PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival will be held September 18 - 20th, 2020 and will take place in Princeton. We showcase short films that will be topped off with educational speakers, great music, and relevant non-profits - for an opportunity to get involved and experience the right touch of a party vibe.  PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival 

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Ana Asensio

Asensio is an international actress, writer and director from Spain, currently living in Brooklyn, New York.

 

Her first feature film as a writer/director, Most Beautiful Island won the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2017, played in over fifty film festivals around the world and was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2018.

 

She has worked on Spanish TV drama series as actress, directed contemporary plays and adapted a best seller Spanish novel into a one-woman show (awarded in 2013).

 

She has produced and performed in three contemporary one-woman shows and toured them around the world.

 

Ana is currently working on her second script, which was part of the Film Two Sundance Lab in March of this year and most recently received a grant from CineReach. 

Sélim Azzazi

Sélim Azzazi was born in Lyon France.
He's been working as a sound editor and sound designer since 2001 with directors such as Oliver Stone, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Luc Besson, Jean-Jacques Annaud, Volker Schlondorff or Michel Hazanavicius.


Having a keen interest in acting and directing he's been a member of the Jack Garfein Studio in Paris since 2005.

He wrote and directed "Enemies within" which was nominated for an Academy award in 2017 for best live action short film. He’s currently writing his first feature script.

 2018 JUDGES

Cameron Beyl

Cameron Beyl is an award-winning director and writer whose work has been featured in film festivals, museums, and online media outlets like The Huffington Post, Vice Creators Project, and Slate. 

 

His ongoing video essay project, THE DIRECTORS SERIES has also established him as a prominent voice in the world of online film scholarship, earning a citation by Indiewire as a "significant contribution" to the discipline as well as a spot on Sight & Sound's 2017 "Best Of" List for the medium. 

 

Since graduating from Emerson College in 2008, Cameron has gone on to build a diverse body of work that includes microbudget features, original shorts, music videos, and commissioned corporate content.  He is currently in post-production on an architecture documentary while also prepping a new theatrical feature for production.

Hubert Burton

Hubert Burton is an actor who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art graduating in 2014. Alongside acting, Hubert also writes and performs his own comedy shorts with Tom Hanson.

 

Theatre includes: The Inheritance (Young Vic and West End), The Deep Blue Sea, Waste (National Theatre) and She Stoops to Conquer (Theatre Royal Bath)

 

Television includes: The Last Post, Jekyll and Hyde, UKIP: The First One Hundred Days, The Outcast, Holby City and The Passing Bells
 

Film includes: Their Finest, Testament of Youth and 2016.

Tom Hanson

Tom Hanson is an English Actor and half of the winning team of Prindie’s Grand Audience Award (2017) for his short film, co-produced with Hubert Burton, "2016".

 

He has appeared in films and television shows including Murder On The Orient Express (dir. Kenneth Branagh), The Moorside (BBC), The Tunnel (Sky), Silent Witness (BBC) and the forthcoming BBC/AMC collaboration The Little Drummer Girl (dir. Park Chan-Wook). 

Jimmy Keyrouz

Jimmy Keyrouz is an award-winning director/writer. His latest film Nocturne In Black won the Gold Medal at the 43rd Student Academy Awards, the BAFTA Student Film Awards, the Directors Guild of America Film Award, and was shortlisted for the 2017 Oscars in the Live Action Short category. The film premiered at the Lincoln Center in May 2016 and screened at Telluride, LA Shorts Fest and many film festivals around the world.

In 2012, Jimmy joined the Screenwriting/Directing Master in Fine Arts program at Columbia University, New York.  

 

Jimmy recently directed and edited The Holy Goats, a feature documentary film about the social impacts of climate change. He is currently working on the feature-length version of Nocturne in Black. 

Alexander Kim

ALEXANDER KIM is a mathematics major at Princeton University (Class of 2021) who has studied original screenplay writing and written on the composition, editing and sound of films by Kurosawa and Kieslowski, among others, under the tutelage of director/professor Afia Nathaniel.

 

He is the graphic design/social media student intern for Prindie and a staff writer for the Princeton Film Society.

Christian Monnier

Initially a photographer, Christian Monnier eventually moved towards narrative film. He directed about ten short films in France, Spain, the United States and Canada, as well as his first full-length film "Le Chien", notably selected in official competition at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival. the Festival des Films du Monde de Montréal and Hof International Film Festival 2007.

His short film "Jenna" recieved the Golden Cup award at the 2017 PRINDIE film fest.