ASHLAND, Ore. -- The Ashland Independent Film Festival has announced the winner of its first Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award.
The award, which recognizes female directors, will be presented to New York director, choreographer and writer Celia Rowlson-Hall.
The prestigious award includes $1,000 cash and four hours of consulting from the film distribution company Tangerine Entertainment.
The award has been doubled by a matching gift of $1,000 from the Faerie Godmother Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.
Rowlson-Hall’s first full-length narrative, MA, will be screened Apr. 7-11 during AIFF.
"I am so honored to accept this award and truly appreciate the incredible support being given to me as an emerging filmmaker. Blending dance and film is a true passion of mine," Rowlson-Hall said.