DAMON PACKARD WINS MAJOR AWARD AT FANTASIA

Fantasia 2003 has wrapped with Film Threat favorite Damon Packard receiving the GOLD Most Groundbreaking Film Public’s Prize. Here is the complete list of winners:
JURY PRIZE:
Best Asian Film: ^ “Drive” by Hiroyuki Tanaka (Japan 2002)
Best International Feature Film: ^ “Dead End” by Jean-Baptiste Andrea & Fabrice Canepa (France 2003)
Best Animated Feature Film: ^ Tamala 2010 by Trees of Life (Japan 2002)
Best Short Film: ^ “Forklift Driver Klaus – The First Day On The Job” by Joerg Wagner & Stefan Prehn (Germany 2001)
Most Groundbreaking Film: ^ “Suicide Club” by Shion Sono (Japan 2002)
PUBLIC’S PRIZE
Best Asian Film ^ Gold: Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance by Park Chan-wook (Korea 2002)
Silver: Bang Rajan : Legend of the Village Warriors by Tanit Jitnukul (Thailand 2000)
Bronze: “Musa the Warrior” by Kim Sung-su (Korea 2001)
Best International Film ^ Gold: “In My Skin” / “Dans ma peau” by Marina De Van (France 2002)
Silver: Bubba Ho-Tep by Don Coscarelli (United States 2002)
Bronze: “Maléfique” by Éric Valette (France 2003)/ Cabin Fever by Eli Roth (United States 2002)
Best Animated Feature Film ^ Gold: Tamala 2010 by Trees of Life (Japan 2002)
Silver: “Kaena the Prophecy” by Chris Delaporte & Pascal Pinon (France / Canada 2003)
Bronze: “FLCL” by Kazuya Tsurumaki (Japan 2000-2003)
Most Popular Film ^ “My Sassy Girl” by Kwak Jae-Yong (Korea 2001)
Best Short Film: ^ Gold: “Ward 13″ by Peter Cornwell (Australia 2003)
Silver: “Amor so de mae / Love from Mother Only” by Dennison Ramalho (Brazil 2002)
Bronze: “Forklift Driver Klaus – The First Day On the Job” by Joerg Wagner & Stefan Prehn (Germany 2001) / “A Ninja Pays Half my Rent” by Steven Tsuchida (United States 2002)
Most Groundbreaking Film: ^ Gold: Reflections of Evil by Damon Packard (United States 2002)
Silver: “Suicide Club” by Shion Sono (Japan 2002)
Bronze: Ichi the Killer by Takashi Miike (Japan 2001)
Best DIY Short Film ^ Gold: “En Vérité, je vous mens” by Ludovic Spénard (2003)
Silver: “Le Diagnostique” by Philippe Lord (2003)
Bronze: “Little Love Tragedy” by Pierre Chaves (2003)
GLOBAL VISION PRIZE – KODAK 2003
Best Director: “Déformation Personnelle,” directed by Jean-Francois Asselin and produced by Stephane Raymond (2002)
Best Director of Photography: “Fata Morgana” directed by Alexandre Franchi, director of photography Claudine Sauve (2001)
Best Editing: “Song” directed by Karl Raudsepp-Hearne, editors Bill Stone and Karl Raudsepp-Hearne
Best Sound Editing: “Les Ramoneurs Cérébraux” directed by Patrick Bouchard, sound editor Olivier Calvert (2002)
For more info, visit the Fantasia website.

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Posted on August 18, 2003 in Festivals by
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