UI film grad wins back-to-back Grand Jury prizes

The hard work and vision of a UI film grad seems to paying off, as Jesse Kreitzer and his now award-winning short film Black Canaries has been garnering awards from coast to coast. At the 12th annual Holly Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles last week, Black Canaries took home the Grand Jury prizes for […]

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Jesse Kreitzer unearths the past in Black Canaries

Filmmaker Spotlight: Jesse Kreitzer FilmScene — Sunday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Walking in the soot-covered footsteps of gothic pioneer film There Will Be Blood, Black Canaries looks to be a cinematic distillation of realism, turmoil and The American Dream. Set in the 1900’s railroad days of Iowa, the film follow the lives of a […]

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