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The 30th 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 and theater for the 2008 season, and took place on March 29, 2009 at Universal Studios' Globe Theatre in Universal City, California.[1][2][3][4] Special guest performers for the ceremony that year included Russian musical artists, "Street Magic" and Las Vegas father and son acrobat team, "The Kalinins."[4]

30th Young Artist Awards
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Official program
Awarded forAchievement in 2008 in film and television
DateMarch 29, 2009
SiteGlobe Theatre
Universal City, California
Hosted byColin Ford and Selena Gomez
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][5][6]

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

Nate Hartley - Drillbit Taylor - Paramount Pictures

Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActressEdit

Dakota Fanning - The Secret Life of Bees - Fox Searchlight

Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young ActorEdit

Brandon Soo Hoo - Tropic Thunder - DreamWorks SKG

Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young ActressEdit

Christian Serratos - Twilight - Summit Entertainment

Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Ensemble CastEdit

Kit Kittredge: An American Girl - New Line Cinema

Abigail Breslin, Madison Davenport, Austin MacDonald, Zach Mills, Willow Smith and Max Thieriot
Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William Moseley and Anna Popplewell
David Dorfman, Troy Gentile and Nate Hartley

Best Performance in an International Feature FilmEdit

Best Performance in an International Feature Film - Leading Young PerformersEdit

Brandon Walters (Australia) - Australia - 20th Century Fox

Best Performance in a Short FilmEdit

Best Performance in a Short Film - Young ActorEdit

Cainan Wiebe - A Pickle

Best Performance in a Short Film - Young ActressEdit

Laytrel McMullen - Pudge

Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or SpecialEdit

Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young ActorEdit

Alex Black - Generation Gap - RHI Entertainment

Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Leading Young ActressEdit

Selena Gomez - Another Cinderella Story - Warner Brothers

Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young ActorEdit

Joseph Castanon - Comanche Moon - CBS

Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young ActressEdit

Cassidi Hoag - The Two Mr. Kissels - Lifetime Television

Best Performance in a TV SeriesEdit

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActorEdit

Graham Patrick Martin - The Bill Engvall Show - TBS

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActressEdit

Miranda Cosgrove - iCarly - Nickelodeon

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young ActorEdit

Larramie "Doc" Shaw - Tyler Perry's House of Payne - TNT

Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young ActressEdit

Bella Thorne - My Own Worst Enemy - NBC

Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young ActorEdit

(tie) Carlos Knight - ER - NBC
(tie) Joey Luthman - Private Practice - ABC

Best Performance in a TV Series - Guest Starring Young ActressEdit

Nicole Leduc - Supernatural - Warner Brothers

Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young ActorEdit

Mick Hazen - As the World Turns - CBS

Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young ActressEdit

Erin Sanders - The Young and the Restless - CBS

Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV SeriesEdit

The Bill Engvall Show - TBS

Skyler Gisondo, Graham Patrick Martin and Jennifer Lawrence
Jason Dolley, Kyle Massey, Madison Pettis and Jake Thomas
Miranda Cosgrove, Nathan Kress, Jennette McCurdy and Noah Munck
Eddie Alderson, Kristen Alderson, Camila Banus, Carmen LoPorto and Austin Williams

Best Performance in a Voice-Over RoleEdit

Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young ActorEdit

David Gore - Fly Me to the Moon - Summit Entertainment

Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role - Young ActressEdit

Emily Hirst - The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (English version) - Bandai Entertainment

Best Performance in a DVD FilmEdit

Best Performance in a DVD FilmEdit

Billy Unger - Cop Dog - Marvista Entertainment

Best Performance in Live TheaterEdit

Best Performance in Live Theater / HostEdit

Shemar Charles - Pop It! - Hop To It Productions

Special awardsEdit

Outstanding Live Family ActEdit

"The Kalinins" – Misha and Ivan Kalinin (Father and Son) – Acrobats

Outstanding International Feature Film EnsembleEdit

Slumdog Millionaire (India)

Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Rubina Ali, Tanay Chheda, Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, Farzana Ansari, Chirag Parmar and Siddesh Patil

Outstanding Broadway Musial EnsembleEdit

Billy Elliot the Musical

David Álvarez, Trent Kowalik, Kiril Kulish, David Bologna, Frank Dolce and Erin Whyland

Jackie Coogan AwardEdit

Contribution to YouthEdit

Kenny Ortega, Producer / Director / Choreographer – High School Musical

Michael Landon AwardEdit

Contribution to YouthEdit

Gary Sinise, Actor / Humanitarian – Co-Founder: Operation Iraqi Children

Social Relations of Knowledge Institute AwardEdit

Brink - The Science Channel

Outstanding Contribution to Family EntertainmentEdit

Bolt
Captain Abu Raed
The Lucky Ones
Mamma Mia!
WALL-E

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 "30th Annual Young Artist Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  4. ^ a b "30th Annual Young Artist Awards – Introduction". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  5. ^ "Young Artist Awards - President's Message". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  6. ^ "HFPA Golden Globes - Young Artist Foundation". GoldenGlobes.org. Archived from the original on 2011-03-17. Retrieved 2011-03-31.

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