"Consignment" wins Most Original Film award at the 2013 Floyd Film Festival
Posted April 12, 2013
Justin Hannah's film "Consignment" played as an Official Selection at Louisville's Floyd Film Festival on April 11, where it took home the award for Most Original Film. In total, sixteen highly creative and well-produced films were screened for an audience of film lovers. The Floyd Film Festival is sponsored each year by the Univesity of Louisville Student Activities Board and Hart/Lunsford Pictures, a Louisville production company which has produced major Hollywood films starring Helena Bonham Carter, William H. Macy, and many other A-list stars. The following films were selected for inclusion in the Festival:
"4:54" by Erik Thein
"Boy Hero" by Casey Cooley
"Comfortable" by Erik Thein
"Consignment" by Justin Hannah
"Gloria Mundi" by Allan Day
"Hand Covers Bruise" by Antonio Pantoja & Clay Cook
"Life on Canvas" by Brelin Tilford
"Lola & Her Dog" by Nathaniel Winckler
"Monkey Mocha Fantastique" by William Wallace
"Presumption" by Nathaniel Glass
"Shakespeare Boxing" by Collin Sage
"The Executive by Matt Rivera & Evan Sennett
"The People You Meet" by Amos Dreisbach
"Twirl" by Nathaniel Winckler
"Undeath" by Taylor Dekker
"Writing the Big One" by Matt Rivera & Evan Sennett
Specific awards were also given for Best Screenplay, Best Concept, Best Acting, Best Directing, and Best Production Design.
"Consignment" is a stylish period drama written and directed by Justin Hannah, starring Abbra Smallwood, Margaret Wuertz, Jake Gilliam and Jessica McGill, with cinematography by Lee Clements and music by Robert Casal.
Described in reviews as "an alluring, multi-layered film experience" and "a beautifully realized, thought provoking short film," the movie has drawn comparisons to Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch. "Consignment" won awards for Best Cinematography at the 2015 Blaquefyre Independent Film Festival, Best Kentucky Short at the 2014 Autumn Shorts Film Festival, Best Short Film at the 2013 World Independent Film Expo, and Most Original Film at the 2013 Floyd Film Festival.
Justin Hannah's "Consignment" is now available for instant streaming on Hulu and Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Vimeo On Demand, and IndieFlix.
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