Asian and Asian American filmmakers were recognized last night at the Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony held in Park City, which concludes today. Click here to see the full list of winners.
Here are the Asian creators who won last night:
Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award:
Christina Choe for NANCY, which she also directed.
Special Jury Award – Social Impact Filmmaking:
Stephen Maing for directing CRIME + PUNISHMENT
Special Jury Award – Breakthrough Filmmaking:
Bing Liu for directing MINDING THE GAP (Diane Quon producing)
Special Jury Award – Cinematography:
GENESIS 2.0 to Das Peter Indergand and Maxim Arbugaev (also director)
Special Jury Prize – Ensemble Acting:
DEAD PIGS directed by Cathy Yan
Best Directing for a Documentary:
Sandi Tan for SHIRKERS
NEXT Audience Award:
SEARCH directed by Aneesh Chaganty and starring John Cho
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize:
You can view the recorded livestream of the Sundance Awards Show below:
Catch up on The Daily Buzz podcast, which interviewed filmmakers, producers, critics and the like in Park City attending both Sundance and Slamdance last week.