2006 Festival

2006 Festival Honorees

 

 

FILM COMPETITION

Youth Honorary Award
“Secrets of Early U.S. History”
by Working Playground Middle-SchoolClass 846, School M 131

JURY AWARDS

 

Best Feature Film
“Pope Dreams”
directed by P. Patrick Hogan

Best Documentary
“Christa Maculiffe:Reach for the Stars”
directed by Mary Jo Godges, Renee Sotile

Best Student Film
“The Counter”
directed by Lauren Wagner
University Southern California


Best Short Film

“Maybe it’s in the Water”
directed by Randy Zisk

 

Best Animation
“Smile”
directed by Chris Maise
Chapman University

 

Best Student Cinematography
“What’s Love Doing on the Mountains?”
directed by Yunus Emre Firat
Chapman University

Best Family Film
“Going to School in India”
directed by Vinnil Markran,
Aseem Misra, Anupam Misra,Vikash Nawlakwa

AUDIENCE AWARDS

Best Feature Film
“Pope Dreams”
directed by P. Patrick Hogan

 

Best High School Film
“Maggie and Ernie”
directed by Julie Horowitz
Idyllwild Arts Academy

 

Best Animation
“Smile”
directed by Chris Maise
Chapman University

 

Best Student Documentary
“365 Boots on the Ground”
directed by Casey Wayland
Chapman University

 

Best Student Film

“Queen of Cactus Cove”
directed by Anna Christopher
American Film Institute

 

Best Short Film

“Boy-Next-Door”
directed by Travis Davis

 

Best Documentary
“Blood Sweat and Gears”
directed by Jason E. Edwards


 

WOMEN DIRECTORS SHOWCASE AWARD
“Christa Maculiffe: Reach for the Stars”
directed by Mary Jo Godges, Renee Sotile

 

 

SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

1st Place
“The Surrogate”
written by Amy Taylor

2nd Place
“Geoffrey and Matilde”
written by Cynthia Hyer

3rd Place
“Pentecost”
written by Cinthea Stahl

Honorable Mentions
” The American Family”
written by Adam Moore

“Purple Haze”
written by Jeff Fry