Fort Greene Filmworks

Fort Greene Filmworks Fort Greene Filmworks produces compelling documentary films and series, engaging web commercials and industrials, and provides production resources in NYC.

The 20 Best TV Dramas Since ‘The Sopranos’
01/10/2019
The 20 Best TV Dramas Since ‘The Sopranos’

The 20 Best TV Dramas Since ‘The Sopranos’

It’s been 20 years since those ducks landed in Tony’s pool. A flock of extraordinary shows followed. These are the best dramas since 1999.

Tomorrow, August 10, is the last day to submit your film to the 2018 Mystic Film Festival. We are accepting submissions ...
08/09/2018

Tomorrow, August 10, is the last day to submit your film to the 2018 Mystic Film Festival. We are accepting submissions via @FilmFreeway and @Withoutabox. We look forward to watching your films!

Mystic Film Festival is currently accepting film submissions for its 2018 festival taking place from October 18 - 21. Vi...
06/16/2018

Mystic Film Festival is currently accepting film submissions for its 2018 festival taking place from October 18 - 21. Visit our website for more info about how to submit: http://www.mysticfilmfestival.com .

At 10:13 am today, our Kickstarter campaign ends for Grabbing Back so there's still one hour left to donate. Thanks to e...
06/15/2018
Grabbing Back - A Feature Documentary Film

At 10:13 am today, our Kickstarter campaign ends for Grabbing Back so there's still one hour left to donate. Thanks to everyone who has helped us make this a successful campaign! http://kck.st/2KnQUZA

Grabbing Back follows three trailblazing African American women who are getting off the sidelines to run for Congress in 2018.

Thank you to everyone who helped with our Kickstarter campaign! We made our goal thanks to many, many generous people! W...
06/14/2018
Grabbing Back - A Feature Documentary Film

Thank you to everyone who helped with our Kickstarter campaign! We made our goal thanks to many, many generous people! We still have until the morning of Friday 6/15 to raise additional funds, which will obviously go toward production, so if you haven't donated yet, but have been considering, now is the time to give! And please help spread the word! It takes a village! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/grabbingback/grabbing-back-a-feature-documentary-film?ref=user_menu

Grabbing Back follows three trailblazing African American women who are getting off the sidelines to run for Congress in 2018.

Thank you, Women And Hollywood, for making "Grabbing Back" one of your top crowdfunding picks! We have less than one wee...
06/08/2018
Women Coming Together: Crowfunding Picks

Thank you, Women And Hollywood, for making "Grabbing Back" one of your top crowdfunding picks! We have less than one week to go to raise $20,018 and we are almost there. Any size donation is greatly appreciated and will help us get to the finish line!
http://kck.st/2KnQUZA.
Friends and colleagues, please SHARE this post far and wide, and thank you for your support!

Women in charge. Women leading their communities. Women joining together to share power and resources with other women. Whether in real life or fiction, our current political and cultural moment has women coming together like never before, something our latest round of crowdfunding picks reflect.

Mobilized by the 2016 presidential election results, African American women from coast to coast are stepping off the sid...
06/02/2018
Grabbing Back - A Feature Documentary Film

Mobilized by the 2016 presidential election results, African American women from coast to coast are stepping off the sidelines and running for political office. Grabbing Back is a documentary film capturing the rise of black women running for Congress in 2018, and features a dynamic cast of educators, pastors, business owners, and lawyers, all dedicated to grabbing back the house in the midterm elections and bringing change to our country. Watch the trailer and learn more about the film we are making on our Kickstarter page. Thank for your your support and PLEASE SHARE! http://kck.st/2KnQUZA
#grabbingback #democracy #blackwomenlead #2018midtermelections #bluewave #pinkwave

Grabbing Back follows three trailblazing African American women who are getting off the sidelines to run for Congress in 2018.

Congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood, one of the subjects in our documentary film "Grabbing Back", was interviewed ...
05/30/2018
Primary Fight in South Jersey Exposes Rift in Democratic Party | WNYC | New York Public Radio, Podcasts, Live Streaming Radio, News

Congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood, one of the subjects in our documentary film "Grabbing Back", was interviewed by @WNYC. #southjersey #pinkwave #atlanticcity #democraticprimaries2018

Grabbing Back the Film Kickstarter campaign: http://kck.st/2rJEZ16

A primary battle in the state's Second District is raising questions about the Democratic Party's playbook. 

We followed congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood @tanziefornj to the taping of MSNBC's Everyday Racism in America  ...
05/30/2018

We followed congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood @tanziefornj to the taping of MSNBC's Everyday Racism in America #EverydayRacism @MSNBC, just one of the scenes that we are filming for our documentary film "Grabbing Back". Check out our Kickstarter campaign: http://kck.st/2KnQUZA
BlackPAC
Black Women Politics

Shooting another scene today in Philly for "Grabbing Back", a documentary film about African American women running for ...
05/29/2018

Shooting another scene today in Philly for "Grabbing Back", a documentary film about African American women running for Congress in 2018! Hearing what the voters have to say is part of what is making this project so exciting to make!

Please help us spread the word about our Kickstarter campaign: http://kck.st/2KnQUZA

Tanzie Youngblood for Congress BlackPAC

Mobilized by the 2016 presidential election results, African American women from coast to coast are stepping off the sid...
05/29/2018

Mobilized by the 2016 presidential election results, African American women from coast to coast are stepping off the sidelines and running for political office. Grabbing Back is a documentary film capturing the rise of black women running for Congress in 2018, and features a dynamic cast of educators, pastors, business owners, and lawyers, dedicated to grabbing back the house in the midterm elections and bringing change to our country.

Please help us share this media blast to promote Grabbing Back - http://bit.ly/grabbingbackkickstarter - and participate in the #GiveBack2GrabBack tweetstorm tonight to raise awareness of this timely and important film and contribute to #Herstory.

We followed congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood Tanzie Youngblood for Congress to a Moms Demand Action meeting in ...
05/28/2018

We followed congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood Tanzie Youngblood for Congress to a Moms Demand Action meeting in New Jersey Moms Demand Action - NJ . This is just one of the many scenes we are filming for our new documentary film Grabbing Back. To help us fund this important documentary film, visit our Kickstarter campaign: http://kck.st/2KnQUZA
Thanks, and 🍊 #WearOrange 🍊

Many thanks to GoodBlackNews.org for their article about our latest documentary film "Grabbing Back", as well as our Kic...
05/27/2018
Documentary Film “Grabbing Back” Aims to Chronicle the Journeys of Black Women Running for U.S. Congress in 2018

Many thanks to GoodBlackNews.org for their article about our latest documentary film "Grabbing Back", as well as our Kickstarter campaign http://kck.st/2KnQUZA. We are honored to be telling the story about African American women running for Congress in 2018. Stephany Rose Spaulding for U.S. Congress, Colorado's 5th District Tanzie Youngblood for Congress Tamara for NJ Good Black News

by Lesa Lakin (@lesalakin) Black women wanting to enact positive change is nothing new. But “Grabbing Back” is a particularly inspiring project given the recent uptick in African-Americ…

MY LATEST PROJECT, GRABBING BACK, follows 3 African American women running for Congress (hoping for 4 with Lucy McBath f...
05/23/2018
Grabbing Back - A Feature Documentary Film

MY LATEST PROJECT, GRABBING BACK, follows 3 African American women running for Congress (hoping for 4 with Lucy McBath for Congress). Our Kickstarter campaign is underway. Please visit and share! Tanzie Youngblood for Congress, Stephany Rose Spaulding for U.S. Congress, Colorado's 5th..., & Tamara for NJ! #WomensWave2Congress #WEGOTTHIS
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/grabbingback/grabbing-back-a-feature-documentary-film?ref=user_menu

Grabbing Back follows three trailblazing African American women who are getting off the sidelines to run for Congress in 2018.

