Filmmaker-in-Residence

Milwaukee Film, in its ongoing efforts to inspire and promote filmmaking in southeastern Wisconsin, offers a Filmmaker-in-Residence program each year to the filmmaker who receives the Cream City Cinema Award.

Milwaukee Film, in its ongoing efforts to inspire and promote filmmaking in southeastern Wisconsin, offers a Filmmaker-in-Residence program each year to the filmmaker who receives the juried Cream City Cinema Award. The Filmmaker-in-Residence program enables the winning filmmaker to make a new film using the support, guidance and resources provided by Milwaukee Film, including a mentorship program, a $5,000 cash prize, and a production services package valued at more than $20,000.


The completed film can later premiere at the Milwaukee Film Festival.


Previous Filmmakers-in-Residence include:

  • 2013: Michael T. Vollman, Before You
     
  • 2012: Chris James Thompson, The Jeffrey Dahmer Files
     
  • 2011: Michael Hawkins-Burgos, Don’t Go
     
  • 2010: Tate Bunker, Mickey Burgermeister
     
  • 2009: John Roberts, Mary’s Friend