Birgit Moller's German drama Valerie won the Golden Starfish for Best Feature and an awards package of more than $185,000 of in-kind production services as the 15th Annual Hamptons International Film festival came to a close on Oct 21.

Matthew Galkin's US entry I Am An Animal: This Story Of Ingrid Newkirk And PETA won the corresponding documentary award and a $5,000 cash prize.

The Kodak Award For Best Cinematography worth $6,000 in-kind services and product went to Tom Collins' British film Kings, photographed by PJ Dillon, and the Zicherman Family Foundation Award For Best Screenwriter, carrying a $5,000 cash prize, was awarded to writer-director Chris Eigeman for US entry Turn The River.

The Golden Starfish Narrative Jury also handed out a Special Jury Best Actress Prize to Famke Janssen for her performance as a woman fighting for her child and her life in Turn The River.

The Golden Starfish Short Film Award with a prize of $5,000 cash was presented to Marisa Zanotti's Scottish film At The End Of The Sentence.

The $25,000 Alfred P Sloan Foundation Film Prize in Science and Technology went to Julian Schnabel's The Diving Bell And The Butterfly, and the Golden Starfish Career Achievement in Acting Award was presented to Vanessa Redgrave.

The 2007 Hamptons festival ran from Oct 17-21, in East Hampton, New York, with additional venues in Southampton, Sag Harbor and Montauk. For a complete list of winners visit the festival's website.