Shakefire.com - They Call Us Warriors http://shakefire.com/tags/they-call-us-warriors en ATLFF 2018: Award Winners Announced http://shakefire.com/news/2018/04/24/atlff-2018-award-winners-announced <div class="field field-name-field-news field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/news/movie" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Movie</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-picture field-type-image field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://shakefire.com/sites/default/files/styles/picture/public/news/Atlanta%20Film%20Festival%202018%20Award.jpeg?itok=FOecNSks" width="640" height="427" alt="" /></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-is-exclusive field-type-list-boolean field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Exclusive?:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/2018-atlanta-film-festival" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">2018 Atlanta Film Festival</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/atlff-2018" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">ATLFF 2018</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/wind-traces" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Wind Traces</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/disappearance" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Disappearance</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/man-made" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Man Made</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/they-call-us-warriors" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">They Call Us Warriors</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/for-nonna-anna" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">For Nonna Anna</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/zion" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Zion</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/fundamental" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Fundamental</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/walls-of-hope" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Walls of Hope</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/still" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Still</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/connor-simpson" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Connor Simpson</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/kudzu" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Kudzu</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/daveed-diggs" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Daveed Diggs</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/blindspotting" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Blindspotting</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/jason-reitman" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Jason Reitman</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/tully" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Tully</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/kiersey-clemons" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Kiersey Clemons</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/hearts-beat-loud" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Hearts Beat Loud</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>From April 12 through the 22, the 42nd annual Atlanta Film Festival hosted more than 55 feature length films and 150 shorts from more than 7,600 submissions. This year's festival was the most diverse, by number of countries represented, and the largest, by number of films, in Atlanta history.</p> <p>Below is the list of the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival juried prize winners:</p> <ul><li> <strong>Narrative Feature Jury Award</strong> – RESTOS DE VIENTO (WIND TRACES)</li> <li> <strong>Narrative Feature Special Jury Prize</strong> – DISAPPEARANCE</li> <li> <strong>Documentary Feature Jury Award</strong> – MAN MADE</li> <li> <strong>Documentary Feature Special Jury Award</strong> – NOS LLAMAN GUERRERAS (THEY CALL US WARRIORS)</li> <li> <strong>Narrative Short Jury Award</strong> – FOR NONNA ANNA</li> <li> <strong>Documentary Short Jury Award</strong> – ZION</li> <li> <strong>Animated Short Jury Award</strong> – 基石 (FUNDAMENTAL)</li> </ul><p>In addition, the winners of the Narrative Short (FOR NONNA ANNA), Documentary Short (ZION), and Animated Short (FUNDAMENTAL) all now qualfy for the 2018 Oscar short list. The Atlanta Film Festival is one of only 14 festivals in the country that is Oscar-qualifying in three or more categories.</p> <p>Other awards handed out during the festival include:</p> <ul><li> <strong>WonderFilm Award (presented by WonderRoot) </strong>– WALLS OF HOPE</li> <li> <strong>Georgia Film Award</strong> – STILL</li> <li> <strong>Filmmaker-to-Watch Award</strong> – Connor Simpson (KUDZU)</li> <li> <strong>Innovator Award</strong> – Daveed Diggs (BLINDSPOTTING)</li> <li> <strong>Rebel Award</strong> – Jason Reitman (TULLY)</li> <li> <strong>Phoenix Award</strong> – Kiersey Clemons (HEARTS BEAT LOUD)</li> </ul><p>This year, ATLFF launched a new initiative to honor Originators, Innovators and Rebels in the film industry. On April 13, ATLFF awarded its inaugural Innovator Award, created to recognize visionaries and those forging their own path within the film industry, to Daveed Diggs for his work on Broadway’s “Hamilton” and ATLFF Opening Night film <em>Blindspotting</em>.</p> <p>Prior to the April 15 ATLFF Marquee screening of <em>Tully</em>, the festival also awarded Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman with the ATLFF Rebel Award for writing and directing films like <em>Thank You For Smoking</em> (2005), <em>Juno </em>(2007) and <em>Up in the Air</em> (2009) about characters that defied expectations and cut against the grain.</p> <p>Actress Kiersey Clemons, known for her roles in <em>Flatliners</em> and <em>The Only Living Boy in New York</em> and set to star in the upcoming DC Comics’ Flash movie, received the inaugural ATLFF Phoenix Award prior to the April 20 red carpet screening of <em>Hearts Beat Loud</em>.</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:38:55 +0000 Matt Rodriguez 61708 at http://shakefire.com http://shakefire.com/news/2018/04/24/atlff-2018-award-winners-announced#comments