STONY BROOK FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS

On July 27th, Alan Inkles, Stony Brook Film Festival director and Village Voice movie critic Michael Atkinson presented awards to the winning filmmakers of the 7th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival at Stony Brook University, Long Island, New York. And the winners are:
2002 FESTIVAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – FRANK WHALEY – Writer/Director/Actor, The Jimmy Show and Actor, “Pursuit of Happiness”
GRAND PRIZE WINNER – “ALMOST SALINAS” – Written and Directed by Terry Allen Green, Produced by Wade W. Danielson
JURIED – BEST FEATURE – “THE RISING PLACE” – Written and Directed by Tom Rice, Produced by Tracy A. Ford, Marshall Peck and Tom Rice
AUDIENCE CHOICE – BEST FEATURE – “THE BREAD, MY SWEET” – Written and Directed by Melissa Martin, Produced by Adrienne Wehr, William C. Hulley and Melissa Martin
2002 FESTIVAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN FILMMAKING – MAX MYERS – Writer/Director, “Don’t Let Go”
JURIED – BEST SHORT – “PASSENGERS” – Written and Directed by J.T. Walker
AUDIENCE CHOICE – BEST SHORTLOVE THY BROTHER – Written and Directed by Ralph Macchio AND “THE BOOK AND THE ROSE” – Written and Directed by Jeff Bemiss
Now in its seventh year, the 2002 Stony Brook Film Festival had more than 15,000 attendees for the 40 feature and short films over the eleven-day festival, which ran from July 17-27. The festival featured new independent films, world premieres, and some of the year’s most highly acclaimed
films.
Visit the Stony Brook Film Festival website for more post festival news.




Posted on July 30, 2002 in Festivals by
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