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The 19th Youth in Film Awards ceremony (now known as the Young Artist Awards), presented by the Youth in Film Association, honored outstanding youth performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television and theatre for the 1996-1997 season, and took place on March 14, 1998, in Hollywood, California.[1][2][3]

19th Youth in Film Awards
Young Artist Award.jpg
Awarded forAchievement in the 19961997 season
DateMarch 14, 1998
SiteHollywood, California
Official websiteYoungArtistAwards.org

Established in 1978 by long-standing Hollywood Foreign Press Association member, Maureen Dragone, the Youth in Film Association was the first organization to establish an awards ceremony specifically set to recognize and award the contributions of performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television, theatre and music.[1][4][5]

Contents

CategoriesEdit

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Young Performer in a Feature FilmEdit

Best Young Performer in a TV Movie, Pilot or Mini-SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series: Leading Young ActorEdit

Gregory Smith - Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework

Best Performance in a TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series: Leading Young ActressEdit

Jena Malone - Ellen Foster

Best Performance in a TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series: Supporting Young ActorEdit

Edwin Hodge - Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework

Best Performance in a TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series: Supporting Young ActressEdit

Shadia Simmons - In His Father's Shoes

Best Performance in a TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series: Young Actor Age 10 or UnderEdit

Seth Adkins - First Do No Harm

Best Performance in a TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series: Young Actress Age 10 or UnderEdit

Kristen Bone - Flood: A River's Rampage

Best Young Performer in a TV Drama SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Leading Young ActorEdit

(tie) Austin O'Brien - Promised Land
(tie) Michael Yarmush - My Life as a Dog

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Leading Young ActressEdit

(tie) Beverley Mitchell - 7th Heaven
(tie) Sarah Schaub - Promised Land

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Supporting Young ActorEdit

Ryan Merriman - The Pretender

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Supporting Young ActressEdit

Brittany Tiplady - Millennium

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Guest Starring Young ActorEdit

Trevor O'Brien - Promised Land

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Guest Starring Young ActressEdit

Cara Rose - Touched by an Angel

Best Young Performer in a TV Comedy SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young PerformerEdit

Melissa Joan Hart - Sabrina the Teenage Witch

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Supporting Young ActorEdit

Kyle Sabihy - Hiller and Diller

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Supporting Young ActressEdit

Michelle Trachtenberg - Meego

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Guest Starring Young ActorEdit

Kyle Gibson - Jenny

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Guest Starring Young ActressEdit

Sydney Berry - 3rd Rock from the Sun

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Young Actor Age Ten or UnderEdit

Jonathan Osser - Hiller and Diller

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Young Actress Age Ten or UnderEdit

Madylin Sweeten - Everybody Loves Raymond

Best Young Performer in a TV Daytime DramaEdit

Best Performance in a Daytime Drama: Young Performers (Male & Female)Edit

Lamont Bentley (Male) - Moesha
Brandy (Female) - Moesha

Best Young Performer in a Voice-OverEdit

Best Performance in a Voice-Over - TV or Film: Young ActorEdit

Mathew Valencia - The New Batman Adventures

Best Performance in a Voice-Over - TV or Film: Young ActressEdit

Francesca Smith - Hey Arnold!

Best Young Ensemble PerformanceEdit

Best Performance in a TV Movie or Feature Film: Young EnsembleEdit

The Right Connections

Elizabeth Hart, Emily Hart, Alexandra Hart-Gilliams, Brian Hart, Melissa Joan Hart
  • Ditchdigger's Daughter
Adrienne Monique Coleman, Jameelah Nuriddin, Kiara Tucker, Rae'Ven Kelly, Malaika Jabali, Niaja Cotton
Kevin Zegers, David Klein, Blair Slater, Michael Alexander Jackson
Mario Yedidia, Adam Wylie, Clara Bryant

Best Family EntertainmentEdit

Best Family TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series (Network)Edit

First Do No Harm - ABC

Best Family TV Movie / Pilot / Mini-Series (Cable)Edit

The Right Connections - Showtime

Best Educational TV ShowEdit

Bear in the Big Blue House - Disney Channel

Best Family TV Comedy SeriesEdit

Sabrina the Teenage Witch - ABC

Best Family TV Drama SeriesEdit

(tie) Promised Land - CBS
(tie) 7th Heaven - WB

Youth In Film's Special AwardsEdit

The Jackie Coogan AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Motion PicturesEdit

The Education of Little Tree - Paramount

The Michael Landon AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through TelevisionEdit

Bryton McClure

Outstanding Young Performer in a Television CommercialEdit

Alan James Morgan - Target Corporation

Outstanding Young Performers Live TheatreEdit

Blake McIver Ewing
Danielle Wiener

Scholarship RecipientsEdit

Michael Seale, Jr.
Josh Evans

Best Family Feature FilmsEdit

Animation: Anastasia - 20th Century Fox
Comedy: Air Bud - Disney

Best Family Foreign FilmEdit

Ponette (France) - Arrow Releasing

Best Young Performers in a Foreign FilmEdit

Victoire Thivisol - Ponette (France)
Misha Philipchuk - The Thief (Russia)

Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

Gigi Perreau

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners (illustrated ed.). Dundurn Press Ltd. pp. 42–43. ISBN 978-1-55002-574-3.
  2. ^ Riggs, Thomas (2007). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-0-7876-9047-2.
  3. ^ a b "19th Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2016-12-22. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  4. ^ "Young Artist Awards - President's Message". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  5. ^ "HFPA Golden Globes - Young Artist Foundation". GoldenGlobes.org. Archived from the original on 2011-03-17. Retrieved 2011-03-31.

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