2008 SAN DIEGO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

2008 SAN DIEGO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARD WINNERS

The Seventh Annual San Diego Film Festival has officially announced the winners after its Sept. 25 – 28 four-day run which featured more than 75 film premieres.

This year’s Festival winners collected their awards at the Sept. 28 Actors Ball & Awards Ceremony at San Diego’s New Children’s Museum. Best Actress went to Sasha Alexander– who was on-hand to accept the award for her leading role in “The Last Lullaby.” The Heineken Red Star Award – exclusive to only seven film festivals – went to feature film “The Appearance of a Man.” Best Documentary went to “Uncounted,” “Summerhood” won Best Feature, and musician Greg Laswell accepted Best Music Video.

Complete Awards List:

Best Feature – “Summerhood”
Best Actress – Sasha Alexander, “The Last Lullaby”
Best Actor – Michael Tassoni, “The Appearance of a Man”
Heineken Red Star Award – “The Appearance of a Man”
Physical Graffiti Best Action Sports Story – “Against the Grain”
Best Short – “In the Name of the Son”
Best Documentary – “Uncounted”
Best Music Video – Greg Laswell, “How the Day Sounds”
Best San Diego Short – “Residue”
Audience Choice Award Feature – “The Last Lullaby”
Audience Choice Award Documentary – “Speed & Angels”

“We had an incredible line-up this year,” said Robin Laatz, executive director and founder of the San Diego Film Festival. “From our Opening Night premiere of ‘The Lucky Ones’ with Tim Robbins and Rachel McAdams to the World Premiere of Roy Disney’s ‘Morning Light’ on Closing Night, we focused our programming to offer something for everyone – features, collections of shorts, action sports films, family-friendly series and even music videos.”




Posted on September 29, 2008 in Festivals by
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