Heartland

HEARTLAND

Brian Paccione

Brian Paccione is a film and biology major at Vassar College where he is president and founder of Vassar Filmmakers, an organization aimed at providing students with resources for independent film making. Brian Paccione’s work has won national awards and has been officially selected for New Filmmakers Film Festival, Connecticut Film Festival, and Big Apple Film Festival. He is interested in misfits, myths, marionettes and mycology. He will graduate Vassar College in May 2009.

Vassar College:
Two circus rejects search for love and escape in the heart of the heartland.

2007 best picture award

And the 2010 Winners are...

~ Best Picture ~

Action World
Aaron Fronk, Vince DeGaetano, and Cooper Johnson
Columbia College Chicago

~ Concord Award (for Most Popular Film) ~

Priceless
Jonathan Ong
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

~ Best Directed ~

Action World
Aaron Fronk, Vince DeGaetano, and Cooper Johnson
Columbia College Chicago

~ Best Screenplay ~

Fresas
Jason Outenreath
Oberlin College

~ Frontiers Award (for Most Original Film) ~

Old Man's Tomb
Matt Reynolds
Bates College, and The Maine Media Workshops

~ Best Editing ~

Wandering Star
Anthony Hays and Matt Yoka
University of Colorado, at Boulder

~ Best Acting ~

"Garbage Day!"
Victor Suarez and John Sadlik Columbia University of New York / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne

~ Best Cinematography ~

Warren Budd and his Propeller Plane
Jackson Adams
Emerson College

~ Opus Award (for Best Use of Music & Sound) ~

Developer
Erica M. Hart
Northwestern University

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