Northwest Film Forum is pleased to announce the jury prizes of the 17th annual Local Sightings Film Festival, awarded during festival closing night on October 2, 2014.
Every year, an expert jury at Local Sightings awards one feature and one short film with a cash prize. In addition, the Seattle Composers Alliance awarded the fourth year of best original feature and short film score. Naked City Brewery & Taphouse also awarded the fourth year of its Local Sightings audience award for best feature and short.
2014 LOCAL SIGHTINGS FILM FESTIVAL JURY PRIZES
Best Feature Film: IN COUNTRY by Mike Attie and Meghan O’Hara (Seattle, WA – 80 min)
Best Short Film: MARIO by Tess Martin (Seattle, WA – 3 min)
2014 SEATTLE COMPOSERS ALLIANCE AWARDS
Best Feature Score: THE EXHIBITION, score by Daryl Bennett (Miho Yamamoto & Damon Vignale – Vancouver, BC – 92 min)
Best Short Score: MAUREEN, score by Melody Loveless (Kara Schoonmaker and Anna Conser – Seattle, WA – 30 min)
2014 NAKED CITY AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD
Best Feature Film: THE DEVICE by Jeremy Berg (Burien, WA – 87 min)
Best Short Film: THE NEW WEST by Peter Edlund (Seattle, WA – 15 min)