Documentary Short Film

Documentary Short

"Rachel's Choice"

A touching pro-life documentary short of an unwed woman's choice to keep her child.

Directed by Don Haderlein.

The 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Award Winners 2013

The 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Award Winners 

Best Feature

Inside Llewyn Davis
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, directors; Scott Rudin, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, producers (CBS Films)

Best Documentary

The Act of Killing
Joshua Oppenheimer, director; Signe Byrge, Joshua Oppenheimer, producers (Drafthouse Films)

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Ryan Coogler for Fruitvale Station (The Weinstein Company)

Best Actor

Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)

Best Actress

Brie Larson in Short Term 12 (Cinedigm)

Breakthrough Actor

Michael B. Jordan in Fruitvale Station (The Weinstein Company)

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Directed by Don Haderlein

The 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees 2013

The 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees 

Best Feature

12 Years a Slave
Steve McQueen, director; Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Anthony Katagas, producers. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Ain't Them Bodies Saints
David Lowery, director; Tony Halbrooks, James M. Johnston, Jay Van Hoy, Lars Knudsen, Amy Kaufman, Cassian Elwes, producers (IFC Films)
Before Midnight
Richard Linklater, director; Richard Linklater, Christos V. Konstantakopoulos, Sara Woodhatch, producers (Sony Pictures Classics)
Inside Llewyn Davis
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, directors; Scott Rudin, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, producers (CBS Films)
Upstream Color
Shane Carruth, director; Shane Carruth, Casey Gooden, Ben LeClair, producers. (erbp)

Best Documentary

The Act of Killing
Joshua Oppenheimer, director; Signe Byrge, Joshua Oppenheimer, producers (Drafthouse Films)
The Crash Reel
Lucy Walker, director; Julian Cautherly, Lucy Walker, producers (HBO Documentary Films)
First Cousin Once Removed
Alan Berliner, director and producer (HBO Documentary Films)
Let the Fire Burn
Jason Osder, director and producer (Zeitgeist Films)
Our Nixon
Penny Lane, director; Brian L. Frye, Penny Lane, producers (Cinedigm and CNN Films)

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Ryan Coogler for Fruitvale Station (The Weinstein Company)
Adam Leon for Gimme the Loot (Sundance Selects)
Alexandre Moors for Blue Caprice (Sundance Selects)
Stacie Passon for Concussion (RADiUS-TWC)
Amy Seimetz for Sun Don't Shine (Factory 25)

Best Actor

Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Oscar Isaac in Inside Llewyn Davis (CBS Films)
Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features)
Robert Redford in All Is Lost (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)
Isaiah Washington in Blue Caprice (Sundance Selects)

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine (Sony Pictures Classics)
Scarlett Johansson in Don Jon (Relativity Media)
Brie Larson in Short Term 12 (Cinedigm)
Amy Seimetz in Upstream Color (erbp)
Shailene Woodley in The Spectacular Now (A24)

Breakthrough Actor

Dane DeHaan in Kill Your Darlings (Sony Pictures Classics)
Kathryn Hahn in Afternoon Delight (The Film Arcade and Cinedigm)
Michael B. Jordan in Fruitvale Station (The Weinstein Company)
Lupita Nyong'o in 12 Years a Slave (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Robin Weigert in Concussion (RADiUS-TWC)

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2014 Sundance Film Festival Nominees

Sundance Film Festival Nominees 2014

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival Nominees are as follows:

(So far...)

U.S. Dramatic

"Camp X-Ray" (Director/screenwriter: Peter Sattler) » "Twilight’s" Kristen Stewart stars as a young guard at Guantanamo Bay, where she befriends a Muslim ("A Separation’s" Payman Maadi) detained there.

"Cold in July" (Director: Jim Mickle; screenwriters: Jim Mickle, Nick Damici) » Jim Mickle ("We Are What We Are," SFF ‘13) adapts Joe R. Lansdale’s pulp novel, about a man (Michael C. Hall) who shoots a burglar in his home — and is then confronted by the burglar’s father (Sam Shepard), a career criminal seeking revenge. Don Johnson and Vinessa Shaw also star.

