8:46 IS THE TIME IT TOOK TO TAKE A BLACK MAN’S LIFE. IT’S TIME TO RECLAIM THIS NUMBER AND TAKE THE TIME BACK. TO TURN PAIN INTO PROGRESS. 8:46 IS THE TIME WE WILL TAKE TO TELL A BETTER STORY, RECLAIM OUR JOY, AND REIMAGINE OUR STORIES, 8 MINUTES AND 46 SECONDS AT A TIME.
AS PREMIERED AT TRIBECA:
CUPIDS, SLOW PULSE, PEARL AND HENRY & SHE DREAMS AT SUNRISE
OUTSTANDING SHORT - FORM SERIES OR SPECIAL - REALITY / NONFICTION
DIRECTED BY ZOEY MARTINSON
Zoey Martinson is an award-winning writer and director in film and off-Broadway theater. Her film, The Fisherman, is currently streaming on HBO Max, and her direct-to-TV movie, Uthandiwe Uyatshata II is available on DSTV South Africa. Zoey is a writer on season two of the comedy series Betty on HBO Max.
Her film, Cupids , follows the story of three children and their imaginations as they worry about their beloved school bus driver.
DIRECTED BY MARSHALL TYLER
Marshall Tyler is an award-winning writer and director who combines truthful storytelling with a lyrical cinematic aesthetic. His films have screened at Sundance, BlackStar, and CIFF. His last two shorts are available on HBO (Cap) and Vimeo (Night Shift). He most recently directed 9-1-1 for Fox.
His film, Slow Pulse, centers on a determined hard worker at a go-nowhere job, as he heals and finds hope by learning to dance.
PEARL AND HENRY
DIRECTED BY GIBREY ALLEN
Gibrey Allen is an award-winning writer and director. His narrative feature *Right Near the Beach* has earned multiple nominations and awards worldwide, including Special Jury Recognition at the New Orleans Film Festival. Gibrey is currently developing a feature film.
His film, Pearl and Henry, shines a spotlight on the titular couple who enjoy the simple pleasures of daily routine despite the ever-changing world.
SHE DREAMS AT SUNRISE
DIRECTED BY CAMRUS JOHNSON
Camrus Johnson's animated short, Grab My Hand: A Letter to My Dad has won awards across the globe, and his second short Blue Bison has its world premiere soon. He currently has a feature film and animated series in development with three comic books on the way.
In She Dreams at Sunrise, an elderly woman escapes mundane reality through dreams while her great-nephew helps to reconnect her to what she's actually missing.
OUTSTANDING SHORT - FORM (ANIMATED)
RECLAIMING THE TIME
Tribeca Film Festival, SATURDAY MORNING, and P&G have joined forces to produce, finance, and promote films that are
8 minutes and 46 seconds in length in the hopes of turning a time associated with hate into a genuine reason for hope.
WIDEN THE SCREEN
Sustained action and investment are necessary to address the systemic bias and inequality in advertising and media. Widen The Screen is a content creation, talent development, and partnership platform that celebrates creativity and enables Black creators to share the full richness of the Black experience.
This is how P&G is showing up for Black creators––both behind the camera and on the screen.
Learn more about Widen The Screen at: us.pg.com/widen-the-screen.