— Ron Tucker, President of the Beaufort Film Institute
BEAUFORT, South Carolina, USA, Jan. 10, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Beaufort Film Institute today announced 3 at the 2023 Beaufort International Film Festival (BIFF), February 21-26. announced the winners of the two awards. 2023 Beaufort, South Carolina
The Beaufort Film Institute presents the Pat Conroy Lifetime Achievement Award to both former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), John Bailey, and his wife, former AMPAS board member Carol Lyttelton. They are the first co-recipients of this award.
Cinematographer John Bailey has worked on Big Chill, American Gigolo, As Good As It Get, Silverado, Accidental Tourist, Country Strong, In The Line Of Fire, Groundhog Day. It has a huge collection of works including movies such as He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and on the National Board of Film Preservation at the Library of Congress. He previously received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cannes Film Festival for his Japanese film Mishima in 1985, and in 2016 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the ASC and in 2016 he was awarded the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government. it was done. 2019 Cannes Film Festival. In 2019, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gianni di Venanzo Festival in Teramo, Italy and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Camera Image International Film Festival in Torun, Poland.
Carol Lyttelton is an Oscar-nominated editor and author of Big Chill, ET, Silverado, Beloved, Grand Canyon, Benny and June, Body Heat, He has an equally impressive resume with 38 films including Wyatt Earp, The Accidental Traveler and The Manchurian Candidate. She won an Emmy Award for her Tuesday with Carol Molly, and in 2016 she won a Career Achievement Award from American Her Cinema Her Editors (ACE). It was for ET Extra Terrestrial that she was nominated for an Oscar. She Carroll served as Governor of the Academy of Film Editors Department for 12 years and is currently a member of the Executive Committee.
Santini Patriot Spirit Award
The Santini Patriot Spirit Award marks the fourth time in the history of the festival. This year’s Santini Award winner is military veteran and writer/producer/director David C. Kniece Jr. for his powerful documentary, The Gift. The Gift is the powerful story of Corporal Jason Dunham, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during the Iraq War. The Santini Award is given to filmmakers whose feature films, documentaries, or short films portraying active-duty American servicemen, veterans, or their families reflect the highest standards of service and sacrifice for others. You can The award is named after Marine Corps Colonel Donald Conroy, the father of the Academy Awards.® Nominated screenwriter and best-selling author Pat Conroy.
behind the scenes award
The behind the scenes award winner is Dan Rogers, Senior Project Manager at the South Carolina Film Commission. His father served in the Air Force, and before he turned 12 he had lived in seven different states, one unincorporated US territory, and two countries. His family ended up in South Carolina when his father was appointed base commander at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter. Dan attended the University of South Carolina and earned a degree in Media Arts with a focus on film. He took advantage of his 1988 Film Commissions internship to land a full-time job and has since worked in Prince of Tides, The Abyss, The Patriot, Dear John, Forrest Gump and The Notebook. , the television series Armywives and the Outer Banks.
For more information on the 17th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival, visit beaufortfilmfestival.com.
The Beaufort Film Society is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3, member-supported organization dedicated to providing the highest level of entertainment and education to the general public in all areas of the film industry.
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