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[New York, NY April 29, 2008] Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) today announced the recipients of its 2008 Media Arts Fellowships; the Fellowship program was founded and is supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. This year, TFI awarded $715,000 to 22 innovative filmmakers and media artists. Tribeca Film Institute CEO Brian Newman along with Emmy Award-winning filmmaker [...]

The tragic murder of 2004 Fellow Helen Hill, which took place in New Orleans at the beginning of the year, has inspired memorial screenings, filmmaking awards and press coverage. All these tributes attest to the effect Helen’s work and life has had on those who knew her and her films.
For those who wish to [...]

Priamo Lozada

Priamo Lozada passed away on Wednesday, June 14th in Venice, Italy. Priamo was co-curator of the Mexican Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year, the first in over 50 years. We at Renew Media are very saddened by the sudden loss of Priamo.Born in the Dominican Republic in 1962, Priamo served as chief [...]

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22 filmmakers and media artists receive nearly $750,000
Jonathan Caouette, Ken Jacobs, and Kelly Reichardt among recipients
May 2, 2007 (New York, NY) – In a ceremony last night at the American Academy of Art, Renew Media announced the recipients of the Media Arts fellowships for 2007, funded by the Rockefeller [...]

2006 was a year of change and new activity for Renew Media. It also was a year that saw a great number of accomplishments on the part of the Fellows. Renew Media has expanded the opportunities we provide to our Fellows and to the Media Arts community
at large.
Included in this expansion in 2006 the organization:


Re:New Media is the new name for National Video Resources, a not-for-profit organization established by The Rockefeller Foundation in 1990.
Re:New Media supports media artists & advocates on their behalf, connects audiences with independent films and contributes to the media arts field, via innovative programs and direct cash support.
In 2007, Re:New Media celebrates 20 years of [...]

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New York, NY – National Video Resources (NVR) is proud to announce the recipients of its Media Arts Fellowships. Awarded annually for 19 years, the Fellowships recognize the artistic excellence of 20 film, video and new media artists in the United States with cash awards of $35,000 each. [...]

Brian Newman, executive director of NVR, contributed an article to IndieWire
in which he talks about the problems confronting nonprofit media
organizations, which came to light as AIVF announced a fiscal crisis.
In the article, Newman examines the history of the crisis and why these
organizations are important to independent media artists. Says Newman,
�At the very least, those of [...]

National Video Resources ( NVR ) today announced the recipients of the Technical Assistance Awards for Fall 2005. In this year’s second round of grants, 10 film, video and new media artists will be awarded grants of up to $3,000 each to aid with the completion and marketing of their projects. Additionally, 3 artists will [...]