Trey Edward Shults

Trey Edward Shults is the writer, director and co-star of the 2015 award-winning film Krisha. The film premiered at SXSW where it received the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award, and had its international premiere at the Cannes Film Festival where it played in Semaine de la Critique. A24 acquired worldwide rights to Krisha, and also released Trey’s follow-up, the 2017 horror thriller It Comes at Night, starring Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Riley Keough. His latest film, the family drama Waves, starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell and Sterling K. Brown, is now in theaters, also through A24.

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Talks

Best of 2019: Trey Edward Shults on Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse

By Trey Edward Shults | January 15, 2020

Best of 2019: Trey Edward Shults on Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse

The writer-director of Waves on his favorite movie of the year (which just happens to be by a friend of his!).

Trey Edward Shults (Krisha) Talks Josh Mond’s James White

By Trey Edward Shults | November 12, 2015

Trey Edward Shults (Krisha) Talks Josh Mond’s James White

No matter how you feel going in, watching a great movie helps you connect with it in a profound and transformative way.

BAMcinemaFest Takeover: Trey Edward Shults (Krisha) Talks Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s The Tribe

By Trey Edward Shults | June 22, 2015

BAMcinemaFest Takeover: Trey Edward Shults (Krisha) Talks Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s The Tribe

What do you do if you're in a post-Cannes funk? Well, watching a truly great piece of cinema can prove the perfect pick-me-up.