2008 Gotham Screen Film Festival and Screenplay Contest
Four days of screenings at the Tribeca Cinemas, with 31 movies from 14 different countries...
Thanks everyone for a great 2008 festival!
2008 GOTHAM SCREEN Circleframe Awards announced
The winning films and screenplays were annnounced on the closing day of the 2008 Gotham Screen Film Festival, Sunday, Nov 2, 2008:
Audience Award - Pretty Ugly People
Tate Taylor, director
Best Feature - The Other Half (L'Autre Moitié)
Rolando Colla, director
Best Documentary - Face Addict
Edo Bertoglio, director
Best Photography - Left Bank (Linkeroever)
Nicolas Karakatsanis, Cinematographer/DP
Best Actress - Eline Kuppens, Left Bank (Linkeroever)
Best Actor - Robert Pugh, Goodnight Irene
Best Short Film - Word On The Street
Nick Barbieri, director
Winners of the 2008 GOTHAM SCREEN Screenwriting Awards:
Best Screenplay - The Virgin Of Poughkeepsie
A romantic comedy, by Eva Konstantopoulos - Winner of the $2,500 Circleframe Screenwriting Award, sponsored by Triboro Pictures.
Best Comedy - The Method
by Beth Overmyer
Best Drama - Lone Scout
by Alan O'Connor
Best Adventure - The Legend of Jean Lafitte
by C. Robert Holloway
Best Children's/Family - The Magical Kingdom of Naga as Envisioned by the Princess Lena
by Tanya Klein
Best Horror - Buzz
by Mark Cerulli
Best Thriller - American Gothic
by Melissa Bruning
Congratulations to all the winners!
Complete lists of all screenplay contest semi-finalists and finalists can be found here...
Opening Night Premiere:
"Left Bank (Linkeroever)" Belgium 2008
starring Eline Kuppens, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marilou Mermans; Dir: Pieter Van Hees
Closing Night Premiere:
"Pretty Ugly People" US 2008
starring Missi Pyle, Melissa McCarthy, Josh Hopkins, Octavia Spencer, Dir: Tate Taylor
"How to Be" UK 2008
starring Robert Pattinson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Jeremy Hardy; Dir: Oliver Irving
About the Festival:
The 2nd Annual GOTHAM SCREEN Film Festival and Screenplay Contest will take place October 30th thru November 2nd 2008 in New York City.
Following the success of the 2007 edition, this year's event has been expanded to showcase short and feature films during four days of screenings. The festival will present more than 30 films from 14 different countries, over 25 of these are World, US or New York premieres.