The 12th annual edition of the Angelus Student Film Festival bestowed its Patrick Peyton Excellence in Filmmaking Award on Chapman U.’s Nicholas Ozeki on Tuesday. Fest’s highest honor includes a cash prize of $10,000.
A total of seven awards and $50,000 in cash and industry prizes will be presented in a ceremony at the Directors Guild of America on Oct. 27.
The winners were chosen from more than 400 entries representing 22 countries.
The winners are:
The 2007 Angelus Student Film Festival winners
The $10,000 Patrick Peyton Excellence in Filmmaking Award: ”Mamitas,” Nicholas Ozeki, Chapman University
, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
The $5,000 Priddy Bros. Triumph Award: “Little Gorilla,” Harry Kellerman, Columbia University
The $2,500 Fujifilm Audience Impact Award: “Deacon’s Mondays,” Lowell Frank and Destin Daniel Cretton, San Diego State University
The $2,500 Mole-Richardson Production Excellence Award: “In Between,” José E. Iglesias Vigil, Polish National Film School, Lodz, Poland
The $1,500 Act One Screenplay prize: “The Kolaborator,” written by Chris Bessounian, Los Angeles Film Schoolv
The $3,000 Outstanding Documentary Award, sponsored by Maryknoll Productions: “La Quinceanera,” Adam Taub, University of Colorado, Boulder
The $2,500 Outstanding Animation Award, sponsored by the Catholic Academy for Communication Arts Professionals: “The Needful Head” Zeth Willie, New York University
Angelus Showcase Selections
Live action: “Monsoon,” Shyam Bals, University of Southern California
Animation: “Screen,” Edmund Earle, Rhode Island School of Design
- Production Design: “Still Life,” Mahesh Pailoor, American Film Institute
- Documentary: “Bullet Proof Vest,” May Lin Au Yong, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
- Animation: ”Fission,” Kun-I Chung, School of Visual Arts, New York.