Amazing news! Eleanor and I are very happy and proud to announce that Stranger Things has won the IFP Narrative Lab’s Finishing Grant! The award is a package of services worth $45,000, including post-production services from Goldcrest Post New York, post-graphic services from Edgeworx, Inc., legal consultation from Gray Krauss LLP, publicity consultation from International House of Publicity, test screening space courtesy of The Tank, and promotional materials from 4over4.
This award make an enormous difference to us in finishing Stranger Things. We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the grant donors listed above, Rose Vincelli, Amy Dotson and everyone at the IFP, and the grant jury members: producer Lisa Cortes (Precious); Warrington Hudlin, filmmaker and founder of DV Republic and Black Filmmakers Foundation; and filmmaker Paola Mendoza (Entre Nos).
We also wanted to congratulate Rebecca Richman Cohen whose documentary War Don Don won the Documentary Lab’s finishing grant.
The IFP’s Press Release can be found here: http://www.ifp.org/ifp-presents-90000-in-grant-packages-to-independent-filmmaker-lab-alumni/