Montecito Award – Annette Bening
Platinum Award – Leonardo Di Caprio
Sapphire Inspired Award – Kate Winslet
The American Riviera™ Award – Kevin Bacon
David Attenborough Award – Sir David Attenborough


Jim Taylor (Sideways)
Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
Zach Braff (Garden State)
Brad Bird (The Incredibles)
Paul Haggis (Million Dollar Baby)
Julie Delpy (Before Sunset)
John Logan (The Aviator)
Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries)
Bill Condon (Kinsey)

Joel Schumacher (Phantom of the Opera)
Terry George (Hotel Rwanda)
Alejandro Amenabar (Out to Sea)
Kevin Bacon (Loverboy)
Luis Mandoki (Innocent Voices)
Jeff Arch (Complete Guide to Guys)

Graham King (The Aviator)
Stuart Benjamin (Ray)
Richard Gladstein (Finding Neverland)
Michael London (Sideways)
John Walker (The Incredibles)
Michael Nozik (The Motorcycle Diaries)
Lee Daniels (The Woodsman)

Colleen Atwood (Lemony Snickets – Costume Designer)
Karen Baldwin (Ray – Producer)
Virginia Katz (Kinsey – Editor)
Virginia Madsen (Sideways – Actress)

John Debney (The Passion of the Christ)
Michael Giacchino (The Incredibles)
Jan Kaczmarek (Finding Neverland)
Rolfe Kent (Sideways)
Mark Mothersbaugh (The Life Aquatic)
Aaron Zigman (The Notebook)


The American Spirit Award for Independent Cinema
Mail Order Wife
written and directed by Andrew Gurland and Huck Botko

The Best International Feature Award
written and directed by Michael Lerner and Ludi Boeken

A Special Jury Award for Best Performance by an Actor in an International film
Bruno Ganz
The Downfall

A Special Jury Award for Best Performance by an Actress in an International Film
Sibell Kekilli
Head On

A Special Jury Award for Cinematic Originality
Alone Across Australia
directed by Jon Muir

A Special Jury Award for its handling of vital contemporary issues
Power of Nightmares
directed by Adam Curits

The Nueva Vision Award for the best Spanish-language film
O Outre Lado de Roua (The Other Side of the Street)
directed by Marcos Bernstein

A Special Jury Award for Writing and Directing in the Spanish and Latin America Film Sidebar
Punto Y Raya
directed by Elia Schneider

Best Documentary Feature
A Hard Straight
Directed by Goro Toshima

The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award
Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action
directed by Roberta Grossman

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Live Action Short Film
Everything With This Country Must
directed by Gary McKendry

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animation Short Film
Oola Oop
directed by Carolle-Shelley Abrams

The Antioch University Award for Leadership and Change
Rory O’Shea Was Here
directed by Damien O’Donnell

Audience Choice for Best Feature
The Thing About My Folks
directed by Raymond De Felitta

Audience Choice for Best Documentary
Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action
directed by Roberta Grossman

Audience Choice for Best Latino CineMedia
Voces Inocentes
directed by Luis Mandoki


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