Film Independent

Tesla

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
Stage: Development

Synopsis

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.

Bio

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.

Contact

Producer Uri Singer: uri@passagepictures.com