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‘Extra’ Proud! Sean Olson Wins Best of Fest at Bentonville Film Festival

‘Extra’ Proud! Sean Olson Wins Best of Fest at Bentonville Film Festival

Over the weekend, “Extra" editor Sean Olson won big at Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival.

Olson was honored with the Best of Fest award for “F.R.E.D.I.," a film he directed.

Overwhelmed with emotion, Sean shared onstage, “Oh, my God, I’m so shocked!”

Along with praising Bentonville, where he shot the movie, Sean added with tears in his eyes, “This movie was a labor of love… As a filmmaker, I’ve always wanted to make this type of film.

Sean accepted the award with producer Johnny Remo, a friend of 15 years, and executive producer Christian Beckman.

“F.R.E.D.I” centers on a robot that forms a bond with a teenager after being stolen from a secret research facility. Watch the trailer below!

The festival was also attended by Aisha Tyler, will.i.am, Busy Philipps, and Meg Ryan.

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