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Beaufort International Film Festival Names Finalists and is Ready for 2012
Filmmakers from around the world are once again set to appear at the Sixth Annual Beaufort International Film Festival taking place Feb 15 - 19, 2012 in the historic city of Beaufort, SC.
In addition to the impressive attendance by the filmmakers, also appearing will be Academy Award nominated Film Editor, Craig Mckay who will be presented the Jean Ribaut Award for Excellence in Film Editing. The Jean Ribaut Award for Excellence in Stunt Coordination will also be presented to Cal Johnson.
The 2012 Beaufort International Film Festival Finalists are as follows:
2012 BIFF FINALISTS
Stitched & Sown (Austin Taylor) (Winston Salem, NC USA) 5 min.
Live Outside the Box (Shu-Hsuan Lin) (Taiwan) 4 min.
The Crocodile’s Wife (Jody Cleaver) ( Clifton Hill, Australia) 7 min.
Dissolving Destinies (Brandon Strathmann() (Corona, CA USA) 7 min
Cultures of Resistance (Iara Lee) 73min San Francisco, CA USA
Awaken the Dragon (Liz Oakley) 87min Charleston, SC USA
Empty Hand: The Real Karate Kids (Kevin Derek) 90min Lake Forest, CA USA
Wrestling for Jesus (Nathan Clarke) 73min Madison, WI USA
Shag Nation (Brittany Brothers) 20min Brooklyn, NY USA
# While We Watch (Kevin Breslin) 40min New York, NY USA
Santiago (Felix Martiz) 78min, Los Angeles, CA USA
Il Cacciatore Di Anatre (Egidio Veronesi) 90min Finale Emilia, Modena, Italy
Happy New Year (L. Lorrel Manning) 105min New York, NY USA
Quirk of Fate (Marco J. Riedl) 45min Cologne, Germany
Santa Land (Kim Nguyen ) 22min Los Angeles, CA USA
Saying Goodbye (Clifton Springs) 16min West Columbia, SC USA
Beast (Christopher Granier-Deferre)
Two-Minutes (Christopher Granier-Deferre)
Atroz (Francisco Alvarez) 10min Burgos Espana, Spain
Civil (Weston Middleton) 15min Columbia, SC USA
ZomRomCom: The Musical (Messiah Amaram) 21min (University of North Carolina, School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC )
The Martyr (Jesse Terrell) 14min USA (University of North Carolina, School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC )
The Minus Touch (Rob Sterling) 14 min (University of North Carolina, School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC )
Gil’s Brother (Corey Bodoh-Creed)
The Road to Jacob (Matt Allen) 17min (Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA)
Chasing Diana (Jack & Robin Firestone, Hilton Head Island, SC)
Personal Fouls (Jack Monts de Oca and Brent Savidge, Hilton Head Island SC)
Saving Sergei (Barry Leach, United Kingdom)
The Wedding Photographer ( Teresa Bruce, Beaufort SC)
The Presser (Gary Weeks, Los Angeles, CA)
Two Hit Wonder (Gary Weeks, Los Angeles, CA)
BEST ACTOR NOMINATIONS
Edmund Kingsley (Beast) Short Film
Jesus Guevara (Santiago) Feature Film
Michael Cuomo (Happy New Year) Feature Film
Rebecca Koon (Saying Goodbye) Short Film
Sydney Torin Shepherd (ZomRomCom) Student Film
BEST DIRECTOR NOMINATIONS
Christopher Granier-Deferre (Two Minutes) Short Film
Egidio Veronesi (Il Cacciatore Di Anatre) Feature Film
Felix Martiz (Santiago) Feature Film
Iara Lee (Cultures of Resistance) Documentary
K. Lorrel Manning (Happy New Year) Feature Film
Kevin Breslin (#WhileWeWatch)
For more information about the 2012 Beaufort International Film Festival, including film descriptions, screening times, and more, please visit http://www.beaufortfilmfestival.com.
Editor's note: For additional information contact Public Relations Director Bruce Doneff,
Beaufort International Film Festival 201.966.6583 – mobile
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