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Sundance 2007 Awards

2007 Sundance Film Festival Awards

2007 Sundance Film Festival: Park City, Utah, January 18-28, 2007

2007 Sundance Winners

Padre Nuestro by Christopher Zalla


The Grand Jury Prize - Dramatic: PADRE NUESTRO / SANGRE DE MI SANGRE, directed by Christopher Zalla

The Grand Jury Prize - Documentary: MANDA BALA (SEND A BULLET), directed by Jason Kohn

Special Jury Prize - Documentary: NO END IN SIGHT, directed by Charles Ferguson

The World Cinema Jury Prize - Dramatic: ADAMA MESHUGAAT / SWEET MUD, Israel, directed by Dror Shaul

The World Cinema Jury Prize - Documentary: VORES LYKKES FJENDER / ENEMIES OF HAPPINESS, Denmark, directed by Eva Mulvad and Anja Al Erhayem

The Audience Award - Dramatic: GRACE IS GONE, directed by James C. Strouse

The Audience Award - Documentary: HEAR AND NOW, directed by Irene Taylor Brodsky

The World Cinema Audience Award - Dramatic: ONCE, Ireland, directed by John Carney

The World Cinema Audience Award - Documentary: IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON, United Kingdom, directed by David Sington

The Directing Award - Dramatic: Jeffrey Blitz, ROCKET SCIENCE

The Directing Award - Documentary: Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, WAR/DANCE

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: James C. Strouse, GRACE IS GONE

Cinematography Award - Documentary: Heloísa Passos, MANDA BALA/ SEND A BULLET

Cinematography Award - Dramatic: Benoit Debie, JOSHUA

Documentary Editing Award: Hibah Sherif Frisina, Charlton McMillian, and Michael Schweitzer, NANKING

Special Jury Prizes for Acting: Jess Weixler, TEETH “for a juicy and jaw-dropping performance,” and Tamara Podemski, FOUR SHEETS TO THE WIND “for a fully realized physical and emotional turn"

Special Jury Prize - Dramatic - for Singularity of Vision: Chris Smith, THE POOL

Special World Jury Prize - Documentary: HOT HOUSE, Israel, Shimon Dotan

Special World Jury Prize - Dramatic: L'HERITAGE / THE LEGACY, France, directed by Géla Babluani and Temur Babluani

Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking: EVERYTHING WILL BE OK, directed by Don Hertzfeldt

Jury Prize in International Short Filmmaking: THE TUBE WITH A HAT, Romania, directed by Radu Jude

Special Jury Prize: FREEHELD, directed by Cynthia Wade

Honorable Mentions in Short Filmmaking: DEATH TO THE TINMAN, directed by Ray Tintori; THE FIGHTING CHOLITAS, directed by Mariam Jobrani; MARDHA HAMDIGAR RA BEHTAR MIFAHMAND / MEN UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER BETTER, Iran, directed by Marjan Alizadeh; MOTODROM, Germany, directed by Joerg Wagner; SPITFIRE 944, directed by William Lorton; and t.o.m., United Kingdom, directed by Tom Brown and Daniel Gray

Alfred P. Sloan Prize: (for independent feature filmmakers tackling compelling ideas and issues in science and technology) DARK MATTER, directed by Chen Shi-Zhen

Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award: (to support emerging filmmakers with their next screenplays–one each from the United States, Japan, Europe, and Latin America) Lucía Cedrón, AGNUS DEI from Argentina; Caran Hartsfield, BURY ME STANDING from the United States; Tomoko Kana, TWO BY THE RIVER from Japan; and Dagur Kári, THE GOOD HEART from Iceland


Jury, Independent Film Competition - Documentary: Alan Berliner, Lewis Erskine, Lauren Greenfield, Julia Reichert, and Carlos Sandoval

Jury, Independent Film Competition - Dramatic: Catherine Hardwicke, Dawn Hudson, Pamela Martin, Elvis Mitchell, and Sarah Polley

Jury, World Cinema Competition - Documentary: Raoul Peck, Juan Carlos Rulfo, and Elizabeth Weatherford

Jury, World Cinema Competition - Dramatic: Carlos Bolado, Lynne Ramsay, and U-Wei Bin Haji Saari

Jury, Shorts Competition: Jared Hess, Daniela Michel, and Mark Elijah Rosenberg

Jury, Alfred P. Sloan Feature Prize: Darren Aronofsky, Ann Druyan, Brian Greene, Howard Suber, and John Underkoffler


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