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raymac Written by raymac
Oct. 21, 2012





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AMERICAN MARY cuts up Screamfest with 5 “Skullies” including Best Picture

Screamfest rocks it once again! The list of winners below and the great sense of community that develops during the festival underscores why it continues to be my favorite. If you have never been, you must go next year.”


Los Angeles, CA., October 22, 2012 – The 12th Annual Screamfest® Horror Film Festival ended its ten-day run with the winners of the famed “Skully” Award announced at the closing night party held at Trader Vic’s in the Downtown LA Live complex. The 10-pound prize, created in 2004 by Academy Award® -winning Special Effects wizard Stan Winston went to American Mary for Best Picture and twin sister team Jen & Sylvia Soska taking the Best Director honors.

All Skully-winning films will be shown Sunday at the LA Live Regal theater.



                                                                                 

Below is a complete list of winners:

2012 Screamfest Film Awards


BEST PICTURE: American Mary

BEST DIRECTOR: Jen & Sylvia Soska - American Mary

BEST ACTRESS: Katharine Isabelle - American Mary

BEST ACTOR: Pierre-Francois Legendre - Fear of Water

BEST HORROR – COMEDY: Killer Kart

BEST MUSICAL SCORE: Jamie Blanks - Crawlspace

BEST STUDENT SHORT: Eaglewalk

BEST ANIMATED SHORT: Post Human

BEST SHORT: Incident on Highway 73

BEST MAKEUP: MastersFX – American Mary

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Brian Pearson– American Mary

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS: Justin Dix - Crawlspace

BEST SCREENPLAY: The Gaslamp Horror/ Jeremy D. Christensen

BEST EDITING: Marc Steinicke - On Air


Screamfest®, the preeminent horror festival in the country, and what the LA Weekly calls “the best place to get a jump on tomorrow’s cult hits” presents the festival in Los Angeles every October. Screamfest is sponsored by FearNet, Screenplay.com, Moviola, Baseline, IndieDCP.


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