Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Whiskey Creek Film Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2015
End Date
September 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wadena
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$11,750
Direct expenses
$16,750
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

A minimum of 1,400 persons will see 7 high quality films not otherwise screened in rural Minnesota in September 2015 at the Cozy Theatre in Wadena, Minnesota. 100 persons will see 8 short films in September 2015 at Cozy Theatre in Wadena during the festival week. Engage a total of 1,500 Minnesota moviegoers with the very best in film art for one week in September 2015 and 30 film-goers in one of three one-hour seminars to be held during Festival week. Survey a sample of the patrons about their experience of the festival, use results to improve the festival. Share results with 5 Wings. Small group conversations will be convened during festival week to elicit strategies to improve the festival and to talk about the Festival films. We will tally attendance of at least 10 persons at each 3 hour-long film seminars. The festival will provide a written set of notes of the conversation as part of the final report for the festival.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful film festival which increased audience participation from previous years with vast majority of participants indicated a very positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Whiskey Creek Film Festival
Project Manager
First Name
Jamie
Last Name
Roberston
Organization Name
Whiskey Creek Film Festival
Street Address
21339 County Rd 66
City
Wadena
State
MN
Zip Code
56482
Phone
(218) 371-6403
Email
jamie@kulcher.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No