The Sundance Institute has announced recipients of three keyawards supporting filmmakers and their passion projects.
Producing partners T Todd Flinchum and Alicia Kratzer will receivethe 2006 Mark Silverman Fellowship for New Producers, and collect a $5,000 cashgrant for pre-production expenses for their project Dreamland.
The project is a speculative exploration of the life ofTimothy McVeigh up until the moments before the Oklahoma City bombing.
Jake Mahaffy will receive the newly created Lynn AuerbachScreenwriting Fellowship for Free In Deed, about a religious man who returns to confront residents ofthe town where he tried to perform a miracle.
Mahaffy will receive a cash award of $2,500 and two dedicatedSundance Institute screenwriter advisors, Howard Rodman and Doug Wright.
Andrew Dosunmu and Darci Picoult will receive the SundanceInstitute and Producers Club of Maryland's Maryland Filmmakers Fellowship for MotherOf George.
The annual fellowship provides a $10,000 bridge grant forpre-production expenses, including casting, budgeting, and location scouting.
Mother OfGeorge centres on awoman torn between her African culture and new life in America, whilestruggling to please her husband and give him the son that will carry on hisfamily's legacy.