Mike Fleming

East Hampton, NY (October 10th, 2010) – The Hamptons International Film Festival announced tonight their audience, jury and special prizes at their awards ceremony. Tom Hooper’s THE KING’S SPEECH and Jill Andresevic’s LOVE ETC. take the audience awards honored tonight among the film industries finest.

MAMAS AND PAPAS, directed by Alice Nellis, was selected by the jury as the winner of The Golden Starfish Narrative Feature Award. The Documentary Golden Starfish went to Aaron Schock’s CIRCO.

MAMAS AND PAPAS also took home the Zicherman Screenplay Award. Another winner in the Narrative category, Xavier Dolan’s HEARTBEATS took the Kodak Award for Best Cinematography. The festival’s Brizzolara Family Conflict and Resolution Award was presented to Lisa Gossel’s MY SO CALLED ENEMY.

Special awards went to THE HOUSE OF SUH, directed by Iris Shim, which was the winner of the Investigation Discovery Award for Excellence in Journalism, and NO TOMORROW, directed by Roger Weisberg and Vanessa Roth, which took the inaugural Victor Rabinowitz and Joanne Grant Award for Social Justice. The 2nd Wouter Barendrecht Pioneering Vision Award went to Cam Archer’s SHIT YEAR.