Writer: Shia LaBeouf
Director: Alma Har’el
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe
When 12-year-old Otis starts to find success as a child television star in Hollywood, his ex-rodeo-clown father returns to serve as his guardian. When Otis isn’t on set charming audiences, he spends his days with his father at an extended-stay motel on the edge of the city, enduring his overbearing father’s abuse. Honey Boy follows two threads of time, watching father and son's contentious relationship and their attempts to mend it across the course of a decade.
Special Jury Award for Vision and Craft – “Honey Boy,” director: Alma Har’el
Director: Anthony Mandler
Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Hudson, A$AP Rocky, Tim Blake Nelson, Jennifer Ehle, Nas, John David Washington, Kelvin Harrison Jr
“Monster” is what the prosecutor calls 17 year old honors student and aspiring filmmaker Steve Harmon. He is being charged with felony murder for a crime he says he did not commit. But is Steve really a monster? Adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name by Walter Dean Myers.
A BRON Studios / Tonik / Get Lifted production, in association with Creative Wealth Media, Red Crown, and Charlevoix Entertainment
Untitled Production with ELO Films
Director: Celine Held and Logan George
Writer: Celine Held and Logan George
Producer: Kara Durrett
Beneath New York City, a five year-old girl lives in the tunnels with her heroin addicted mother. After a police-mandated eviction, they are forced to flee topside and face the world above, threatening their future as mother and daughter.
The script is an Academy Nicholl semi-finalist, and won the PAGE Screenwriting Awards for drama 2016.
Please see examples of their short film work, including MOUSE (SXSW 2017 and Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere), at elofilms.com