Oscar and BAFTA Award Nominees and Shooters at Sundance 2014

Posted January 22nd, 2014 by Xenia

2014 has had an impressive start with Shooters being nominated for Oscar and BAFTA awards left, right and centre. We’re also very happy to report that a whopping 21 Shooters are having their films screened at this years Sundance Film Festival.

Huge congratulations go to Mark Gill and Edgar Barens, who are both Oscar nominees this year. Mark Gill is up for the Academy Award in the Best Short Film category for ‘The Voorman Problem’, featuring actors Martin Freeman and Tom Hollander. Edgar Barens is nominated for ‘Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall’ in the Best Documentary Short category.

‘I Am Tom Moody’ by Ainslie Henderson is nominated in the British Short Animation BAFTA category. We recently worked with Ainslie to make a Random Act for Channel 4, which makes us all the more proud. His film ‘A Memory of Christmas’ will be on C4 on the 28th of January at 12 midnight, then you’ll be able to watch it online at the Random Acts site, so keep your eye out for things to come. 

Other BAFTA nominees are Jane Linfoot for ‘Sea View’Nat Luurtsema for ‘Island Queen’Chris Lawrence for ‘Gravity’ and Signe Byrge Sørensen for ‘The Act Of Killing’. In the running for  ‘Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer’ are Polly Stokes with ‘For Those In Peril’ and Scott Graham for ‘Shell’Andrew Eaton is also nominated for ‘Rush’ for an ‘Outstanding British Film’ award.

The 21 filmmakers at Sundance will be screening in several categories:

World Cinema Documentary Competition

Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard – ‘20,000 Days On Earth’

World Dramatic Competition

Madeleine Olnek – ‘The Foxy Merkins’

Noaz Deshe – ‘White Shadow’

Sundance Spotlight

Jeremy Saulnier – ‘Blue Ruin’

Sundace Premiere

Sara Colangelo –  ‘Little Accidents’ 

International Narrative Short Film

Martin Clark – ‘Exchange & Mart’ 

Chema García Ibarra – ‘Mystery’

Documentary Short Films

David Redmo – ‘Choreography’

Peter Middleton –  ‘Notes on Blindness’

Animated Short Films

Stephen Irwin– ‘The Obvious Child’ 

Paul Barritt–  ‘White Morning’

U.S Narrative Short Film

 Moon Molson – ‘The Bravest, the Boldest’ 

Dean Fleischer-Camp – ‘Catherine’ 

Janicza Bravo – ‘Gregory Go Boom’ 

U.S. Documentary Competition.

Michael Rossato-Bennett –  ‘Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory’

Todd Miller –  ‘Dinosaur 13’

Katy Chevigny – ‘E-TEAM’

Andrew Rossi – ‘Ivory Tower’

Mark Grieco –  ‘Marmato’

Jesse Moss – ‘The Overnighters’

Congratulations to all the filmmakers whose work is screening, and good luck to the filmmakers who have been nominated for awards – we’re all rooting for you!



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