Starts: Apr 27, 2006 - Ends: May 06, 2006
Submission Deadline: Mar 23, 2006
The 17th annual Dusty Film and Animation Festival and Awards showcases over 100 films by students graduating from the BFA Film, Video and Animation Department at the School of Visual Arts. The program includes three days of screenings of short films, videos and animations; a screenwriters night, where professional actors read excerpts of screenplays by graduating seniors; and an awards ceremony and gala reception with notable presenters from the film industry.
Each year, outstanding achievements awards are presented in the following categories: screenwriting, cinematography, video, editing, directing, film, acting, traditional animation and stop-motion animation. Previous award presenters have included Harvey Keitel, Danny Aiello, Sean Combs, Lee Grant, Bryan Singer, Treat Williams, Richard Price, Wes Craven, Griffin Dunne, Adam Holender, Bill Plympton and Ellen Burstyn.
2006 Festival Schedule
Thursday, April 27: Screenwriters Night
The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, 6:30