Gucci’s Women In Cinema Awards

Mimi ON Jul 27, 2012 AT 10:09 am

Today, Italian fashion house Gucci unveiled the nominees for this year’s Gucci Award for Women in Cinema. The award, as presented in collaboration with the Venice International Film Festival, recognises outstanding artistic achievement  in film.

This year’s nominees are Coleen Atwood, the costume designer for Rupert Sanders-directed Snow White and the Hutsman, Nadine Labaki, the director of Where Do We Go Now, Brit Marling, actress in Another Earth, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, director of Saving Face, and finally, Thelma Schoonmaker, editor of the award-winning film, Hugo.

Coleen Atwood for Snow White and the Huntsman

The jury, led by Gucci creative director Frida Giannini, also includes actress Zoë Saldana, Italian director and screenwriter Paolo Sorrentino know for the films Il Divo and This Must Be The Place, film journalist and curator Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan and dean Mary Schmidt Campbell of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

The winner will be revealed during the film festival in Venice on August 31st.

On the same evening, the Gucci and Martin Scorsese The Film Foundation-restored version of Francesco Rosi’s 1972 political thriller Il caso Mattei, the original of which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, will be screened.

“This year is particularly meaningful as we recognize not only contemporary pioneers in filmmaking but also the career of Rosi and his impact on socially committed Italian cinema,” Giannini.

 

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