Screamfest LA 2013 Skully Awards Announced; Huge Exclusive Photo Gallery!
The 13th 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 October 17th at the swanky Eclectic Wine Bar in North Hollywood.
Read on to see who took home the 10-pound prize and to have a look at our extensive photo gallery.
Hosted this year by yours truly and co-host Jonna Jackson, the evening found Ben Katai's feature flick Beneath to be the big winner, taking home six of the coveted Skully Awards (which were created by Academy Award-winning special effects wizard Stan Winston). See the rest of the winners of the Rachel Belofsky-founded festival, the largest and longest running horror fest in the United States, below.
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Timothy A. Burton - Beneath
BEST STUDENT SHORT: Jeremy Robbins - Aftermath
BEST MAKEUP: Gary Tunnicliffe - Beneath
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS: JD Schwalm - Beneath
BEST VISUAL EFFECTS: Jamison Goei - Beneath
BEST SHORT: Antonio Perez - Luna
BEST EDITING: Olivier Beguin - Chimeres
BEST MUSICAL SCORE: Bruno Grife - Goldberg & Eisenberg
BEST ACTOR: Yahav Gal - Goldberg & Eisenberg
BEST ACTRESS: Rosie Day – The Seasoning House
BEST DIRECTOR: Ben Ketai – Beneath
BEST PICTURE: Beneath
SCREAMFEST LAUNCHPAD AWARD SPONSORED BY MATADOR PICTURES: Erlingur Thoroddsen – The Banishing
BEST SCREENPLAY: Micah Delhauer - The Edge of Oblivion
2013 TOP FIVE SCREENPLAYS:
Micah Delhauer - The Edge of Oblivion
Virgil Goya - Flesh
David Weston - The Overseer
Chris Walters, Arjen DeVries & Winston Pear - Roanoke: A Tale of Colonial Horror
Ben & Tyler Soper - Santa Muerte
Congratulations to all the winners, and my personal 'thank you' to Rachel for bringing me back for a third year as host; it is truly an honor. Special thanks to photographer Elisabeth Brough for the accompanying gallery.
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