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The 8th 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 music for the 1985-1986 season, and took place on November 22, 1986, at the Ambassador Hotel's historical Coconut Grove night club in Los Angeles, California.[1][2][3]

8th Youth in Film Awards
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Awarded forAchievement in the 19851986 season
DateNovember 22, 1986
SiteCoconut Grove
Ambassador Hotel

Los Angeles, California
Hosted byFred Savage and Alyssa Milano
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, theater and music.[1][4][5]

Contents

CategoriesEdit

Bold indicates the winner in each category.[3]

Best Young Performer in a Feature FilmEdit

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or DramaEdit

Peter Billingsley - The Dirt Bike Kid (Trinity Pictures)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a Feature Film - Comedy or DramaEdit

Laura Jacoby - Rad (Tri-Star)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film: Comedy, Fantasy, or DramaEdit

Fred Savage - The Boy Who Could Fly (M.G.M.)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Supporting Role in a Feature Film: Comedy, Fantasy, or DramaEdit

Gennie James - Papa Was a Preacher (LaRose Productions)

Best Young Performer in a TV Special or Movie of the WeekEdit

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a TV Special or Movie of the WeekEdit

Corey Haim - A Time to Live (NBC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a TV Special or Movie of the WeekEdit

Roxana Zal - CBS Schoolbreak Special - God, The Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes (CBS)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Supporting Role: TV Series, TV Special or Movie of the WeekEdit

Taliesin Jaffe - Child's Cry (CBS)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Supporting Role: TV Series, TV Special or Movie of the WeekEdit

Melanie Gaffin - CBS Schoolbreak Special - God, The Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes (CBS)

Best Young Performer in a TV Series: Comedy or DramaEdit

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor In a Long Running Series: Comedy or DramaEdit

Danny Pintauro - Who's The Boss? (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Long Running Series: Comedy or DramaEdit

Emily Schulman - Small Wonder (Metromedia KTTV)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama SeriesEdit

Kirk Cameron - Growing Pains (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a Television Comedy or Drama SeriesEdit

Alyssa Milano - Who's the Boss? (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a New Television Comedy or Drama SeriesEdit

Ke Huy Quan - Together We Stand (CBS)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a New Television Comedy or Drama SeriesEdit

Christina Applegate - Heart of the City (ABC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Guest Starring in a Television Series: Comedy or DramaEdit

Billy Jacoby - The Golden Girls (NBC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Series: Comedy or DramaEdit

Alyson Croft - Highway to Heaven (NBC)

Best Young Performer in a Daytime SeriesEdit

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Daytime SeriesEdit

Brandon Call - Santa Barbara (NBC)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Daytime SeriesEdit

Kimberly McCullough - General Hospital (ABC)

Best Young Performer in a Cable Series or SpecialEdit

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor/Actress in a Cable Series or Cable SpecialEdit

Scott Nemes - It's Garry Shandling's Show (Showtime)

Best Young Performer in AnimationEdit

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in Animation: TV Series, TV Special, or Film FeatureEdit

David Mendenhall - Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (Warner Bros)

Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in Animation: TV Series, TV Special, or Film FeatureEdit

Kristie Baker - Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! (Lee Mendelson/Bill Melendez Productions)

Best Family EntertainmentEdit

Exceptional Family TV Special or Movie of the WeekEdit

CBS Schoolbreak Special - God, The Universe, And Hot Fudge Sundaes (CBS)

Exceptional New Family Television Comedy or Drama Series - Fall 1986 SeasonEdit

Our House (NBC)

Exceptional Family Animation Series or SpecialsEdit

Jim Henson's Muppet Babies (Jim Henson Productions/Marvel Productions)

Exceptional Feature Film - Family Entertainment: AnimationEdit

Rainbow Brite (Warner Bros.)

Exceptional Feature Film - Family Entertainment: Fantasy or ComedyEdit

The Dirt Bike Kid (Trinity Pictures, Inc.)

Exceptional Feature Film - Family Entertainment: DramaEdit

The Karate Kid Part II (Columbia)

Youth In Film's Special AwardsEdit

Most Inspiring Family CommercialEdit

"Father and Son" - Pacific Bell

Most Promising Young Recording Artist Male and FemaleEdit

Jimmy Salvemini and Tiffany Renee

Performing Arts ScholarshipEdit

Wendy Anderson

Exceptional Foreign Film - Family EntertainmentEdit

Little House Under the Moon (China) - Deputy Director: Jie Yu; Director: Yuqiang Zhang.

Ensemble AwardEdit

Ensemble Cast in a Television SeriesEdit

Kids Incorporated - Ensemble: Ryan Lambert, Renee Sands, Rahsaan Patterson, Stacy Ferguson and Martika.

The Michael Landon AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through TelevisionEdit

Ensemble Cast in a Television SpecialEdit

Babies Having Babies - Ensemble: Akosua Busia, Renee Estevez, Lori Loughlin, Claudia Wells and Jill Whelan; Director: Martin Sheen.

The Jackie Coogan AwardEdit

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Through Motion PictureEdit

Ensemble Cast in a Feature FilmEdit

Stand By Me - Ensemble: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman and Jerry O'Connell.

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 "8th Annual Youth In Film Awards". YoungArtistAwards.org. Archived from the original on 2011-03-04. 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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