Tribeca Film Institute and Gucci announced the recipients of the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund on Thursday .
The fund, now in its sixth year, is led by Tribeca’s director of documentary programming Ryan Harrington. Projects receive production and finishing funds totalling $150,000 as well as year-round support.
The Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Recipients are: Marshall Curry for Run And Gun; Jeremy Williams for On A Knife Edge; Ryan White and Ben Cotner for Perry V Schwarzenegger; Johan Grimonprez for The Shadow World; James Spione for Silenced; and DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus for Unlocking The Cage.
The Spotlighting Women Documentary award, presented for the third year in a row by the Kering Foundation, is given to documentaries that accent the courage and strength of character of women across the globe. Recipients are: Andreas Dalsgaard, Nicolas Servide and Viviana Gomez for Democrazy; Pamela Yates for Disruption; and Beth Murphy for What Tomorrow Brings.
The projects were selected by a panel that included svp of social impact at AOL/Huffington Post Media Group Brian Sirgutz, svp of A&E IndieFilms Molly Thompson, director Roger Ross Williams and Olivia Wilde [pictured] and Jada Pinkett Smith.
“Working with these filmmakers has been tremendously rewarding,” said Harrington.