Girls will dominate the tribute awards on the upcoming Nantucket Movie Pageant. A press launch introduced that Nicole Holofcener, Lynn Novick, and Jenny Han will every be honored on the 2023 competition, happening June 21-26.
Oscar-nominated writer-director Holofcener will take dwelling the Screenwriters Tribute Award and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Novick can be sharing the Particular Achievement in Documentary Storytelling Award with long-time collaborator Ken Burns. The New Voices in Tv award can be introduced to Han, the creator of Prime Video sequence “The Summer season I Turned Fairly” and the creator of the ebook the romance relies on.
“Nicole has helped outline the dramedy style, and staked out ladies’s interior lives because the terrain of great filmmaking,”stated festival exec director Mystelle Brabbée. “For many years, Individuals have turned to Ken and Lynn’s documentaries to grasp ourselves and our historical past. And Jenny has turn into the good chronicler of the journey from adolescence to maturity for a era of younger ladies.”
Girls scribes together with Nancy Meyers and Leslie Dixon have beforehand received the Screenwriter Tribute Award. Previous recipients of the Particular Achievement in Documentary Storytelling Award embody Rory Kennedy, Barbara Kopple, and Liz Garbus. Earlier winners of the New Voices Award embody Siân Heder, Leslye Headland, and Lake Bell.
Holofcener acquired an Oscar nomination for co-writing “Can You Ever Forgive Me?,” the story of a struggling author who forges letters from well-known literary figures for cash. Her newest movie will premiere at Sundance Movie Pageant in January. Titled “You Harm My Emotions,” the comedy stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a novelist whose marriage takes a flip when she overhears her husband providing his trustworthy opinion of her new ebook.
Together with Burns, Novik has “created almost 100 hours of acclaimed programming for PBS,” per the press launch. These sequence, which embody “Baseball” and “The Vietnam Conflict,” have acquired six Emmy Awards. She made her solo directorial debut with the four-part 2017 docuseries “Faculty Behind Bars.”
Han is finest identified for authoring the “To All of the Boys” YA sequence, which was tailored into the hit Netflix franchise led by Lana Condor. She serves as showrunner on “The Summer season I Turned Fairly,” which can be returning for a second season. She’s co-showrunning “XO, Kitty,” an upcoming Netflix sequence inpired by the “To All of the Boys” movie franchise and ebook sequence. It follows Kitty, the youngest Covey sister.