Rosebud Film Festival Winners Announced
Five local filmmakers were recognized at Arlington Independent Media's Rosebud festival.
The festival, now in its 22nd year, draws talent from Washington, Maryland and Virginia. About 250 people came out to view 20 films included at a showcase Saturday at the Artisphere in Rosslyn.
The following winners were announced:
Matthew Pickett for "The King's River"
Gemal Woods for "Close Ties: Tying on a New Tradition"
Laura Gamse for "The Creators"
Robert Parrish for "Next to Heaven: Winner"
And Steven Vagias for "Gutted." Vagias was also awarded Best in Show for "Gutted."
The festival is put on by Arlington Independent Media, a nonprofit membership organization that provides media production training workshops, professional production facilities, and a cable channel in Arlington County.