Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Winners, 13th NYC PictureStart Film Festival, June 14-5, 2009

Winners, 13th NYC PictureStart Film Festival, June 14-5, 2009


Jury Awards

Best Short Film
Winner, Lost Paradise, Oded Binnun, Mihal Brezis
1st Runner Up, Kweisi, David Sauvage
2nd Runner Up, Refrigerator, Jim Revis

Best Actor
Winner, Kweisi, Kweisi
1st Runner Up, Sodom by the Sea, Mike Cianflone
2nd Runner Up, Lost Paradise, Moris Cohen

Best Actress
Winner, Emma’s 18th Birthday Party, Ching Shen Chang
1st Runner Up, Lost Paradise, Rotem Cohen-Zisman
2nd Runner Up, The Gynaecologist, Camila Bossa

Cinematography
Winner, Emma’s 18th Birthday Party
1st Runner Up, Lost Paradise
2nd Runner Up, Baby Boots, Aaron Munson

Special Jury Award
Baby Boots, Hans Olsen

Best Short Screenplay
Sonny, Julian Stephenson


Audience Awards

Best Short Film
Winner, Refrigerator, Jim Revis
1st Runner Up, Stay True Darling, James Morrison
2nd Runner Up, Trunk, Annie Feld

Best Actor
Winner, Refrigerator, Simon Sorrells
1st Runner Up, Trunk, Steve Smith
2nd Runner Up, Lost Paradise, Moris Cohen

Best Actress
Winner, Stay True Darling, Ellen Cunningham
1st Runner Up, Refrigerator, Alyson Weaver
2nd Runner Up, April Day And Night, Dana Hunter

Monday, February 9, 2009

2008 Award Winners

GET YOUR SHORT FILM SCENE!!!



WINNERS From 12th NYC PictureStart Winners and Entries


Jury:


Best Film: Carissa, dir. David Sauvage


2nd Place – Cupcake, Dir. Sean McPhillips (Special Jury Prize)


3rd Place: La Combinaison, Dir. Serge Adam



Best Actor: Benoît Thévenoz, La Combinaison


2nd Place: Ezra Miller, Busted Walk


3rd Place: Mike Consolmagno, Cupcake



Best Actress: Sara Jaye, Leave You in Me


2nd Place: Kinna McInroe, Cupcake


3rd Place: Agnieszka Pekala, Alicja Wonderland



Best Cinematography: La Combinaison




Audience:



Best Film: Busted Walk, dir. Steven Tanenbaum


2nd Place: Carissa, dir. Sean McPhillips


3rd Place: The Maple Leaf, dir. Real Sprague



Best Actor: Ezra Miller, Busted Walk


2nd Place: Markie C., The Maple Leaf


3rd Place: Joe Lisi, Joe Mover



Best Actress: Christina Broccolini, And The Winner Is…


2nd Place: Kinna McInroe, Cupcake


3rd Place: Melissa Wolfklain, Saturday Night At Norms



Best Short Screenplay


Knocksville, Written by Josef Lemoine



JURY CHAIRMAN: GUY JACOBSON, Writer/Producer, HOLLY; President, Priority Films



TERRY LEONARD, Producer, STEPHANIE DALEY (st. Amber Tamblyn); BACKSEAT; HOUNDDOG (st. Dakota Fanning, Robin Wright Penn)



JAYCE BARTOK, Actor/Writer/Producer, THE CAKE EATERS (dir. Mary Stuart Masterson, st. Kristen Stewart); THE STATION AGENT (actor); SPIDERMAN (actor); SUBURBIA (actor)




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OFFICIAL SELECTIONS:

(Screening times randomized for fairness in audience voting)





EVENT PRODUCER: JOHN SAWYER


EVENT CO-PRODUCERS: DAVID NEWMAN, EMILY TURNER AND NICK CHAKWIN

Thursday, June 5, 2008

12th NYC PictureStart Winners

12th NYC PictureStart Winners and Entries

WINNERS ARE IN:


Jury:


Best Film: Carissa, dir. David Sauvage


2nd Place – Cupcake, Dir. Sean McPhillips (Special Jury Prize)


3rd Place: La Combinaison, Dir. Serge Adam



Best Actor: Benoît Thévenoz, La Combinaison


2nd Place: Ezra Miller, Busted Walk


3rd Place: Mike Consolmagno, Cupcake



Best Actress: Sara Jaye, Leave You in Me


2nd Place: Kinna McInroe, Cupcake


3rd Place: Agnieszka Pekala, Alicja Wonderland



Best Cinematography: La Combinaison




Audience:



Best Film: Busted Walk, dir. Steven Tanenbaum


2nd Place: Carissa, dir. Sean McPhillips


3rd Place: The Maple Leaf, dir. Real Sprague



Best Actor: Ezra Miller, Busted Walk


2nd Place: Markie C., The Maple Leaf


3rd Place: Joe Lisi, Joe Mover



Best Actress: Christina Broccolini, And The Winner Is…


2nd Place: Kinna McInroe, Cupcake


3rd Place: Melissa Wolfklain, Saturday Night At Norms




Best Short Screenplay


Knocksville, Written by Josef Lemoine

Some Pictures from NYC PictureStart June 2008

















Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Welcome to the 2008 NYC PictureStart Film Festival

The NYC Home Film Festival showcases outstanding short films from throughout the world. Founded in 2002, by Gregory Segal, Producer, Attorney, and Principal in Angel Baby Entertainment, the NYCHFF offers emerging filmmakers the opportunity to interact with industry professionals and share their work with a broad audience.

Submissions of short films are sought from filmmakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience and entries are accepted year-round. Films are selected for Festival screenings on the basis of artist excellence and viewers determine the winners of the Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Short Film Awards. Names and bios of award winners are posted on the HFF website and filmmakers are interviewed by Indieville, the television voice of independent film in N.Y.

Staged at various venues over the years to accommodate increasing attendance, The  Festival is traditionally hosted by an industry insider. Among those who have assumed this role at recent festivals have been Roy Frumkes, Director, Writer, and Producer,  and John Gallagher, Director, Producer and Film Historian.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

About the Picturestart Awards

The Picturestart Awards (formerly the NYC Home Film Festival) showcases outstanding short films from throughout the world. Founded in 2002, by Gregory Segal, Producer, Attorney, and Principal in Angel Baby Entertainment, the NYCHFF offers emerging filmmakers the opportunity to interact with industry professionals and share their work with a broad audience.

Submissions of short films are sought from filmmakers of all backgrounds and levels of experience and entries are accepted year-round. Films are selected for Festival screenings on the basis of artist excellence and viewers determine the winners of the Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Short Film Awards. Names and bios of award winners are posted on the HFF website and filmmakers are interviewed by Indieville, the television voice of independent film in N.Y.

Staged at various venues over the years to accommodate increasing attendance, The Festival is traditionally hosted by an industry insider. Among those who have assumed this role at recent festivals have been Roy Frumkes, Director, Writer, and Producer, and John Gallagher, Director, Producer and Film Historian.

Mission
The NYC Home Film Festival seeks to give talented filmmakers, regardless of background or experience, a venue for their work. It recognizes the artistry of exemplary short films, and seeks to give greater exposure to those whose talents are evident in these. Encouraging the sharing of information, ideas, resources, and contacts at its events, the NYCHFF supports the growth and development of a collegial community of independent filmmakers.