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What Makes a Regional Film Festival Worth Attending? For Woodstock, It's the Casual Vibes

By Jacqueline Gurgui | Indiewire October 8, 2013 at 5:04PM

For 14 years, the Woodstock Film Festival has carried the tagline "fiercely independent." That remains an appropriate description of its appeal: Featuring almost 150 events this year through panels, films, concerts, and parties, the festival is an inviting place meant to dim the pressures of the industry while still providing networking opportunities. New and experienced peers of the film world's many creative departments can mingle freely.
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2013 Woodstock Film Festival Audience Awards

Best Narrative Feature:

THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM directed by Andrew Mudge

Honorable Mention: UNDER THE SAME SUN directed by Sameh Zoabi

A TIE for Best Documentary Feature:

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS
directed by Grace Lee

MAGICAL UNIVERSE directed by Jeremy Workman

Maverick Awards

  • The Maverick Award for BEST FEATURE NARRATIVE was presented to:
    The Forgotten Kingdom, directed byAndrew Mudge
  • Honorable Mention was presented to Winter In the Blood, directed by Alex and Andrew Smith

  • The Maverick Award for BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY was presented to:
    American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, directed by Grace Lee
  • Honorable Mention was presented to Magical Universe, directed by Jeremy Workman

  • The Maverick Award for BEST ANIMATION was presented to:
    Feral, directed by Daniel Sousa
  • Honorable Mention was presented to A Tangled Tale, directed by Corrie Francis Parks

  • The Diane Seligman Award for BEST SHORT NARRATIVE was presented to
    The Earth, the Way I Left It, directed by Jeff Pinilla

  • The Diane Seligman Award for BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM was presented to
    Above The Sea, directed by Keola Racela;
  • Honorable Mention was presented to Late Spring, directed by Zachery Kerschberg

  • The Diane Seligman Award for BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY was presented to
    Poustinia, directed by Kristian Berg
  • Honorable Mention was presented to The Beast and the Angel, directed by Shira Piven

  • The Haskell Wexler Award for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY was presented to
    The Forgotten Kingdom, cinematography by Carlos Carvalho

  • James Lyons Award for BEST EDITING of a FEATURE NARRATIVE was presented to
    The Forgotten Kingdom, directed and edited by Andrew Mudge

  • James Lyons Award for BEST EDITING of a FEATURE DOCUMENTARY was presented to
    The Manor, directed by Shawney Cohen and edited by Seth Poulin

  • HONORARY MAVERICK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD was presented to
    Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon)

  • MEERA GANDHI GIVING BACK AWARD was presented to
    Mira Nair (Salaam Bombay!, Monsoon Wedding, Vanity Fair)
     
  • TANGERINE ENTERTAINMENT JUICE AWARD FOR BEST FEMALE FEATURE DIRECTOR was presented to
    Stacie Passon, director of Concussion






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