Tisch Streak at Sundance Film Festival 2012

Monday, Jan 30, 2012

Lucy Walker  98 (MFA, Kanbar, Film), "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom," director"Valley of Saints," written/directed by Musa Syeed  06 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)"Safety Not Guaranteed," written by Derek Connolly  98 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
With 1 in 3 films at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival impacted by the Tisch community, it comes as no surprise that our alumni continue to be singled out by the Institute for their excellence in cinematic storytelling. This year, the Institute and partners made awards to the following Tisch alumni for their Sundance Institute projects. 2012 Sundance Institute Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award Etienne Kallos 09 (MFA, Kanbar, Film), Vrystaat (Free State), director Jury Prize in Short Film, Non-Fiction Lucy Walker 98 (MFA, Kanbar, Film), The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, director Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize (split award) Christopher Ford 04 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Robot & Frank, writer Musa Syeed 06 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Valley of Saints, writer/director WORLD CINEMA AUDIENCE AWARD: DRAMATIC Musa Syeed 06 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Valley of Saints, writer/director WALDO SALT SCREENWRITING AWARD Derek Connolly 98 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), Safety Not Guaranteed