Appropriate Behavior

Independent Spirit Awards

The 2015 Film Independent Spirit Award nominees were announced with multiple Edit Center connections.

Love is Strange is nominated for Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Male Lead, Best Supporting Male. It was edited by TEC teacher Affonso Gonçalves and alum Michael Taylor.

Only Lovers Left Alive, directed by Jim Jarmusch, is nominated for Best Screenplay and Best Female Lead. It was edited by TEC teacher Affonso Gonçalves.

Appropriate Behavior, directed by Desiree Akhavan, is nominated for Best First Screenplay. It was a July 2013 six-week class project.

Citizenfour is up for Best Documentary. TEC alum Christina Burchard served as additional editor.

Stray Dog, directed by Debra Granik (Winter's Bone), is nominated for Best Documentary. It was edited by TEC alum Victoria Stewart and was a six-week class project.


Two Class Films Premiere at Sundance

Desiree Akhavan's Appropriate Behavior and Alex Ross Perry's Listen Up Philipboth 2013 Edit Center class films—had their world premieres at Sundance this week in the NEXT competition. A follow up to the hit web series "The Slope," Appropriate Behavior is Akhavan's feature film debut. Listen Up Philip stars Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce, and Krysten Ritter.