Awards for 2011

Best Film


Beginners: Mike Mills (director), Leslie Urdang (producer), Dean Vanech (producer), Miranda de Pencier (producer), Jay Van Hoy (producer), Lars Knudsen (producer)

The Tree of Life: Terrence Malick (director), Sarah Green (producer), Bill Pohlad (producer), Brad Pitt (producer), Dede Gardner (producer), Grant Hill (producer)


The Descendants: Alexander Payne (director/producer), Jim Taylor (producer), Jim Burke (producer)

Meek's Cutoff: Kelly Reichardt (director), Neil Kopp (producer), Anish Savjani (producer), Elizabeth Cuthrell (producer), David Urrutia (producer)

Take Shelter: Jeff Nichols (director), Tyler Davidson (producer), Sophia Lin (producer)

Best Documentary


Better This World: Kelly Duane (director/producer), Katie Galloway (director/producer), Mike Nicholson (producer)


The Interrupters: Steve James (director/producer), Alex Kotlowitz (producer)

The Woodmans: Scott Willis (director/producer), Neil Barrett (producer), Jeff Werner (producer)

Filmmaker Award


Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You


Scenes of a Crime: Grover Babcock (director/producer), Blue Hadaegh (director/producer)


Green: Sophia Takal (director), Lawrence Michael Levine (producer)

The Redemption of General Butt Naked: Daniele Anastasion (director/producer), Eric Strauss (director/producer)

Without: Mark Jackson (director/producer), Jessica Dimmock (producer), Jaime Keeling (producer), Michael Requa (producer)

Audience Award


Girlfriend: Justin Lerner (director/producer), Jerad Anderson (producer), Kristina Lauren Anderson (producer), Shaun O'Banion (producer)


Buck: Cindy Meehl (director), Julie Goldman (producer)

The First Grader: Justin Chadwick (director), Richard Harding (producer), Sam Feuer (producer), David M. Thompson (producer)

Wild Horse, Wild Ride: Alex Dawson (director/producer), Greg Gricus (director/producer)

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