2004 Film and Award History

by admin on April 12, 2013

HONOREES

Modern Master Award – Peter Jackson
A Tribute to – Charlize Theron
The American Riviera™ Award – Diane Lane

PANELISTS

WRITERS PANEL
Fran Walsh (The Lord of the Rings)
Jim Sheridan (In America)
Jogn August (Big Fish)
Guillermo Arriaga (21 Grams)

DIRECTORS PANEL
Tom McCarthy (The Station Agent)
Gary Ross (Seabiscuit)
Anthony Minghella (Cold Mountain)
Patty Jenkins (Monster)
Vadim Perelman (House of Sand and Fog)
Ed Swig (The Last Samurai)
Peter Weber (The Girl With The Pearl Earring)

PRODUCERS PANEL
Barrie Osborne (The Lord of the Rings)
Clark Peterson (Monster)
Robert Salerno (21 Grams)
Albert Berger (Cold Mountain)

WOMENS PANEL
Mary Kay Place
Susan Jackson
Mary Jane Skalski
Jeannie Oppewall

AWARD WINNING FILMS

The American Spirit Award for Independent Cinema
WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED
Directed by Michael Schultz

Best Documentary Feature
MAYOR OF THE SUNSET STRIP
Directed by George Hickenlooper

Best Documentary Feature Honorable Mention
THE AGRONOMIST
Directed by Jonathan Demme

Outstanding Creative Achievement
PROTEUS
Directed by David Lebrun

Courage Award
THE BOY WHO PLAYS ON THE BUDDHAS OF BAMIYAN
Directed by Phil Grabsky

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Live Action Short Film
UNDERGROUND
Directed by Aimee Lagos and Kristin C. Dehnert

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animation Short Film
DEAR, SWEET EMMA
Directed by John Cernak

The Best Foreign Feature Award
I’M NOT SCARED
Directed by Gabriele Salvatores

Special Jury Award (American Independent series)
DOGS IN THE BASEMENT
&
CALL WAITING

Special Jury Award (Foreign Film series)
ABJAD
Directed by Abolfazl Jalili

The Nueva Vision Award for the best Spanish-language film
CLEOPATRA
Directed by Eduardo Mignogna

Performance Award
The cast of “AMARTE DUELE” (Love Hurts)
Directed by Fernando Sariñana

The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award
HOME OF THE BRAVE
Directed by Paola di Florio

Audience Award for Best Feature
BEST OF YOUTH
Directed by Marco Tullio Giordana

Audience Award for Best Documentary
BROADWAY: THE GOLDEN AGE
Directed by Rick McKay

