NOTE: This program is no longer available and was live for 1 day only. If you an executive, manager or producer who is interested in viewing the films for consideration please send a direct message to Managing Director, Amanda Toney. Check back for next years winners.
Ark – Greg Jonkajtys (San Francisco, CA, USA)
This Modern Man is Beat - David J Schroeder (Miami, FL USA)
Low Fi – Alejandro Montoya (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA)
The Voice In The Head – Cyrus Trafford (London, UK)
Anxious Oswald Greene – Marshall Axani (Vancouver, Canada)
Killer – WINNER - Matt Kazman (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Stephanie Wilcox (VP of Development at Rumble Films) has co-produced the Oscar and Sundance winner WHIPLASH, written and directed by Damien Chazelle. Stephanie was part of the team that took WHIPLASH from a short film and developed it into a feature, which was released by Sony Pictures Classics, winning multiple awards.
Andrew Beck (Production and Development Executive, The Weinstein Company) is a production and development executive at The Weinstein Company. Prior to TWC, he was an analyst in HBO’s Original Programming- Strategy, Planning & Operations department and a researcher at Columbia University’s Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy. Beck is a graduate of NYU and Columbia University’s Graduate School of the Arts.
Jennifer Breslow (VP Scripted Series at Lifetime), Jennifer was instrumental to finding short film SEQUIN RAZE at SXSW 2013 and later shepherding and developing it into the series UnREAL currently airing on Lifetime.
Plus, if you're looking to make your first short film or brush up on your skills for your next film, this Monday join producer Jason Mirch (Flight, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) who developed Arab Film Studio (short film development program) while at Image Nation, as he brings you a 5 session master class with special guests each week, including:
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