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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the 15th Annual Longisland Film Expo in Bellmore, NY
Actress Helen Proimos and Actor Brandon Hannan pose for a photo-op at at the 15th Annual Longisland Film Expo in Bellmore, NY
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane, Actress Helen Proimos and Actor Brandon Hannan pose for a photo-op at at the 15th Annual Longisland Film Expo in Bellmore, NY
Filmmakers Director/ Producer Sloane U'ren and Producer Writer Anthony Neely from the film "Dimensions" pose for a photo-op at the 15th Annual Longisland Film Expo in Bellmore, NY
This year Hollywood Legend Actor Robert Vaughn was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award on Closing Night at the Bellmore Theatre as the highlight of 15th Anniversary of the Long Island Film Festival.
Famous for his role as Napoleon Solo in the hit TV series "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." graciously accepted the award.
Mr. Vaughn has appeared in over thirty movies in the sixty years of his illustruous career as a stage and screen star. Vaughn's first screen credit was acting in "The Young Philadelphians" in 1959 for which he received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a motion picture. Shortly after Robert Vaughn portrayed a cowboy and gunman Lee in "The Magnificent Seven" in 1960.
In the past the festival has brought many A-listers on the closing night awards ceremonies including: Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), Billy Baldwin (Backdraft), Ed Burns (Saving Private Ryan), Cliff Robertson (Charley, PT109), Danny Aiello (Moonstruck), Edie Falco (The Sopranos, Judy Berlin), Steve Guttenberg (Cocoon), Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid), Kelly Rutherford (Melrose Place), Oleg Cassini (fashion designer), Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Arc, The Perfect Storm), Eddie McGee (Big Brother), Brian O'Halloran (Clerks, Dogma), Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years), Abe Vigoda (Barney Miller), Yancy Butler (Witchblade), Tony Lo Bianco (Police Story), Nestor Serrano (24), Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray, Huge), Kevin Covais (American Idol), Adam Ferrara (Rescue Me), Cathy Moriarty (Raging Bull), and others.
List of Winners include:
List of Award Winners
Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert Vaughn
Best LI Short: E.A. Poe’s Berenice
Best LI Feature: The Night Never Sleeps
Best Student Film: Lifted
Best Trailer: Excuse Me for Living
Best Music Video: Miserable
Best 1st Short: Queen
Best 1st Feature: Junction
Best Animation: Seasons
Best Documentary: My Really Cool Legs
For more info please visit: http://www.longislandfilm.com/
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