Cicely Tyson received an Honorary Oscar at the 2018 Governors Awards. Directed by Shola Lynch, this short film is an introduction to the actress and a more than sixty year career that is a master class in choice, intention and dedication to craft.
Featuring CICELY TYSON
DIRECTOR + WRITER Shola Lynch
CINEMATOGRAPHER Shawn Peters
EDITOR Stephen Garrett + JUMP CUT
ARCHIVAL RESEARCH Christine Fall
AC Pierce Robinson
GAFFER Johnathan Alvarado
SOUND Sean O’Neil
HAIR/MAKEUP Aromnd Hambrick
WARDROBE B. Michael
Adorama Rental Co for equipment rental
Final Frame for post-production
The Surrey Hotel + the wonderful staff for the location
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
American Federation of Musicians
Diary of a Woman, Inc.
Directors Guild of America
Engine 15 Media
G. William Jones Film and Video Collection, Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University
NBCUniversal Television Clip Licensing
The Rainbow Group Ltd.
Twentieth Century Fox
Universal Studios Licensing LLP
Very Perry Films
The Walt Disney Company
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Writers Guild of America West
Robert G. Endara II
Made for the 2018 Governors Awards