Duo take top acting kudos at film festival
Thesps Stella Schnabel and Patton Oswalt took home the top acting kudos at the 11th Method Fest Independent Film Festival awards ceremony, held at the Calabasas Civic Center.Schnabel drew the actress nod for her role in “You Won’t Miss Me” while Oswalt took actor for his perf in “Big Fan.” “Adam” and “16 to Life” were the two pics feted with the ceremony’s top kudos, with “16 to Life” receiving the aud nod for picture and “Adam” winning the jury award. “Cooper’s Camera” took home the ensemble cast nod, while Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the helmers of “Sugar,” were honored with director kudos. Theresa Russell from “16 to Life” and Colm Meaney from “A Deal Is a Deal” took supporting actress and actor, respectively, while the screenplay kudo went to John Scoular, who scripted and helmed the pic “Lunatics, Lovers and Poets.” The event also paid tribute to helmer Peter Bogdanovich with the Auteur Director Award.
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