Friday, June 28, 2013

The Robert Giard Foundation Announces 2013-2014 Fellowship Winner

"The Robert Giard Foundation, in partnership with The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) of the City University of New York, announced the 2013 - 2014 Robert Giard Fellowship recipient, filmmaker Carmen Oquendo-Villar, at its annual benefit on May 22, 2013. The guest of honor and speaker at the benefit, held in support of the fellowship, was Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner.

Ms. Oquendo-Villar receives The Robert Giard Fellowship grant of $7,500 to allow her to prepare for the principal photography stage of her project, enabling her to recruit a film crew with experience shooting quality footage in precarious situations such as conflict/war zones..." - Giard Foundation

For more information on the fellowship and this year's winner:

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