Liana Liberato accepts the Discovery Award from Michael Moore

Traverse City Film Festival 2013 Awards!

Liana Liberato accepts the Discovery Award from Michael Moore

Liana Liberato accepts the Discovery Award from Michael Moore

During our fantastic Filmmaker Party, Founder and President Michael Moore announced our 2013 Award Winners.

We have had so many incredible films, a few new categories and so many fun contests this year, here is a complete list of all of our award winners. Congrats to everyone!

AUDIENCE AWARDS

Audience Award Winner
Best Kids Short
Hedgehogs and the City

Audience Award Winner
Best Kids Film
The Painting

Audience Award Winner
Best Narrative Short
Fools Day

Audience Award Winner
Best Documentary Short
Waiting for Mamu

Audience Award Runner Up
Best Foreign Film
Into the White

Audience Award Winner
Best Foreign Film
Starbuck

Audience Award Runner Up
Best American Film
Trust

Audience Award Winner
Best American Film
Fruitvale Station

Audience Award Runner Up
Best Documentary Film
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

Audience Award Winner
Best Documentary Film
Inequality for All

FOUNDERS AWARDS

Special Founders Prize
In Honor of Helen W. Milliken

Special Founders Prize
In Honor of Bryan J. Crough

Discovery Award
Liana Liberato

Visionary Award
Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman

Visionary Award
Mark Cousins

Michigan Filmmaker Award
Paul Feig

Lifetime Achievement Award
Michael Apted

Founders Prize
Best Narrative Short
Fools Day

Founders Prize
Special Mention Short Film
The Rider and the Storm

Founders Prize
Best Documentary Short
The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist

Stuart Hollander Prize
Best Kids Film
Mud Crab

John Waters Prize
Best Midnight Film
Cockneys vs Zombies

Buzz Wilson Prize
Best Experimental/Avant Garde Film
Your Day is My Night

Roger Ebert Prize
Best Film by a First Time Filmmaker
Wadjda

Founders Prize
Special Award
Kon-Tiki

Founders Prize
Special Award
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

Founders Prize
Special Award
Mistaken for Strangers

Founders Prize
Special Award
Dirty Wars

Founders Prize
Special Award
Citizen Koch

Stanley Kubrick Award
For Bold and Innovative Filmmaking
The Act of Killing

Founders Prize
Best Documentary
Our Nixon

Founders Prize
Best Documentary
Remote Area Medical

Founders Prize
Best Comedy
The World Is Ours

Founders Prize
Best Comedy
Bypass

Founders Prize
Best Drama
The East

Founders Grand Prize
Best Film
Propaganda

TCFF DOWNTOWN WINDOW DECORATION CONTEST

First Place: Toy Harbor
Second Place: Wilson Antiques
Third Place: Diversions

TCFF FIM GROUP BUMPER CONTEST WINNERS

FIRST PLACE – $1000
Paper Cut
John Paul Morris

SECOND PLACE – $500
TCFF the 9th
Brian Steinberg

THIRD PLACE – $200
How Many Stars
Nancy Rampson

HONORABLE MENTIONS
Treasure Map – $100
Colin Campbell

Just Great Movies – $100
Matthew Soltysiak

A Happy Place – $100
Dick Evans