2009 Film and Award History

by admin on March 14, 2013

HONOREES

Modern Master Award – Clint Eastwood
Montecito Award – Kate Winslet
Outstanding Performance – Danny Boyle
Outstanding Performance of the Year – Penelope Cruz
The American Riviera™ Award – Mickey Rourke
Cinema Vanguard Award – Kristin Scott Thomas
Virtuosos Award – Viola Davis, Rosemarie Dewitt, Richard Jenkins, Melissa Leo, Michael Shannon

PANELISTS

WRITERS PANEL
Robert Knott (Appaloosa)
Tom McCarthy (The Visitor)
Andrew Stanton (Wall-E)
Dustin Lance Black (Milk)

DIRECTORS PANEL
*CANCELLED

PRODUCERS PANEL
Charles Roven (The Dark Knight/Get Smart)
Christian Oolson (Slumdog Millionaire)
Dan Jinks (Milk)
Jim Morris (Wall-E)
Neda Armion (Rachel Getting Married)

WOMENS PANEL
Dody Dorn (Editor, Australia)
Barbara Munch (Set Director, Milk)
Ginger Sledge (Producer, Appaloosa)
Jacqueline West (Costume Designer, Benjamin Button)
Courtney Hunt (Director, Frozen River)

AWARD WINNING FILMS

The Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema
Poppy Shakespeare
directed by Benjamin Ross

The Best International Film Award
A Woman in Berlin (Eine Frau in Berlin)
directed by Max Färberböck

The Nueva Vision Award for the best Spanish-language film
Amar a morir
directed by Fernando Lebrija

Best Eastern Bloc Cinema Award
Tulpan
directed by Sergei Dvortsevoy

Best Documentary Film Award
Yes Madam, Sir
directed by Megan Doneman

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Live Action Short Film
Love You More
directed by Sam Taylor-Wood and produced by the late Anthony Minghella

Bruce Corwin Award for Best Animation Short Film
This Way Up
directed by
Adam Foulkes and Alan Smith

The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award
Yes Madam, Sir
directed by Megan Doneman

The Audience Choice Award
Skin
Directed by Anthony Fabian’s

FEATURE FILMS

20th Century Boys
DIR Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Japan

$9.99
DIR Tatia Rosenthal
Australia

4BIA
DIR Youngyooth Thongkonthun/Banjong Pisanthanakun/Parkpoom Wongpoom/Paween Purikitpanya
Thailand

A Woman In Berlin (Eine Frau In Berlin)
DIR
Germany

After The Last Round
DIR Ryan Pettey
USA

Amar A Morir
DIR Fernando Lebrija
Mexico/ Colombia

Apron Strings
DIR Sima Urale
New Zealand

Archy
DIR Bill Ballard
USA

Art & Copy
DIR Doug Pray
USA

Automorphosis
DIR Harrod Blank
USA/United Kingdom

Before Tomorrow (Le Jour Avant Le Lendemain)
DIR Marie-Helene Cousineau/ Madeline Ivalu
Canada

Blessed Is The Match: The Life And Death of Hannah Senesh
DIR Roberta Grossman
USA

Call Of The Wild 3D
DIR Richard Gabai
USA

Cliente
DIR Josiane Balasko
France

Creature Of Darkness
DIR Mark Stouffer
USA

Dead Horse Opera
DIR Jeremy Fraye
USA

Dim Sum Funeral
DIR Anna Chi
Canada

El Camino
DIR Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez
Costa Rica

Empty Nest (El Nido Vacio)
DIR Daniel Burman
Argentina/Spain/France/Italy

Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (Evangelion Shin-Geki Jo Ban)
DIR Masayuki/Kazuya Tsurmaki/ Hideaki Anno
Japan

Everest: A Climb For Peace
DIR Lance Trumbull
USA

Everlasting Moments
DIR Jan Troell
Sweden

Eye Of The Leopard
DIR Derek Joubert/ Beverly Joubert
UK

Fight Club
DIR David Fincher
USA

Follow The Prophet
DIR Drew Ann Rosenberg
USA

Going Home
DIR George Dougherty
USA

Gomorrah (Gomorra)
DIR Matteo Garrone
Italy

Green From The Ground up
DIR Tracy Trotter
USA

Havana Surf
DIR Rodrigo Diaz McVeigh
Spain

Hold It Like A Baby
DIR Michael Love/ Tina Love
USA

IL Divo
DIR Paolo Sorrentino
Italy/France

Ink
DIR Jamin Winans
USA

Inventing LA: The Chandlers And Their Times
DIR Peter Jones
USA

It’s Not Me, I Swear! (C’est Pas Moi, Je Le Jure!)
DIR Philippe Faladreau
Canada

Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison
DIR Bestor Cram
USA

K-20: Legend Of The Mask (K-20: Kaijin Niju Menso Den)
DIR Sato Shimako
Japan

Kabuli Kid
DIR Barmak Akram
France/Afghanistan

Landscape No 2
DIR Vinko Moderndorfer
Slovenia

Life As A Movie
DIR Benji Weatherley
USA

Linkin Park: The Making of Minutes To Midnight
DIR Mark Fiore
USA

Living With Big Cats
DIR Derek Joubert/ Beverly Joubert
UK

Lobo: The Wolf That Changed America
DIR Steve Gooder
USA

Loss (Nereikaling Zmones)
DIR Maris Martinsons
Lithuania

Lost Islands (Iim Avudim)
DIR Reshef Levy
Israel

Luis Leal: A Journey Of 100 Years
DIR Janette Garcia
USA

Mapuce Nation (La Nacion Mapuce)
DIR Fausta Quattrini
Argentina/Italy/Switzerland

