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Winter’s Bone
Grand Jury Prize, 2010
Class Project, May 2009

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Grand Jury Prize, 2008
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The Recruiter
Class Project, October 2005

Finishing Heaven
Class Project, September 2007

Great World of Sound
Class Project, January 2006

Moving Midway
Class Project, August 2006

Special Jury Prize, 2006
Class Project, July 2004

Manhattan, Kansas
Audience Award, 2006
Class Project, June 2005

Director's Fortnight, 2005
Class Project, March 2004

Red Doors
Official Selection, 2005
Class Project, July 2004

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Student Work

Great World of Sound
This scene was cut by Andrew Lee as part of the March 2006 Six-Week Course. Great World of Sound won Craig Zobel a Gotham Award for “Breakthrough Director,” and won Pat Healy (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Rescue Dawn, Ghost World) an Atlanta Film Festival Grand Jury Award for “Best Actor.” The film was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival and SXSW. Great World of Sound follows an aspiring record producer as he tries to reconcile the moral dilemmas he encounters while working in the music industry.
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Garbage Dreams
Dash Eckman edited this scene in the January 2008 Six-Week Course. Since the class, Dash has served as an assistant editor on “Nature” (PBS), “Clash of the Gods” (The History Channel) and “MysteryQuest” (The History Channel). Garbage Dreams earned a place on the 82nd Academy Award’s short-list for “Best Documentary Feature,” and won “Best Editing” at the 2009 Woodstock Film Festival. The documentary centers around the Zabbaleen community, a caste of people in Egypt responsible for collecting, sorting, and recycling Cairo’s garbage. In this scene, several of the Zabbaleen boys visit a recycling plant in Wales after receiving an educational scholarship.
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Sorry, Thanks
This scene from Sorry, Thanks was cut by Matt Troyanksy during the January 2008 Six-Week Course. Matt Troyanksy has worked as an assistant editor on “The Whitest Kids U’Know” (Fuse, IFC). Sorry, Thanks explores the emotional ups and downs of break-ups and adulterous romances. The film premiered at the 2009 SXSW Film Festival and stars Wiley Wiggins (Dazed and Confused and Waking Life).
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Frozen River
Inhan Cho edited this scene as part of the May 2007 Six-Week Course. Frozen River went on to win “Best Film” at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, in addition to winning the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for Drama. Melissa Leo’s performance earned her an Oscar nomination for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role” at the 81st Academy Awards. Courtney Hunt also received an Oscar nomination for writing Frozen River’s screenplay. In the film Melissa Leo (21 Grams) plays a single mother, who is forced to support her family through illegal means.
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