The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Foundation has announced the winning entries for the 2010 Neuro Film Festival. The festival is a contest held by the AAN Foundation to help raise awareness through video about brain disorders and the need to support research into prevention, treatment and cures. The entries highlight compelling videos from patients, their families and caregivers about living with a neurological condition.
The Filmmaker Prize ($1,000) and the Fan Favorite Prize ($500) were both awarded to Peter von Elling of Falls Church, Virginia for his film “Tracking Evan: Caring, By the Numbers:
The Storyteller Prize ($500) went to Shenly Glenn of San Francisco, California for her entry “CJD, A Personal Story”:
The winning films are being screened at the Neuro Film Festival in Toronto during Stop Brain Disorders Week which began Sunday, April 10, 2010, in conjunction with the Academy’s 62nd Annual Meeting.
Press release: Winners of the Neuro Film Festival Announced…