Henry Hughes (director)
Henry Hughes is an American film director and former Paratrooper for 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. He is best known for directing and co-writing the short-film Day One as a part of his graduation thesis project at American Film Institute.
Day one received critical appraisal and earned him a Best Narrative (short) Gold Medal at 42nd Annual Student Film Awards, BAFTA US Student Award at 2016 BAFTA/LA Student Film Awards, and Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film nomination at 88th Academy Awards. He is a graduate of Boston University.
- Day One (2015)
- Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film - nominated
- Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Award for Best Directing - Short - won
- Best Narrative (short) Gold Medal - won
- BAFTA US Student Award - won
- Stony Brook Film Festival for Best Short - Jury - won
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- "Student Films 'Lucy,' 'Day One' Win BAFTA/LA Shorts Contest". Variety. June 26, 2015. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
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