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Published:September 14th, 2011 14:14 EST
Winners of Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival 2011 Awards

Winners of Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival 2011 Awards

By SOP newswire2

The Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival is a celebration of the art of independent filmmaking and is an exciting event featuring independent films, Red carpet welcome, interesting people, diverse foods from fantastic local restaurants, live music by singer/songwriters Robin & Eddy, and awards.

Winners of Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival 2011 Awards


Best Animation
The Breakdown directed by Robby Sparks 

 

Best Cinematography
Pretty Obsession directed by Michael Baumgarten 

 

Best Comedy
Sneak Preview of "The Space Coast" directed by Lear Bunda

 

Best Documentary
Chasing Reality directed by Chris Kridler 

 

Best Dramatic Short
Crossing Salween directed by Brian O`Malley

 

Best Horror/Thriller
(SHORT)Blinky TM directed by Ruari Robinson
(FEATURE)Pretty Obsession directed by Michael Baumgarten 

 

Best Musical Score
Tears of Remedy directed by Lee Thongkham 

 

Young Filmmaker Award

Luis Lorenzo

 

Rising Stars (Actor achievement)

Lydia Prichett (Melody Price)- Pretty Obsession

Kyle James- The Adventures of Monty Moudlyn

 

The Space Coast Film Commission`s Best Art Direction in a Florida Short Film

The Breakdown directed by Robby Sparks


Robin & Eddy Independent Spirit Award

The Incredible Banana directed by Paulette King

 

Kelly`s Crystal Apple Director`s Choice (Peer Award for Best Film)

A Beautiful Belly directed by Andrew Kenneth Gay

 

Peoples` Choice (Audience Award for Best Film)

The Incredible Banana directed by Paulette King

 

Special Thanks to Von Strasser Winery

 

Some interviews from the event:

Judyth Piazza interviews Robby Sparks, Director of "The Breakdown"

Judyth Piazza interviews Andrew Kenneth Gay, Director of A Beautiful Belly

Judyth Piazza interviews Filmmaker Craig Weinstein at The Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival

Judyth Piazza and Terry Cronin Discuss the 2011 MIFF...