Congratulations to the winners of the 2011 Spokane International Film Festival (SpIFF) top awards, which they call the Golden SpIFFys:
Best Feature Film: “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil,” director Eli Craig.
Best Documentary: “An Ecology of Mind,” director Nora Bateson.
Best Short Film: “The Fall Line,” director Tyler Stableford.
Best Animation: “The Lost Thing,” director Shaun Tan, Andrew Ruhemann.
Best of the Northwest: “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil,” director Eli Craig.
Audience Award, Feature: “The Waste Land,” directors Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, Joao Jardim.
Audience Award, Short: “The Big Sayonara,” Don Hamilton.
Most Promising Filmmaker: Adam Harum, “Disintegration” and Sara McIntyre, “Two Indians Talking.”