Method Fest Independent Film Festival

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Method Fest Independent Film Festival
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Method Fest Independent Film Festival logo
LocationBeverly Hills, California, U.S.
LanguageEnglish
Websitemethodfest.com

The Method Fest Independent Film Festival is an independent film festival. The 13th The Method Fest Independent Festival was held in Beverly Hills, California, in March 2019. The festival is dedicated to support the work of those who produce, make and work in independent film and to provide educational opportunities in independent filmmaking.[1]

1999[edit]

Best Feature: Mud Season; dir. Anthony Hall
John Garfield Award for Best Actor: (tie) Noble Willingham The Corndog Man Russ DeWees Mud Season
Geraldine Page Award for Best Actress: Linda Shing Mud Season
Best Director of a Feature Film: Richard Schenkman, Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God, Be Back By Five
Best Screenplay in a Feature: Richard Schenkman, Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God, Be Back By Five
Maverick Award for Quality in a Low-budget film: My Brother Jack; dir. Anthony Caldarella
Audience Award, Feature: Do You Wanna Dance
Best Actor, Feature Film: Noble Willingham The Corndog Man
Best Supporting Actor, Feature Film: George Woodard Mud Season
Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film: Daphne Ashbrooke Dumbarton Bridge
Festival Director's Maverick Film Award: Kirk Harris My Sweet Killer Peter Gerety Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God, Be Back By Five
Jury Award for Best Short Film: The Lonelys; dir. Henry Barrial
Best Director, Short Film: J. Miller Tobin 4 AM Open All Night
Audience Award, Short Film: Creampuff; dir.Jared Seide
Best Actor in a Short Film: Matt Casada The Lonelys
Best Actress in a Short Film: Danna Hansen Every Night and Twice on Sundays
The Method Fest Lifetime Achievement Award: Maximillian Schell
The Method Fest Indie Supporter Award: Karen Black

2000[edit]

Best Feature: Stanley's Gig
John Garfield Award for Best Actor: (tie) Hill Harper The Visit
Geraldine Page Award for Best Actress: Robin Dearden Last Chance
Festival Director's Breakout Filmmaking Award: The Young Unknowns; dir. Catherine Jelski Trash; dir. Mark Anthony Galluzzo
Best Director, Feature Film: Bryan Cranston Last Chance
Best Screenplay, Feature Film: Post-Mortem Louis Belanger
Maverick Award for Quality in a Low-budget film: The Stonecutter; dir. Stephen Ericksen
Audience Award, Feature Film: The Visit
Audience Award, Short Film: Mutual Love Life
Best Supporting Actor, Feature Film: Brent Glenen Rollercoaster
Best Supporting Actress, Feature Film: Marla Gibbs The Visit
Best Short Film: Boundaries; dir. Greg Durbin
Best Director, Short Film: J. Miller Tobin 4 AM Open All Night
Best Actor in a Short Film: Allen Garfield Men Named Milo Women Named Greta
Best Actress in a Short Film: Tippi Hedren Mulligans!

2001[edit]

Best Feature: I'll Wave Back; dir. Jefferson Davis[2]
Best Short Film Egg; dir. Jacques Thelemaque
Best Actress: Romy Rosemont in I'll Wave Back
Best Supporting Actor: Matthew Faber in Hard Luck
Best Supporting Actress: Rusty Schwimmer in I'll Wave Back
Breakout Acting Award: D.W. Warren in Lansdown
Maverick Actor Award: Jon Jacobs in Hard Luck
Best Director I'll Wave Back; dir. Jefferson Davis
Best Screenplay Finder's Fee; Jeff Probst
Maverick Film Award: (tie) Falling Like This; dir. Dani Minnick Hard Luck; dir. Jack Rubio
Festival Director's Breakout Filmmaking Award (tie) The Restless Falling Like This
Festival Director's Award for Excellence in Acting Kirk Harris (Hard Luck) Irina Bjorklund (The Restless)
Lifetime Achievement Award James Earl Jones

2002[edit]

Best Feature: Sunday; dir. Charles McDougall[3]
Best Short Film 5 Minutes; dir. Larry Pennell
Best Actress in a Short: Falsehood (film) Anne Welles
Best Actress in a Feature: Walk Backwards Laurie Baranyay
Best Supporting Actress: Suspended Lin Shaye
Best Director (feature) Sunday; dir. Charles McDougall
Best Writer/Director Falsehood (film) Kenneth Lui
Best Student Film Falsehood (film); dir. Kenneth Lui
Festival Director's Breakout Filmmaking Award (tie) Killer Me Zachary Hansen
Audience Award Falsehood (film); dir. Kenneth Lui
Lifetime Achievement Award Rod Steiger

2019[edit]

Best Feature: Chained for Life; dir. Aaron Schimberg[4]
Best Short Film: The Critic; dir. Stella Velon
Best Actress in a Feature: Tayler Buck in Princess of the Row
Best Actor in a Feature: (tie) Ethan Hawke in Stockholm John Rezaj in Albanian Gangster
Break Out Acting Award in a Feature: Edi Gathegi in Princess of the Row
Best Director Feature: Windows on the World Michael D. Olmos
Best Supporting Actor in a Feature: Edward James Olmos in Windows on the World
Best Supporting Actress in a Feature: Allison Tolman in Speed of Life
Best Screenplay Feature: Windows on the World; Robert Mailer Anderson and Zack Anderson
Best Actress in a Short: Kirstin Anderson in S_15
Best Actor in a Short: Stéphane Monpetit in Without Saying Goodbye
Best Director Short: Mixed Signals Tracie Laymon
Audience Award Feature: Princess of the Row; dir. Max Carlson
Audience Award Short Film: The Rat; dir. Carlen May-Mann
Generations of Cinematic Excellence Award: Edward James Olmos and Michael D. Olmos
The Festival Director Award for an Outstanding Performance: Jon Jacobs in Lost Angelas
Maverick Award for Quality in Low-Budget Feature: A Room Full of Nothing; dir. Elena Weinberg and Duncan Coe
Best Ensemble Cast: Confessional; dir. Brad Gottfred
Best Foreign Feature: Sofia; dir. Meryem Benm'Barek-Aloïsi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas, Kevin (August 19, 1999). "Festival Honors Method Acting". Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ "Methodfest 2001'". IMDb. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
  3. ^ "Methodfest 2002'". IMDb. Retrieved 2012-01-17.
  4. ^ "'Princess of the Row' Wins Audience Award at Method Fest". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-04-05.

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