Happy Thanksgiving

The small team at The Art Of Monteque wish to thank you for your patronage and support in 2020. Our gratitude goes out to you and your family this Thanksgiving. May it be bright with joy, love, and compassion for all those you love. 2020 has been a very difficult year for all of us,…

Sundance Institute Names 2021 Momentum Fellows

New Collaboration with NBCUniversal to Support Underrepresented Filmmakers in Building Sustainable Careers Sundance Institute announced the third class of the Momentum Fellowship, a full-year program of deep, customized creative and professional support for mid-career writers and directors from underrepresented communities who are poised to take the next step in their careers in fiction and documentary…

Naked Lover In A Coma

By Colin James Ethereal influences are our decor. Choosing these knee high tables has us feigning cross-leggedness on the floor. For me to roll in your direction requires a yogi’s dexterity I do not possess, so rapture still defies me unwillingly. The shapes that pass our nervous windows are asking too much when they try…

NEA Big Read Grant Opportunity

Guidelines Now Available The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with Arts Midwest, announced that guidelines are now available for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant to hold an NEA Big Read project between September 2021 and June 2022. Since 2006, more than 1,600 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read programs…

Sundance Institute 2020 Vanguard Award to Honor Radha Blank: Director, Writer, Actor of The Forty-Year-Old Version

Blank, ‘19 Vanguard Awardee Lulu Wang in conversation on Sundance Collab on December 2, 2020 The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today that Radha Blank will be honored with the 2020 Vanguard Award presented by Acura, given annually to an artist whose work highlights the art of storytelling and creative independence. The award honors the artistic…

Graywolf Press Seeks To Increase Access To Publishing By Offering A Paid, Ten-Month Citizen Literary Fellowship

The Citizen Literary Fellowship is a paid, comprehensive ten-month fellowship designed to support a person who is interested in learning more about the publishing industry through an introductory, hands-on experience. Through substantial project-based work in the editorial and marketing/publicity departments, the fellow will gain a broad base in publishing and be prepared to launch or…

New Creative Gears in the Gallery

By Stephan Pisko Human beings’ know perceptually what they like to see and what they do not like to see the ‘idea of art’ really doesn’t come into question for it is far more perceptually straightforward all the gallery does is program and condition the ‘conceptual idea’ that ‘this is art (or) that is art’…

KDMG, Inc. Brings Empowering Classic “The Adventures of Thomasina Sawyer” To Audiences Everywhere

KDMG, Inc. Acquires the Expertly Reimagined Literary Classic “The Adventures of Thomasina Sawyer” For North American VOD/Digital Debut in November KDMG (Kaczmarek Digital Media Group, Inc.) has acquired EB Studios, That’s Hollywood, Her Pictures feature film in partnership with the USC School of Cinematic Arts, an illuminatingly reimagined literary classic “The Adventures of Thomasina Sawyer”…

Sundance Institute Selects Latest Slate of Documentary Fund Grantees

23 Projects from 21 Countries to Receive Unrestricted Support The latest cohort of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grantees, was announced, comprise 23 nonfiction film projects from 21 countries of production. Unrestricted grant support, totaling $540,000, will benefit the projects across various production stages from development to post-production.  Grants are made possible by The Open Society…