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FANTASTIC FEST 2012 Winners

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Fantastic Fest has announced the 2012 Fantastic Fest Award winners. With all the great films screening at the Fest, they had quite a time choosing the best and most striking films of the festival.

Look for more coverage from Travis Keune in the coming days. Check out his Fantastic Fest review of FRANKENWEENIE here and DREDD 3D here.

AUDIENCE AWARD (Presented by Maxwell Locke & Ritter)
I Declare War (dir. Robert Wilson & Jason Lapeyre)

AMD “NEXT WAVE” SPOTLIGHT COMPETITION
Best Picture: Flicker (dir. Patrik Eklund)

Best Director: Charles de Lauzirika (Crave)
Best Screenplay: Max Porcelijn (Plan C)
Best Actor: Michael Eklund (Errors of the Human Body)
Best Actress: Alina Levshin (Combat Girls)

FANTASTIC FEATURES
Best Picture: Vanishing Waves (dir. Kristina Buozyte)

Best Director: Kristina Buozyte (Vanishing Waves)
Best Screenplay: Bruno Samper, Kristina Buozyte (Vanishing Waves)
Best Actor: Rene Bitorajac (Vegetarian Cannibal)
Best Actress: Jurga Jutaite (Vanishing Waves)

HORROR FEATURES
Best Picture: Here Comes the Devil (dir. Adrian Garcia Bogliano)
Best Screenplay: Adrian Garcia Bogliano (Here Comes the Devil)
Best Director: Adrian Garcia Bogliano (Here Comes the Devil)
Special mention: Hajime Ohata (Henge)
Best Actor: Francisco Barreiro (Here Comes the Devil)
Best Actress: Laura Caro (Here Comes the Devil)
Special mention: Katherine Isabel (American Mary)

GUTBUSTER COMEDY FEATURES
Best Picture: New Kids Nitro (dir. Steffen Haars & Flip Van der Kuil)
Best Director: Dario Russo (Danger 5)
Best Screenplay: John Mitchell (The History of Future Folk)
Best Actor: Chapman To (Vulgaria)
Best Actress: Rina Takeda (Dead Sushi)

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES
Best Picture: The American Scream (dir. Michael Stephenson)
Best Director: Rodney Ascher (Room 237)

SHORT FUSE: HORROR SHORTS
Winner: At The Formal (Andrew Kavanagh, Australia)
Runner-up: The Sleepover (Chris Cullari, USA)

FANTASTIC SHORTS
Winner: Record/Play (Jesse Atlas, USA)
Runner-up: Love – (Kaveh Nabatian, Canada)

DRAWN AND QUARTERED: ANIMATED SHORTS
Winner: Bendito Machine IV – (Jossie Malis, Spain)
Runner-up: Tram – (Michaela Pavlatova, Czech Republic)

For more information on the films listed above, visit http://fantasticfest.com/films.

For the latest developments visit the Fantastic Fest official site www.fantasticfest.com and follow on Facebook & Twitter.

The audience awards are presented by accounting firm Maxwell Locke & Ritter (www.mlrpc.com), who provided the certified tabulation of ballots this year and are the exclusive accounting sponsor of Fantastic Fest. AMD is the presenter of the prestigious “Next Wave” Awards, which honors emerging filmmakers.

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