Tag: madeline scholl



Conversations | Flavio Alves and Roy Wol’s “The Garden Left Behind” Premieres at SXSW

“We respect each other’s positions and collaborate on almost every decision…Instead of putting each other into boxes, we work as a family.” – Roy Wol This month, The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will celebrate the world premiere of NYFA Fiscally Sponsored film The Garden Left Behind at SXSW. This trailblazing film traces…

Business of Art | Film Festival Strategies and Why You Need One

Harness the momentum of film festivals with these best practices. Before creating a film festival submission strategy, check out these tips and tricks from Kathy Brew, guest curator of MoMA’s Doc Fortnight. Brew distilled her wide-ranging experience for an audience of filmmakers at NYFA in the fall of 2018; we’ve summarized her advice below. First…

Fellows at 30 / Fiscal Sponsorship: An Interview with Mary Mattingly

“Swale is an artwork but it’s also part of a movement-building process. It is largely made up of people I have met with similar passions working towards similar goals."  Visual artist Mary Mattingly creates sculptural ecosystems in urban spaces. Her latest work Swale is a floating food forest traveling NYC’s waterways. You might have seen…

Fellows at 30 / Fiscal Sponsorship: Andres Serrano

“In answer to your question, how do artists create space for discourse, I’m still trying to figure it out.” Andres Serrano is a 1987 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Photography and his recently released book, Salvation: The Holy Land, as well the work “Residents of New York,” are both fiscally sponsored by NYFA. Serrano, born in…

Fellows at 30: Moon Molson

“What can NYFA do to help? Keep supporting diverse filmmakers through programs such as the Artists’ Fellowships. They’ve helped me maintain a career as a short filmmaker, and very soon that career will lead to one as a feature filmmaker.” As part of our 30th Anniversary series NYFA interviewed two-time Fellow in Video/Film, Moon Molson.…