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Film & Television Program Director Tom Quinn Receives 2020 Pew Fellowship

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November 16, 2020

Tom Quinn, Assistant Professor and Program Director for Film & Television, was awarded a 2020 Fellowship from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Pew Fellowships provide unrestricted awards of $75,000 to individual artists from all disciplines. 


Quinn’s 2019 feature film Colewell, starring Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Animal House) and Hannah Gross (Mindhunter, Joker), premiered at the San Francisco Film Festival and was nominated for two Film Independent Spirit Awards. His debut feature film The New Year Parade won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative at Slamdance Film Festival in 2008. Quinn says of his work “By mixing reality and fiction, I hope to capture…the authentic people and landscapes that will someday disappear.” 


Learn more about the 2020 Pew Fellows and grantees here. Read the press release here.