Sundance 2008: Winners

Sundance FF 2008Here are the winners of this year’s Sundance Film Festival:


Grand Jury Dramatic: Frozen River

Dramatic Audience Award: The Wackness

Dramatic Screenwriting Award: Sleep Dealer, Alex Rivera, David Riker

Dramatic Directing Award: Lance Hammer, Ballast

Dramatic Special Jury Prize for “the Spirit of Independent Cinema”: Chusy Haney

Jardine for Anywhere, USA

Dramatic Special Jury Prize for “Work by an Ensemble Cast”: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly MacDonald and Brad Henke for Choke

Dramatic Cinematography Award: Ballast, Lol Crawley

Documentary Grand Jury Prize: Trouble the Water

Documentary Audience Award: Fields of Fuel

Documentary Directing Award: Nanette Burnstein, American Teen

Documentary Special Jury Prize: The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo

Documentary Cinematography Award: Patti Smith: Dream of Life

Documentary Editing Award: Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, Joe Bini


Documentary Jury Prize: Man on Wire

Documentary Audience Award: Man on Wire

Documentary Cinematography Award: Mahmoud al Massad, Recycle

Documentary Editing Award: Irena Dol, The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins

Documentary Directing Award: Nino Kirtadze for Durakovo: Village of Fools

Dramatic Jury Prize: The King of Ping Pong

Dramatic Cinematography Award: Askilld Vik Edvardsen, King of Ping Pong

Dramatic Screenwriting: Samuel Benchetrit, I Always Wanted to be a Gangster

Dramatic Directing: Anna Melikyan, Mermaid

Dramatic Audience Award: Captain abu Raed


International Jury Prize: Soft

Jury Prize: My Olympic Summer and Sikumi
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