The 2016 Short Film Grand Jury Prize, awarded to one film in the programme of 72 short films selected from 8,712 submissions, has gone to Thunder Road.

Sundance Film Festival 2015 credit Jemal Countess

Director Jim Cummings collected the awards at a ceremony in Park City on Tuesday evening.

This year’ jurors were Comedy Central’s Key & Peele creator Keegan-Michael Key, Amazon Studios development executive Gina Kwon and MTV chief film critic Amy Nicholson.
Complete list of 2016 Sundance juried short film winners:

  • The Short Film Grand Jury Prize: Thunder Road, dir Jim Cummings
  •  The Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction: The Procedure, dir Calvin Lee Reeder
  • The Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction: Maman(s) (France), dir Maïmouna Doucouré
  • The Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction: Bacon & God’s Wrath (Canada), dir Sol Friedman
  • The Short Film Jury Award: Animation: Edmond (UK), dir Nina Gantz
  • Short Film Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance: Grace Glowicki for Her Friend Adam.
  • Short Film Special Jury Award for Best Direction: Peacock (Czech Republic), dir Ondřej Hudeček.

Photo: Jemal Countess