2002 Festival

2002 Festival Honorees

 

WINNING FILMS 

JURY AWARDS

Best Feature Film
“Under the Influence” directed by Eric Gardner

Best Student Film
“Barrier Device” directed by Grace Lee (UCLA student)

Best Short Film 
“Blink” directed by Deborah Vancelette

Best Documentary
“The Collector Of Bedford Street” directed by Alice Elliott

Best Animation
“Match Scratch Fever” directed by Kristin Solid


SHIRLEY JONES FAMILY FILM AWARD

“The Cricket Player” directed by Adam Rubin

BEARFEST DIGITAL AWARDS
Best Digital Feature Film
“Rutland, Usa” by Chad Meserve

Best Digital Student Film
“The Ring” by Eric Medina

Best Digital Short Film
“Repossessed” by John Coven

Best Digital Documentary
“Homecoming: A Vietnam Veteran’s Journey”
by Eric Christiansen

Best Digital Animation
“Tales of Mystery” by Jose Acosta


AUDIENCE AWARDS

Best Feature Film
“Manna from Heaven” by Gabrielle & Marie Burton

Best Student Film
“The Cricket Player” by Adam Rubin

Best Short Film
“Pharaoh’s Heart” by Sarah Pratter

Best Documentary
“Drive-In Movie Memories” by Kurt Kuenne

Best Animation
“Shadowplay” by Dan Blank

ASIAN AMERICAN SHOWCASE AWARDS

Best Feature Film
“Soap Girl” by Young man Kang

Best Student Film
“Birju” by Heeraz Marfatia

Best Short Film
“Tomato & Eggs” by Shawn Chou

SCREENWRITING WINNERS

1st Place Winner
“Traveler In Tokyo” by Iris Yamashita

2nd Place Winner
“The Thoughts Of The Gods” by Connie O Donahue

3rd Place Winner
“Ring Of Evidence” by Laura Krome

Honorable Mentions
“Omarr the Camel” by Anne Bancroft Fowler

“Blake’s Comet” by Chip Kaplan & Annie Kaplan

“Healing Marie” by James Ossi