Join the Woodstock Film Festival
in celebrating the 14th annual
Maverick Awards Gala
7:00pm: Cocktail party in Gallery
8:15pm: Seating for awards begins
9:00pm: Award Ceremony with presentations to our honorary recipients and winning filmmakers in the following categories.
Acclaimed director, actor, producer, film historian and writer Peter Bogdanovich will receive the honorary Maverick Lifetime Achievement Award. A native of Kingston, NY., Bognanovich is best known for The Last Picture Show, What’s Up Doc, and Paper Moon
The Meera Gandhi Giving Back Award, now in its third year, annually honors a director, producer or actor who best delivers a message of social change and exhibits a strong compassion for philanthropy.
This year’s recipient is director, Mira Nair, whose credits include The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Vanity Fair, Monsoon Wedding, Salaam Bombay, among others.
OTHER AWARDS To be announced,
• Gigantic Pictures FEATURE NARRATIVE AWARD
• 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
• 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 FEATURE sponsored byTechnicolor Postworks NY
• The James Lyons Editing Award for DOC FEATURE sponsored by Technicolor Postworks NY
The Woodstock Film Festival is a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization with a mission to present an
annual program and year-round schedule of film, music,
and art-related activities that promote artists, culture,
inspired learning, and diversity. The Hudson Valley Film
Commission promotes sustainable economic development
by attracting and supporting film, video and media production.