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Joey Curtis

2307: Winter's Dream
Joey Curtis attended the University of Colorado where he studied under avant-garde film legends Stan Brakhage and Phil Solomon. His student film ADAGIO FOR SHERRY, an ode to his deceased mother, won the Goldfarb Award for best film. Upon graduating at age 23, he co-wrote, edited, and produced his first feature film BROTHER TIED. The film made its American premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 1998. The film traveled to over 30 festivals and won international awards at 6, including The Orson Welles First Feature Film Award at Huntington, the Ecumenical Jury Award at Mannheim/Heidelberg, and Jury Prize for Bold, Original Expression at Florida.

At age 27, Joey wrote, directed, shot, and edited his second feature, QUATTRO NOZA, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2003 and won Best Cinematography. It was also nominated for 2 Independent Spirit Awards in 2004, Best First Feature and Best Cinematography. It premiered internationally at the Berlin Film Festival. Lionsgate distributes the film domestically.

Joey went on to co-write BLUE VALENTINE, starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. BLUE VALENTINE premiered at Sundance in 2010 to great acclaim then premiered internationally at the Cannes Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival. It received 2 Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor and Actress. Michelle Williams received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. The Weinstein Company released the film domestically on December 31, 2010.

My Directors Sessions

Wednesday, November 16

2:50pm MST

Thursday, November 17

5:20pm MST