Congratulations are due to The Interrupters production team, who were yesterday announced as recipients of a production grant from the Sundance Documentary Film Program. The Sundance press release noted that the film was one of only 18 selected out of 750 applicants from 111 countries, and marked "a new resurgence of nonfiction filmmaking on the world
Kartemquin is delighted to have received funding for two in-progress films - A Good Man and The Interrupters - in the most recent round of funding from ITVS (The Independent Television Service). Read about the funding on the ITVS website. Kartemquin would like to congratulate all our partners on these two projects, which will both be completed in 2011.
Director/producer Steve James and writer/producer Alex Kotlowitz, currently in production on the forthcoming Kartemquin documentary The Interrupters, will discuss the intersections of film and nonfiction in a free talk at Northwestern University next week. The talk takes place on February 23rd at 5:30pm at Northwestern's Evanston campus.
Kartemquin is proud to release the video of noted author and journalist Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here) delivering the keynote speech from our recent 15th anniversary celebration of Hoop Dreams. Discussing the impact of the film, his current film collaboration with director Steve James (
Kartemquin is proud to announce two groundbreaking new documentaries, currently in development in Chicago.