Ed Burns to Present at Dusty Film and Animation Awards (Exclusive)
The School of Visual Arts has announced presenters for the 22nd annual Dusty Film and Animation Awards Ceremony, to be held at the school on May 10.
The presenters are: director/actor Edward Burns (Tribeca Film Festival 2011- Newlyweds, Saving Private Ryan, The Brothers McMullen) presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Directing Award; Academy Award-nominee and Sundance Grand Prize-winning director Tim Hetherington (Restrepo, Cameraman - The Devil Came on Horseback, Liberia: an Uncivil War) presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Award; Academy Award-winning production sound mixer Chris Newman (The Godfather, Amadeus, The English Patient) presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Sound Award; Academy Award-nominated editor Andrew Mondshein (What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Chocolat, The Sixth Sense) presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Editing Award; SVA alumnus and animator Aaron Augenblick (Daria, Ugly Americans, Superjail) presenting the Animation Awards; New York Women in Film & Television President Alex Levi (managing partner, Element Financial Group) presenting the New York Women in Film & Television Award; cinematographer Declan Quinn (Leaving Las Vegas, Rachel Getting Married, Pride and Glory) presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography Award; writer/actor Tom McCarthy (Win Win, Up, The Station Agent) presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting Award and director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Fair Game) presenting the Outstanding Film Award. (Current presenters names are confirmed as of press time, additional presenters will be announced at a later date).
“We are happy to announce this year’s list of Dusty presenters,” says Reeves Lehmann, chair of the BFA Film, Video and Animation Department at SVA. “With these awards we celebrate the many successes of our illustrious class of filmmakers and animators, as well as a stellar roster of SVA friends and allies from the world of film and animation.”
The Dusty awards are presented to the winning thesis students from the BFA Film, Video and Animation Department at the School of Visual Arts.