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The 2008 winners were announced in the Hollywood Investigator on October 9, 2008.

The films were screened at the Santa Monica Public Library's beautiful Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium on Saturday, November 15, 2008, from 12 noon to 5:30 pm.

A Q&A with filmmakers and talent began at around 4:55 pm.

The event was covered in the Hollywood Investigator.Best Actress winner Georgia Chris with her Tabloid Witch (right). Other winners below.

The Tabloid Witch Awards remains proud to run a No Entry Fee contest to struggling filmmakers, and to showcase their work free to the public.

 

 

 

 

2008 Tabloid Witch Award Winners

 

 

* Best Horror Feature Film ............................  Balaji K. Kumar & Eric Massey  (9 Lives of Mara)

* Best Dramatic Horror Short Film ................  Manuel Lebelt  (Vadata)

* Best Comedic Horror Short Film .................  Peter Podgursky  (Cheerbleeders)

* Best Animated Horror Short Film ................  Joe Fontano  (The Butterfly Hole)

* Best Avant-Garde Horror Short Film ...........  Damon Packard  (Chemtrails: An Investigative Report)

* Best Horror Music Video ............................ Shannon Lark  (Brains)

* Best Actress ............................................... Georgia Chris  (100 Tears)

* Best Actor ..................................................  Chad Donella  (9 Lives of Mara)

* Best Supporting Actress ...........................   Raine Brown  (100 Tears)

* Best Supporting Actor ................................  Troy Gentile  (9 Lives of Mara)

* Best Cinematography .................................  Joseph Rubinstein  (9 Lives of Mara)

* Best Sound .................................................  Manuel Lebelt  (Vadata)

* Best Visual Effects .....................................  Matt Holland  (Eel Girl)

* Best Make-Up Effects ................................  Marcus Koch  (100 Tears)

* Best Music Soundtrack ..............................  Ganesh Kumar  (9 Lives of Mara)

 

* Honorable Mention ..................................... Marcus Koch & Joe Davison  (100 Tears)

* Honorable Mention ..................................... Jose Zambrano Cassella  (Mina)

* Honorable Mention ..................................... Paul Campion  (Eel Girl)

* Honorable Mention ..................................... Nick Thiel & C.J. Johnson  (Creepers)

 

 

 

What Does It Take to Win a Tabloid Witch?

 

 

Check out 2008's Best Dramatic Horror Short Film, Vadata:

 

 

 

 

2008's Best Avant-Garde Horror Short Film, Chemtrails: An Investigative Report:

 

 

2008's Best Horror Music Video, Brains:

 

 

 

2008's Best Comedic Horror Short Film, Cheerbleeders:

 

 

2008's Honorable Mention, Eel Girl:

 

 

 

2008's Honorable Mention, Mina:

 

 

 

Gallery of Winners

 

 

 

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