American Movie Awards

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The American Movie Awards honor excellence in film and screenwriting. The first two ceremonies occurred in 1980 & 1982,[1] with winners including Meryl Streep, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, and Steven Spielberg. The event relaunched in 2013 with a focus on independent film.[2]



  • Grand Jury Prize: Intersection (Directed by Tim French)
  • Special Marquee Award: Along The River (Directed by Daniele Nicolosi)
  • Special Marquee Award: Shelter in the City (Directed by Terence Donnellan)
  • Narrative Feature: American Bred (Directed by Justin Chambers)
  • Narrative Short: Bound for Greatness (Directed by Jimmy Gadd)
  • Documentary Feature: The No Hand King (Directed by Patrick Shanahan)
  • Documentary Short: Reinventing the Reel (Directed by Michael J. Gorlick)
  • Animated Film: September Sketch Book (Directed by Ronnie Cramer)
  • Foreign Film: The Stranger (Directed by Olivier Polia)
  • Student Film: You Can Play (Directed by Anders Helde)
  • Experimental Film: Echoes of Time (Directed by Ema Kugler)
  • Film Directing: Land of Smiles (Directed by Bradley Stryker)
  • First-Time Director: Tears Of Ghost (Directed by Natasha Dematra)
  • Music Video: Stiff Arm (Directed by R. Carey)
  • Cinematography: The Circle Park (Directed by Samuel Lancaster)
  • Editing: The Words Hear the Light (Directed by Diego Fiori & Olga Pohankova)
  • Production Design / Art Direction: Pressure-Man (Directed by Kai Kuei-Chieh Hsu)
  • Produced Screenplay: East of Hollywood (Directed by Chris Caccioppoli)
  • TV Pilot: Lilac (Directed by Hank Isaac)
  • Trailer: The Plague Doctor (Directed by Emanuele Mengotti)
  • Best Actor: Alex Kruz in The Promise (Directed by Alex Leu)
  • Best Actress: Constance Ejuma in Ben and Ara (Directed by Nnegest Likke)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Harry Lennix in Timeless (Directed by Alexander Tuschinski)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Polly Mckie in One Second Changes Everything (Directed by Cristhian Andrews)


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