Mile High: How To Win…And Lose… The White House
DIR Tod Lancaster/Cassandra Nichols
USA

Milking The Rhino
DIR David E. Simpson
USA

Nobody To Watch Over Me (Dare Mo Mamotte Kurenai)
DIR Ryoichi Kimizuka
Japan

Ocean (Okean)
DIR Mikhail Kosyrev-Nesterov
Russia

O’Horten
DIR Dent Hamer
Norway

Oso Blanco
DIR Christian Suau
USA

Our Disappeared
DIR Juan Mandelbaum
USA

Our Town (Uri Dongne)
DIR Gil-yeong Jeong
South Korea

Pirate For The Usa
DIR Rob Colby
USA

Poppy Shakespeare
DIR Benjamin Ross
UK

Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of The Global Economy
DIR Renee Bergan
Haiti/USA

Pray The Devil Back To Hell
DIR Virginia Reticker
USA

Purgatorio
DIR Roberto Rochin
Mexico

Racketeer
DIR Akhan Satayev
Kazakhstan

Rescuing Emmanuel
DIR Len Morris
USA

Se7en
DIR David Fincher
USA

Skateboard Stories
DIR Erik Hatch
USA

Skin
DIR Anthony Fabian
South Africa/UK

Smalltalk Diaries
DIR Martin Dohrn
UK

Speed & Angels
DIR Peyton Wilson
USA

Sugar
DIR Anna Boden/Ryan Fleck
USA

Superfish
DIR Rick Rosenthal
USA

Suspect X
DIR Hiroshi Nishitani
Japan

Sweet Thing
DIR Joe Lia
USA

Tandoori Love
DIR Oliver Paulus
Switzerland

Tear This Heart Out (Arrancame La Vida)
DIR Roberto Sneider
Mexico

Tears For Sale (Carlston Za Ognjeka)
DIR Uros Stojanovic
Serbia

The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der Baader Meinhof Komplex)
DIR Uli Edel
Germany

The Brothers Warner
DIR Cass Warner
USA

The Changing World (Riaru Onigokko)
DIR Issei Shibata
Japan

The Country Teacher
DIR Bohdan Slama
Czech Repubic

The Dead Girl’s Feast (A Festa Da Menina Morta)
DIR Matheus Nachtergaele
Brazil

The Demons Of Eden (Los Demonios Del Eden)
DIR Alejandra Islas
Mexico

The Divine Weapon
DIR Yu-jin Kim
South Korea

The Ghost (Domovoy)
DIR Karen Oganesyan
Russia

The Informers
DIR Gregor Jordan
USA

The Inheritors (Los Herederos)
DIR Eugenio Polgovsky
Mexico

The Invocation
DIR Emmanuel Itier
USA

The Land Of The Devil (El Pais Del Diablo)
DIR Andres Di Tella
Argentina

The Man Who Love Yngve (Mannen Som Elsket Yngve)
DIR Stian Kristiansen
Norway

The Music Lesson
DIR Virginia Galloway
USA

The Necessities Of Life (Ce Qu’il Faut Pour Vivre)
DIR Benoit Pilon
Canada

The Oasis
DIR Ian Darling
Australia

The Road To Fallujah
DIR Mark Manning
USA

The Sky, The Earth and The Rain (El Cielo, La Tierra, Y La Lluvia)
DIR Jose Luis Torres Leiva
Chile/France/Germany

The Watercolorist (El Acuarelista)
DIR Daniel Rodriquez
Peru

The Women And The Waves
DIR Heather Hudson/ Peck Euwer
USA

They Killed Sister Dorothy
DIR Daniel Junge
USA

Three Monkeys
DIR Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Turkey

Tiramisu
DIR Paula Van Der Oest
Netherlands

Titon, From Havana To Guantanamera (Titon, De La Habana A Guantanamera)
DIR Mirta Ibarra
Spain