"Dear White People" (Director/screenwriter: Justin Simien) » A satirical look at race in "postracial" America, with four black students at an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out when white students throw an "African American" themed party.

"Fishing Without Nets" (Director: Cutter Hodiene; Screenwriters: Cutter Hodierne, John Hibey, David Burkman; U.S./Somalia/Kenya) » An expansion of director Cutter Hodiene’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning 2012 short film, this drama looks at Somali pirates from the view of a struggling young Somali fisherman.

"God’s Pocket" (Director: John Slattery; Screenwriters: John Slattery, Alex Metcalf) » "Mad Men" star John Slattery makes his feature directing debut, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman as a man trying to hide the news of his stepson’s death in a construction "accident." Also starring Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks and John Turturro.

"Happy Christmas" (Director/screenwriter Joe Swanberg) » The latest by indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg ("Uncle Kent," SFF ‘11) stars Anna Kendrick as a young woman who, after a breakup, moves in with her brother (played by Swanberg), his wife (Melanie Lynskey) and their 2-year-old son.

"Hellion" (Director/screenwriter: Kat Candler) » Filmmaker Kat Candler expands her short (SFF ‘12) into a story about an absentee father (Aaron Paul) and his metal-obsessed son (Josh Wiggins), who must finally deal with their actions in an attempt to be reunited with the son’s little brother. Juliette Lewis also stars.

"Infinitely Polar Bear" (Director/ screenwriter: Maya Forbes) » Mark Ruffalo ("The Avengers") stars as a manic-depressive father trying to win back his wife (Zoe Saldana) by taking full charge of their two young daughters.

"Jamie Marks Is Dead" (Director/ screenwriter: Carter Smith) » This adaptation of Christopher Barzak’s novel "One For Sorrow" traces the relationship between two high-school classmates (Cameron Monaghan, Noah Silver), one of whom is a ghost.

"Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" (Director: David Zellner; Screenwriters: David Zellner, Nathan Zellner) » Director David Zellner ("Kid-Thing," SFF ‘12; "Goliath," SFF ‘08) returns with the story of a lonely Japanese woman ("Pacific Rim’s" Rinko Kikuchi) who ventures to the frozen wilds of Minnesota, convinced that a fictional treasure she saw buried in a movie is real.

"Life After Beth" (Director/screenwriter: Jeff Baena) » The directorial debut of "I Heart Huckabees" writer Jeff Baena, this comedy stars Dane DeHaan as a guy who is devastated by his girlfriend’s death, and surprised when she (Aubrey Plaza) returns as a zombie. Also starring John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Cheryl Hines and Paul Reiser.

"Low Down" (Director: Jeff Preiss, Screenwriters: Amy Albany, Topper Lilien) » An adaptation of Amy Jo Albany’s memoir of how Amy (Elle Fanning) was raised by her father, bebop pianist Joe Albany (John Hawkes), as he dealt with jail time and addiction in ‘70s Hollywood. The cast includes Glenn Close, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage and rocker Flea.

"The Skeleton Twins" (Director: Craig Johnson; Screenwriters: Craig Johnson, Mark Heyman) » "Saturday Night Live" alums Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader star as estranged twins who, coincidentally, cheat death on the same day — which prompts them to reunite and consider where their lives have gone wrong. Luke Wilson and Ty Burrell also star.

"The Sleepwalker" (Director: Mona Fastvold; Screenwriters: Mona Fastvold, Brady Corbet; U.S./Norway) » A couple (Gitte Witt, Christopher Abbott) on a secluded estate are confronted with the sudden arrival of the woman’s sister (Stephanie Ellis) and her fiance (Brady Corbet).

"Song One" (Director/screenwriter: Kate Barker-Froyland) » Anne Hathaway stars as an archaeologist who returns home when her brother (Ben Rosenfield) is injured in an accident, and she goes in search of his favorite musician (Johnny Flynn).

