Alistair Banks Griffin
Following an BA at Rhode Island School of Design in filmmaking and painting, Alistair Banks Griffin’s short film Gauge premiered at the 2008 New York Film Festival. In 2009, he was the recipient of a Cinereach grant for his first feature film, Two Gates of Sleep, which premiered in Director’s Fortnight at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, competed for the Camera d’Or, and won Grand Prize at CPH:PIX. In 2013, he participated in the 2nd annual Berlin Film Festival Residency and was the winner of the 2013 San Francisco Film Society/Hearst screenwriting prize. In 2018, Griffin directed his Sundance Institute-supported feature The Wolf Hour, starring Naomi Watts, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and plays in select theaters from December 6.