“Flight of Magic" Wins Grand Jury Prize at the Colorado Film Festival
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2012 Colorado Film Awards Announces Award Winners - Tommy Warren's "Flight of Magic" wins Grand Jury Prize and Sean Armstrong's "The Country of Strangers wins First Place in Screenplay Competition.
Marking another tremendous year of the Colorado Film Awards, 2012's film and screenplay competition winners boast a lineup of promising talent. Many emerging filmmakers and screen writers who demonstrate a strong command for their work share this year's spotlight. The Colorado Film Awards congratulates its award-winning filmmakers and screenwriters for their accomplished work and contributions to filmmaking.
Jury prizes were awarded to an array of exceptional films. The diverse projects range from a story about a heroic elf on a journey to save Christmas, to a heartfelt documentary based on a courageous group of young adults battling cancer and facing the outdoor adventure of their lives.
Other top film winners include remarkable narratives on discovering the meaning of life, resolving inner conflicts, and protecting life's valuables. Meanwhile, CFF's award-winning documentaries offer new perspectives on controversial world issues and a special overview of the historic coffee shop, Cafe Au Go Go.
Additionally, the Colorado Film Awards Screenplay Competition is proud to have attracted the attention of powerful screenwriters like Sean Armstrong, John Bengel, Carl McLaughlin, Leslie Flannery, and Michael Pomphrey. Their superlative work guides readers through the heart breaking and the light-hearted, through comforting and disturbing times, and through affections both endearing and tumultuous; every penned word a gripping one.
The Colorado Film Awards is happy to announce and share the outstanding projects of our 2012 competition winners and finalists. (continued...)