Tuesday, July 21, 2009

WINNERS FROM THE 2009 OUTFEST FILM FESTIVAL


Here is the list of this year's winners:

Special Programming Awards:

The Outfest 2009 Special Programming Award for Freedom:

"ON THESE SHOULDERS WE STAND", Directed by Glenne McElhinney



The Outfest 2009 Special Programming Award for Artistic Achievement:

"GREEK PETE", Directed by Andrew Haigh

The Outfest 2009 Special Programming Award for Emerging Talent:

George O’Donnell, "COLLEGE BOYS LIVE"

Audience Awards:

The Outfest 2009 Audience Award for Outstanding Documentary Short:

"GET HAPPY", Directed by Mark Payne

The Outfest 2009 Audience Award for Outstanding Dramatic Short Film

"AWAKENING", Directed by Christian Tafdrup

The Outfest 2009 Audience Award for Outstanding Soundtrack:

"WE ARE THE MODS", Directed by E.E. Cassidy

The Outfest 2009 Audience Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature:

"EDIE & THEA: A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT", Directed by Greta Olafsdottir & Susan Muska





The Outfest 2009 Audience Award for Outstanding Dramatic Feature:

"CHEF’S SPECIAL", Directed by Nacho G. Velilla




The Outfest 2009 Audience Award for Outstanding First U.S. Dramatic Feature:

"WE ARE THE MODS", Directed by E.E. Cassidy



Jury Awards:

The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Short:

"FIRST AND LOVELISS", Directed by Shaun Kadlec & Deb Tullman

The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Short:

"THE BATH", Directed by Lee Mi-rang

The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature:

"OFF AND RUNNING", Directed by Nicole Opper

The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding International Dramatic Feature:

"THE MAN WHO LOVED YNGVE", Directed by Stian Kristiansen



The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature:

Laura Harring in "DROOL"



The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature:

Derrick L. Middleton in "RIVERS WASH OVER ME"

The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Screenwriting:

E.E. Cassidy and Bruce Pavalon, "WE ARE THE MODS"

The Outfest 2009 Grand Jury Award for Outstanding U.S. Dramatic Feature:

"MISSISSIPPI DAMNED". Directed by Tina Mabry