Top Prizes Announced as 1998 Sundance Film Festival Draws to a Close

by indieWIRE

Tonight in Park City, Utah the award winners for the Sundance Film Festival were announced. The winners are:

Grand Jury Prize (Documentary): Tie

"The Farm" (Jonathan Stack and Liz Garbus)

"Frat House" (Todd Phillips and Andrew Gurland)

Grand Jury Prize (Drama): "Slam", Marc Levin

Directing Award (Documentary): Julia Loktev, "Moment of Impact"

Directing Award (Drama): Darren Aronofsky, "Pi"

Cinematography (Documentary): Tom Hurwitz, "Wild Man Blues"

Cinematography (Drama): Declan Quinn, "2x4"

Freedom of Expression Award: "The Decline of Western Civilization, Part III", Penelope Spheeris

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: Lisa Cholodenko, "High Art"

Audience Award (Documentary): "Out of the Past", Jeff Dupre

Audience Award (Drama): "Smoke Signals", Chris Eyre

Filmmakers Trophy (Documentary): "Divine Trash", Steve Yeager

Filmmakers Trophy (Drama): "Smoke Signals", Chris Eyre

Special Recognition in Latin American Cinema: "Who the Hell is Juliette?", Carlos Marcovich

Special Recognition in Short Filmmaking:

"Snake Feed", Debra Granik (Winner);

"Human Remains", Jay Rosenblatt (Honorable Mention)

Special Jury Award for Acting: Andrea Hart ("Miss Monday")

Stay tuned to next week's indieWIRE for a follow up on the awards.