2006 Film and Award History

by admin on April 12, 2013

HONOREES

Modern Master Award – George Clooney
Montecito Award – Naomi Watts
Outstanding Performance of the Year – Heath Ledger
The American Riviera™ Award – Philip Seymour Hoffman
David Attenborough Award – James Cameron

PANELISTS

WRITERS PANEL
Judd Apatow (40 Year Old Virgin)
Grant Heslov (Good Night and Good Luck)
Gill Dennis (Walk The Line)
Cristina Comencini (Don’t Tell)
Josh Olson (A History of Violence)
Robin Swicord (Memoirs of a Geisha)
Diana Ossana (Brokeback Mountain
Bobby Moresco (Crash)

DIRECTORS PANEL
Thomas Berucha (The Family Stone)
Bennett Miller (Capote)
Paul Haggis (Crash)
Mike Binder (Man About Town)
Duncan Tucker (Transamerica)
Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now)
Gavin Hood (Totsi)

PRODUCERS PANEL
Sarah Greene (The New World)
Grant Heslov (Good Night and Good Luck)
Cathy Konrad (Walk The Line)
Michael Ohoven (Capote)
J.C. Spink (A History of Violence)

WOMENS PANEL
Christa Munro (Good Night and Good Luck – Art Director)
Isis Mussenden (Chronicles of Narnia – Costume Designer)
Pamela Pettler (Corpse Bride – Producer)
Allison Abbate (Corpse Bride – Writer)
Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand and Fog – Actress)

COMPOSERS PANEL
Mychael Danna (Capote)
Heitor Pereira (Ask The Dust)
Nancy Wilson (Elizabethtown)
Alex Wurman (March of The Penguins)
J. Peter Robinson (Quinceañera)

AWARD WINNING FILMS

The American Spirit Award for Independent Cinema
In Memory of My Father
Directed by Christopher Jaymes

A Special Jury Award
Live and Become
Directed by Radu Mihaileanu

The Gold Vision Award Sponsored by York Entertainment
The Hamiltons
Directed by The Butcher Brothers
&
Night of the Dog
Directed by: The Six (Peter Atencio, Michael Patrick Burke, Jeremy Catalino, Peter Donovan and Eshom and Ian Nelms)
&
Half Empty
Directed by Robert Peters

The Best International Feature Award
Tsotsi
Directed by Gavin Hood

The Nueva Vision Award for the best Spanish-language film
Malas Temporadas (Bad Times)
Directed by Manuel Martin Cuenca

Best Documentary Feature
King Leopold’s Ghost
Directed by Pippa Scott

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Live Action Short Film
Spin
Directed by Jamin Winans

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animation Short Film
The Mantis Parable
Directed by Josh Staub

The BAFTA/LA Award for Best Short Short Film
Spin
Directed by Jamin Winans

The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award
Sisters-In-Law
Directed by Florence Ayisi and Kim Longinotto

Audience Choice for Best Feature
Joyeux Noel
Directed by Christian Carion

FEATURE FILMS

SHORT FILMS