Hop To It Productions is thrilled to anounce that Sloppy Jones received over 30 Official Selections, Nominations and Award Wins in 2020.
The script was written by Jamie Hart, Jonathan MacDonald, Sophie Nation.
Thank you to the Sloppy Team, our brilliant director and mentor Winnifred Jong and our other talented mentors – Amanda Walsh, Judy Croon, Jill Golick, Carrie Cutforth, Jamie Gaetz, and Dale Hildebrand.
Thank you to our talented cast and crew for your spectacular work, especially Linda Kash.
“I’d also like to thank Linda Kash who stole the whole show with her incredible performance, our creative mentor Amanda Walsh who guided us through the creative process and helped us find our voices so well, comedy mentor Judy Croon who amped up the laughs and writing mentor Jill Golick who helped us arc our mystery. Thank you all for your support!”Sophie Nation, co-creator and lead (Rory Woods) on the Sloppy Jones Trailer.
Thank you to our supporters Ontario Creates, DGC Ontario, Canadian Media Producers Association – CMPA, ACTRA Toronto, Canada Media Fund, Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) and Interactive Ontario. We couldn’t have made the Sloppy Jones trailer without you. We hope you will continue to support us in production.
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Offical Awards and Selections for Sloppy Jones
British Web Awards
St. Annes Beach, England, UK – 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that we received 4 awards and three more nominations at the British Web Awards. Jamie Hart, Sophie Nation and Jonathan Neil Alexander won Best Script – Comedy; our talented cast (Linda Kash, Jeigh Madjus, Isabel Kanaan, Jamie Hart, Sophie Nation, Jonathan Neil Alexander, Lory Mpiana, Sebastian Sage, Sam Malkin and Pom Pom Chewy) was named Best Ensemble in a Comedy and we also won Best Murder Mystery and Best Trailer. In addition the we were nominated for Best Comedy, Linda Kash was nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of Deborah Jones and Winnifred Jong was nominated for Best Director. Thank you to British Web Awards for the honour!
Watch the 2020 British Web Awards Ceremony here!
Open World Toronto Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario, Canada – 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to win Best Trailer at Open World Toronto Film Festival. Thank you to OWTFF for the honour.
Independent Shorts Awards
Los Angeles, California, USA – October 2020
Sloppy Jones also received an Honourable Mention for Best Web Series/TV Pilot at the Independent Shorts Awards!
View our write up on their website here!
Florence Film Awards
Florence, Italy – November, 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that Linda Kash has received an Honourable Mention for Best Actress and our extended trailer is a Finalist at the at the Florence Film Awards.
Venice Film Awards
Venice, Italy – November, 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited and extremely proud to announce we have received an Honourable Mention for Best LGBTQ Short at the Venice Film Awards! #representing
Best Actor Award
New York, New York, USA – September 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that Linda Kash has won a Gold Award as Best Actress in a Comedy. Thank you to Best Actor Award for the honour!
Sloppy Jones’ Cast has won a Silver Award for Best Ensemble.
Cast: Linda Kash, Jeigh Madjus, Isabel Kanaan, Jamie Hart, Sophie Nation, Jonathan Neil Alexander, Lory Mpiana, Sebastian Sage, Sam Malkin
Lonely Wolf: London International Film Festival
London, England – 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that we were nominated for Best Pilot/Series at Lonely Wolf: London International Film Festival.
“As a first episode, Sloppy Jones is virtually faultless. Jong succeeds in the difficult task of inviting us into the world of these characters and the hilariously morbid circumstances they find themselves facing, all in under four minutes. Thanks to Jamie Hart, Sophie Nation and Jonathan Neil Alexander’s script, the episode is structurally watertight. It creates exposition through individual character interviews and cleverly bookends them with ensemble scenes, anchoring flashbacks and comic off-shoots to the social and spatial parameters of this world.”Hannah Brown, Lonely Wolf
Read the full review by Hannah Brown for Lonely Wolf HERE
Asia Web Awards
Seoul, South Korea – 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that we have received 5 nominations at the 2020 Asia Web Awards. Thank you to for the honour. Nominations include: Linda Kash for Best Actress in a Short, Pilot or Web Film, Best Pilot, Best Trailer, Paul Hart for Best Editor and Phil Strong for Best Music.
Watch the Interview with Creators for the Asia Web Awards HERE
Prague International Monthly Film Festival
Prague, Czech Republic – September, 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that our Trailer is a finalist at the Prague International Monthly Film Festival in the Trailer category.
Best Director Award
London, England, United Kingdom – September, 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce our Trailer is a Finalist at the Best Director Awards.
Montreal Independent Film Festival
Montreal, Quebec, Canada – December 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that we are Semi-Finalist at the 2020 Montreal Independent Film Festival.
Hyderabad International Film Festival
Hyderabad, India 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to be an Official Selection at HIFF.
Santa Monica Webfest
Santa Monica, California, USA – See you there! June 2021
Sloppy Jones is pleased to announce that our 4 Minute Trailer is an Earlybird Selection of the 2021 Santa Monica Webfest. We are beyond thrilled and cannot wait to see who’s been selected alongside us.
Hollywood Gold Awards
Hollywood, California, USA – October, 2020
Sloppy Jones is excited to announce that our Extended Trailer has been selected to screen at the Hollywood Gold Awards.
Venice Beach, California, USA – September, 2020
Sloppy Jones is pleased to announce that our 4 Minute Trailer has been selected for the Venice Shorts film festival in the Best US and International trailer category.
“I’m so excited to have our first official selection. The director’s cut would be nothing without the Director, our Sloppy Queen, Winnifred Jong. Thank you Winnie and Venice Shorts – I’m screaming!”Jamie Hart, co-creator and lead (Harper Shelly), on first nomination for Venice Shorts Fest.
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