"Whiplash" (Director/screenwriter: Damien Chazelle) » A young drummer (Miles Teller) sacrifices much for perfection in his school’s prestigious jazz orchestra, at the hands of a ruthless band leader (played by J.K. Simmons, reprising his role from filmmaker Damien Chazelle’s Sundance prize-winning 2013 short). This is one of the four "Day One" movies premiering on Thursday, Jan. 16.

U.S. Documentary

"Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory" (Director: Michael Rossato-Bennett) » Social worker Dan Cohen teams up with renowned neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks to use music to unlock minds of nursing-home residents suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

"All the Beautiful Things" (Director: John Harkrider) » Former friends John, a corporate lawyer, and Barron, an acclaimed photographer, meet in a bar — years after a false rape allegation made against Barron by a woman who showed up at John’s apartment the morning after it supposedly happened.

"Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart" (Director: Jeremiah Zagar; U.S./U.K.) » A look back at the infamous small-town murder, and how the media’s fascination with it endures.

"The Case Against 8" (Directors: Ben Cotner, Ryan White) » Five years in the making, this documentary follows the team that argued the legal case to overturn California’s anti-gay-marriage ballot measure Proposition 8.

"Cesar’s Last Fast" (Directors: Richard Ray Perez, Lorena Parlee) » A look at the pioneering labor leader Cesar Chavez, focusing on his personal sacrifice and spiritual conviction — drawing on never-before-seen footage of his 1988 "Fast For Life," a 36-day act of penance for not doing enough to stop growers from spraying pesticides on farm workers.

"Dinosaur 13" (Director: Todd Miller) » This documentary details the 1990 discovery of "Sue," one of the largest Tyrannosaurus rex specimens ever found, and the tangled legal battle over the fossils’ ownership that followed. This is one of the four "Day One" movies premiering on Thursday, Jan. 16.

"E-TEAM" (Directors: Katy Chevigny, Ross Kauffman) » A look at the work done by Human Rights Watch’s Emergency Team, exposing and stopping human rights abuses around the world. Directed by Sundance veterans Katy Chevigny ("Deadline," SFF ‘04) and Ross Kauffman ("Born Into Brothels," SFF ‘04).

"Fed Up" (Director: Stephanie Soechtig) » America’s obesity epidemic is explored in this documentary, which reveals a 30-year campaign by the food industry — aided by the U.S. government — to mislead and confuse the American public.

"The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz" (Director: Brian Knappenberger) » The life and untimely death of Aaron Swartz, a programming whiz and information activist whose passion for open access got him caught in a legal nightmare that ended when he committed suicide at age 26. Director Brian Knappenberger made "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists" (Slamdance ‘12).

"Ivory Tower" (Director: Andrew Rossi) » Documentarian Andrew Rossi ("Page One: A Year at The New York Times," SFF ‘11) looks at the cost of going to college, examining rising tuition rates and student debt from schools in crisis to educational startups in Silicon Valley.

"Marmato" (Director: Mark Grieco) » Shot over six years, this documentary chronicles a battle between a Canadian mining company and a Colombian mining town’s residents — with $20 billion in buried gold at stake.

"No No: A Dockumentary" (Director: Jeffrey Radice) » The life and times of Dock Ellis, a stylish and intimidating pitcher who in 1972 threw a no-hitter while on LSD — and who spent his post-baseball career counseling drug abusers.

"The Overnighters" (Director: Jesse Moss) » The description by filmmaker Jesse Moss ("William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe," SFF ‘09) can’t be topped: "Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor’s decision to help them has extraordinary and unexpected consequences."

"Private Violence" (Director: Cynthia Hill) » Debunking the myths of domestic violence, which one in four women have experienced in their homes, this documentary follows two women and reveals why the question "Why doesn’t she just leave?" never has a simple answer.

"Rich Hill" (Directors: Andrew Droz Palermo, Tracy Droz Tragos) » A look at economic struggles in a small Missouri town, through the lives of three boys who make tough choices, find comfort in fragile family bonds, and dream of a brighter future.

