Outstanding Directors of the Year Award

Please Enjoy The Video Clips for the 2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) Outstanding Directors of the Year Award Winners discussion on Tuesday, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre by Pete Hammond of DEADLINE.


The Outstanding Directors of the Year for 2017 are: Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH).


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video shot by: YTS Digital Films for the Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival

  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Damien Chazelle About Planning ‘LA LA LAND’ & Making ‘WHIPLASH’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Damien Chazelle About Planning ‘LA LA LAND’ & Making ‘WHIPLASH’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About the Themes In ’13th’ & Slavery
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About the Themes In ’13th’ & Slavery
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Barry Jenkins About Casting ‘MOONLIGHT’ & Mahershala Ali
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Barry Jenkins About Casting ‘MOONLIGHT’ & Mahershala Ali
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) received the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors […]
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Kenneth Lonergan About ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’ & Casey Affleck
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Kenneth Lonergan About ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’ & Casey Affleck
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About Praise from Steven Spielberg & Taking on ’13th’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About Praise from Steven Spielberg & Taking on ’13th’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About the Message of ’13th’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About the Message of ’13th’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Denis Villeneuve About Amy Adams & ‘ARRIVAL’ s Relevency
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Denis Villeneuve About Amy Adams & ‘ARRIVAL’ s Relevency
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • The 2017 Outstanding Directors Group Discussion
    The 2017 Outstanding Directors Group Discussion
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Barry Jenkins About the Gap in Films & Making ‘MOONLIGHT’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Barry Jenkins About the Gap in Films & Making ‘MOONLIGHT’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Kenneth Lonergan About the Making of ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Kenneth Lonergan About the Making of ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Damien Chazelle About Inspirations & ‘LA LA LAND’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Damien Chazelle About Inspirations & ‘LA LA LAND’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Kenneth Lonergan On Themes In ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Kenneth Lonergan On Themes In ‘MANCHESTER BY THE SEA’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About the Message Of the 13th
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Ava DuVernay About the Message Of the 13th
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Damien Chazelle About Gene Kelly & ‘LA LA LAND’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Damien Chazelle About Gene Kelly & ‘LA LA LAND’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Denis Villeneuve About Inspirations & Sci Fi
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Denis Villeneuve About Inspirations & Sci Fi
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Barry Jenkins About Making ‘MOONLIGHT’
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Barry Jenkins About Making ‘MOONLIGHT’
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.
  • Pete Hammond Speaks with Denis Villeneuve About ‘BLADE RUNNER 2049’ & Challenging Audiences
    Pete Hammond Speaks with Denis Villeneuve About ‘BLADE RUNNER 2049’ & Challenging Audiences
    Directors Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND), Denis Villeneuve (ARRIVAL), Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA) & Ava DuVernay (13TH) the 2017 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award on Tues, February 7th in Santa Barbara @ the Arlington Theatre. Pete Hammond of DEADLINE spoke with the directors.