NEW YORK – The winners of this year’s 30th New York Exposition of Short Film and Video will be honored on Jan. 9, 16 and 23 at the New York Public Library’s Donnell Media Center. The winners of the narrative, animation, experimental and documentary awards will have their works screened from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on each date. The screenings are free to the public.
The Eastman Kodak documentary award will be presented to Nina Davenport for her short “Hello Photo,” in which the filmmaker travels alone through India and contrasts her own outsider’s vision with the phantasmagoria of Bombay’s native film industry. Davenport’s award will be presented on Jan. 9.
The Blockbuster award will be received by John Serpentelli and Robert Moran for the animated short “Once Upon a Time,” in which 8-year-old Jason Walker presents his attenuated history of the U.S. The tribute will take place on Jan. 16.
The animation gold award will go to Emily Hubley for “Her Grandmother’s Gift,” on Jan. 23. The docu gold award will be received the same day by J.T. Takagi and Hye Jung Park for “The Women Outside.”
Andres Sanz will be presented with the experimental gold award, also sponsored by Eastman Kodak, for “Emily, Greensboro 1995” on Jan. 23. Mariana Rondon will be honored with the narrative gold award for “Calle 22” on Jan. 16.