"Watchers of the Sky" (Director: Edet Belzberg) » Five stories of courage in the face of genocide, from Nuremberg to Rwanda, from Darfur to Syria. Directed by Edet Belzberg ("The Recruiter," SFF ‘08).

World Cinema Dramatic

"Blind" (Director/screenwriter: Eskil Vogt; Norway/Netherlands) » A woman who recently lost her sight returns home, but her hopes of safety give way to deep fears and repressed fantasies.

"Difret" (Director/screenwriter: Zeresenay Berhane Mehari; Ethiopia) » A young woman works under the government’s radar as a lawyer, helping women and children, until one young girl’s murder case exposes the lawyer and puts her career in danger.

"The Disobedient" (Director/screenwriter: Mina Djukic; Serbia) » Leni waits for Lazar, her childhood friend, to return to their hometown after years studying abroad. They take a random bicycle trip around their old haunts, which will either exhaust or reinvent their relationship.

"52 Tuesdays" (Director: Sophie Hyde; Screenplay and story by: Matthew Cormack, Story by: Sophie Hyde; Australia) » A 16-year-old girl and her mother are limited to meeting every Tuesday for a year — as the girl is pushed toward independence while her mother tells of her plans for gender transition.

"God Help the Girl" (Director/screenwriter: Stuart Murdoch) » Stuart Murdoch, of the Scottish indie band Belle & Sebastian, created this musical (the music for which he released on a 2009 album) about young girls becoming adults and making music. Emily Browning ("Sucker Punch") leads the cast.

"Liar’s Dice" (Director/screenwriter: Geetu Mohandas; India) » Young Kamala and her daughter leaves their village to find Kamala’s missing husband, and on the road meet Nawazudin, an army deserter with his own selfish motives.

"Lilting" (Director and screenwriter: Hong Khaou; U.K.) » In London, a Chinese mother (Cheng Pei-Pei) mourns her son’s untimely death, but her life is disrupted when a stranger ("Skyfall’s" Ben Whishaw) who doesn’t speak her language arrives on the scene. This is one of the four "Day One" movies premiering on Thursday, Jan. 16.

"Lock Charmer (El cerrajero)" (Director/screenwriter: Natalia Smirnoff; Argentina) » Sebastian, 33, a locksmith and father-to-be, starts having strange visions about his clients. With the aid of an unlikely assistant, he tries to use this new talent for his own good.

"To Kill a Man" (Director/screenwriter: Alejandro Fernandez Almendras; Chile/France) » Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent, mugs Jorge, a family man barely making ends meet. Then Jorge’s son confronts Kalule, who shoots and severely injures him. When Kalule gets a minimal sentence, things get even more tense.

"Viktoria" (Director/screenwriter: Maya Vitkova; Bulgaria/Romania) » The title character is a baby born without an umbilical cord, detached from Boryana, the mother who didn’t want to give birth in Communist Bulgaria. A decade later, Viktoria — proclaimed the baby of the decade by the government — and Boryana are forced back together as the Iron Curtain unravels.

"Wetlands" (Director: David Wnendt; Screenwriters: Claus Falkenberg, David Wnendt, based on the novel by Charlotte Roche; Germany) » IndieWire said this film, which debuted at the Locarno Film Festival in August, may be "the most disgusting coming-of-age movie of all time." It centers on a teen (Carla Juri) whose conversational topics and sexual self-experimentation knows few bounds.

"White Shadow" (Director: Noaz Deshe; Screenwriters: Noaz Deshe, James Masson; Italy, Germany, Tanzania) » Alias is a young albino boy in the Tanzanian wilds, where albinos are often killed because their body parts are believed to have life-saving properties. Alias seeks refuge in the city, where he learns the same rules of survival apply.

World Cinema Documentary

"20,000 Days on Earth" (Directors: Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard; U.K.) » A fictional day in the life of musician and international icon Nick Cave is depicted in this mix of drama and reality that looks at the artistic process and "what makes us who we are."

