Wednesday, May 5, 2010

IFP's Interim ED, Joana Vicente, to Judge Shooting People's May Film of the Month

IFP's Interim Executive Director and noted independent film producer Joana Vicente will be judging our partner organization Shooting People's Film of the Month this month. Along with her producing partner, Jason Kliot, Joana has produced over thirty films by directors such as Jim Jarmusch, De Palma, Hal Hartley, Steven Soderbergh and Todd Solondz. Included among the many films that Vicente and Kliot have produced are acclaimed pictures like Tony Bui's Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award-winner THREE SEASONS, Jim Jarmusch's cult classic COFFEE AND CIGARETTES, Niels Mueller's THE ASSASSINATION OF RICHARD NIXON, Todd Solondz's Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, Brian De Palma's controversial REDACTED and Alex Gibney's Academy Award nominated documentary, ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM.

Vicente's films have garnered numerous accolades and awards over the years,including twenty-three total Independent Spirit Award nominations and four wins. In 2007, she was the recipient of the 'Made in NY' Award for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to New York City's entertainment industry.

If you'd like the chance of having Joana watch and review your film, just join Shooting People (IFP members get a free membership) and upload it to your profile before 27 May.

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