GRABBING BACK is documenting history. Help FUND this important film about African American women running for Congress in...
05/15/2018
Grabbing Back - A Feature Documentary Film

GRABBING BACK is documenting history. Help FUND this important film about African American women running for Congress in 2018!

Grabbing Back follows three trailblazing African American women who are getting off the sidelines to run for Congress in 2018.

The Annual Mystic Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Taking place from October 18th - October 21, 2018, Mystic ...
03/02/2018
Mystic Film Festival

The Annual Mystic Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Taking place from October 18th - October 21, 2018, Mystic Film Festival is a great place to screen your new film. We are looking for cutting edge narrative features and shorts, as well as documentaries of all lengths. For more information, visit our FilmFreeway submissions page.

Mystic Film Festival is an annual event showcasing independent feature length and short form narrative films and documentaries from all over the world. Throu...

01/05/2018
Mudbound

Mudbound

Mudbound's female centric crew created a masterpiece that the Los Angeles Times calls the "Best Picture of the Year."

01/03/2018
A DIFFERENT COUNTRY: EPISODE ONE TEASER TRAILER

A four-part documentary series we produced in South Africa and the UK called "A Different Country" has aired on ENCA Channel 403 in South Africa and they are doing repeat broadcasts. Such a beautiful story. Thankful to those who appeared in it and worked on it with us.

A Different Country is a 4 x 48 documentary series that follows five children from Johannesburg, South Africa as they embark on a year's exchange programme…

12/15/2017

Hey NYC peeps, I have a small furnished office in Dumbo that I would like to share with another filmmaker/creative. Shared rent of $375 includes 24/7 secured access, Internet, copy machine, and conference room. I'm not there very often so it will be like having your own office. PM me, if interested.

Women Make Movies
09/29/2016
Women Make Movies

Women Make Movies

Attention filmmakers!!! The NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will announce a 5-part initiative meant to encourage equality both behind and in front of the camera. Part of this program will include a $5 million fund for female filmmakers (as well as theater makers) to assist in projects "by, for or about women."

This is very exciting! Read more below
ow.ly/ViaI304HpxV #womeninfilm #womendirectors #nyc The New York Times

David Lynch's Mulholland Drive tops the list!
08/24/2016
The 100 best films of the 21st century, according to 177 film critics

David Lynch's Mulholland Drive tops the list!

David Lynch’s narratively non-linear, néo-noir masterpiece Mulholland Drive has been named the best film of the 21st century to date by 177 film critics from 36 countries. The 2001 movie came out on top in a BBC Culture poll, followed by Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love (2000) and Paul Thomas And...

04/21/2016
Charents In Search of My Armenian Poet | Trailer

Peeps in Upstate New York, Vermont, Quebec, and Ontario: my feature documentary film, Charents: In Search Of My Armenian Poet will be broadcast on Mountain Lake PBS on April 24th at 5:30 pm ET. Please tune in and support your local PBS station!

Yeghishe Charents an Armenian poet, writer and public activist was a voice for change persecuted in Stalinist Russia. This stirring documentary looks into the life and legacy of this amazing man. Airs Sunday, April 24th at 5:30.

We had a successful sneak peek screening of Trial By Fury: The People v. Scott Peterson at the American Documentary Film...
04/04/2016
Documentary at Palm Springs festival: Scott Peterson was victim

We had a successful sneak peek screening of Trial By Fury: The People v. Scott Peterson at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs. The film is already starting to generate some noise. If you missed the first sneak peek screening, a second one is scheduled on April 4 at 3:30 pm at the Indian Wells Theater in Palm Desert. Directors Shareen Anderson and Elena Konstantinouwill be there for a Q&A following the film, as well as producer Hugo Perez. Members of Scott Peterson's family will also be there to answer questions.

