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Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood April 14, 2014 at 8:00PM

"We premiered at Slamdance last year and won an award there, and have been on the festival circuit for a year at 25 to 30 festivals, where we won a bunch of awards."
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AWARDS

Winner, Audience Award, 2013 Slamdance Film Festival - World Premiere

Winner, Best Feature, First Prize, 2013 Rhode Island Film Festival

Winner, HBO Films Best Producer Award, 2013 Savannah Film Festival

Winner, Best Feature, 2013 Napa Valley Film Festival

Winner, Best Feature, 2013 Portland Film Festival

Winner, Audience Award, 2013 Bend Film Festival

Winner, Audience Award, 2013 Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival

Winner, Audience Award, Best Actor, 2013 Napa Valley Film Festival

Winner, Audience Award, Best Actress, 2013 Napa Valley Film Festival

Winner, Best Producer, 2013 Brooklyn Film Festival

Winner, Best Cinematography, 2013 Woods Hole Film Festival


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.