PARK CITY 2000 NEWS: Wilcha's Target Wins Two at Slamdance

by Eugene Hernandez / indieWIRE

(indieWIRE/1.30.2000) -- The sixth annual Slamdance Film Festival concluded in Park City this weekend with the announcement of the award winners. Chris Wilcha's documentary, "The Target Shoots First," won two awards including the Festival's Documentary Award. Frank Novak's "Good Housekeeping," won the grand jury prize for Best Feature.

Grand Jury Award for Best Feature: "Good Housekeeping," directed by
Frank Novak

Grand Jury Award for Best Short: "Elevator World," directed by Mitchell Rose

Audience Feature Award: "Dolphins," directed by Farhad Yawari

Audience Short Award: "Mutual Love Life," directed by Robert Peters

Documentary Award: "The Target Shoots First," directed by Chris Wilcha

Ilford Black and White Award: "Great Falls," directed by Yves Stening

Kodak Vision Award for Best Cinematography: "Tuvalu," directed by Veit Helmer. Cinematography by Emil Cristof

Award for Best Editing: "The Target Shoots First," directed by Chris Wilcha. Edited by Chris Wilcha & Bill Yoelin

Spirit of Slamdance Award: "Harry Knuckles," directed by Lee DeMarbe

Anarchy Audience Award: "Night Deposit," directed by Monika Mitchell

Best Production Value: "Luz," directed by Jose Javier Martinez

Moviemaker Breakthrough Award: "Double Parked," directed by Stephen Kinsella

Screenplay Winners:

First Place: Percy Angress & Livia Linden for "RETRO"

Second Place: Michael Stark for "THE BEEKEEPER'S TANGO"

Third Place: Brent Studler for "THE RAPE OF MARTA ALASTOR"