Jeannie Donohoe’s film, Game has won a Bronze for Cinema & Theatrical Fiction Film at Cannes Lions. This latest award comes on top of a growing list of accolades Game has already picked up at several prestigious film festivals.
Game tells the story of a young athlete who defies the odds to pursue his passion for basketball. Its one of four films released this year as part of the third season of Lexus Short Films, and stars Canadian actor and three-time NBA champion, Rick Fox.
“This win reflects the spirit of our Lexus Short Films programme… we’re thrilled to see such fantastic results.” said Spiros Fotinos, Global Head of Brand Management and Marketing at Lexus. “Being recognised with a Cannes Lion, in addition to other festival awards is an amazing achievement.”
Lexus Short Films, a partnership with Lexus International and The Weinstein Company, aims to engage with both film enthusiasts and audiences to develop and nurture a new generation of emerging filmmakers.
The Julien Dubuque International Film Festival: BEST SHORT Los Angeles Indie Film Festival: AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival: BEST LIVE ACTION NARRATIVE Napa Valley Film Festiva: AUDIENCE AWARD San Luis Obispo International Film Festival: SPECIAL JURY AWARD: NARRATIVE SHORT Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity: CINEMATIC & THEATRICAL FICTION FILM: BRONZE