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Screamfest L.A. 2012 Skully Awards Announced; Soska Sisters and American Mary Are Big Winners





The 12th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival has ended its ten-day run in Los Angeles, and the winners of the famed “Skully” Awards were announced at the closing night party held at Trader Vic's in the Downtown LA Live complex. Read on to see who took home the 10-pound prize.

The Skully was created in 2004 by Academy Award-winning special effects wizard Stan Winston and this year went to American Mary for Best Picture with twin sister team Jen and Sylvia Soska taking the Best Director honors for the film.

Below is the complete list of winners:

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

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