"Concerning Violence" (Director: Göran Hugo Olsson; Sweden/U.S.A./Denmark/Finland) » The liberation of Africa from colonization in the 1960s is reconsidered, through newly discovered archival material accompanied by Frantz Fanon’s landmark book "The Wretched of the Earth."

"The Green Prince" (Director: Nadav Schirman; Germany/Israel/U.K.) » The memoir of Mosab Hassan Yousef, son of one the founders of Hamas and an informant on Hamas for the Israeli secret-service agency Shin Bet, is turned into a real-life thriller that concentrates on Yousef’s complex relationship with his handler. This is one of the four "Day One" movies premiering on Thursday, Jan. 16.

"Happiness" (Director: Thomas Balmès; France/Finland) » In the last village in Bhutan to get electricity, an 8-year-old monk will soon get his first look at television.

"Love Child" (Director: Valerie Veatch; South Korea/U.S.) » Following the 2010 trial of a young Seoul couple accused of neglect when their infant daughter died of malnutrition, blamed on the couple’s "Internet addiction" to an online fantasy game.

"Mr leos caraX" (Director: Tessa Louise-Salomé; France) » Who is Leos Carax and who is Mr. X? They may be one and the same, in this documentary about the poetic and visionary filmmaker behind the bewildering and brilliant "Holy Motors."

"My Prairie Home" (Director: Chelsea McMullan) » The life and times of Rae Spoon, a transgendered singer-songwriter who grew up in the Canadian prairies — which provide the stunning backdrop for visual interpretations of Spoon’s songs.

"The Notorious Mr. Bout" (Directors: Tony Gerber, Maxim Pozdorovkin; U.S./Russia) » Documentary filmmaker Viktor Bout captures his own rags-to-riches-to-prison story of his life as a war profiteer, entrepreneur, aviation tycoon and arms dealer.

"Return to Homs" (Director: Talal Derki; Syria/Germany) » A profile of two friends in the embattled Syrian city of Homs: Basset Sarout, 19, goalkeeper for Syria’s national soccer team, who becomes a demonstration leader, singer and fighter; and Ossama, 24, a citizen cameraman and ironic pacifist who is detained by the Assad regime’s security forces.

"Sepideh — Reaching for the Stars" (Director: Berit Madsen; Denmark) » Sepideh has a dream, to be the first Iranian woman in space. Her battle against tradition is difficult, but she seeks help from an unexpected source.

"We Come As Friends" (Director: Hubert Sauper; France/Austria) » In a follow-up to his Oscar-nominated "Darwin’s Nightmare," filmmaker Hubert Sauper looks at colonization and the slave trade as human phenomena, and not ones in the dim past but the all-too-real present.

"Web Junkie" (Directors: Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia; Israel) » A trip inside a Beijing rehab center where Chinese teens are treated for Internet addiction, which is a recognized clinical disorder in China.

"Appropriate Behavior" (Director/screenwriter: Desiree Akhavan; U.S./U.K.) » Filmmaker Desiree Akhavan also stars as Shirin, bouncing between her identities as an ideal Persian daughter, a politically correct bisexual and a hip Brooklynite — and discovering it’s tough living without a cliche. Adapted from the web series "The Slope."

"Drunktown’s Finest" (Director/screenwriter: Sydney Freeland; U.S.) » A coming-of-age story on an Indian reservation, centering on a rebellious father-to-be, a devout Christian woman and a promiscuous transsexual.

"The Foxy Merkins" (Director: Madeleine Olnek; Screenwriters: Lisa Haas, Jackie Monahan, Madeleine Olnek; U.S.) » This Independent Spirit Award-nominated "prostitute buddy comedy" focuses on two lesbian hookers, one a newbie in hard times, the other a beautiful straight grifter who’s great at picking up women. Director/co-writer Madeleine Olnek and several of her cast were in Park City with "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" (SFF ‘11).

"A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night" (Director/screenwriter: Ana Lily Amirpour; U.S.) » A lonesome vampire seeks out the most depraved prey in Bad City, an Iranian ghost town.

