SEPTEMBER MORNING follows the journey of a boy sent to retrieve a wanted man on the outskirts of the Civil War.
Chris Eska was raised in the village of Ottine, Texas (pop. 98). He studied sociology and art at Rice University before attending UCLA's MFA film directing program. His short films have screened on PBS, at the Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker's Competition, the Texas Filmmaker's Showcase, and at film festivals worldwide. DOKI-DOKI, his UCLA master's thesis film, premiered on the national PBS series Independent Lens with an introduction by Susan Sarandon. His first feature, AUGUST EVENING, won the $50,000 Target Filmmaker Award and was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards, where it took home the Cassavetes Award.
The Austin Film Society is proud to have supported Chris Eska through the following programs:
2010 TFPF RECIPIENT
$7,000 for production
85 min narrative
Screened as a Narrative in Progress in 2012
Also by this filmmaker:
2005 TFPF RECIPIENT
$4,000 for production
2006 TFPF RECIPIENT
AMD/Microsoft Technology Workstation Award
110 minute narrative
Screened as a Narrative in Progress in 2007
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