MNFF6: ONLINE ANNOUNCES RECIPIENT OF INAUGURAL THADDEUS STEVENS AWARD
The Middlebury New Filmmakers is pleased to announce that Sisters Rising, a documentary feature from directors Willow O'Feral and Brad Heck, is the recipient of the inaugural Thaddeus Stevens Award for Social Engagement by a Vermont Filmmaker. The award pays tribute to the heroic Vermonter, Thaddeus Stevens, a native of the Northeast Kingdom and a U.S. Congressman, who played a decisive role in the abolition of slavery and the establishment of free public schooling in America. Congressman Stevens was played by Tommy Lee Jones in Steven Spielberg’s film, Lincoln. We are delighted to honor his monumental life and legacy. Sisters Rising is a penetrating documentary…
MNFF6: ONLINE ANNOUNCES THIS YEAR’S AWARD-WINNING FILMS
We are thrilled to announce the Award Winners for MNFF6: ONLINE, the 6th Annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival: BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Finding Yingying, directed by Jiayan "Jenny" Shi BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE: Murmur, directed by Heather Young BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT: Teranga - Life in the Waiting Room, directed by Daisy Squires, Lou Marillier and Sophia Seymour BEST NARRATIVE SHORT: Whiteout, directed by Lance Edmands Congratulations to all these fine filmmakers on their exceptional work! Be sure to watch their films during the Festival.
2015 VTeddy Awards
Congratulations to the winners of the VTeddy Awards at the inaugural Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival. Short Films John The Baptist Directed by Rodrigo Meireles [Brazil] [Documentary] My Gal, Rosemarie Directed by Jason Tippet [Documentary] Obsolete Directed by Jay Perry [Australia] Foureyes Directed by Conor Byrne Parallel Chords Directed by Catherine Dudley-Rose Stunned Directed by Gerard Pautonnier [France] Minimum Wage Directed by Joey Ally Feature Films OMO Child: The River and the Bush Directed by John Rowe [Documentary] The Sound and the Shadow Directed by Justin Miller Romeo Is Bleeding Directed by Jason Zeldes [Documentary] Figurine Directed by Hans Olson [Canada]…