This eminent awards ceremony is the culmination of the Dusty Film & Animation Festival.
SVA will be live streaming the Dusty Awards on Tuesday, May 10 beginning at 6:30pm EST. This awards ceremony is the culmination of the Dusty Film & Animation Festival, and has become a hot spot for the film and animation industries to discover new talent.
In addition to awards for films screened at the 27th Dusty Film & Animation Festival, Dusty Outstanding Alumni Awards will be presented to animator and historian Tom Sito (Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Beauty and the Beast, Shrek) and Academy Award-winning production sound mixer, Mark Ulano CAS, AMPS (The Hateful Eight, Iron Man, Titanic).
Confirmed 2016 Dusty Awards Presenters include: Academy Award-winning screenwriter Josh Singer (Spotlight, The Fifth Estate, The West Wing), actress/producer/director Trudie Styler (American Honey - Official Selection for the Festival de Cannes 2016, Freak Show, The Seagull), director/writer/producer Mark Osborne (The Little Prince, Kung Fu Panda, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie), Academy Award-winning production sound mixer Chris Newman (The Godfather, The Exorcist, Amadeus), Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Laurens Grant (The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Freedom Riders), writer/director Ti West (The House of the Devil, Wayward Pines, VHS), editor Aaron Yanes (Tyson, You Don’t Know Jack, Europa Report), director of photography Michael Simmonds (Nerve, White Girl, Vice Principals), animator Howard Beckerman (Boop-Beep), producer and New York Women in Film & Television president Alexis Alexanian, IFP program manager and producer Zach Mandinach and filmmaker Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist, Divergent, Billions).
For more information, please visit http://dusty.sva.edu.