Cinequest Presents the 2007 Award Winners

The Cinequest Film Festival 17 Awards could not be made possible without the help of our industry renowned Jury Members.

Maverick Competition

MAVERICK SPIRIT AWARD
The Bothersome Man
Director: Jens Lien
Producer: J°rgen Storm Rosenberg

BEST FIRST FEATURE
Midnight Clear
Director: Dallas Jenkins
Producers: Dallas Jenkins, Kevin Downes

SPECIAL JURY AWARD FOR OVERALL EXCELLENCE
Prague
Director: Ole Christian Madsen
Producer: Morten Kaufmann

BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
Indestructible
Director: Ben Byer
Producers: Ben Byer, Rebeccah Rush

SPECIAL JURY AWARD - DOCUMENTARY
I Fought the Law (AKA Lockdown, USA)
Directors: Rebecca Chaiklin, Michael Skolnik
Producers: Rebecca Chaiklin, Michael Skolnik

BEST SHORT NARRATIVE
Dinner for One
Director: Anita McGee

BEST SHORT ANIMATION
One Rat Short
Director: Alex Weil

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Half Life: A Journey to Chernobyl
Director: David Bickerstaff

BEST STUDENT SHORT
Forgetting Betty
Directors: James Anderson, Robert Postrozny

 

Director's Awards

NEW VISIONS AWARD
Blood Car
Director: Alex Orr
Producer: Alex Orr

GLOBAL VISION AWARD
Fresh Air
Director: ┴gnes Kocsis
Producer: Ferenc Pusztai

Audience Awards

AUDIENCE AWARD: BEST FEATURE
Outsourced
Director: John Jeffcoat
Producer: Tom Gorai

AUDIENCE AWARD: BEST DOCUMENTARY
Monster Camp
Director: Cullen Hoback
Producer: Aaron Douglas

AUDIENCE AWARD: SHORT FILM
Gordo
Director: Vince Navarro

Screenplay Competition Contest

FIRST PLACE
Son Up
Writers: Andrew Shearer, Nicholas Sherman

SECOND PLACE
Elysian Fields
Writer: Joel Kling

THIRD PLACE
Hiding in Plain Sight
Writer: Sheri Sussman

Maverick Spirit Awards

The following individuals received a Maverick Spirit Award during the 2007 festival: Minnie Driver, Stewart Copeland, Christine Vachon, J.J. Abrams and Christopher McQuarrie.

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