My Movie Girl Tops Lakedance 2009 Eagle Awards

- Lakedance Film Festival, Sandpoint Idaho

Takes Best Comedy, Soundtrack, and Audience Feature Awards; MEANDhER Sweeps Actor Awards

November 8, 2009 – SANDPOINT, IDAHO - A Soaring Eagle Awards Brunch capped the week-long 2009 Lakedance International Film Festival brought to you by laser image, inc. 16 Eagle Trophies were given away in all, and a grant for $2000 awarded to the winner of the Horizon Credit Union Best North Idaho Filmmaker Eagle Award , Joel Gregoire of Sandpoint, with his co-directed entry, “Snitch”. The grant, presented by Panhandle State Bank’s Powered by Community and Washington Trust Bank, will allow Joel and his team to make their next film knowing that as long as they adhere to some basic rules, they’ll be receiving a $2000 re-imbursement.

Adam Bronstein, writer, director, and actor of “My Movie Girl”, a feature comedy/drama which closed the 2009 Lakedance, was present and elated to win as many awards as he did.

Here is the entire list of the 2009 Lakedance Film Festival Eagle Award Winners:
Grizzly Glass Centers Best Horror or Terror Short Film
Winner: Safe Passage

Laughing Dog Brewing Best Comedy
Winner: My Movie Girl

KPND 95.3 Best Soundtrack
Winner: My Movie Girl

Lisa VanDerKarr Fine Art Best Animated Film
Winner: We Are All Here

Stoneridge Golf Resort Best Male Performance
Winner: Adam Edgar, "MEANDhER"

Lake Pend Oreille Cruises Best Female Performance
Winner: Rosie Tisch, "MEANDhER"

Horizon Credit Union Best North Idaho Filmmaker
Winner: Snitch, Joel Gregoire

Bonner Awards and Engraving Best Idaho Filmmaker
Winner: The Highly Contested Election for Payette County Sherriff

Elsaesser Jarzabek Attorneys at Law Best Drama
Winner: Reverie Three

Six Star Automotive Best Student Filmmaker
Winner: "When the Voices Fade", Erica Cohn (Chapman College)

Nieman's Floral Best Cinematography
Winner: Thru

Pedro's at The Panida Best Director
Winner: "True Beauty This Night", Peter Besson

Cafe Trinity & Ivano's Ristorante Best Short Film
Winner: You're a Good Man, Antimin

laser image, inc. Best Feature Film
Winner: Lovers in a Dangerous Time

Sandpoint Online / Sandpoint Magazine Best Documentary
Winner: Time in the Minors

The entire 2009 Lakedance Eagle Awards Brunch photo gallery will be online soon.

Lakedance 2010 will take place in early November 2010. More information will be available via as it becomes available.

Photos Credit Mark Watson

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Horizon Credit Union Best North Idaho Filmmaker Joel Gregoire - 2009 Lakedance