2007 Florida Film Festival Winners
(released 4/2/2007)

The Florida Film Festival presented awards for the 2007 competition on Saturday, March 31st at the Enzian Theater. Films were judged in three main categories: Narrative Features, Documentaries, and Shorts. The awards ceremony was hosted by Drew Garabo and his sidekick Silent Rob from O-Rock 105.9FM.

Jury members included Gene Seymour, James Emanuel Shapiro, Guinevere Turner, Daniel Anker, Charles Coleman, Michael Schmidt, Thelma Adams, Mark Bell, and Scott Calonico. The winners...

Narrative Features:
Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award: Black Irish directed by Brad Gann

Documentary Features:
Grand Jury Prize: Knee Deep directed by Michael Chandler
Audience Award: Unsettled directed by Adam Hootnick

Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short: The Caress of the Creature directed by Steward McAlpine
Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short: The Tribe directed by Tiffany Shlain
Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short: Everything Will Be OK directed by Don Hertzfeldt
Audience Award for Best Short Film: Tales of Mere Existence directed by Lev Yilmaz

Special Jury Awards:
Best Actress: Meagan Moses of Pretty in the Face directed by Nate Meyer
Innovative Documentary Storytelling: Operation Homecoming directed by Richard E. Robbins
Best Female Role Model: Bitch directed by Lilah Vandenburgh

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