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Yance Ford

Moving Image, 2012



Director and Producer Yance Ford was one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 2011 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He is a Sundance Documentary Film Program Fellow, recipient of a 2012 Creative Capital Award & Theo Westenberger Award and a MacDowell Colony fellow. From 2002 to 2012 Ford was Series Producer of POV where his work curating the acclaimed documentary garnered 16 Emmy Nominations. Yance is a graduate of Hamilton College and the Production Workshop at Third World Newsreel.
 

 

Awards and Accomplishments

2015:

Strong Island receives additional support from the Just Films initiative of Ford Foundation for post production.

2015:

Yance Ford is chosen to be among the first cohort of Ford Foundation "Just Film Fellows."

2014:

Strong Island receives production and post production support from the MacArthur Foundation.

2013:

Ford's Strong Island receives support from the Ford Foundations' Just Films Fund

2012:

Ford is a resident at the MacDowell Colony in January & February 2012 with her Creative Capital project Strong Island