The San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) and Kenneth Rainin Foundation (KRF) have selected 14 finallists for the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants.

Organisers said at least $300,000 will be awarded to one or more narrative feature projects at various stages of production.

Winners of the fall 2014 SFFS / KRF Grants will be announced in late November.

SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants are awarded twice annually to narrative films that will have significant economic or professional impact on the Bay Area filmmaking community.

The finallists are:

Absence – Cherien Dabis (pictured);

Dark Forest – Elena Greenlee;

Everything Else (Todo Lo Demás) – Natalia Almada;

Fairyland – Andrew Durham;

Five Nights in Maine – Maris Curran, Carly Hugo;

The Future – Fabio Mollo;

God Bless the Child – Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Robert Thomas, Laura Heberton;

Mediterranea – Jonas Carpignano;

The Messenger – Marilia Hughes, Cláudio Marques;

Morris From America – Chad Hartigan, Sara Murphy;

Radio Dreams – Babak Jalali, Marjaneh Moghimi;

Skunk – Annie Silverstein;

Songs My Brother Taught Me – Chloe Zaho; and

Unexpected – Kris Swanberg.