2010 Dallas International Film Festival Announces Award Winners

30/04/2010 at 7:14 am Leave a comment


JURY AWARDS:

TARGET NARRATIVE FEATURE: THE DRY LAND

DIR: Ryan Piers Williams (USA)

Cast: America Ferrera, Ryan O’Nan, Wilmer Valderrama, Jason Ritter, Ethan Suplee, Melissa Leo

TARGET DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: WASTE LAND

DIR: Lucy Walker (Brazil/UK)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: THE LAST SURVIVOR

DIR: Michael Pertnoy, Michael Kleiman (USA)

SPECIAL MENTION, EDITING: THUNDER SOUL (for Claire Didier)

DIR: Mark Landsman (USA)

MPS STUDIOS TEXAS FILMMAKER AWARD: AMERICAN: THE BILL HICKS STORY

DIR: Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas (UK)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: HARMONY AND ME

DIR: Robert Byington (USA)

ENVIRONMENTAL VISIONS FILMMAKER AWARD: CLIMATE REFUGEES

DIR:  Michael Nash (USA)

SHORT: QUADRANGLE

DIR: Amy Grappell (USA)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: B.U.S.T.

DIR: DAVID CALL (USA)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: MONKEYWRENCH

DIR: Chris Teague (USA)

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE: VOICE ON THE LINE

DIR: Kelly Sears (USA)

SPECIAL MENTION, ACTING: JADE (for Aisling Loftus)

DIR: Daniel Elliot (UK)

STUDENT SHORT: PROCESSION

DIR: Beth Spitalny (USA)

SPECIAL MENTION: YOUNG LOVE

DIR: Ariel Kleiman (Australia)

ANIMATED SHORT: RUNAWAY

DIR: Cordell Barker (Canada)

AUDIENCE AWARDS:

NARRATIVE: BROTHERHOOD

DIR:  Will Canon (USA)

Cast:  Jon Foster, Trevor Morgan, Lou Taylor Pucci

DOCUMENTARY: THUNDER SOUL

DIR: Mark Landsman (USA)

SHORT: MR. OKRA

DIR: T.G. Herrington (USA)

TXU FAST FORWARD VIDEO CONTEST WINNERS:

$7500 prize winner – LIGHTS OFF

DIRS: Alex Nelson, Drew Mowrey, Zach Zador (Garland High School)

$2500 prize winner – THE EFFECT OF ONE

DIR: Michael Nowak (Richardson High School)

$1500 prize winner – ENER G’Z

DIRS: Ladon Ghannadpour, Brandon Cantrell (Garland High School)

Overall, the 2010 DALLAS International Film Festival showcased 62 features and 98 shorts for a total of 160 films from 25 countries.

THE DALLAS FILM SOCIETY

The Dallas Film Society celebrates films and their impact on society.  A 501(c)3 non-profit organization, The Dallas Film Society recognizes and honors filmmakers for their achievements in enhancing the creative community, provides educational programs to students to develop better understanding of the role of film in today’s world, and promotes the City of Dallas and its commitment to the art of filmmaking. The annual DALLAS International Film Festival, to be held April 8 -18, 2010, is a presentation of The Dallas Film Society. In addition to producing one of the largest festivals in the Southwest, The Society produces numerous year round events, screening series and partnership programs with arts organizations around the city.

For more information, visit www.dallasfilm.org

The Gail L. and Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation The Gail L. and Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt organization created to assist the building and growth of other foundations through leadership, management, marketing, and public relations. Established by Dallas-area business leader and philanthropist Arthur E. Benjamin, the Foundation’s core focus is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and animals, support young adults through educational efforts, and aid women in breast cancer recovery.

SPONSORS

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Airstar Space Lighting Texas, Barefoot Wine, Behringer Harvard,  Brierley+Partners, BRILLIANT Magazine, CBS Radio, Central 214, Colibri Promotions, Convergenc Network Solutions, D Magazine, DART, Design Expediting Services Int., Deux, Digital 3 Printing, El Creative, e-Rewards, e-Miles, Faulkner Design Group, Hotel Palomar, Informate DFW Magazine, M3 Films, Match.com, Mockingbird Station, Modern Luxury Dallas, MODIA Home Theater Store, Movie Magic, MPS Studios Dallas, Neiman Marcus, Paul Paredes, Post Asylum, Pure Evil Music & Sound, REEL FX ENTERTAINMENT, The Residences at Palomar, Screen International, Southwest Airlines, Stella Artois, Stoli Vodka, Studio Movie Grill, Target, The Dallas Morning News, Time Warner Cable, The Container Store, TM Advertising, TXU Energy, Univision 23, vitaminwater, West Village, WFAA-TV, Whole Foods Market, World Affairs Council, WRR Classical 101.1 FM.

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