SBU Students Credited Participants in Feature Film Still Alice, nominated for an Academy Award® and Golden Globe Winning Film Performance for “Best Actress” for Julianne Moore
Stony Brook, N.Y.—January 15, 2015—Three Stony Brook University film students were credited participants in the full-length film Still Alice, nominated today for a 2014 Academy Award® for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” and winner of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress,” for Julianne Moore.
Student participants included Victoria Coram, serving as assistant to directors Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer; Richard Duque-Henao as a research intern in the production office and Jason Evans in the additional footage unit. Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler, co-founders of Killer Films, are executive producers of Still Alice. Vachon is also Director of Stony Brook’s MFA Program in Film and Koffler is a member of the MFA Program faculty.
The film, produced by Killer Films and released by Sony Classics was shot in 2014 in New York City and tells the story of a university professor who discovers she is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.
This is Killer Films’ third Golden Globe Award winning performance for an actress. The other two winners were: Hillary Swank for Boys Don’t Cry (1999) (full-length feature) and Kate Winslet for Mildred Pierce (2012) (television mini-series)
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