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 SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!
 Submissions open on February 12, 2010.
 Spotlight: Technology Spotlight clip is online.
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THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE FIRST ANNUAL WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND WILLiFEST. IT WAS YOU WHO HELPED MAKE ITS INAUGURAL YEAR A HUGE SUCCESS. WE ALSO WANT TO THANK OUR PARTNERS, SPONSORS, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS AND OF COURSE THE MUSICIANS, FILMMAKERS AND ARTISTS FOR WHOM THE FESTIVAL WAS CREATED. WE APPRECIATE THE SUPPORT AND WE LOOK FORWARD   TO   AN  EVEN   MORE  DIVERSE EVENT NEXT YEAR.
 
WE'D ALSO LIKE TO CONGRATULATE THIS YEAR'S WINNING FILMMAKERS. WE HAD AN AMAZING LINE-UP OF MUSIC VIDEOS, SHORTS AND FEATURES AND PROMISE TO CARRY THIS QUALITY OVER INTO NEXT YEAR.
 
THANK YOU AGAIN SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND WE'LL SEE YOU AT WILLiFEST EVENTS OVER THE NEXT YEAR AND AGAIN AT WILLiFEST 2011.
 
REGARDS,
 
MICHAEL HELMAN
FESTIVAL DIRECTOR
THE WINNERS ARE IN!
 
The Film Festival Awards List is now online.
 
Download it here.  View it here. 
Actor/Musician Thomas Ian Nicholas at Opening Night
Actor Frank Whaley
As Good As Dead Premiere
Comedian Joe Wong
Robert Townsend
presenting Best Film award
Actor Matt Dallas
As Good As Dead Premiere
Councilmember
Diana Reyna
Borough President
Marty Markowitz
Christina Yao - Winner - Best Director/Film Empire of Silver
Apollo Poetry
Director/Producer Robert Townsend, Programming Director Marc Kess, actor Leon and Festival Director Michael Helman
Fiore Rossi
Co-Director, Vanishing City
Kamila Ticha
Director, Yogurt Cups
Eileen Newman (Tribeca Film Institute), Barbara Alpert (NYWIFT),
Angela Wright, Veronique Doumbe (NYWIFT) and
Adriana Shaw (CEO, herFliX)
Director Kamal J. Iskander
Jesus Comes To Town
Donal Thoms-Cappello, Winner Best Actor, The Red Machine
Festival Co-founders with Director Patricia Chica
Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking
Day Before Yesterday
George Ferris, 2nd Place
Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting
Nicholas Dunlevy, 1st Place
Outstanding Achievement
in Screenwriting
Mr. Zhao Nai-Yi, Chinese Face Changing Opera
Christian Saleta
Best Music Video
Introducing Homo Mancus
WILLiFEST 2010 staff on stage at Closing Night Gala
LiVE it UP!'s Donna Drake with Robin Adams and actor Leon
Actor Mike Myers and WILLiFEST's Michael Helman
Pool Party Director Beth Aala and Exec. Producer Morgan Spurlock
Sneakers & Soul
Best First Feature Film
American Idol Finalist Anwar
Robinson at Closing Night Gala
Director Catherine Tambini
Farmingville
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Zhao-Dan Huang, Anchor, Sinovision News, Director Christina Yao, Jess June
Mary Zhang, Anwar Robinson, Jenny Dong, Pres., Bolan Arts,
Council Member Diana Reyna, Jess June, Li Zhong
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