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The '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''' is an annual film festival, started in [[1999]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]]. Jambor stepped down as executive director in December, [[2006]], citing disagreement with the board of directors, which is headed by [[Alan Hunter]].
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The '''Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival''' is an annual film festival, started in [[1999]] by [[Erik Jambor]], [[Kelly Franklin]] and [[Wayne Franklin]].
  
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In addition to the annual festival, Sidewalk programmed "Sidewalk Salon" discussion groups, monthly "Sidewalk Cinematheque" screenings, bi-annual "Sidewalk Scramble" weekend filmmaking competitions, and the "[[Birmingham Shout]]" gay and lesbian film festival.
The 6th annual festival took place September 23-26 in 7 venues. The jury included Eric Campos from ''Film Threat'' magazine, Gill Holland, Don Myrick, Peter Gilbert, Lucia Small, Gabe Wardell, Skizz Cyzyk, Steve Montal, [[Michael Grady]], and [[Daniel Wallace]].
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===Awards===
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Jambor stepped down as executive director in December, [[2006]], citing disagreement with the board of directors, which is headed by [[Alan Hunter]]. The board indicated that the festival's finances needed to be strengthened through additional corporate sponsors.
* Best Feature: ''[[Alice's Misadventures in Wonderland]]''
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* Special Feature Jury Award: ''Piggie''
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* Best Documentary: ''The Loss of Nameless Things''
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==See also==
* Best Short Documentary: ''Benching: The Art of Watching Trains''
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* [[2006 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* Special Documentary Jury Human Rights Award: ''A Stone's Throw Away''
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* [[2005 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* Special Documentary Jury Award: ''The Puppeteer''
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* [[2004 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival]]
* Best Short Film: ''Perils in Nude Modeling''
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* Special Short Film Jury Award: ''The Climactic Death of Dark Ninja''
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* Best Student Film: ''Why the Anderson Children Didn't Come to Dinner''
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* Best Animated Film: ''The Balloon''
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* Special Jury Award in Animation: ''Oedipus''
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* Kathryn Tucker Windham Storytelling Award: ''Tacklebox''
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* Audience Choice Feature: ''Woman Thou Art Loosed''
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* Audience Choice Documentary: ''Kathryn: The Story of a Teller''
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* Audience Choice Short: ''The Puppeteer''
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* Audience Choice Alabama Spectrum: ''Who is Colin Cherry?''
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==References==
 
==References==
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* Kwon, Wade (December 6, 2006) "[http://wadeonbirmingham.com/2006/12/05/sidewalk-shuffle-2/#more-822 Sidewalk Shuffle 2]" Wade on Birmingham - accessed December 6, 2006
 
* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." ''Birmingham News''.
 
* Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." ''Birmingham News''.
  

Revision as of 08:36, 6 December 2006

The Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival is an annual film festival, started in 1999 by Erik Jambor, Kelly Franklin and Wayne Franklin.

In addition to the annual festival, Sidewalk programmed "Sidewalk Salon" discussion groups, monthly "Sidewalk Cinematheque" screenings, bi-annual "Sidewalk Scramble" weekend filmmaking competitions, and the "Birmingham Shout" gay and lesbian film festival.

Jambor stepped down as executive director in December, 2006, citing disagreement with the board of directors, which is headed by Alan Hunter. The board indicated that the festival's finances needed to be strengthened through additional corporate sponsors.

See also

References

  • Kwon, Wade (December 6, 2006) "Sidewalk Shuffle 2" Wade on Birmingham - accessed December 6, 2006
  • Carlton, Bob (December 1, 2006) "Sidewalk film festival founding director resigns." Birmingham News.

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