Vermont Arts Council

The People’s Choice Award: Jeremy MacKenzie

47: Jeremy MacKenzie

Create a film about the late Ralph Preston, WWII veteran and ship-in-bottle artist

JLee MacKenzie is a director & animator who earned his MFA in filmmaking at USC School of Cinematic Arts on a George Lucas Scholarship. His films have screened at festivals across the US and internationally including Tribeca Film Festival, animated shorts curated by Whoopi Goldberg, the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes Film Festival and won the 2021 Jury Award for American short films at Champs-Élysées Film Festival in Paris.

Project description

Click here to listen to a description of the project.

Media Sample 1

1. Hit The Bottle (sample footage). “The Hit The Bottle (sample footage) is not a representative edit of the final film, its just some clips.”

Media Sample 2

2. Hidden Blueprints (sample). “This is a sample of my previous work.”

Media Sample 3

3. The 40th Beard (end sample). “This is also a sample of my previous work.”

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Acadia Klepeis August 23, 2023