Posts Tagged 'Award'

IMA student Samantha Farinella’s film winner of the Big Sky Award

February 29 2016No Commented

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huntingInWartimePostIMA student Samantha Farinella’s film Hunting in Wartime is the winner of the Big Sky Award at the Big Sky Film Festival.

“Big Sky Award is presented to one film that artistically honors the character, history, tradition and imagination of the American West.”

Winners of the Big Sky Award were announced on February 26, 2016, during the Big Sky Film Festival in Missoula, MT.


IMA graduate Seyi Adebanjo awarded Pan African Film Festival official selection

February 9 2016No Commented

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IMA graduate Seyi Adebanjo’s film, Ọya: Something Happened on the Way to West Africa!, received an Official selection from the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF).

The film is playing during the Pan African Film & Arts Festival as part of the LGBTQ Shorts series at RAVE Cinemas in Los Angeles, CA. from Feb 4th – 15th.


F&M alumna Jenn Gomez wins award at Milan IFF

November 10 2015No Commented

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jenngomezFilm & Media alumna Jenn Gomez won BEST SHORT FILM at Milan International Film Festival 2015. She and friend Anna Frei were producers with Gene Pope as Executive Producer on their film Hand Over Hand.


A heartwarming story about an ‘old hippy’ professor and his two very different grown daughters on vacation trying to piece together their fractured family.

While on vacation at a modest but breathtaking lakeside Don, Megan and Jeanie confront the comedy and tragedy of their family three months after the death of their life-long anchor, Don’s wife, who kept the family running.

IMA student Lindsey Cordero wins Princess Grace Award

September 1 2015No Commented

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IMA student Linsay Cordero recently received the 2015 Princess Grace Film Honorarium for her first feature documentary I’m Leaving Now, and she is co-producing the independent feature film On the 7th Day written and directed by Jim McKay.