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April 10, 2019
Sundance '19 Opp for Female Directors
November 28, 2018
The Creative Mind Group has partnered with Oscar Winning Producers Christine Vachon (Boy's Don't Cry, Still Alice, Carol), Cassian Elwes (Mudbound, The Dallas Buyers Club, Lee Daniels The Butler) and Lynette Howell (A Star Is Born, The Accountant, Captain Fantastic) to create The Horizon Award an annual competition which seeks to balance the Hollywood scales by giving emerging female directors the opportunity to have their work viewed by some of Hollywood’s most influential directors & producers and providing mentorship for two emerging female directors who win an ALL expense paid trip to the Sundance Film Festival.
Click HERE to check out 2018 Horizon Award Winners Giselle Bonilla & Benita Ozoude's Horizon experience early this year which all culminated with an amazing awards night where they each received $5,000 and screened their Horizon Award winning short films at the Sundance Film Festival!
The 2019 Horizon Award will be presented to two outstanding young female directing talents and will provide them with an all expense paid trip to Sundance where their films will be screened and they will attend workshops, parties, screenings, networking events in addition to receiving mentorship from producers Christine Vachon (Boy's Don't Cry, Still Alice, Carol), Cassian Elwes (Mudbound, The Dallas Buyers Club, Lee Daniels The Butler) and Lynette Howell (A Star Is Born, The Accountant, Captain Fantastic).
To apply, interested candidates must submit a 2-minute film they directed showcasing their visual storytelling & creativity.
Examples of acceptable submissions include but are not limited to:
- Original creations of ANY genre
- Previously created films submitted to other contests/festivals
- Films created for class assignments/school projects