Tag: awards

#screensparks: trey edward shults wins new director prize at gotham awards

Trey Edward Shults has been named as the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director for his debut feature Krishna at the 2016 IFP Gotham Awards. Trey based his feature, which is about a woman’s traumatic return home for Thanksgiving, on his successful 2014 short film of the same name. Krishna had a productive festival run in the past 12 months, notably winning the audience award at SXSW…

Mannequins, Lingere and a touch of Springsteen

Welcome to the first Festival Notes column. Given we’re both new here, introductions are clearly in order. Each edition we will be looking at the national and international festival circuits to see who’s who and who’s new, who’s winning and who’s making a name for themselves, and in the process, together we hope to discover emerging filmmaking talent. 2016 has been a great year, so…