Park City 98: Slamdance Awards Sparkys
by Eugene Hernandez
During a ceremony last night, award winners were announced at the 1998 Slamdance
Film Festival here in Park City, UT. The Grand Jury Award for Best Dramatic
Feature was presented to "Surrender Dorothy," by Kevin Dinovis, while the
audience award went to, "20 Dates," directed by Myles Berkowitz, and the prize
for Best Documentary was presented to "Goreville, U.S.A.", directed by Seth
Henrikson & David Sarno. In the shorts categories, the Jury prize for dramatic
short was given to "Little Man," directed by Amyn Kaderali and the audience
award was awarded to director, Eric Kripke, for his film, "Truly Committed."
In other awards, the Roy Dean/Ilford Black and White award was presented to
"Loverboy," directed by Matthew Reichmann, the Kodak Vision Award for
cinematography was awarded to "Six String Samurai" directed by Lance Mungia and
cinematographer Kristian Bernier, and the In:sync Speed Razor Award for
excellence in editing was given to "Six String Samurai," edited James Frisa. A
Special Jury honor was given to "Burn," directed by Scott Storm.