The 4th annual B-Movie Film Festival wrapped this past weekend in Syracuse, NY with Jane White is Sick and Twisted taking top honors by winning the Best B-Movie Award and the Best Director Award for David Michael Latt, as well as the Best Cameo Appearance Award for Colin Mochrie’s brief on-screen appearance.
The festival, which celebrates low-budget/high-imagination films from around the world, split its awards for the acting categories. Michael Emanauel won Best Actor for Lucky and Andrea Ajemian won Best Actress for “Rutland USA.” The Best Supporting Actor honors went to Graeme Anning for “POV” and Lara Clancy won Best Supporting Actress for “Summer Rain.” David Harscheid’s performance in “Concealment” earned him the Best B-Movie Villain Award.
Louder Than Bombs, a coming-of-age drama from Poland, was named Best Foreign Film and “Hidden Wars of Desert Storm,” an inquiry regarding the 1991 Persian Gulf War, won the Best Documentary prize. Stephen Sustarsic’s screenplay for Lucky won him the Best B-Movie Writer laurels.
Multiple honor winners included “The Jekyll & Hyde Rock n’ Roll Musical” for Best Cinematography and Musical Score and “Hunting Humans” for Best Editing and Best Action Sequence. “Elvira’s Haunted Hills” was named Best Set Design and “I’ll Bury You Tomorrow” was cited for the Best Make-Up Award. In the shorts category, The Human Beeing was named Best Live Action Short and “Poe’s Tales of Mystery” won Best Animated Short.
For more post festival information, visit the B-Movie Theater website.

Posted on October 8, 2002 in Festivals by

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