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The 23rd Young Artist Awards ceremony, presented by the Young Artist Association, honored excellence of young performers under the age of 21 in the fields of film, television, theater and music for the year 2001, and took place on April 7, 2002 at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City, California.[1][2][3]

23rd Young Artist Awards
Young Artist Award.jpg
Awarded forAchievement in 2001 in film and television
DateApril 7, 2002
SiteSportsmen's Lodge
Studio City, California
Hosted byCole Caplan and Kristen Bone
Official websiteYoungArtistAwards.org

Established in 1978 by long-standing Hollywood Foreign Press Association member, Maureen Dragone, the Young Artist 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, theater and music.[1][4][5]

Contents

CategoriesEdit

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Performance in a Feature FilmEdit

Best Performance in a Feature Film: Leading Young ActorEdit

Anton Yelchin - Hearts in Atlantis - Warner Bros.

Best Performance in a Feature Film: Leading Young ActressEdit

(tie) Scarlett Johansson - An American Rhapsody - Paramount Classics
(tie) Emma Watson - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Warner Bros.

Best Performance in a Feature Film: Supporting Young ActorEdit

Jake Thomas - A.I. Artificial Intelligence - DreamWorks

Best Performance in a Feature Film: Supporting Young ActressEdit

Brooke Anne Smith - Max Keeble's Big Move - Walt Disney

Best Performance in a Feature Film: Young Actor Age Ten or UnderEdit

James Bentley - The Others - Miramax

Best Performance in a Feature Film: Young Actress Age Ten or UnderEdit

Dakota Fanning - I Am Sam - New Line Cinema

Best Performance in a TV MovieEdit

Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama): Leading Young ActorEdit

Ryan Merriman - Dangerous Child - Lifetime

Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama): Leading Young ActressEdit

Kelsey Keel - My Louisiana Sky - Showtime

Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama): Supporting Young ActorEdit

Robert Clark - Prancer Returns - USA

Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama): Supporting Young ActressEdit

Brenda Grate - 'Twas the Night - Disney Channel

Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama): Young Actor Age 10 or UnderEdit

Gavin Fink - Prancer Returns - USA

Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy or Drama): Young Actor Age 10 or UnderEdit

Hayley Lochner - Prancer Returns - USA

Best Performance in a TV Drama SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Leading Young ActorEdit

Eric Ian Goldberg - The Education of Max Bickford - CBS

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Leading Young ActressEdit

Kirsten Storms - Days of Our Lives - NBC

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Supporting Young ActorEdit

Jesse McCartney - All My Children - ABC

Best Performance in a TV Drama Series: Supporting Young ActressEdit

Keiko Agena - Gilmore Girls - WB

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

J.B. Gaynor - Touched by an Angel - CBS

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

Jamie Renée Smith - ER - NBC

Best Performance in a TV Comedy SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young ActorEdit

Frankie Muniz - Malcolm in the Middle - FOX

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young ActressEdit

Christy Carlson Romano - Even Stevens - Disney Channel

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Supporting Young ActorEdit

Timmy Fitzpatrick - Grounded for Life - FOX

Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Supporting Young ActressEdit

Lauren Frost - Even Stevens - Disney Channel

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

Shawn Pyfrom - Reba - WB

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

Brooke Anne Smith - Malcolm in the Middle - FOX

Best Performance in a TV Comedy or Drama SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama): Young Actor Age 10 or UnderEdit

Austin Majors - NYPD Blue - ABC

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama): Young Actress Age 10 or UnderEdit

Ashley Edner - The Huntress - USA

Best Ensemble PerformanceEdit

Best Family EntertainmentEdit

Best Family Movie or Special (Network or Cable)Edit

Prancer Returns - USA

Best Family TV Drama SeriesEdit

The Education of Max Bickford - CBS

Best Family TV Comedy SeriesEdit

Malcolm in the Middle - FOX

Best Family Feature Film - DramaEdit

I Am Sam - New Line Cinema

Best Family Feature Film - ComedyEdit

The Princess Diaries - Walt Disney

Best Family Feature Film - AnimationEdit

Shrek - DreamWorks

Special awardsEdit

Best Young Actor in an International FilmEdit

Fernando Tielve - The Devil's Backbone (El Espinazo del Diablo) (Spain) - Directed by: Guillermo del Toro, Distributed by: Sony Pictures Classics

Best Young Actress in an International FilmEdit

Aleksandra Gietner - Hi, Tereska (Czesc Tereska) (Poland) - Directed by: Robert Gliński, Produced by: Propaganda AG

Best International Family FilmEdit

Taliesin Jones (Wales) - Starring: John-Paul Macleod as "Taliesin", Directed by: Martin Duffy, Produced by: Snake River Films, Distributed by: Impact Entertainment

Outstanding Young International PerformersEdit

The Mini Beats (Germany)

Most Promising Young NewcomerEdit

Rupert Grint (England) - "Ron Weasley" from Warner Brothers' Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Outstanding Young Performer in Live TheaterEdit

Christopher Massey - From the Los Angeles production of Disney's The Lion King

Outstanding Young Voice-OverEdit

Aria Noelle Curzon - The voice of "Ducky" in Universal's The Land Before Time (1997–2001)

Outstanding Young Performer in a National Commercial Featuring YouthEdit

Tyler Patrick Jones - "Hallmark Greeting Cards"

The Michael Landon AwardEdit

Community Service to YouthEdit

Promises - Documentary directed by: Justine Shapiro, B.Z. Goldberg, Carlos Bolado; Produced by: Promises Film Project

The Jackie Coogan AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Motion PicturesEdit

Tir Nan Og - Short film directed by: Danica DeCosto, Starring: Sarah Swanberg

The Mickey Rooney AwardEdit

Former Child Star Life Achievement AwardEdit

Alison Arngrim - For her role as "Nellie Oleson" in the TV series Little House on the Prairie (1974–1981).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Crouse, Richard (2005). Reel Winners (illustrated ed.). Dundurn Press Ltd. pp. 42–43. ISBN 1-55002-574-0.
  2. ^ Riggs, Thomas (2007). Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 0-7876-9047-3.
  3. ^ a b "23rd Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2016-04-23. 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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