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URL1: http://chelseafilm.org/2013-awards/
Comment: About 40 days ago my publicist made an attempt to add the award info for the entire festival
including my win for Best supporting Actor. Upon recently viewing the updates I noticed that only the Grand Prix Winner was listed.

Below is an exact copy of the press release

‘LICKS’ Wins 2013 Chelsea Film Festival
GRAND PRIX AWARD

Chelsea, NY - Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) announced on Sunday, October 27th the Grand Prix Award and other special awards at the 2013 CFF Award Ceremony, hosted by Paul Calderon in Chelsea, NY.

Ingrid Jean-Baptiste, Director of the Chelsea Film Festival said: "The films selected for the First Edition truly reflect the vision of the Chelsea Film Festival on how to Make the World a Better Place. We congratulate and thank all the independent filmmakers who shared their stories with us, and we look forward to continuing to support them."

The Charging Bull replica is the Official trophy of the Chelsea Film Festival, created by world-known artist Arturo Di Modica.

LICKS won the following Awards:

The Grand Prix Award: Dramatic, was presented by Paul Calderon to LICKS/USA (Director: Jonathan Singer-Vine) - 'LICKS' follows the story of a young man, D, as he returns to his Oakland neighborhood after two years served in prison for a botched robbery. In the days after his release, we are taken into D's world and follow him as he decides what direction he wants to take his life after being locked up.

The Best Actor Award was presented by Elizabeth Kemp to Stanley Doe Hunt in LICKS directed by Jonathan Singer-Vine.

The Best Supporting Actor Award was presented by Elizabeth Kemp to:
- Devon Libran & Koran Streets in LICKS.

The Best Director Award was presented by Paul Calderon to:
- Jonathan Singer-Vine.

The 2013 Chelsea Film Festival First Edition presented: 9 feature length- films and 8 short films, representing 13 countries and 17 first-time filmmakers (including 7 in competition). These films were selected from a record of 313 submissions, including 53 feature-length and 260 short films. 15 films at the Festival were New York premieres, 1 world premiere, and 8 US premieres.

Our Mission:
Chelsea Film Festival is a non-profit cultural organization. CFF is an international film festival, enlightning the work of emerging filmmakers, producers and actors. It offers a wide range of films, such as shorts, documentaries and feature-lengths. It empowers the work of risk-taking storytellers and remains commited to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and audiences around the world.

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