable for completion? Please list the tasks, time frame, and who is responsible for the tasks.

•    Budget: Please list other funding sources being used or sought to accomplish this project. Please list the project expenses, the applicant’s funding or other funding source, amount of funds being requested from Cinema 100, and total project cost. The Budget Summary should list all expenses needed to accomplish the goals stated in the application.

Send completed applications to Renee at rstromme@midco.net by noon CST on Friday, March 6, 2020.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

2020 Winter Series












2020 Cinema 100 Winter/Spring Series

1/09/20 – Ask Dr. Ruth
1/16/20 – The Producers
1/23/20 – The White Crow
1/30/20 – The Last Black Man in San Francisco
2/06/20 – Ruben Brandt, Collector
2/13/20 – Pawn Sacrifice
2/20/19 – Denial
2/27/20 – Pain and Glory
3/05/20 – Raise Hell
3/12/20 – Waves
3/19/20 – The Graduate
3/26/19 – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

2019 Fall Film Series


















It's that time again!

10/3 - Amazing Grace
10/10 - The Souvenir
10/17 - High Life
10/24 - The Cameraman
10/31 - Hail Satan?

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Arnie Lahren Memorial Filmmaker Award


The Cinema 100 Film Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing diverse films to the Bismarck-Mandan community. In furthering that mission, we are launching an annual grant process for accomplished or aspiring filmmakers.

Cinema 100 shall award a cash grant of up to $1500 to one filmmaker who meets the prize criteria.

Application open date: January 2, 2019
Application Close date: NOON Central Time on Friday, March 1, 2019
Award announcement: At Dakota Film Festival, April 5 & 6, 2019  

Criteria for consideration
What we fund:
  •       Film projects within Bismarck/Mandan area or featuring Bismarck/Mandan, within North Dakota or featuring North Dakota, or within the Northern Great Plains or featuring the Northern Great Plains. 
  •          We will fund any film genre and any length of film.
  •         We will only fund original filmmaking.


Guidelines:
  •         One grant award of up to $1500 will be given annually.
  •         Grant award will be determined by a jury of Cinema 100 board members and appointees.
  •         Cinema 100 may contact the applicant with questions.
  •          Grantees must submit a final financial report once the grant is complete.
  •         Grantees must submit an edited piece at the end of the grant period.
  •         Cinema 100 support must be acknowledged with a tag line and logo – of similar size and stature to other logos in the credits – at the end credits of the film as well as on publicity and promotional materials relating to the production.
  •         Cinema 100 may not return DVDs to applicants.


Application content:
  •         2-page maximum narrative:

o   Who are the key individuals in this project? What are their roles and responsibilities to the project?
o   Outline of the project including content, length, and genre. Please describe your project in detail and what is needed to conduct this project.
o   What is the plan of action and timetable for completion? Please list the tasks, time frame, and who is responsible for the tasks.

  •       Budget: Please list other funding sources being used or sought to accomplish this project. Please list the project expenses, the applicant’s funding or other funding source, amount of funds being requested from Cinema 100, and total project cost. The Budget Summary should list all expenses needed to accomplish the goals stated in the application.


Send completed applications to Renee at rstromme@midco.net by noon CST on Friday, March 1, 2019.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

2019 Winter/Spring Series











We have another one ready to roll!

January 10 - Captain Fantastic
January 17 - Three Identical Strangers
January 24 - Shoplifters
January 31 - Step
February 7 - Leave No Trace
February 14 - Mid90s
February 21- Stories We Tell
February 28 - A Prayer Before Dawn
March 7 - Good Time
March 14 - Love, Gilda
March 21 - Support the Girls

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

October 2018 Series















October 4 - RBG
October 11 - Thoroughbreds
October 18 - First Reformed
October 25 - The Florida Project
November 1 - Lean on Pete

Sunday, January 7, 2018

2018 Winter/Spring Series















January 11 - The End of the Tour
January 18 - A Most Violent Year
January 25 - Locke
February 1 - The Spectacular Now
February 8 - Amy
February 15 - I Am Not Your Negro
February 22 - Mississippi Grind
March 1 - Lucky
March 8 - Loving Vincent
March 15 - Slow West

March 22 - Call Me By Your Name
April 5 - While We're Young