Emerging Artist Award Certificate to top 10 and Certificate of Achievement awarded to the runners up Filmmakers awards prizes and money but more importantly, it gives writers exposure to industry personnel who can actually take the script from the page to the screen.
The festival also announced the recipients of three new awards: The Awards Ceremony celebrates a week of emerging talent and the continued success of Slamdance Alumni, which includes: The film was sold within 24 hours of its Opening Night screening, making it the first documentary feature to sell in Park City this year.
Thousands came to appreciate our diverse international program, including our neighbors Sundance. As the major acquisition of Pick of the Litter demonstrates, we can expect millions more to follow as our filmmakers and their work continue to attract global recognition out of our showcase.
The recipient of the inaugural Russo Brothers Fellowship is Yassmina Karajah, director of the narrative short, Rupture. They have continually given back to a festival that helped them—first as programmers and increasingly now as mentors.
Slamdance and CreativeFuture have partnered for years to support new talent in the world of film and educate creatives on the importance of protecting their work. This inaugural Award is given to an emerging filmmaker who exhibits the innovative spirit of filmmaking.
His film, Railment, exemplifies the innovative spirit of filmmaking by masterfully telling a story through the expert use of visuals and striking colors.
The award is well-deserved and we look forward to seeing more from Shunsaku.
Most titles were produced in the US, with additional features hailing from: Audience Awards, as well as the newly named George Starks Spirit Of Slamdance Award—an award given by the filmmakers of Slamdance to the filmmaker who best embodies the spirit of the Festival—were also presented during the ceremony.
Done creatively in a comic book meets George Miller meets John Carpenter universe. Sharply directed by Trevor Stevens and written by Bomani Story. Cartooning From the Deep End is a gateway to hard political discourse, challenging social norms and forcing us to look more closely at what tolerance means.
For showing us what is lost when political art is sacrificed to subscription fees, and capturing its subject with the same raw idealism that keeps Fish drawing, we give the Feature Documentary Award to Mr. Cartooning From the Deep End. For transforming a captivating 7 minute interview into a highly illustrative and unforgettable story, we give the Best Short Documentary Award to: Not only is the film as a whole a beautiful and uniquely framed journey, but we also have a truly organic experience of these children who are pushed by the director and then allowed to live their own lives within the story.
It was a privilege to experience this film. Each jury also recognized additional films with Honorable Mentions: Thank you Slamdance for providing this amazing platform, and for this phenomenal award. Formerly known as the Spirit of Slamdance Award, the prize was renamed in the honor of George Starks.
George will forever embody the spirit of Slamdance. The festival also recognized the Audience Award runners-up in their respective feature categories: Bert ScholiersMexMan Dir.: Josh Polon and Funny Story Dir.: A full list of winners is below: Trevor Stevens Honorable Mentions: Pascal Plante and Lovers Dir.: Jonathan Seligson Honorable Mention: Yassmina Karajah Honorable Mention: Are You Tired Of Forever?
Caitlin Craggs Honorable Mention: Shunsaku Hayashi Honorable Mention: James Bascara Slamdance Acting Award: Rock Steady Row Dir.: Trevor Stevens Runner up: Freedom For The Wolf Dir.: Rupert Russell Runner up:This is a list of films that won awards at the American Sundance Film Festival.
The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards--located in the heart of Hollywood's film and television industry-- is considered the best in the business, with an exclusive Judging Panel of established Hollywood Industry Professionals. USArtists International grantee, The Reminders, perform at the B-Global Indigenous Hip Hop Summit in Uganda. Photo: The Reminders. The Sundance Institute Feature Film Program (FFP) advances original storytelling from distinctive voices by supporting independent filmmakers from development through distribution of their feature projects.
The New York Film Academy boasts a unique curriculum that encourages learning by doing. Throughout their time at the New York Film Academy’s Screenwriting School students will write and workshop scripts in a variety of different genres and styles. Top 50 scripts will be read by the Radmin Company* and Consideration for representation Top 20 Screenplays: Production Consideration by Leading Hollywood Producers and Representation Consideration by Leading Hollywood Agencies/Management Companies.
Filmmakers Names Round One Qualifiers.
Hollywood, CA — FilmMakers is pleased to announce the first round qualifiers of the 1 6th. Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition. This Year 's Contest attracted a total of 1 scripts worldwide.
USArtists International grantee, The Reminders, perform at the B-Global Indigenous Hip Hop Summit in Uganda. Photo: The Reminders. Channel 20's Special Edition hosted by Craig Stephens and special guests Michelle Hillery, Deputy Film Commissioner for the Palm Beach County Film & Television, and Christopher Cobb, Producer for the Student Showcase of Films, highlight the winning student films, talented student filmmakers, generous sponsors, industry judges, .