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Meet the 2020 DOXX Jurors

Fri, September 11, 2020

This year marks the 5th year of the DOXX Award Spotlight an award given to a feature-length documentary directed by women, with no traditional distribution deal at the time of the film festival in October. The 2020 DOXX Award is presented by Emily Bonavia. The three finalists in the DOXX competition include; Iryna Tsilyk’s The […]

Congratulations to this year’s DOXX Award Finalists

Fri, September 11, 2020

The 18th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, presented by Consolidated Equities Trust (Oct. 16-25) has announced the films that will compete this year in Tallgrass’ DOXX award competition, presented by Emily Bonavia. In order to be eligible for DOXX Spotlight consideration, the documentaries are required to be feature-length, directed by women, with no traditional distribution deal […]

Meet the Stubbornly Independent Jurors

Fri, September 4, 2020

This year marks the 9th year of the Stubbornly Independent competition, where eligible films must be domestic narrative feature films made for $500,000 or less without traditional, theatrical, domestic distribution at the time of the festival screening. The three finalists in the Stubbornly Independent (SI) competition include; Jonathan Wysocki’s Dramarama, Anna Nilles and Marco Jake’s […]

TALLshorts! Fundraiser Films Announced

Tue, September 1, 2020

We’re excited to share the line-up for our upcoming fundraiser – TALLshorts! On Saturday, September 12th at 7 PM we’ll be virtually screening this curated collection of fabulous shorts, hosted by festival alumni Erin Rye. Each $70 ticket comes with a VIP box featuring wine and ingredients to follow along and make appetizers with guidance […]

Introducing the 2020 Stubbornly Independent Award Finalists

Sat, August 29, 2020

The 18th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, presented by Consolidated Equities Trust (Oct. 16-25) has announced the films that will compete this year in Tallgrass’ Stubbornly Independent (SI) competition. The three finalists in the Stubbornly Independent competition include; Jonathan Wysocki’s DRAMARAMA, Anna Nilles and Marco Jake’s ITCHY FINGERS, and David Gutnik’s MATERNA. Regarding the Stubbornly Independent […]

Congratulations to this year’s Take 36 winners!

Mon, August 24, 2020

The second annual Take 36 film competition, presented by Emprise Bank, took place on August 21-23, 2020. More than 115 filmmakers participated – spread across 16 teams – all tasked with completing 6 minute short films that were required to include the following: A montage sequence A reflection shot A random holiday (chosen from a […]

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