Audience Award for Best Short
SILENCIO PROFUNDO
Directed by Gustavo Loza

FEATURE FILMS

TitleDirectorCountry
A Walk On The MoonTony GoldwynUSA
AbjadAbolfazi JaliliIran
AlilaAmos GitaiIsrael/France
Amarte Duele (Love Hurts)Fernando SarinanaMexico
American VoicesMark ManningUSA
Beah: A Black Woman SpeaksLisaGay HamiltonUSA
Being Here: The Art Of Dan HorganRuss SpencerUSA
Ben & ThomasJon CarnoyFrance/USA
Big City Dick: Richard Peterson's First MovieScott Milam/Ken Harder/Todd PottingerUSA
BlackboardsSamira MakhmalbafUSA
Blake BallEmily HubleyUSA
Blind Shaft (Mang Jing)Li YangHong Kong/China/Germany
Blue Gate CrossingYee-Chin-YenTaiwan/France
Bon VoyageJean-Paul RappeneauFrance
Bright Young ThingsStephen FryUnited Kingdom
Broadway: The Golden AgeRick McKayUSA
Burden Of DreamsLes BlankUSA
Buried AliveFrank DarabontUSA
Call WaitingJodi BinstockUSA
Cautiva (Captive)Gaston BirabenArgentina
CleopatraEduardo MignognaArgentina/Spain
Condor: Axis Of EvilRodrigo VazquezFrance
Cuba LibreJuan GerardUSA
Dead AlivePeter JacksonNew Zealand
Dedales (Labryrinth)Rene ManzorFrance/Belgium
Dependencia Sexual (Sexual Dependency)Rodrigo BellotBolvia/USA
Dogs In The BasementLeslie ShearingUSA
DogvilleLars von TrierDenmark/ Sweden/United Kingdom/France/Germany
El Destino No Tiene Favoritos (Destiny Has No Favorites)Alvaro VelardePeru
El Misterio Del Trinidad (The Mystery Of Trinidad)Jose Luis Garcia AgrazMexico
En La Ciudad (In The City)Cesc GaySpain
Exit 8AMargaret HarrisUSA
Faster, Pussy-cat! Kill! Kill! Russ MeyerUSA
Films Of Shirin NeshatShirin NeshatUSA
Finding HomeLawrence David FoldesUSA
Go FurtherRon MannUSA
HeadrushShimmy MarcusIreland/UK/The Netherlands
Her Grandmother's GiftEmily HubleyUSA
Home Of The BravePaola di FlorioUSA
I'll Sleep When I'm DeadMike HodgesUK
I'm Not Scared (IO NON HO PAURA)Gabriele SalvatoresItaly/Spain/United Kingdom
ImeldaRamona S. DiazUSA
Jame's Journey To JerusalemRa'anan AlexandrowiczIsrael
JuviesLeslie NealeUSA
KamchatkaMarcelo PineyroArgentina/Spain
King Of HeartsPhilippe de BrocaFrance/Italy
Las Horas Del DiaJaime RosalesSpain
Les DiaboliquesHenri-Georges ClouzotFrance
Los Zafiros/ The Sapphires: Music From The Edge Of TimeLorenzo DeStefanoUSA
Lost ThingsMartin MurphyAustralia
Love, Sex and Eating The BonesDavid "Sudz" SutherlandCanada
Love's BrotherJane Scott RadclyffeAustralia
MaletillaVictoria Clay-MendozaMexico/Spain
Mary Anthony: A Life In A Modern DanceTonia ShiminUSA
Mayor Of The Sunset StripGeorge HickenlooperUSA
Metallica: Some Kind Of MonsterJoe Berlinger/Bruce SinofskyUSA
My Fair LadyGeorge CukorUSA
My Universe Inside OutFaith HubleyUSA
Never Been DoneMatt PowersUSA
Noi AlbinoiDagur KariIceland
NoiseTony SpiridakisUSA
Northern Ice, Golden SunFaith HubleyUSA
O Caminho Das Nuvens (The Middle Of The World)Vincente AmorimBrazil
One Last ChanceStewart SvassandUK
One Self: Fish/GirlEmily HubleyUSA
Pal JoeyGeorge SidneyUSA
Particles Of TruthJennifer ElsterUSA
Pick Up On South StreetSamuel FullerUSA
Pigeon WithinEmily HubleyUSA
Portrait Of A Bookstore As An Old ManBenjamin Sutherland/Gonzague PichelinFrance
ProteusDavid LebrunUSA
Rambling RoseMartha CoolidgeUSA
Set Set SpikeEmily HubleyUSA
Shall We DanceMark SandrichUSA
Sharks At RiskJean-Michel CousteauUSA
Silence Of The SeaVahid MousaianIran
Silk StockingsRouben MamoulianUSA
Since Otar LeftJulie BertuccelliFrance
Singlefin: YellowJason BaffaUSA
SkagerrakSoren Kragh-JacobsenDenmark
StruggleRuth MaderAustria
Sunset JunctionPeter JonesUSA
Tall Time TalesFaith HubleyUSA
TangoCarlos SauraSpain/Argentina
Tangos: The Exil Of Gardel (Tangos: L'exil De Gardel)Fernando E. SolanasUSA
The AgronomistJonathan DemmeUSA
The Animation Of Faith Hubley And Emily HubleyFaith Hubley/Emily HubleyUSA
The Aphrodite ProjectJennifer ReinishUSA
The Best Of Youth (La Meglio Gioventu)Marco Tullio GiordanaItaly
The Big SwellDavid ParceUSA
The Boy From County ClareJohn IrvinIreland/United Kingdom/Germany
The Boy Who Plays On The Buddhas Of BamiyanPhil GrabskyUK
The Day The Earth Stood StillRobert WiseUSA
The Fourth World WarRick Rowley/Jacqueline SoohenUSA
The Green ButchersAnders Thomas JensenDenmark
The New AmericansSusana Aikin/Carlos Aparicio/Jerry Blumenthal/Steve James/Indu Krishnan/Gordon Quinn/Renee Tajima-PenaUSA
The PuppeteerGary HenochUSA
The ReckoningMark MillsUK
The ReturnAndrey ZvyagintsevRussia
The Snow WalkerCharles Martin SmithCanada
The Story Of The Weeping CamelByambasuren DavaaGermany
Time of the AngelsFaith HubleyUSA
Top HatMark SandrichUSA
Travellers And MagiciansKhyentse NorbuBhutan/Australia
Twin SistersBen SombogaartThe Netherlands
UndermindNevil DwekUSA
Unknown SoldierFerenc TothUSA
Until The Violence StopsAbby EpsteinUSA
ValentinAlejandro AgrestiArgentina/The Netherlands
Vote For MeNelson Antonio DenisUSA
Waging PeaceBarbara TrentUSA
Wilbur Wants To Kill HimselfLone ScherfigDenmark/United Kingdom
Winged Migration (Le Peuple Migrateur)Jacques CluzaudFrance
WolfsburgChristian PetzoldGermany
Woman Thou Art LoosedMichael SchultzUSA

SHORT FILMS

TitleDirectorCountry
Ascension RiteCarolyn ChrismanUSA
Bali CryCraig HarrisUSA
BiteAnnemarie van de MondThe Netherlands
Broken GlassesShino WakoUSA
Can I ExplainBarry ShawUSA
Dear, Sweet EmmaJohn CernakUSA
Death and DaffodilsMatthew KosinskiUSA
EconomyLeslie LyshkovUSA
E-mail ExpressBarbara MarheinekeGermany
First GradeSang-Tup LeeSouth Korea
Free RadicalsMahyar Abousaeedi/Ed ChenUSA
Green EyesDiana LeachAustralia
Maree (Tides)James PelleritoItaly/USA
Off Track BettingRan MoncazUSA
Or Perish As FoolsJay J. HollenbackUSA
PersistenceJames CullinaneUSA
RoundaboutRachael GriffithsAustralia
Silencio ProfundoGustavo LozaMexico
Solder ManDave NovakUSA
Standing Room OnlyDeborra-Lee FurnessUSA/Australia
Still LifeAndre de Alencar LyonUSA
Tango OctogenarioDavid LicataUSA
TerraAristomenis TsirbasUSA
The Amazon MonologueBrandon OgbornUSA
The CruxJeffrey SeckendorfUSA
The Erl-KingHannes RallGermany
The Man In The CupboardTallulah H. SchwabThe Netherlands
The ShowCruz AngelesUSA
The Son Of SatanJ.J. VillardUSA
The Water Thieves (Les Voleurs D'Eau)Sebastien EliasCanada
Tom Hits His HeadTom PutnamUSA
UndergroundAimee Lagos/Kristin C. DehnerUSA
WalkentalkPhilip ZlotorynskiUSA
White Like MeGregory FitzsimmonsUSA