MUFF AWARDS

The Melbourne Underground Film Festival would like to congratulate all our award winners.
We'd also like to thank our Jury -
Mark Bakaitis (Chair), Fiona Parker, Patrick Hughes, Dr Patricia McCormack, Mark Savage, John Fox and Gawain McLachlan.

And the awards went to...

BEST FILM
Four Jacks

BEST MALE DIRECTOR
Matthew George (Four Jacks)

BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR
Sue Brown (Getting the Dirt on Trish)

BEST MALE ACTOR
Lachy Hulme (Four Jacks)

BEST FEMALE ACTOR
Mira Gittner (Das Zimmer)

BEST FOREIGN FILM
Diapason Dogme #11

BEST HORROR FILM
The Curse

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Down and Out with the Dolls

ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD
Blue Neon

MOST GRATUITOUS SEX
Das Zimmer (the teddy bear scene)

MOST GRATUITOUS VIOLENCE
Rock 'n' Roll Frankenstein

BEST USE OF THE GUERRILLA AESTHETIC
Dirt Cheap

Links to press on MUFF 2001:

Sunday Herald-Sun, 15/7 on censorship forum panelist Tony Pitman and his
NUDE CENSORSHIP PROTEST at Heany Park Primary School polling station in Rowville
Herald Sun 27/6
The Age Online 4/7
Beat 4/7
The Age 5/7   featuring a RealPlayer video interview with Richard Wolstencroft
Urban Cinefile 5/7
Senses of Cinema June 2001

Various MUFF 2001 press releases

CLOSING NIGHT
nude censorship protest Sat 14/7
press release from 8/6
or a now months-old tirade from the Festival Director evoking 'Big Kev'