New Jersey Stage

Monday, February 14, 2011

Winners of the Spring 2011 New Jersey Film Festival Competition Announced!

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- All the works that were part of the NJ Film Festival Competition were selected by a panel of judges including media professionals, journalists, students, and academics. These judges selected the 33 finalists which were publicly screened at our Festival. The finalists were selected from 323 works submitted by filmmakers from around the world. In addition, the judges chose the Prize Winners in conjunction with the Festival Director.

Winner Best Feature Film
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Risen - Neil Jones

Winner Best Documentary Film = Gorilla and Story O Software from Jungle Software
Atlantic Crossing: A Robot's Daring Mission - Dena Seidel

Winner Experimental Film = Gorilla Software from Jungle Software
Broken Clouds - Yuri Alves

Winner Best Short Film = Gorilla Software from Jungle Software
The Filmmaker - Marcello Fabrizi

Winner Best Student Film = Stock Footage
Urva - Emre Ozdemir

Honorable Mention Winners:
Kings - Barbara Mones
Crawdad - Kelly Stephenson
The Red Machine - Stephanie Argy and Alec Boehm
Living for 32 - Kevin Breslin
Heart of Now- Zak Forsman
Vento - Marcio Salem
Charlie and the Rabbit - Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck and Robert Machoian
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone - Christopher Metzler and Lev Anderson