MICHAEL ALMEREYDA, DIRECTOR
Sloan Grant Won:
2016, Sloan Science in Cinema Fellowship, San Francisco Film Society
Project Type: Feature
Genre: Historical Drama
Length: 99 pages
Field of Science: Electricity, Wireless Energy, Physics
Anne Morgan, daughter of financier J.P. Morgan, narrates a compressed chronicle of Nikola Tesla’s struggles and triumphs as he introduces new technology during America’s glorious, game-changing Gilded Age.
Michael Almereyda’s films include Nadja (1995), Hamlet (2000), William Eggleston in the Real World (2005), Paradise (2009), and Experimenter (2015). Marjorie Prime premiered in the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it was awarded the Sloan Feature Film Prize. Almereyda’s essays have appeared in The New York Times, Artforum, Bookforum, and Film Comment, and in DVD booklets for The Criterion Collection.
Producer Uri Singer: email@example.com