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2007 Florida Film Festival Winners
By Douglas Lorah
The Florida Film Festival presented awards for the 2007 competition on Saturday, March 31st at the Enzian Theater. Films were judged in three main categories: Narrative Features, Documentaries, and Shorts. The awards ceremony was hosted by Drew Garabo and his sidekick Silent Rob from O-Rock 105.9FM.
Jury members included Gene Seymour, James Emanuel Shapiro, Guinevere Turner, Daniel Anker, Charles Coleman, Michael Schmidt, Thelma Adams, Mark Bell, and Scott Calonico. The winners...
Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award: Black Irish directed by Brad Gann
Grand Jury Prize: Knee Deep directed by Michael Chandler
Audience Award: Unsettled directed by Adam Hootnick
Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short: The Caress of the Creature directed by Steward 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 Awards:
Best Actress: Meagan Moses of Pretty in the Face directed by Nate Meyer
Innovative Documentary Storytelling: Operation Homecoming directed by Richard E. Robbins
Best Female Role Model: Bitch directed by Lilah Vandenburgh