ALONE TOGETHER FEST ANNOUNCES 2020 FILM AWARDS

Friday, July 10th 2020
Salt Lake City, UT

Alone Together is proud to announce the winners of the first edition of their newly established film festival.

The jury comprised by a prestigious panel of filmmakers and educators, including Jerry Ricciotti, Summer Florence and Olga Osorio, were tasked with the difficult job of ranking the films and choosing the best of the show.

A particularly challenging undertaking given the high quality of the films and competitive nature of the already hard selection process.

«While not all the films can’t be named winners, Alone Together strongly believes that getting selected to be part of the festival is already an award on its own!»
Sonia and Miriam Albert-Sobrino


︎ BEST FILM


[”Merl's Magical Sandwiches” by Nathan Rice] awarded with a Utah Film Commission package and an Alone Together Trophy


︎ BEST DOCUMENTARY (tie)

[”Living Moneyless” by Beth Kearsley and “Can You See me now? by Thekla Hughes] awarded with an Alone Together Trophy and an hour long video chat with Parker Gibbons about job opportunities after college and early career advice.

Who is Parker Gibbons?

Parker is a filmmaker and experience designer based in San Francisco. After studying Film & Media Arts and Multi-Disciplinary Design at the University of Utah, he joined the Adobe Design team in 2017, where he worked on features for Premiere Pro like Freeform View, Productions, Auto Reframe, GPU Encoding, and more. He’s currently facilitating a research study on the future of media production, and acting as one of the design leads for the 2021 release of Premiere Pro.

︎ BEST FICTION

[”The End” by Sage Bennett] awarded with an Alone Together Trophy

︎ BEST EXPERIMENTAL

[”Metamorphoses, Book One” by Eduardo Ayres Soares] awarded with an Alone Together Trophy



JURY’

JURY’S FEEDBACK

Born with the goal of helping young filmmakers improve and grow as independent artists, Alone Together offers all selected projects the opportunity to read the jury’s ratings and/or comments for their films.In order to get those, filmmakers must have contacted the organization with a formal request before July 12th. Feedback will not be given to filmmakers who don’t request it or who do so after July 12th. B
Alone Together thanks its partners for their continued support


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