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PRODUCTION JOURNAL: Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Roundup

If you missed Tribeca 2015 this year, check out the films that won the competition. World Narrative Competition   The jurors for the 2015 World Narrative Competition sponsored by AKA, were Paul Attanasio, Sophie Barthes, Whoopi Goldberg, Dylan McDermott, and Burr Steers. The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature Virgin Mountain , written and directed by Dagur Kári [Iceland, Denmark]. Winner receives $25,000, sponsored by AT&T, and the art award “Ash Eroded Film Reel” by Daniel Arsham. The award was given by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal joined by Marissa Shorenstein, President, AT&T New York. Jury Comment: “With its mixture of humor and pathos, this film captured our hearts. Beyond the deceptively small frame of a mismatched love story, the film deals with the issues of bigotry, loneliness, bullying, mental illness, and ultimately the triumph of the human spirit and the meaning of love.”  Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film  Gunnar Jónsson  as Fúsi


SXSW Film 2015  currently underway from March 13-21, 2015. Check out their lineup: NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION  - 10 world premieres in competition 6 Years Director/Screenwriter: Hannah Fidell A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined.  Cast: Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, Jennifer Lafleur, Peter Vack, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Molly McMichael, Jason Newman.  (World Premiere) THE BOY Director: Craig Macneill, Screenwriters: Craig Macneill, Clay McLeod Chapman THE BOY  is an intimate portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath's growing fascination with death.  Cast: David Morse, Rainn Wilson, Jared Breeze, Bill Sage, Mike Vogel, Zuleikha Robinson, Aiden Lovekamp.  (World Premiere) Creative Control Director: Benjamin Dickinson, Screenwriters: Benjamin Dickinson, Micah Bloomberg In near future Brooklyn, an