BROOKLYN, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Williamsburg Independent Film Festival (Willfilm) completed its very successful four day festival this past Sunday - November 20th, with a diverse selection of winners. 19 prizes were awarded out of 220 international and local entries.
Linda Hamilton, Carol Leifer and Jane Lynch all attended the opening night and participated in some lively talkbacks at the Cinema at the Wythe Hotel http://wythehotel.com/cinema. Actress Carrie Preston was also present to discuss her new feature in competition.
Actress and Co-founder visit local media to support the winners, links below.
- Interview with Linda Hamilton on Good Day New York discussing Willfilm: http://www.fox5ny.com/good-day/218363329-video
- Interview with Co-Founder Peter Bloch and Linda Hamilton on Willfilm: http://brooklyn.news12.com/news/williamsburg-independent-film-festival-kicks-off-1.12635077#autoplay=true
WILLFILM AWARDS 2016
- BEST FEATURE6 LOVE STORIES
- BEST COMEDY SHORT WRITER'S BLOCK
- BEST SCREENPLAY CAROL LEIFER -WRITER'S BLOCK
- BEST AUDIENCE AWARDLUCE (LIGHT)
- BEST SHORTHI GLOW RETRO
- BEST FOREIGN FILMTWO WOMEN
- BEST WILLIAMSBURG SHORTSHOOT ME NICELY
- BEST ACTRESS (Comedy)JANE LYNCH - WRITER'S BLOCK
- BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDYBRYAN BURTON -HI GLOW RETRO
- BEST ACTORPETER HALPIN -NARCAN
- BEST ACTRESS (Drama)CARRIE PRESTON - 6 LOVE STORIES
- BEST FEATURED ACTRESSLINDA HAMILTON - SHOOT ME NICELY
- BEST FOREIGN FILMTWO WOMEN (Brazil)
- BEST CINEMATOGRAPHYGONZALO AMAT - THE MOURNING HOUR
- BEST DIRECTORMICHAEL DUNAWAY --6 LOVE STORIES
- BEST DOCUMENTARYPELL
- BEST SHORT DOCDOGS OF 9TH WARD -SILVIA TURCHIN
- BEST WILLIAMSBURG FEATURETRYST
- THELMA BLOCH AWARDSHEVAUN KASTL - THE MOURNING HOUR
Established in 2010, the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, with a mission to nurture and celebrate new and independent filmmakers in the mecca of hipster and progressive culture.
Media Contact: Peter Bloch, Williamsburg Independent Film Festival, 917-213- 3308, firstname.lastname@example.org