Local Santa Fe native wins best script award at 2012 SF Independent Film Festival
Local Santa Fe native, Chad Burris, won the Best Script Award at the 2012 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival for his screenplay, “Mosquita y Mari”, a heartfelt depiction of first-crush love for two Chicana girls. Mr Burris is a long-time resident of Santa Fe. “Mosquita y Mari” was previously nominated for a 2012 Independent Spirit award and was also featured at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
As the winner of the prestigious Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Best Script Award, Mr Burris has won a generous prize provided by official sponsor Santa Fe Studios. The prize includes a package of technical grip & electric gear for Mr Burris to use on his latest upcoming independent film, as well as use of facilities at the world-class Santa Fe Studios.
President of Santa Fe Studios, Jason Hool, said, “We are pleased to continue our support of the local film and media industry in New Mexico. And the fact that a local Santa Fean has won the coveted Best Script Award at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival is wonderful. Nurturing our local talent is key to our future.”