Ethan Hawke, “Mudbound” director-screenwriter Dee Rees and Emily Mortimer are among the many jury members chosen for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute introduced on Tuesday.
Twenty-five specialists had been chosen to award function movies and brief movies proven on the upcoming competition, which can happen from Jan. 23 to Feb. 2 in Park City, Utah. Thirty-one prizes might be introduced at a ceremony on Feb. 1, whereas the Short Film Awards might be introduced at a separate ceremony on Jan. 28.
The juried Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize was awarded to “Tesla,” which stars Hawke, Jim Gaffigan, Kyle MacLachlan and Lucy Walters.
See the jury members beneath.
U.S. DRAMATIC JURY
Rodrigo Garcia’s movies embody the award-winning Nine Lives, Albert Nobbs, Mother and Child, and Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her. His tv credit embody the pilots of In Treatment, Carnivàle, Big Love, Bull, and the upcoming Party of Five collection reboot. García is co-CEO of the digital studio Indigenous Media, which produced the collection Five Points, Lauren, and Blue.
Ethan Hawke has starred in over 60 movies, together with Training Day, Before Sunrise (1995 Sundance Film Festival), and Boyhood (2014 Sundance Film Festival), which garnered Hawke one among his 4 Academy Award nominations. Recently, he received a Gotham Award, an Independent Spirit Award, and over 20 movie critics’ awards for his efficiency in First Reformed. Besides an on-screen actor, he’s a director, an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, a Tony Award-nominated stage actor, and a novelist.
Writer/director Dee Rees is the primary Black girl nominated for an Academy Award within the Best Adapted Screenplay class, for her extremely acclaimed movie Mudbound (2018). Her earlier credit embody the multiple-Emmy-winning movie Bessie (2014) and her Film Independent Spirit Award- and Gotham Award-winning debut function, Pariah (2011). Her newest movie, The Last Thing He Wanted, is an adaptation of the Joan Didion novel and stars Anne Hathaway as veteran DC journalist Elena McMahon.
Isabella Rossellini has appeared in quite a few movies, together with Il prato (The Meadow), Blue Velvet, Cousins, Death Becomes Her, and Joy. Her award-winning collection of shorts–Green Porno, Seduce Me, and Mammas–supply comical and scientifically insightful research of animal habits. She lately toured together with her newest theatrical present, Link Link Circus. Rossellini additionally works to protect the movies of her father and mom, Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman, and runs an natural farm in Brookhaven.
Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer’s function Quinceañera premiered on the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, successful each the U.S. Dramatic Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize. Their function Still Alice received a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe and earned Julianne Moore her first Academy Award. After Glatzer’s passing, Westmoreland directed the acclaimed Colette (2018 Sundance Film Festival) and the psychological drama Earthquake Bird. Originally from Leeds, England, Westmoreland at present lives in Los Angeles, California.
U.S. DOCUMENTARY JURY
Kimberly Reed’s Dark Money (2018 Sundance Film Festival) was named one among Vogue‘s “66 best documentaries of all time,” nominated for 4 Critics’ Choice Awards and the IDA Documentary Award for Best Documentary, awarded the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, and shortlisted for an Academy Award. Prodigal Sons, the primary documentary by a transgender filmmaker to be theatrically launched, received 14 worldwide awards. Reed can be one among Filmmaker journal’s “25 new faces of independent film.”
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