First Run Film Festival
The First Run Film Festival is the longest continuously running film festival in New York City. This annual festival culminates with the Wasserman Awards Ceremony featuring the Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation Awards.
This festival features films, videos, and multimedia and animation projects from both undergraduates and graduates, who are eligible to win more than $50,000 in prizes.
2016 WASSERMAN AWARDS WINNERS
Max R. A. Fedore, Opera of Cruelty
In the avant-garde drama, 'OPERA of CRUELTY' a Young Victim invited to an immersive operatic production led by the Famed Fiend, a collector and protector of talent, finds himself infatuated with the Tempestuous Tigress, a young woman and the favorite performer, who wants nothing but to escape.Read More.
Theo Rosenthal, Bunny
When a young and lonesome vagabond gets caught trying to steal food, he must use all his wits to escape the clutches of the farmer's daughter who caught him.Read More.
Vera Berkshire, Dragon in Distress
In this fractured fairytale, a villainous Hag casts a wicked spell to switch places with a demure Princess, and her beloved Knight is completely clueless.Read More.