"Imperial Dreams" (Director: Malik Vitthal; Screenwriters: Malik Vitthal, Ismet Prcic; U.S.) » A reformed gangster (John Boyega), age 21, returns from prison to his home in Watts, Los Angeles, and finds his devotion to his family and his future severely tested.

"Land Ho!" (Directors/screenwriters: Martha Stephens, Aaron Katz; U.S./Iceland) » Two former brothers-in-law take a road trip through Iceland, hitting Reykjavik nightclubs, trendy spas and rugged campsites in an effort to recapture their lost youth.

"Listen Up Philip" (Director/screenwriter: Alex Ross Perry; U.S.) » A newly accomplished writer (Jason Schwartzman) makes a series of bad decisions that affect those around him, particularly his girlfriend ("Mad Men’s" Elisabeth Moss). Also starring Jonathan Pryce and Krysten Ritter.

"Memphis" (Director and screenwriter: Tim Sutton; U.S.) » A singer (Willis Earl Beal) wanders Memphis, "surrounded by beautiful women, legendary musicians, a stone-cold hustler, a righteous preacher, and a wolf pack of kids" as he searches for some soul — possibly his own.

"Obvious Child" (Director/screenwriter: Gillian Robespierre; U.S.) » It’s Valentine’s Day, and Brooklyn comedian Donna Stern (Jenny Slate) is fired, dumped and learns she’s pregnant. This comedy also stars Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, David Cross, Gabe Liedman and Richard Kind.

"Ping Pong Summer" (Director and screenwriter: Michael Tully; U.S.) » It’s coming-of-age time in 1985, on a family vacation to Ocean City, Md., with a teen (Marcello Conte) obsessed with hip-hop and ping pong. The adult cast includes Susan Sarandon, John Hannah, Lea Thompson and Amy Sedaris.

"War Story" (Director: Mark Jackson; Screenwriters: Kristin Gore, Mark Jackson; U.S.) » Catherine Keener stars as a war photographer recently back from Libya, where she was held captive, finding refuge in a small town in Sicily. Ben Kingsley also stars.

More will be posted as announced.

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2014 Academy Award Semi-Finalists for Documentary Feature Films

2014 Documentary Feature Film Academy Award Finalists 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 15 documentary features up for Oscar Award nominations.

“The Act of Killing,”
 Final Cut for Real

“The Armstrong Lie,”
 The Kennedy/Marshall Company

Our Turn Productions

“The Crash Reel,”
KP Rides Again

“Cutie and the Boxer,”
Ex Lion Tamer and Cine Mosaic

“Dirty Wars,”
 Civic Bakery

“First Cousin Once Removed,”
Experiments in Time, Light & Motion

“God Loves Uganda,”
Full Credit Productions

“Life According to Sam,”
 Fine Films

“Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer,”
Roast Beef Productions

“The Square,”
Noujaim Films and Maktube Productions

“Stories We Tell,”
National Film Board of Canada

“Tim’s Vermeer,”
 High Delft Pictures

“20 Feet from Stardom,”
Gil Friesen Productions and Tremolo Productions

“Which Way Is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington,”
 Tripoli Street


Spirit Award Nominations 2014

Spirit Award Nominations 2014   


The 2014 Spirit Award Nominations are following:


12 Years a Slave
producers: Dede Gardner, Anthony Katagas, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, Brad Pitt, Bill Pohlad

All Is Lost
producers: Neal Dodson, Anna Gerb

Frances Ha
producers: Noah Baumbach, Scott Rudin, Rodrigo Teixeira, Lila Yacoub

Inside Llewyn Davis
producers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Scott Rudin

producers: Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa


Shane Carruth
Upstream Color

J.C. Chandor
All Is Lost

Steve McQueen
12 Years a Slave

Jeff Nichols

Alexander Payne


Blue Jasmine
Woody Allen

Before Midnight
Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke & Richard Linklater

Enough Said
Nicole Holofcener

The Spectacular Now
Scott Neustadter &
Michael H. Weber

12 Years a Slave
John Ridley


Blue Caprice
PRODUCERS: Kim Jackson, Brian O'Carroll, Isen Robbins, Will Rowbotham, Ron Simons, Aimee Schoof, Stephen Tedeschi

