'Little Accidents' Receives Vision Award at Sun Valley Film Festival
Little Accidents was honored with the Vision Award at the third annual Sun Valley Film Festival, which concluded Sunday. The award, which recognizes "a producer's ability to keep a dramatic feature length film in focus during the journey of the project," was given to the film's producers, Jason Berman, Anne Carey, Tom Fore and Summer Shelton. The drama about the disappearance of a teenage boy in a coal-mining town was written and directed by Sara Colangelo and had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
At the festival's awards party, Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin took the top narrative film prize, while Anthony Powell's Antarctica: A Year on Ice claimed the top documentary prize. The audience award was presented to Mike Myer's Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, a documentary about music manager Shep Gordon.
A complete list of winners follows:
The Vision Award: Little Accidents, Jason Berman, Anne Carey, Tom Fore and Summer Shelton, producers
The "One-In-A-Million" Awards: Narrative: Jeremy Saulnier, Blue Ruin; documentary: Anthony Powell, Antarctica: A Year on Ice
The Audience Award: Mike Myers, Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon
The Gem State Award: Andrew Garcia and Nathan Garcia, The Lighthouse
The Gem State Junior Award: Ethan Holt, The Mind Absent of Silence
The Hot Shot Award: Malone Lumarda, Black Rock Creek
The Shorty Award: Elliot Thomson, Le Refuge
The Focus Award: Zack Spiger, Run