PLNU Alumnus Takes Home SXSW Grand Jury Prize
PLNU alumnus Destin Cretton was awarded Austin music, film, and technology festival South by Southwest (SXSW)'s biggest prize for film - the Narrative Feature Grand Jury Award.
"Short Term 12" has already won a variety of awards and accolates. Previsouly, Cretton and his film was awarded the U.S. Jury Prize at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Cretton was also one of five writers selected as winners of the 2010 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.