[Frameworks] 2010 Chicago Underground Film Festival Award Winners

From: Bryan Wendorf (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Jun 28 2010 - 08:59:21 PDT

Awards for best narrative feature and best documentary feature are
still being determined but here is what was announced at last night's
festival party:

Made in Chicago Award - Kent Lambert, Fantasy Suite
Best Animation - Everybody, Steve Reinke and Jesse Mott
Best Experimental Film - L'Internationale, Marianna Milhorat
Best Documentary Short - Sincerity: The Character of Ronald Reagan,
Chris Royalty
Best Narrative Short - Home Movie, Braden King
Audience Award - Scrappers, Ben Kolak, Brian Ashby and Courtney Prokopas

Honorable Mentions

Golden Hour, Robert Todd
This Is My Show, Lori Felker
Voice on the Line, Kelly Sears

I'll post the feature winners as soon as the jury gets them to me.


Ross Nugent hails from wilds of Western Pennsylvania. He earned a BA
in Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh and studied film and
video production at Pittsburgh Filmmakers, where he began working in
media exhibition in 2003. Ross served as the Exhibition Coordinator
from 2005-2008, and matriculated to the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee to pursue an MFA in Film. He is also the Program
Manager of the UWM Union Theatre, the Faculty Advisor for the
Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, and an instructor in the Film

Spencer Parsons is a filmmaker based in Chicago, and he teaches media
production at Northwestern University. He has made such award-winning
short films as "Resolution" (2002) and "Once and Future Asshole"
(2005), and his feature film, "I'll Come Running," will soon be
available on DVD from IFC. From 2000-2004, he was senior programmer
for the late and lamented Cinematexas International Short Film
Festival in Austin, TX.

Brigid Reagan is the Assistant Director of Video Data Bank, the
country’s largest archive and distributor of video art and artist
interviews. As AD, Brigid manages submissions, acquisitions, public
programs, marketing and promotion for the organization. She was VDB’s
Distribution Manager prior to her current appointment and previously
worked in both programming and educational outreach for
Cinema/Chicago, presenter of the Chicago International Film Festival.
Brigid has presented VDB work at festivals and conferences throughout
the world, and has sat on various panels and juries in the media arts
field. She holds a BA in Film and Television from the University of
Notre Dame and an MA in Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago,
where she was a Dwight Follet Fellow.
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