Our Filmmakers Take Home Four YDA Trophies at Cannes Lions!

June 26, 2018

This year’s Young Director Awards have been announced at Cannes Lions and our filmmakers have taken home four trophies! Voyager won Gold with The Unbelievers: Burnell Cotlon, Jared Knecht won Silver with I Got This, Joris Debeij won Silver with Perfectly Normal, and TwinTaoers won Silver with Sleep Well My Baby, which was one of our Filmsupply Presents films! See the full list of winners here.

Announced yearly at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, YDA is a huge moment for directors around the world and one of the most prestigious recognitions in the industry. This year, Filmsupply Filmmakers earned eleven (yep, eleven!) nominations. Being nominated for a YDA award is a huge affirmation as a director, and this year’s nominees represent some of the most talented young creatives in the world. Our filmmakers are the lifeblood and foundation of Filmsupply and we’re so excited to see them getting the attention they deserve! Check out the full list of nominees and watch their films:

Sleep Well My Baby - TwinTaoers

The Bail Project - Variable

The Performer - Michael Gugger

The Unbelievers: Burnell Cotlon- Voyager

Tailwhip - Joris Debeij

Perfectly Normal - Joris Debeij

Original is Never Finished - Jodeb

Donny the Drone - Mackenzie Sheppard

I Got This - Jared Knecht

Kherou - Marko Roth

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