8th Youth in Film Awards

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8th Youth in Film Awards
Young Artist Award.jpg
Awarded for Achievement in the 19851986 season
Date November 22, 1986
Site Coconut Grove
Ambassador Hotel

Los Angeles, California
Official website YoungArtistAwards.org
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The 8th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (now known as the Young Artist Awards), presented by the Youth in Film Association, honored outstanding youth performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television and music for the 1985-1986 season, and took place on November 22, 1986 at the Ambassador Hotel's historical Coconut Grove night club in Los Angeles, California.[1][2][3]

Established in 1978 by long-standing Hollywood Foreign Press Association member, Maureen Dragone, the Youth in Film Association was the first organization to establish an awards ceremony specifically set to recognize and award the contributions of performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television, theater and music.[1][4][5]

Contents

Categories[edit]

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Young Performer in a Feature Film[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or Drama[edit]

Peter Billingsley - The Dirt Bike Kid (Trinity Pictures)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or Drama[edit]

Laura Jacoby - Rad (Tri-Star)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film: Comedy, Fantasy, or Drama[edit]

Fred Savage - The Boy Who Could Fly (M.G.M.)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film: Comedy, Fantasy, or Drama[edit]

Gennie James - Papa Was a Preacher (LaRose Productions)

Best Young Performer in a TV Special or Movie of the Week[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a TV Special or Movie of the Week[edit]

Corey Haim - A Time to Live (NBC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a TV Special or Movie of the Week[edit]

Roxana Zal - CBS Schoolbreak Special - God, The Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes (CBS)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Supporting Role: TV Series, TV Special or Movie of the Week[edit]

Taliesin Jaffe - Child's Cry (CBS)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Supporting Role: TV Series, TV Special or Movie of the Week[edit]

Melanie Gaffin - CBS Schoolbreak Special - God, The Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes (CBS)

Best Young Performer in a TV Series: Comedy or Drama[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor In a Long Running Series: Comedy or Drama[edit]

Danny Pintauro - Who's The Boss? (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Long Running Series: Comedy or Drama[edit]

Emily Schulman - Small Wonder (Metromedia KTTV)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama Series[edit]

Kirk Cameron - Growing Pains (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama Series[edit]

Alyssa Milano - Who's the Boss? (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a New Television Comedy or Drama Series[edit]

Ke Huy Quan - Together We Stand (CBS)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a New Television Comedy or Drama Series[edit]

Christina Applegate - Heart of the City (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Guest Starring in a Television Series: Comedy or Drama[edit]

Billy Jacoby - The Golden Girls (NBC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Series: Comedy or Drama[edit]

Alyson Croft - Highway to Heaven (NBC)

Best Young Performer in a Daytime Series[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Daytime Series[edit]

Brandon Call - Santa Barbara (NBC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Daytime Series[edit]

Kimberly McCullough - General Hospital (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a Cable Series or Special[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor/Actress in a Cable Series or Cable Special[edit]

Scott Nemes - It's Garry Shandling's Show (Showtime)

Best Young Performer in Animation[edit]

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in Animation: TV Series, TV Special, or Film Feature[edit]

David Mendenhall - Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (Warner Bros)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in Animation: TV Series, TV Special, or Film Feature[edit]

Kristie Baker - Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! (Lee Mendelson/Bill Melendez Productions)

Best Family Entertainment[edit]

Exceptional Family TV Special or Movie of the Week[edit]

CBS Schoolbreak Special - God, The Universe, And Hot Fudge Sundaes (CBS)

Exceptional New Family Television Comedy or Drama Series - Fall 1986 Season[edit]

Our House (NBC)

Exceptional Family Animation Series or Specials[edit]

Jim Henson's Muppet Babies (Jim Henson Productions/Marvel Productions)

Exceptional Feature Film - Family Entertainment: Animation[edit]

Rainbow Brite (Warner Bros.)

Exceptional Feature Film - Family Entertainment: Fantasy or Comedy[edit]

The Dirt Bike Kid (Trinity Pictures, Inc.)

Exceptional Feature Film - Family Entertainment: Drama[edit]

The Karate Kid, Part II (Columbia)

Youth In Film's Special Awards[edit]

Most Inspiring Family Commercial[edit]

"Father and Son" - Pacific Bell

Most Promising Young Recording Artist Male and Female[edit]

Jimmy Salvemini and Tiffany Renee

Performing Arts Scholarship[edit]

Wendy Anderson

Exceptional Foreign Film - Family Entertainment[edit]

Little House Under the Moon (China) - Deputy Director: Jie Yu; Director: Yuqiang Zhang.

Ensemble Award[edit]

Ensemble Cast in a Television Series[edit]

Kids Incorporated - Ensemble: Ryan Lambert, Renee Sands, Rahsaan Patterson, Stacy Ferguson and Martika.

The Michael Landon Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Television[edit]

Ensemble Cast in a Television Special[edit]

Babies Having Babies - Ensemble: Akosua Busia, Renee Estevez, Lori Loughlin, Claudia Wells and Jill Whelan; Director: Martin Sheen.

The Jackie Coogan Award[edit]

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Motion Picture[edit]

Ensemble Cast in a Feature Film[edit]

Stand By Me - Ensemble: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners (illustrated ed.). Dundurn Press Ltd. pp. 42–43. ISBN 1-55002-574-0. OCLC 9781550025743. 
  2. ^ Riggs, Thomas (2007). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-7876-9047-3. OCLC 9780787690472. 
  3. ^ a b "8th Annual Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  4. ^ "Young Artist Awards - President's Message". YoungArtistAwards.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  5. ^ "HFPA Golden Globes - Young Artist Foundation". GoldenGlobes.org. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 

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