72 Film Fest 2007

Weinberg Center 2007yamrus with trophy

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2007

RESULTS
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Grand Prize: Big Wave Media, Mike Yamrus
proverb: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. – Iran
title: “Release”

Audience Choice: Team Rainbow, Will Saxton / Kevin Collins
proverb: Be aware that the halo has to fall only a few inches to be a noose – New Zealand
title: “Let’s Go…To Church

In the Street Challenge: Laserstar Entertainment, William Perry
proverb: The pencil of God has no eraser. – Haiti
title: “God Pencils

Best Cinematography: Big Wave Media, Mike Yamrus
proverb: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. – Iran
title: “Release

Best Writing/Originality: Team Zissou, Seth Holmes
proverb: If you choose two rabbits, both will escape. – Japan
title: Leadman Fife

Best Acting: Big Wave Media, Mike Yamrus
proverb: A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. – Iran
title: “Release

Best Editing: Laserstar Entertainment, William Perry
proverb: The pencil of God has no eraser. – Haiti
title: “God Pencils

Best Music: Laserstar Entertainment, William Perry
proverb: The pencil of God has no eraser. – Haiti
title: “God Pencils

*Producer’s Head of Class (Student) Award: Pecos Bill and the Wranglers, Jack Noble
proverb: When the well is dry we know the worth of oil. – Traditional
title: White Flags

*Producer’s Avant-Garde Award: Team Rainbow, Will Saxton / Kevin Collins
proverb: Be aware that the halo has to fall only a few inches to be a noose – New Zealand
title: “Let’s Go…To Church

Honorable Mention – Grassland Spirits, Brent Velasco
proverb: The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become. – Belgium
title: “Agoraphobia

*Note: The Producer’s awards were handed out from the producer’s (Jason, Clark, and Salyer) of the festival and not decided upon by the panel of judges.


Awards/Prizes
• Grand Prize: $500 Cash, and Weinberg Tickets
• Audience Choice Award: $100 Cash, Dinner for 4 at Tasting Room, and Maryland Ensemble Theater Tickets
• ITS Challenge Award: $250 cash and Celebrate Frederick Tickets
• Best Cinematography: $250 cash by Elusive Images Studios and Kevin Logghe
• Best Use of Music: Dinner for 4 at Danielle’s
• Best Acting: Studio Head Shots from Pepi Khara Studios
• Best Editing: Color Correction/Equipment from Parlights
• Producer’s Avant-Garde Award: Hair/Make-up for whole production by The Temple
• Producer’s Head of the Class (Student) Award: Hair styling for each team member by The Temple and CinemArts Season Tickets
• Honorable Mention: Spa Treatment at O’Hair Salon

 

Awards created by Beccah Bartlett and Gold Thumb Jewelers
Hosted by Rona Mensah.

“Welcome to the Ring” short film by Salyer.
“Lance and Javier” short film starring Kerline, Jason Streff, Clark Kline and people “In the Street”. Directed by Joey McAdams.


We Would Like to Thank:
Sponsors: The Frederick Arts Council and Celebrate Frederick.
Supporters: Structures Salon, Café Nola, ArtNext, Weinberg Center for the Arts, and all prize sponsors listed above, everyone we blanked on (please tell us if we did!) and everyone who came out to support local cinema!

 

32 Participating Teams

1. Open Bar 2. A Blowhard, a Liar, and a Bull Thrower 3. NumaNixon Productions 4. Laserstar Entertainment 5. Glad We Slept in the Other Tent 6. American Protozoa 7. Pecos Bill and the Wranglers 8. Missing Link Cinema 9. Airrick Glasses 10. Cineplex Pictures 11. Leatherman Films 12. Williams 13. Crimson Vision 14. CineGraphic Studios 15. Team Rainbow 16. Team Zissou 17. Blue Elephant Productions 18. Project 57 19. Thinkout Productions 20. AhhMyFace Productions 21. Series Six 22. Browning Film Productions 23. Time Dimension 7 24. The FredROCK Crew 25. Sailorjack Pictures 26. James Street Video 27. White Flag Films 28. Bright Boy Alert 29. The Power Glove 30. Digitalic Limited 31. Big Wave Media 32. Grassland Spirits

In the Press

Frederick News Post

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Frederick Gazette

• 72 and change – 2007.10.11

• 72 Film Fest calling… – 2007.09.13

Hagerstown Herald

• …shows local filmmakers… – 2007.10.12

NBC4

• …filmmakers to showcase…- 2007.10.12