The San Diego Film Festival, a five-day, competitive event
that showcased more than 65 domestic and international films, has announced the winners for the 2003 fest. Of the nearly 1000 films submitted, 65 made the cut; 13 were honored with awards.
A special honor was bestowed on veteran actor Stacy “Some asshole just pissed on my leg!” Keach, as he accepted the Lifetime Achievement in Acting Award at the festival’s Actor’s Ball Saturday, Sept. 20.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Stacy Keach
Spirit Horse Best Feature Film Award: “I am David”
Best Director Award: Antony Vidmer for Stuey
Best Screenplay Award: Rodney Conover for “Bachelorman”
Best Documentary Award: Rick McKay for “Broadway: The Golden Age”
Best Short Film Award: “Gretchen Brettschneider Skirts Thirty”
Best Actor Award: Alan Young for “Em & Me”
Best Actress Award: Francoise Surel for “The Kiss”
Most Promising Actor Award: Ben Tibber for “I am David”
San Diego Feature Film Award: “Mother’s & Daughters”
San Diego Filmmaker Award: Sam Chen for “Eternal Gaze”
Audience Award for Best Documentary: “Broadway: The Golden Age”
Audience Award for Best Feature: “Saints and Soldiers”
Governor’s Award: Andy Friedenberg with San Diego Cinema Society
For more info, visit the San Diego Film Festival website.

Posted on September 24, 2003 in Festivals by

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