Magazine article Screen International

The Russo Brothers, Slamdance Partner on Filmmaking Fellowship

Magazine article Screen International

The Russo Brothers, Slamdance Partner on Filmmaking Fellowship

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Inaugural fellowship includes $25,000 prize.

Peter Baxter, president and co-founder of Slamdance, and directors Anthony and Joe Russo, have announced the inaugural Russo Brothers Fellowship to be presented to a Slamdance filmmaker at the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival.

The brothers will select one filmmaker who will receive a $25,000 prize consisting of filmmaker support, an office at their new Los Angeles-based studio, mentoring from the Russos, and a cash stipend for one year. The Russos’ new studio is being set up in the Los Angeles downtown art district.

The Russos launched their career at the 1997 Slamdance Festival with the premiere of their first film Pieces. Steven Soderbergh, who was attending the festival, offered to produce their next film, Welcome To Collinwood starring George Clooney, William H Macy, and Sam Rockwell. The Russos made their Marvel Studios directorial debut with Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Their follow-up, Captain America: Civil War, achieved the highest worldwide gross of 2016. …

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