Treeless Mountain
DIR So Yong Kim
USA/ South Korea

Truth in 24
DIR Keith Cossrow
USA

Tulpan
DIR Sergei Dvortsevoy
Kazakhstan/Germany/Russia

Vacation
DIR Hajime Kadoi
Japan

War Against The Weak
DIR Justin Strawhand
USA

Warped Time
DIR Phil Fairclough
USA

Water Man
DIR Don King/Sonny Miller
USA

Waveriders
DIR Joel Conroy
Ireland/United Kingdom

Whiz Kids
DIR Tom Shephard
USA

Yes Madam, Sir
DIR Megan Doneman
Australia/India

Zift
DIR Javor Gardev
Bulgaria

SHORT FILMS

A Room For Sarah
DIR Ginger Swanson
USA

Acholiland
DIR Dean Israelite
Germany/USA

Alba (Dawn)
DIR Giorgia Farina
Italy

Alex’s Halloween
DIR Daniel Persitz
USA

Anatomy Of Numbers
DIR Erin Cantelo
USA

Apparition
DIR Maura Smith
USA

Appassionata
DIR Mirko Echghi-Ghamsari
Germany

Beware Of Bear
DIR Victoria Vellopoulou
Greece

Boxing Paradise
DIR Stefano Quaglia
Italy

Bubbles And Seashells
DIR Jameson Jordan
USA

Business
DIR John Mckinney
USA

Charlie Thistle
DIR Bragi Schut
USA

Clams With Green Onions
DIR Sheena McCann
USA

Claxon (Clacson)
DIR Takehito Kuroha
Italy

Crema Suprema
DIR Ellenora Ventura
Canada

Dear Fatty
DIR Hsin-I Tseng
USA

Detour
DIR K Akesh Tsakpo
UK

Distraxion
DIR Michael Stern
USA

Doppleganger
DIR Katharine O’Brien
USA

Downstream
DIR Leslie Iwerks
USA

Elephants
DIR Sally Pearce
UK

Fertilize
DIR Senne Dehandschutter
Belgium

French Roast
DIR Fabrice O. Joubert
France

Glock
DIR Tom Everett Scott
USA

Gone Fishing
DIR Chris Jones
UK

Hakim
DIR Ismail Sahin
Germany

His Good Will
DIR Gayman Grant
Canada/USA

Hot Dog
DIR Bill Plympton
USA

How Children Fly (De Como Los Ninos Pueden Volar)
DIR Leopoldo Aguilar
Mexico

Hungu
DIR Nicolas Brault
Canada

I Am So Proud Of You
DIR Don Hertzfeldt
USA

Ima
DIR Jeremy Cohen
USA

In The Dark
DIR Alex Fazeli
USA

Jacinta
DIR Karla Castaneda
Mexico

Jerrycan
DIR Julius Avery
Australia

Jesus Blues
DIR Max Littman
USA

La Grand Maladie
DIR Shane Atkinson
USA

Laura-In Action
DIR Laerke Drews
Denmark

Love You More
DIR Sam Taylor-Wood
UK

Make My Day
DIR Pelle Moller
Denmark

My Friends Will Call Me Miss Chase
DIR Shelley Bookspan
USA

Next Floor
DIR Deni Villeneuve
Canada

No Corner For Old Mine
DIR Jordan Riggs
USA

On The Road To Tel-Aviv
DIR Khen Shalem
Israel

One Bridge To The Next
DIR Kim Snyder
USA

One Track Mind
DIR Chris Malloy
USA

Pascal’s Bike
DIR Jacob Seigel-Boettner
USA

Pawn
DIR Jeremiah Friedman
USA

Plain And Simple
DIR Merrin Marra
USA

Premature
DIR Rashaad Ernesto Green
USA

Rattus
DIR Carlos Barbot
USA

Resolution
DIR Pavel Oreshnikov
Russia

Rindin The Puffer
DIR Len Simon
USA

Ripple
DIR Paul Gowers
UK

Run
DIR Mark Albison
New Zealand

Santa Cruz Island: Restoring Balance
DIR Michael Hanrahan
USA

Sanza Hanza (King Surfer)
DIR Nadia Hallgren
South Africa

Sarah
DIR Rashi Bahri Chitnis
USA

Showing Disaster: Tea Fire Reflections
DIR Ethan Turpin
USA

Sikumi (On The Ice)
DIR Andrew Okpeaha MacLean
USA

Stolen Youth
DIR Leon Chambers
UK

Ten Minutes To Ithaca
DIR Zac Palladino
USA

The Beholder
DIR Roxanne Teti
USA

The Dark Side Of The Loon
DIR Gail Osherenko
USA

The Early Worm
DIR Ray Pivato
USA

The Fisherman
DIR Jason Hallows
USA

The Future Of The Gaviota Coast
DIR Shaw Leonard/Marc Mirabile
USA

The Glasses (Las Gafas)
DIR Garcia Martin
Spain

The Gold Lunch
DIR Joanna Kerns
USA

The Last Confession
DIR Chandler Landon
USA

The Necktie (La Noeud Cravate)
DIR Jean-Francoise Levesque
Canada

The Stars Won’t Twinkle
In Outer Space
DIR Peter Thwaites
UK

The Surf Magazines
Don’t Talk About Lapsed Catholics
DIR Todd Stewart
USA

The Witness
From The Balcony Of Room 306
DIR Adam Pertofsky
USA

This Is Her
DIR Kate Wolfe
New Zealand

This Way Up
DIR Adam Foulkes/Alan Smith
UK

Tongzhi In Love
DIR Ruby Yang
China/USA

Toyland (Spielzeugland)
DIR Jochen Alexander Freydank
Germany

Verlaine
DIR Nick Lentz
USA

We Have Lost Our Wings
But Still We Dream Of Flying
DIR Elia Vargas
USA