Hollywood Film Festival Announces Awards
The first annual Hollywood Film Festival named James Brolin's "My Brother's War" as the Best Feature film in the "over $1 million" category, and Joshua
Beckett's "Always Say Goodbye" as the best "under $1 million" film. The
"Discovery" awards ceremony took place Monday in the Hollywood Roosevelt
Hotel as over 400 festival attendees honored winning short, doc, animated
films in addition to the fest's lifetime achievement award to Kirk Douglas
and the "Hollywood Visionary CyberAward" to singer/songwriter Graham Nash
for his work in digital multimedia.
Matthew Barry's "The Promise" won Best Short Film, Richard C. Zimmerman's
"Birdhouse" took home Best Animated Film, and Joanna Lipper's "Inside Out: Portraits Of Children" was voted Best Documentary. Twenty-two year old Zoe
Clark-Williams was honored with a "Hollywood Young Filmmakers" award for
the U.S. Premiere of her feature film "Men".