Method Fest hands out awards
Lily Holleman, Brian Cox take home acting prizesAt the 12th annual Method Fest's closing-night awards reception Wednesday in Woodland Hills, Lily Holleman earned the Christie Geraldine Page Award for best actress for her performance in "urFRENZ," and Brian Cox took home the Time Warner Cable John Garfield Award for best actor for his role in "The Good Heart."
Jeff Phillips' "urFRENZ" also claimed the City of Calabasas Jury Award for best picture.
The LA.com Audience Award for best feature film went to "Tic," directed by Keith Parmer and starring Lennie James, Treva Etienne, Gary McDonald, Tina Casciani and Daniele Favilli.
2010 Method Fest Award Winners
Lily Holleman, "urFRENZ"
Brian Cox, "The Good Heart"
Best Feature Film
"UrFRENZ," Jeff Phillips
Audience Award Best Feature Film
"Tic," Keith Parmer
Best Foreign Film
"The City of Your Final Destination," James Ivory
Best Supporting Actor
Nathan Halliday, "Desert Son"
Best Supporting Actress
Najarra Townsend, "urFRENZ"
Best Ensemble Cast
"Tic," Keith Parmer
Maverick Award for Low Budget Feature Film
"Homewrecker," Brad Barnes, Todd Barnes
Nicholas Gyeney, "The Penitent Man"
Hilbert Hakim, "Krews"
Maverick Award, Acting
Anslem Richardson, "Homewrecker"
Festival Director's Award, Best Film
"Handsome Harry," Bette Gordon
Maverick Award for Best Acting in a Low Budget Film
Julie Dray, "Do Elephants Pray?"
Maverick Award for Marketing, Promotion, Social Networking for an Independent Film
"The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher," Justin Monroe
Best Short Film
"The Butterfly Circus," Joshua Weigel
Best Student Film
"The Godmother," Lior Chefetz
Best Actress in Short Film
Vanessa Hidalgo, "Culebra"
Best Actor in Short Film
Nick Vujicic, "The Butterfly Circus"
Best Youth Film
"Love is a Fallacy," Duncan Ballantine
Best Actor in Youth Film
Jesse Pilchen, "Love is a Fallacy"
Bruce Dern -- Lifetime Achievement Award
Lily Holeman -- Rising Star Award