‘American Fiction’ Filmmaker Cord Jefferson on Film’s Five Spirit Award Noms –

Cord Jefferson has had a remarkable week, starting with receiving the George Gund III Award for Virtuosity in San Francisco, followed by his feature directorial debut earning five Spirit Award nominations. His excitement continued at the red-carpet premiere of his film, “American Fiction,” where he felt overwhelmed but grateful. As a veteran TV writer, Jefferson is honored to be recognized in the same award season as iconic filmmakers like Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan. His film, based on the novel “Erasure” by Percival Everett, has received early awards recognition, and Jefferson hopes it will lead to new opportunities for his other projects. The script for “American Fiction” has garnered praise from the cast, and Jefferson is optimistic about the future of his TV series. He is thankful for the incoming calls and hopes the show will have a second chance.

Summery :

– Cord Jefferson received the George Gund III Award for Virtuosity presented by John Ortiz
– His film directorial debut snagged five Spirit Award nominations
– He is feeling overwhelmed and grateful for the awards recognition
– His film is based on the 2001 novel Erasure by Percival Everett
– Jefferson was inspired to bring the film to fruition after reading Everett’s book
– He hopes for a second life for a TV series he was developing if anyone is interested

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