Feel Good fest picks winners


Max Mannix's and John Radel's "Dance of the Dragon" took home the Panavision Grand Jury Prize for Best Feel Good Feature Film at the second annual Feel Good Film Festival, which concluded Sunday at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.

Julie Sagalowsky's "Lucy: A Period Piece" was named winner of the the SLX Rentals & Sales Grand Jury Prize for Best Feel Good Short Film.

The Hollywood Rentals Audience Awards went to Chris Dowling's "Rock Slyde" for Feel Good Feature and Angelo Salvatore Restaino's "Grande Drip" for Feel Good Short. The best student film award was presented to Kunal Savkur for "Happy Man's Pants," and Best Feel Good Webisode went to "Pink Eye." Cass Warner's documentary "The Brothers Warner" recieved a special mention in the feature category.

"Universal Signs" picked up two acting awards, with its stars Anthony Natale and Sabrina Lloyd named best actor and actress. "Summerhood" also took double honors, with Jacob Medjuck named best director and Ewan Dickson cited for best production design. The Panther Award for Best Cinematography went to John Radel for his work on "Dragon."

Travis Mann, David White and Michael Toay's "Godspeed" won the screenplay competition, and the song "Step on the Moon" from Skyebat (Stephanie Batailler) took the original song prize.