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Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund Grant Recipients

August 26, 2005, Screens

The Austin Film Society's Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund has announced its 2005 awards to 27 "emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas ... whose work shows promise, skill, and creativity." Panelists Dominic Angerame, Jocelyn Glatzer, and Rose Troche decided on the recipients last week, and grants – which total $77,000 – will be awarded in September, at which point TFPF will have awarded $550,000 to more than 200 people since 1996. For more information on the winning projects and the TFPF, visit

Round Midnight, Moscow Time, Thomas Burns (documentary)

"Romeo," Robert Byington (narrative)

jumping off bridges, Kat Candler (narrative)

Where Soldiers Come From, Heather Courtney (documentary)

August Evening, Chris Eska (narrative)

"Quilty as Charged," Spike Gillespie (documentary)

"Escaping Juarez," Cristina Gurrola (narrative)

Pathogen, Emily Hagins (narrative)

A.O.K., Kyle Henry (narrative)

"Old Man," Chris Howell (documentary)

"Zombie Girl," Justin Johnson and Erik Mauck (documentary)

Shores of Another Sea, Rusty Kelley, Natalie Aston, Charles Heidrich, Carleton Ranney, Eva Billingsley, Ben Foster, and Renan McFarland (narrative)

"Old Photos," June Lee (narrative)

"The Outlaw Son," David Lowery (experimental narrative)

"Box," Larry McMahan (animation)

"The Legend of Merle Willis, Headless Cowpoke," R. Lance Myers (animation narrative)

A Homemade Peace, Nevie Owens (documentary)

"Starry Night," Keun Pyo Park (narrative)

"On the Line," Nancy Schiesari (documentary)

Bocce, Ivana Slavnic (documentary)

The Nebula Project, Cauleen Smith (narrative)

Dear Mr. President, Debra Sugerman (documentary)

"An Old Bolero," Maria Loreto Caro-Valdes (narrative)

"Iris Moon," Iskra Valtcheva (experimental narrative)

"Wax," Monica Walters and John P. Crowley (documentary)

Racing With the Sun, Steve Warren (documentary)

Habibi Rasak Kharban, Susan Youssef (experimental narrative)

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