What people have to say about Gail Silva

Arts Organizations

“Gail greatly enriched the Cinematheque, lending us her strategic yet sensitive vision; proposing a rich array of organizational, administrative and development ideas; and linking us with her lifetime collection of friends and contacts.
We are a stronger and better-run organization because of her help.

Rick Prelinger | President, Board of Directors, San Francisco Cinematheque

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Gail Silva remains steadfast in her commitment to independent filmmakers.

I know no one more knowledgable, experienced, and connected to this world. Her advice, feedback, and insight is always invaluable and spot on.”

John R. Killacky | Program Officer, Arts and Culture, The San Francisco Foundation; independent filmmaker

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“During my long career in film, there has been one person who has consistently given me the best advice, and that is Gail Silva. Her knowledge of the independent film world is unparalleled.”

Lourdes Portillo | Independent Filmmaker
Senorita Extraviada | The Devil Never Sleeps | Las Madres: The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo | After the Earthquake

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Join the ranks of independent producers and projects funded with Gail’s help...
Lourdes Portillo
Al Mas Allas | Las Madres: Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo | The Devil Never Sleeps | Senorita Extraviada
Arthur Dong
Coming Out Under Fire | Licensed to Kill | Forbidden City, U.S.A.
Lynn Hershman Leeson
Changing Worlds | Strange Culture
Roko & Adrian Belic
Ghengis Blues
Zach Niles and Banker White
The Refugee Allstars
William Farley
Citizen | Of Men and Angels | Arianna's Journey
Jay Rosenblatt
Phantom Limb | Human Remains | I Used to Be a Filmmaker | The Smell of Burning Ants
Betsy Bayha
Outsider: The Life and Art of Judith Scott
Beth Pielert
Out of the Poison Tree
Rick Tejada-Flores
The Fight in the Fields | Race is the Place | The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It | Low 'n Slow
Andrea Torrice
Rising Waters | The New Metropolis | Peril or Pleasure | Forsaken Cries: the Story of Rwanda
Sam Green
The Weather Underground
Dawn Valedez & Kristy Guevara-Flanagan
Going On 13
Denise Zmekhol
Children of the Amazon
Tom Miller
One Bad Cat
Dominic Howes & Joel Weber
The Listening Project
Kimberly Reed
Prodigal Sons
Scott Crocker