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Graduate student Jacob Abell wins award for Best Screenplay (Shorts) at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival

Posted by on Monday, December 7, 2020 in Uncategorized.

French PhD Candidate Jacob Abell wins award at Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival

Graduate student Jacob Abell wins award for Best Screenplay (Shorts) at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival for his short film Speak Again, which was nominated in seven categories at the festival including Best Drama. Abell was also nominated for Best Director with his co-writer and co-director Jared LaCroix. Vanderbilt University Theater alumna Madeline Mooney was nominated for Best Actress for her work in the film which was shot on location in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado in 2019. This marks the ninth film festival for Speak Again, including a recent selection at the Nashville Film Festival. Speak Again will next be screened at the Dunedin International Film Festival.”