KENT SUTTON
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Writer/Director
 
   BIOGRAPHY 
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Kent Sutton was born on the Caribbean Island of Dominica. Growing up, his family lived on several different islands before migrating to the United States. Dealing with the culture shock of his new life, Kent became somewhat of an introvert at times turning to his imagination and writing short stories.
   
In 2002, a secret passion for acting came alive within Kent, while helping a friend on a small independent project. From there he began studying with David Triacca, a well-known New York City teacher and acting coach, working his way from the foundations of basic acting to the master classes. The experience of studying different acting techniques, scripts and observing his teacher’s approach to directing left an indelible impression on him.
 
In 2010, Kent’s short version of Miranda, won the Audience Choice Award at the Red Wasp Film Festival in Bryan, Texas. Soon after Miranda had a strong showing at other festivals and screenings throughout the city of New York. Among them was, The New York City Public Library in June of 2011. Kent has since gone onto co-write and direct ABANDONED which is being pushed for a festival run this year along with BLACK TWO SUGARS.  A CITY CALLED HEAVEN  one of his screenplays has been chosen among the finalist at the Peachtree Village International Film Festival.