Sundance Film Festival 07
Sundance 2006


Grand Jury Prize Shorts: SPIDER (Directed by Nash Edgerton)
Grand Jury Prize for Feature: MUNYURANGABO (Directed by Lee Isaac Chung)
Grand Jury Prize for Documentary: tie between AFGHAN MUSCLES (Directed by Andreas Mol Dalsgaard )

and OPERATION FILMMAKER (Directed by Nina Davenport)
Best Animated short: I MET THE WALRUS (Directed by Josh Raskin)

Shorts: KIDS + MONEY (Directed by Lauren Greenfield)
Documentary: SPINE TINGLER! THE WILLIAM CASTLE STORY (Directed by Jeffrey Schwarz)
Feature: THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY (Directed by Julian Schnabel)

Michael Addis, director of the documentary, HECKLER

The three Jury Award winners each receive a $5000 prize of Eastman Kodak Motion Picture Film stock & Entertainment Partners Budgeting and Scheduling software package.

The three Audience Award winners receive an AVID Technology Suite & Entertainment Partners Budgeting and Scheduling software package.

As the winner of the Audi "Truth in art" competition, Michael Addis, director of the documentary HECKLER, won a free lease of an Audi S5 automobile for one year. For the winning project, Addis created and shot a short film featuring a theme of family and security with the safety of driving an Audi.

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