Sundance: 'Thunder Road' Wins Short Film Grand Jury Prize

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The film, written and directed by Jim Cummings, was among the short films honored at the Park City, Utah festival.

The short film Thunder Road, written and directed by Jim Cummings, has been awarded the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

The fest, which screened 72 short films culled from 8,712 submissions, presented its awards for short films at a ceremony held in Park City, Utah.

The short film jurors consisted of comedian Keegan-Michael Key, Amazon Studios development exec Gina Kwon and MTV film critic Amy Nicholson.

The complete list of winners follows:

2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Jury Awards:

Short Film Grand Jury Prize: Thunder Road / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Jim Cummings)

Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction: The Procedure / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Calvin Lee Reeder)

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction: Maman(s) / France (Director and screenwriter: Maimouna Doucoure)

Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction: Bacon & God's Wrath / Canada (Director: Sol Friedman)

Short Film Jury Award: Animation: Edmond / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Nina Gantz)

Short Film Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance: Grace Glowicki for her performance in Her Friend Adam.

Short Film Special Jury Award for Best Direction: Peacock / Czech Republic (Director: Ondrej Hudecek, Screenwriters: Jan Smutny, Ondrej Hudecek) 

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