Showtime Movie Channels Audience Awards Winners

18 June, 2010 by IF

Press release from Medianet

The 2010 Sydney Film Festival today revealed the winners of the Showtime Movie Channels Audience Awards.

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The feature film winners are Taika Waititi’s rollicking coming-of-age film Boy (The State Theatre) which has already broken New Zealand box office records and Australian director Adam Blaiklock’s suspenseful debut feature, Caught Inside (at the satellite venues incorporating Dendy Opera Quays, Events Cinemas George Street, the Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of NSW).

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, directed by festival guest Judith Ehrlich, won the Best Documentary at the State Theatre, and Best Documentary at the Satellite Venues was the portrait of the New York Times photojournalist, Bill Cunningham New York.

Audience Award: Best Fiction Feature at the State Theatre – Boy

Audience Award: Best Fiction Feature at Satellite Venues – Caught Inside

Audience Award: Best Documentary at the State Theatre – The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

Audience Award: Best Documentary at Satellite Venues – Bill Cunningham New York

The Audience Awards highlight the crowd-pleasing titles across feature films and documentaries and each winning film will receive a stunning Dinosaur Designs trophy.

SHOWTIME prides itself in delivering the best in film and documentary entertainment to its audiences nationwide and therefore we are delighted to support the Sydney Film Festival with the SHOWTIME MOVIE CHANNELS AUDIENCE AWARDS – celebrating the most popular films and documentaries across the far-reaching program" said CEO of SHOWTIME Australia, Peter Rose.

The top five films in each category are as follows:

Fiction Features at State Theatre:

  1. Boy
  2. Me, Too
  3. Home by Christmas
  4. The Tree
  5. Kawasaki's Rose


Fiction Features at Satellite Venues:

  1. Caught Inside
  2. Summer Wars
  3. Boy
  4. Twigson
  5. No One Knows About Persian Cats


Documentaries at State Theatre

  1. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
  2. Exit Through the Gift Shop
  3. Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould
  4. Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
  5. This Way of Life

Documentaries at Satellite Venues

  1. Bill Cunningham New York
  2. The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
  3. Strange Birds in Paradise
  4. Eye
  5. Waste Land

 

 

 

 

 

 

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