Summer News – Nominiations, Hollywood premieres
Posted on August 24, 2018
Some quick Summer news:
Festival kudos to long-time TEI contributor Lori Kay Allred who was recently nominated for the Randall Greenland Screenwriter of the Year Award by the Austin Revolution Film Festival. The award is named after a famed Texas screenwriter and given to the best overall screenwriter. Producer Scott Takeda is looking to help produce some of her screenplays through their joint company BS Filmworks.
More Lori kudos for her contributions to the Focus Features feature film “BlacKkKlansman” by director Spike Lee. Last summer, Allred was the Colorado production manager for the segments of the film shot in Colorado. The film debuted at the top of the box office in August and won the top award from the Cannes Film Festival.
New York Festivals Juror – Scott Takeda will be a New York Festivals juror for his 10th year this fall. The competition asked him to judge their International Television and Film Awards as part of their Grand Jury Panel. Takeda is a seven times past winner.