WFF Maverick Awards Gala

18
/ Oct
Saturday
2014

WFF Maverick Awards Gala

Venue
Front and Back Rooms
Time
07:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Price
$65/$75

Please join the Woodstock Film Festival in celebrating the 15th annual Maverick Awards Ceremony

Ticket prices are as follows:
RESERVED SEATING: $75
TABLE FOR 10: $650

 

• 7:00 pm: Cocktail party in Gallery
• 8:15 pm: Seating for awards begins, buffet dinner included
• 9:00 pm: Award Ceremony with presentations to our honorary recipients and winning filmmakers in the following categories.

HONORARY MAVERICK AWARD Acclaimed director, Darren Aronofsky will be presented the honorary Maverick Award by Jennifer Connellyand Natalie Portman.

Academy Award® nominated director Darren Aronofsky’s first feature, the surrealist psychological thriller Pi, earned him the Directing Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and the Gotham Open Palm Award.

He followed with Requiem For A Dream starringJennifer Connelly, which was named to over 150 Top Ten lists, The Fountain, a science-fiction romance starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz, and The Wrestler, which garnered Academy Award® nominations for stars Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei. Aronofsky followed with Black Swan, which won Natalie Portmanthe Academy Award® for Best Actress and received four other nominations, including one for Best Picture. His most recent film Noah, starring Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson, was released in 2014 to critical acclaim and box office success.

FIERCELY INDEPENDENT AWARD
Indie Actor and Director Mark Duplass will be honored with the inaugural Fiercely Independent Award Duplass is known, among other films, The Puffy ChairHannah Takes the Stairs as well as a role on the hit series The League

Tom Quinn co-president of Radius-TWC will present the award.

OTHER AWARD RECIPIENTS
will be announced for:
Gigantic Pictures
FEATURE NARRATIVE AWARD

ULTRA INDIE AWARD sponsored by
Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers LLP

Films We Like
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY AWARD

Diane Seligman Award for
BEST SHORT

Diane Seligman Award for
BEST STUDENT SHORT

Diane Seligman Award for
BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
presented by Bill Plympton and Signe Baumane

Haskell Wexler Award for
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
sponsored by Panavision

Tangerine Entertainment Juice Award for
BEST FEMALE FEATURE DIRECTOR

The James Lyons
Editing Award for NARRATIVE FEATUREsponsored by Technicolor Postworks NY

The James Lyons
Editing Award for DOC FEATURE
sponsored by Technicolor Postworks NY