The winners for each category:
- Feature Film
- Feature Documentary
- Short Narrative & Docs
- Student Film
- Short Film
- Web Series
BEST FEATURE FILM
YOU’RE F**K’N DEAD!
by Jay Spence, USA 2016
Two sisters take a wrong turn and find themselves in a strange, forgotten town not found on any map. When the sisters discover the town’s true dark nature, they become targets, fighting for their souls against an evil that will never let them leave.
BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
by Hervé Roesch, France 2015
Cahos is an immersive film which brings us into an isolated mountain chain in Haïti. Its inhabitants survive on their crops but face the serious problem of deforestation. Elord and his community are hostages in their own montains. To escape famine they strive to relaunch coffee production but the future remains as sombre as smoke rising from the mountains. Elord, a humble farmer guides us through Cahos, a once lush forest. The film presents the joys and the sorrows of Elord, he tells us with unexpected cheerfulness his own difficulties and contradictions as well as those of a whole country.
BEST SHORT NARRATIVE & DOCS
The Thieves of Almira
by Andrew Lee, USA 2016
An unsuccessful robbery brings together a mischievous teenager and an old, Korean woman with Alzheimer’s.
BEST STUDENT FILM
by Matthew E. Robinson, USA 2016
Sam, an anxious, soon-to-be-father, prepares for a Memorial Day party as he cares for his invalid dad, William. When his nephew, Paul, expresses interest in William’s war medals, Sam suspects Paul will do anything to acquire the medals, even kill him.
BEST SHORT FILM
B for Balloon
by Anmol Arora, India 2016
Pavement dweller kid finds his way to fulfil his desire for getting a football, by earning money not by begging on traffic signals.
BEST WEB SERIES
We’re NOT Friends
by Don DiPetta, Ashley Bornancin, USA 2016
The relentlessly positive girl moves in with the down and out guy. Together they navigate how to co-exist and battle their way through life.
BEST MINI-SHORT – 1 minute films
by Ken Davis, Emily Atkins, USA 2016
After ordering a camera online, a girl unexpectedly discovers that something else came with her package.
Each month, a selection of industry professionals will screen and judge the films and determine which ones will be the monthly winners.
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