SXSW just closed and announced their 2015 short film winners!! I know..not what people think about when thinking about SXSW because music is just ending…and everyone is thinking about music…but did anyone know there were short film winners???? Right!!
Short Film Jury Awards
|Jury Award Winner: Pink Grapefruit
Director: Michael Mohan
|Special Jury Recognition: Share
Director: Pippa Bianco
Jury Award Winner: Boxeadora
Director: Meg Smaker
Jury Award Winner: Kiss Kiss Fingerbang
Director: Gillian Wallace Horvat
Jury Award Winner: World of Tomorrow
Director: Don Hertzfeldt
|Special Jury Recognition: teeth
Directors: Daniel Gray, Tom Brown
Pink Grapefruit: Here is the trailer and it won at Sundance and now SXSW…
Have a look at the trailer and who is Michael Mohan, the Director? Well, here’s what his bio page says..
Michael Mohan makes films of all shapes and sizes. His most recent feature SAVE THE DATE premiered in dramatic competition at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, starring Lizzy Caplan & Alison Brie, was co-written by graphic novelist Jeffrey Brown and released by IFC Films.
Prior to this, he directed the short film EX-SEX and the microbudget feature ONE TOO MANY MORNINGS, both of which premiered at Sundance. EX-SEX was featured on the Viewfinders list as one of the 10 best short films of the year.
On the advertising front, Michael has directed spots for AMERICAN EXPRESS, FORD, MOTT’S, and IKEA. Most recently, he directed the first in a series of spots for KATE SPADE, starring Anna Kendrick.
Totally cool that he worked with Anna Kendrick!!
Check out the website: michaelmohan.com for more info.
Yet another great filmmaker and we see his work on the commercial side…but this award winning short film will be in several festivals this year. There’s another short film that Michael created we hope to share on our website…we will keep you posted.
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