2017 Third Quarter Winner and 2nd Place 2017 Overall Winner
Our Crappy Town (2016) – United States
In 1986, Andy London had a small, forgettable role in the Glen Cove High School production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town.” But what happened when the curtains closed … is the stuff of legend.
Andy and Carolyn London are writers, directors, animators, and co-founders of London Squared Productions. Since 1999, they’ve been creating films, music videos, and animated content. Their award-winning films include “Subway Salvation,” “The Backbrace,” and “A Letter to Colleen,” and have screened in hundreds of festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival, Annecy, and the Ottawa International Animation Festival. In 2011, The London’s film “The Lost Tribes of New York City” was featured in the MoMA show “Talk to Me” — an exhibition on the communication between people, technology, and objects. Their newest films on the festival circuit include “Highway of Hell,” “Our Crappy Town,” and the animated documentary “149th and Grand Concourse.” The Londons reside in Long Island City, New York.