Scott Peterson was convicted by police with tunnel vision, complicit media and a bloodthirsty public, according to an unfinished full-length documentary shown for the first time Saturday. The film was shown at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs.

Our latest feature documentary, Trial By Fury: The People v. Scott Peterson, will have two sneak peek screenings at the ...
03/25/2016

Our latest feature documentary, Trial By Fury: The People v. Scott Peterson, will have two sneak peek screenings at the 2016 American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs, California on April 2 and April 4, 2016. www.americandocumentaryfilmfestival.com

Best wishes for a new year that is full of love, joy, warmth, and laughter.
12/31/2015

Best wishes for a new year that is full of love, joy, warmth, and laughter.

Fort Greene, block by block.
10/20/2015
Video: Block by Block | Fort Greene

Fort Greene, block by block.

Fort Greene runs the gamut from historic brownstones on leafy streets to the booming Brooklyn Cultural District.

FYI: Superhero Series To Film In Fort Greene; No Parking Wednesday Night Through Friday - Fort...
07/29/2015
FYI: Superhero Series To Film In Fort Greene; No Parking Wednesday Night Through Friday - Fort...

FYI: Superhero Series To Film In Fort Greene; No Parking Wednesday Night Through Friday - Fort...

Get ready to move your cars tomorrow night, before 10pm, or else be towed. The latest round of film shoots is here and several Fort Greene streets are affected: East side of Ashland Place, between Hanson Place and Fulton Street West side of Ashland Place, between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street N…

05/26/2015
VinSmart "The Lot" 30 Second Web Spot

We are pleased to share our latest web commercial.

This is "VinSmart "The Lot" 30 Second Web Spot" by Fort Greene Filmworks on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

One more reason to admire Meryl Streep and to embrace being over 40!
04/20/2015
Meryl Streep Funds Lab for Women Screenwriters Over 40

One more reason to admire Meryl Streep and to embrace being over 40!

Meryl Streep has funded a screenwriters lab for women writers over 40, to be run by New York Women in Film and Television and IRIS, a collective of women filmmakers. The creation of the lab, and St...

Fort Greene Filmworks is a proud partner of the Jozi Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, which opens tomorrow. ...
02/18/2015

Fort Greene Filmworks is a proud partner of the Jozi Film Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, which opens tomorrow. Check out the festival website for more details! Yea!

It all starts tomorrow, Jo'burg! Four days of films and 2 days of masterclasses on offer for YOU! www.jozifilmfestival.co.za for all the info you need. Proudly in assocation with Hollard.

Definitely some great things going on at Sundance this year!
01/30/2015
A Sundance Festival Sampler

Definitely some great things going on at Sundance this year!

From the drama “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” to the unsettling documentary “Prophet’s Prey,” the offerings at this year’s Sundance Film Festival underline why the event remains a draw.

Happy New Year and best wishes to our friends and clients for a successful and prosperous 2015!
12/31/2014

Happy New Year and best wishes to our friends and clients for a successful and prosperous 2015!

15 Important Films Shot With a Hand Held Camera
12/28/2014
15 Important Films Shot With a Hand Held Camera

15 Important Films Shot With a Hand Held Camera

More commonly today seen as a cheap ploy in horror movies, the hand held camera technique can be an effective cinematography style. Before the days of “Cloverfield” and “The Blair Witch Proj

Merry Christmas from Fort Greene Filmworks.
12/25/2014

Merry Christmas from Fort Greene Filmworks.

10/09/2014
These Streets Belong To Us

We are pleased to announce that These Streets Belong To Us, a documentary film about three Johannesburg communities and their reaction to crime in their neighborhoods, is now available for rent and purchase on Vimeo.com.

With one of highest crime rates in the world, South Africans are struggling with the repercussions of living in a country where they feel they are at the mercy of…

Production Stills from The Kings and Queens of Chess
09/16/2014

Production Stills from The Kings and Queens of Chess

Timeline Photos
09/12/2014

Timeline Photos

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