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IFP Unveils Finalists For Market Honors

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire September 19, 2005 at 3:2AM

Five awards will be given out this week at the IFP Market which will kick off Monday in Manhattan. Winning films will receive sizable cash and in-kind prizes at this Thursday's lunchtime ceremony, with award values exceeding more than $50,000. In announcing this year's nominees, IFP Market organizers noted that the event acts as a talent showcase aimed at aiding in the development of new independent work. The complete list of nominees follows... [Eugene Hernandez]Gordon Parks Award for an Emerging African American Filmmaker - Directing($5,000 - supported by a grant from Artists Public Domain)- Edford Banuel for "A Message from Pops"- Yvonne Kenney for "A Place Like This"- Nicole Franklin for "Gershwin, Norway and the Artists' Libido: A Dialogue with Anne Brown"- Christine Turner for "Rubber Soles"- Andrea Chia & Jerry Henry for "Something Other Than Other"
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Five awards will be given out this week at the IFP Market which will kick off Monday in Manhattan. Winning films will receive sizable cash and in-kind prizes at this Thursday's lunchtime ceremony, with award values exceeding more than $50,000. In announcing this year's nominees, IFP Market organizers noted that the event acts as a talent showcase aimed at aiding in the development of new independent work. The complete list of nominees follows... [Eugene Hernandez]
Gordon Parks Award for an Emerging African American Filmmaker - Directing
($5,000 - supported by a grant from Artists Public Domain)
- Edford Banuel for "A Message from Pops"
- Yvonne Kenney for "A Place Like This"
- Nicole Franklin for "Gershwin, Norway and the Artists' Libido: A Dialogue with Anne Brown"
- Christine Turner for "Rubber Soles"
- Andrea Chia & Jerry Henry for "Something Other Than Other"

Gordon Parks Award for an Emerging African American Filmmaker - Screenwriting
($5,000 - supported by a grant from Artists Public Domain)
- Johnalynn Holland for "B Girls and Ballet Dreams"
- Desmond Hall for "Frankie"
- Michael Bandy & Eric Stein for "Lemonade"
- Garret Williams for "Lost Dog"
- Christienne Best & Michael Compton for "Rudy Tooty"
- Anslem Richardson for "The Subway Story"
- Kimberly Brinson & Cynthia Troyer for "The Fence"

Screenwriting Award
($5,000 - supported by a grant from Artists Public Domain)
- Tamar Halpern for "Ezzy Fish"
- James Morrison for "Far Across Yonder"
- Courtney Hunt for "Frozen River"
- Garret Williams for "Lost Dog"
- Tamara Hernandez for "Peppermint Clouds"
- Afia Nathaniel for "Neither the Veil, Nor the Four Walls"

Short Film Award
($5,000 - supported by a grant from Artists Public Domain)
- Sameh Zoabi for "Be Quiet"
- Aileen McCormack for "Carla Cope"
- Marc Lesser for "Cuando la Luna esta Llena"
- Levan Koguashvili for "The Debt"
- Lance Edmands for "Vacationland"

Documentary Completion Award for a Documentary Work-in-Progress
($31,500 in goods and services)
- Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert for "A Lion in the House"
- David Becker for "New Beginnings"
- Marlo Poras for "The Candidate"
- Scott Hamilton Kennedy for "Tierra Y Libertad"
- Bill Brown for "The Other Side"





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