Cash, in-kind product donations and mentorship services were valued at more than $100,000.
A grant of $10,000 was presented to Eunhee Cho, the winner of The Adrienne Shelly Director's Grant for her film Inner Circle Line. Nominees for this award were chosen from among female directors participating in IFP's Narrative Rough Cut Lab.
A grant of $5,000 was presented to Avi Weider, the winner of The Emerging Narrative Screenplay Award for Zeroes & Ones.
A product grant valued at $6,000 from Eastman Kodak was presented to Nir Paniry, the winner of The Rising Star Award for an Emerging Narrative Screenplay for Kamikaze Dolls.
A grant of $10,000 was presented to Landon Van Soest, the winner of The Fledgling Fund Award for Socially Conscious Documentaries for the film, Good Fortune.
A grant of $10,000 was presented to Yolanda Pividal, the winner of The Fledgling Fund Award for Emerging Latino Filmmakers for the film, Tijuana, Nada Más.
In an effort to help jump-start new projects by emerging filmmakers, IFP presented a total of eight filmmakers with Panasonic Digital Filmmaking Grants.
The five winners of the Panasonic Digital Filmmaking Grants were: Frederic Collier for M&N, Eric Lane for Murnur, Phillipp Wolter for The State Of Being, Nena Eskridge for Stray, and Sean Patrick McCarthy for Mohammed And Mary. Each of these camera packages is valued at $6,500.
The three Grand Prize Winners of the Panasonic Digital Filmmaking Grants were: Jennifer Sharp for Native Honkeys; Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Morte for We Can, and Avi Weider for Zeros & Ones.
Grand Prize Winners will receive the use of an AG-HPX500 camera, Fujinon Lens, 4 16GB P2 Cards, and an AG-HPG10 P2 Gear, courtesy of Panasonic and Abel Cine Tech. In addition, the Winners' production teams will be trained at Abel Cine Tech's New York or Los Angeles office in the operation of the AG-HPX500 and learn how to optimize the camera and post equipment for their particular project.
Each product donation is valued over $8,000 for a three-week rental.
And finally, each of the winning projects will be assigned a producing mentor. Confirmed producers mentors include: producer and production manager Adam Brightman (Funny Games, Fur, Two Family House), production manager Lori Keith Douglas (The Namesake, The Notorious Bettie Page, Requiem for a Dream) and producer/executive producer Tim Williams of GreeneStreet Films (Bill, Piñero, In the Bedroom).