Greg Latter scripted BLACK BUTTERFLIES, having already experienced awards
success at the Tribeca Film Festival and Dutch film awards The Golden Calves,
enjoyed a triumphant homecoming, winning the majority of the film prizes -
including best feature film - at the South African Film and TV Awards ceremony on
Sunday evening (11th March).
its American release last week, BLACK BUTTERFLIES was nominated in nine categories,
and ended up garnering the awards for Best Feature Film; Best Cinematography;
Best Production Design; Best Music Composition; Best Costume Design and Best
Hair and Make-up in a Feature Film.
South African Film and Television Awards, or the Golden Horns, are now
in their sixth year. They are awarded by the National Film and Video
Foundation of South Africa for excellence in the creative visual arts,
performance and drama. Previous winners of the main award include the
Oscar winning Tsotsi and another of Greg's films, Goodbye Bafana.
latest project, NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON, directed by the Palme D'Or,
Academy Award and Golden Globe winning Bille August, went into
production last week.