The 2015 Gotham Awards, celebrating the best independent films of the year, were held on Monday, November 30th. Among the nominees and winners were two great films from our alums:
Tangerine, which was co-written and directed by UGFTV alum Sean Baker received three nominations: Best Feature, and two nominations for Breakthrough Actor for co-stars Mya Taylor and Kitana Kiki Rodriguez. Mya Taylor took home the Breakthrough Actor trophy. Tangerine was co-written with UGFTV alum Chris Bergoch.
James White, written and directed by UGFTV alum Josh Mond, received two nominations: the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award and Best Male Lead (Christopher Abbott). James White was produced with fellow UGFTV alums Antonio Campos and Sean Durkin.