Brian Dannelly's dark comedySaved! won the Acura Grand JuryFeature Film Award for $10,000 at the closing night ceremony of the 9th AnnualGen Art Film Festival in New York.
The Acura Grand Jury ShortFilm Award and $5,000 went to Jessica Weigmann for Gardening Tips ForHousewives.
Meanwhile the Gen Art filmBUZZ Audience Award for best feature went to Brian Herzlinger, Jonn Gunn andBrett Winn for their comical documentary My Date With Drew and the counterpart for short film was awarded toRob Meltzer for I Am Stamos.
Saved! stars Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin,Patrick Fugit, and Mary-Louise Parker and centres on a group of outsiders whoband together in order to "survive" their senior year at high school. It willgo on limited released through United Artists on May 28.
The festival showcased 14independent features over the course of one week.