GFI confirms grant winners

Short Take

Global Film Initiative has announced winners of its second annual grant program, which awards filmmakers from the developing world between $20,000 and $40,000 toward producing their films.

Selections are Brazilian filmmaker Marcelo Gomes’ “Cinema, Aspirin and Vultures,” Turkish filmmaker Reha Erdem’s “What’s a Human Anyway” and Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll’s “Whiskey” from Uruguay. Pics will be given U.S. distribution through non-profit’s annual Global Lens Film Series.

(To submit short takes, contact Geoff Berkshire at (323) 965-4412 or gberkshire@reedbusiness. Com.)

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