The third annual HATCHfestAudiovisual Arts Festival closed in Bozeman, Montana, with the presentation ofthe Moonlight Basin Outstanding Filmmaker Award to Australia's Maia Horniak forher short film Loveproof.

Thefilm festival, which brings in student film-makers from around the world with aview to offering mentorship, education and inspiration, gave Horniak a cashprize of $10,000 as well as a Panavision camera package, post-production workat The Syndicate and a scholarship to Screenwriter's Boot Camp.

Atari Corporation and ChuckE Cheese founder Nolan Bushnell was the keynote speaker at HATCHfest, whilesinger/songwriter JD Souther presented the Gibson New Musician Award toMarshall McLean.

Young Guns film-maker Chris Cain was given the HATCH MentorshipAward, while Amy Berg's Deliver Us From Evil was given the festival's feature film award.

Love Proof also won an award for cinematographer Carl Robertson,while Paul Frank won the editing prize for Pop Foul.