October 20, 2009
Heartland Gives Big 'Welcome' Gift
Indianapolis film fest honors French flick with $100,000 grand prize
P-Star Rising by Director Gabriel Noble was the winner of the $25,000 Award for Best Documentary Feature, and Bicycle (Jitensha) by Director Dean Yamada was the winner of the $10,000 Vision Award for Best Short Film.
Heartland also honored Dr. Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, with the Pioneering Spirit Award for his creative spirit in filmmaking and his contribution to Heartland’s mission.