marți, 11 iunie 2013

The winners of the Brooklyn Fillm Festival


Cary McClelland’s Without Shepherds Takes Top Prizes:
Grand Chameleon Award & Best Documentary

Jeremy O'Keefe’s Somewhere Slow Wins Best Narrative Feature

Audience Award Goes to Amy Finkel’s Furever (Documentary) and
Dan Eberle’s Cut to Black (Narrative Feature)

Best New Director Goes to Nicole Gomez Fisher for Sleeping With The Fishes

Brooklyn, NY [June 10, 2013] – The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) is proud to announce the winners for its annual festival, themed MAGNETIC. The competitive event ran from May 31 through June 9 in Williamsburg at indieScreen and for the first time at Windmill Studios NYC. The festival presented 106 films from 24 different countries including 33 World Premieres, 26 USA Premieres, 20 East Coast Premieres and 22 New York Premieres. These films were selected from over 2,000 submissions coming from 111 countries.
BFF awarded the winners with prizes totaling over $50,000 in film services and products. Prizes include a seven-day theatrical release at indieScreen for both Best Narrative Feature and Best Documentary Feature award winners.

PRIZES SPONSORED BY: Panavision NY, indieScreen, AbelCine, Xeno Lights, Media Services, Avid Technologies, Film Friends, Cinecall Soundtracks, Windmill Studios, and Grolsch.

Cary McClelland for Without Shepherds
  • Panavision NY (camera package rental)
  • Xeno lights (lighting rental)
  • Cinecall soundtracks (music rights and/or sound services)


Narrative Feature - Jeremy O'Keefe for Somewhere Slow
  • Abel Cinetech (toward any camera package rental for 7 days)
  • 7-day release at indieScreen
Documentary - Cary McClelland for Without Shepherds
  • Film Friends Red Camera and Mik Cribben Steady cam for 1 day
  • 7-day release at indieScreen
Short Subject - David Figueroa García for Scoundrels (Ratitas)
  • One-week usage of a film studio at Windmill Studios
Animation -  Tomasz Popakul for Ziegenort
Experimental - Eduardo Menz for A Film Portrait on Reconstructing 12 Possibilities that Preceded 
the Disappearance of Zoe Dean Drum
  • Media Services software: The Showbiz scheduling & budgeting

Documentary - Amy Finkel for Furever
Narrative Feature - Dan Eberle for Cut to Black
Animation - Rachel Salomon O'Meara for The Course
Experimental - Timothy Ziegler For Baldr
Short Subject - Max Sherwood for Nervous Person


Best New Director - Nicole Gomez Fisher for Sleeping With The Fishes
  • Media Services software: The Showbiz scheduling & budgeting
Best Producer - James E. Duff & Julia Morrison for Hank And Asha
  • Media Services software: The Showbiz scheduling & budgeting
Best Screenplay - Adam Weirbianski for HairBrained
Best Cinematography - Polly Morgan for Emanuel and The Truth About Fishes
  • Media Services software: The Showbiz scheduling & budgeting)
Best Editing - Lindsay Lindenbaum & Nadav Kurtz for Scattered
  • Avid Software: Media Composer 6.5
Best Original Score - Slavomir Kowalewski for Sado Tempest
Best Actor (Female) - Sheila Etxeberría for Soft In The Head
  • Bicycle Sponsored by Grolsch Beer   
    Press release
Best Actor (Male) - Alex Wolff for HairBrained

Narrative Feature - Enrique Alvarez for Giraffes
Documentary - Inigo Westmeier for Dragon Girls
Short Subject - Connor Hurley for The Naturalist

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