The 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival Awards

 JURY AWARDS

Features:
Best Film - Seraphine
Best Actor - Ulrich Tukur - Seraphine
Best Actress - Yolande Moreau - Seraphine
Best Director - Martin Provost - Seraphine
Best Screenplay - Martin Provost - Seraphine
Best Cinematography - Modern Boy
Documentary:
Best Documentary - Blue Gold:  World Water Wars
Shorts:
Best Narrative Short - Through the Ear
Best Short Documentary - 12 Stones
Best Animated Short – The Incident at Tower 37
Special Prize Cinematography Short - Mkrtich Malkhasyan – Nora

AUDIENCE AWARDS

Feature - Street Dreams, Easy Virtue (tie)
Foreign Feature - Rudo y Cursi
Documentary - The Cove
Action Sports - That's It, That's All
Family Film - The Music Lesson
Short Film - Kwame
Short Documentary - Center Street Rising
Short Animation - Because You're Gorgeous

 

FESTIVAL HONORS AWARDS

Humanitarian Vision Award - Earth Days
Outstanding Achievement in Acting - Jeremy Sisto - Into Temptation
Outstanding Achievement in Action Sports Filmmaking - The Glacier Project
Outstanding Achievement in Action Sports Filmmaking - Waveriders 
Outstanding Achievement in Directing - The Brothers Bloom
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking - See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking - Visual Acoustics:  The Modernism of Julius Shulman
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking - Art & Copy
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking - No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos
Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking - Dream Weavers: Beijing 2008
Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking – (500) Days of Summer
Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking - Made In China
Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking - My Suicide
Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking - Spooner
Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking - The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Orange County Filmmaker Award - Echo Beach

SHORT FILMS

Outstanding Achievement in Short Filmmaking - Animation - Granny Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty
Outstanding Achievement in Horror Filmmaking - Mom
Outstanding Achievement in Short Filmmaking - Directing - On The Road To Tel Aviv
Outstanding Achievement in Short Filmmaking - Screenwriting – Gone Fishing
Outstanding Achievement in Short Filmmaking - Acting - For a Few Marbles

 

2009 Youth Film Showcase presented by Volcom Awards 

Most Innovative Film: Half Alive: The Zombie Musical

Best Director: Untouchable

Best Screenplay: Johnny Goner

Audience Award: Untouchable