DIRECTOR: Stacie Passon
PRODUCER: Rose Troche

Fruitvale Station
DIRECTOR: Ryan Coogler
PRODUCERS: Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker

Una Noche
PRODUCERS: Sandy Pérez Aguila, Maite Artieda, Daniel Mulloy, Yunior Santiago

DIRECTOR: Haifaa Al Mansour
PRODUCERS: Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul


Lake Bell
In A World

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Don Jon

Bob Nelson

Jill Soloway
Afternoon Delight

Michael Starrbury
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete


Computer Chess
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Andrew Bujalski
PRODUCERS: Houston King & Alex Lipschultz

Crystal Fairy
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Sebastiàn Silva
PRODUCERS: Juan de Dios Larraín & Pablo Larraín

Museum Hours
PRODUCERS: Paolo Calamita & Gabriele Kranzelbinder

Pit Stop
WRITER: David Lowery
PRODUCERS: Jonathan Duffy, James M. Johnston,
Eric Steele, Kelly Williams

This is Martin Bonner
PRODUCER: Cherie Saulter


Cate Blanchett
Blue Jasmine

Julie Delpy
Before Midnight

Gaby Hoffmann
Crystal Fairy

Brie Larson
Short Term 12

Shailene Woodley
The Spectacular Now


Bruce Dern

Chiwetel Ejiofor
12 Years a Slave

Oscar Isaac
Inside Llewyn Davis

Michael B. Jordan
Fruitvale Station

Matthew McConaughey
Dallas Buyers Club

Robert Redford
All Is Lost


Melonie Diaz
Fruitvale Station

Sally Hawkins
Blue Jasmine

Lupita Nyong'o
12 Years a Slave

Yolonda Ross
Go For Sisters

June Squibb


Michael Fassbender
12 Years a Slave

Will Forte

James Gandolfini
Enough Said

Jared Leto
Dallas Buyers Club

Keith Stanfield
Short Term 12


Sean Bobbitt
12 Years a Slave

Benoit Debie
Spring Breakers

Bruno Delbonnel
Inside Llewyn Davis

Frank G. DeMarco
All Is Lost

Matthias Grunsky
Computer Chess


Shane Carruth & David Lowery

Upstream Color

Jem Cohen & Marc Vives
Museum Hours

Jennifer Lame
Frances Ha
Cindy Lee
Una Noch

Nat Sanders
Short Term 12


20 Feet From Stardom
PRODUCERS: Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers

After Tiller
DIRECTORS/PRODUCERS: Martha Shane & Lana Wilson

Gideon's Army

PRODUCER: Julie Goldman

The Act of Killing
DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Joshua Oppenheimer
PRODUCERS: Joram Ten Brink, Christine Cynn, Anne Köhncke, Signe Byrge Sørensen,
Michael Uwemedimo

The Square
DIRECTOR: Jehane Noujaim
PRODUCER: Karim Amer


A Touch of Sin
DIRECTOR: Jia Zhang-Ke

Blue is the Warmest Color
DIRECTOR: Abdellatif Kechiche

DIRECTOR: Sebastián Lelia

The Great Beauty
DIRECTOR: Paolo Sorrentino

The Hunt
DIRECTOR: Thomas Vinterberg


Director: Jeff Nichols
Casting Director: Francine Maisler
Ensemble Cast:  Joe Don Baker, Jacob Lofland, Matthew McConaughey, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Tye Sheridan, Paul Sparks, Bonnie Sturdivant, Reese Witherspoon


Toby Halbrooks & James M. Johnston
Jacob Jaffke
Andrea Roa
Frederick Thornton


My Sister's Quinceañera
DIRECTOR: Aaron Douglas Johnston

DIRECTOR: Shaka King

The Foxy Merkins
DIRECTOR: Madeline Olnek


Kalyanee Mam
A River Changes Course

Jason Osder
Let the Fire Burn

Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez

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