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“OPEN FIVE” WINS THE 13TH MEMPHIS FILM FESTIVAL

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on Oct 25, 2010

Congrats to Filmmaker 25 New Face Kentucker Audley for winning Best Narrative Feature at the Memphis Film Festival with his latest, Open Five. As I blogged last week, Audley has made the entire feature available for a limited time on his site (or, embedded below). Also winning awards were films by three other “25 New Face” filmmakers — The Colonel’s Wife (Brent Stewart), Mars (Geoff Marslett), and Blackmail Boys (under a pseudonym, Morgan Jon Fox). The complete awards are below.

Jury Awards Announced for 13th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival

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NARRATIVE FEATURE AWARDS
Jury: Aaron Hillis and Elvis Mitchell

Best Narrative Feature: Open Five

Nice Shoes Award: Audrey the Trainwreck

The Nice Shoes award is presented to the director of one of the competition features to help them take their next production to a new level. A $25,000 value, the award includes 8 hours of color grading and 8 hours of finishing services at Nice Shoes, an artist-driven design, animation, VFX and color grading studio in New York City. The award includes a round trip flight to New York, to allow the award-winner to take advantage of their prize, no matter where they are based.

Special Jury Awards:
James DeForest Parker’s performance in The Colonel’s Bride

Narrative Ambition for Mars

For it’s combination of genre mix and playful indie spirit, Blackmail Boys

DOCUMENTARY JURY AWARDS
Jury: Peter Gilbert and Scott Mosier
Best Documentary Feature: Thunder Soul

Special Jury Award: The Last Survivor

Best Documentary Short: Let Your Feet Do the Talking

SHORT FILM JURY AWARDS
Jury: Skizz Cyzyk, Paula Martinez and Gabe Wardell
Best Short: Daud

Best Animated Short: Prayers for Peace

Best Experimental Short: Advance

HOMETOWNER JURY AWARDS
Jury: Skizz Cyzyk, Paula Martinez and Gabe Wardell
Sponsored by the Memphis and Shelby County Film & Television Commission

Best Hometowner Feature: Open Five ($1,000 cash prize!)

Best Hometowner Short: Training Wheels

Best Hometowner Animated or Experimental Film: Que Sera, Sivad

SPECIAL FESTIVAL AWARDS
Soul of Southern Film Award: General Orders No. 9

Ron Tibbett Excellence in Filmmaking Award: Gabi on the Roof in July

AUDIENCE AWARDS sponsored by Newcastle Brown Ale, to be announced soon…

Open Five from Paper Moon Films on Vimeo.

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