And the award goes to...

by Matthew Curtis
April 4, 2007 8:15 AM
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Back from the depths of festival insanity and finally coming up for air. Thanks to all those filmmakers, moviegoers, special guests, jurors, panelists, industry types and cinema lovers who helped make our 16th edition the best, most fun, and most memorable one yet! In case you didn't catch it in our illustrious daily metropolitan newspaper (I haven't seen anything yet, have you?) or on-line, here's our distinguished list of winners for 2007:

Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature: BLACK IRISH, directed by Brad Gann

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature: BLACK IRISH, directed by Brad Gann

Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature: KNEE DEEP, directed by Michael Chandler

Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature: UNSETTLED, directed by Adam Hootnick

Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short: THE CARESS OF THE CREATURE, directed by Stewart McAlpine

Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short: THE TRIBE, directed by Tiffany Shlain

Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short: EVERYTHING WILL BE OK, directed by Don Hertzfeldt

Audience Award for Best Short Film: TALES OF MERE EXISTENCE, directed by Lev Yilmaz

Special Jury Award for Best Actress: Meagan Moses of PRETTY IN THE FACE, directed by Nate Meyer

Special Jury Award for Innovative Documentary Storytelling: OPERATION HOMECOMING, directed by Richard E. Robbins

Special Jury Award for Best Female Role Model: BITCH, directed by Lilah Vandenburgh

Audience Award for Best International Feature: IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON (UK), directed by David Sington

Audience Award for Best International Short: HIGH MAINTENANCE (Germany), directed by Phillip Van

Congratulations to all the filmmakers. We are honored to present your work and look forward to future projects.

--Matthew

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2 Comments

  • Katja Esson | April 5, 2007 12:23 PMReply

    Dear Matthew,
    I agree!!
    It was yet another wonderful festival that you guys put together and I am proud that my film was part of such a great line up!

  • Jim DeSantis | April 5, 2007 5:52 AMReply

    Matthew,
    another great festival. I just want to thank-you for putting another terrific program together. I especially enjoyed "The King of Kong." Thanks. I look forward to next year's festival. Perhaps, I will even get a chance to see a few programs at Sundance next year.