Monthly Selection – October 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Consolation

Directed by Paweł Podlejski

Poland

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Occupants

Directed by Russ Emanuel

USA

FINALIST

The Last Sun Of The Night

Directed by Matteo Scarfò

Italy

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

Outcaste – The House that Carol Built

Directed by Colin Graham and Laura Graham

Ireland

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

We Are One

Directed by Kevin Mukherji

USA

FINALIST

Burn in Love

Directed by Mathieu Zeitindjioglou

France

OFFICIAL SELECTION

14 Barriers

Algeria: Dreams about the Desert

Baba Saheb Tujhe Salaam

Heart of Rome

Here We Are

Project PUR

Sudep (Sudden & Unexpected)

Waiting for Waldemar

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Beer & Calippo

Directed by Paul Ploberger

Austria

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Our time will come

Directed by Daniel Prochaska and Sabrina Reiter

Austria

FINALIST

About Patience

Directed by Till Gmuer

Switzerland

Mama

Directed by Eduardo Vieitez

Turkey

SEMI-FINALIST

Laddu: a sweet memory

Directed by P. Sasidhar

India

Olvido

Directed by Marina Badía and Jorge Vico

Spain

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A Line Of Silver

Arabian Jasmine Blossmed

Baarish

Collar

Ego Sum! (I Am!)

Five O’Clock Shadow

Hedi and Sarah

Incomplete

Little Magazine

Lost Vision

Marta

Masquerade

The Neighbor

The Third Person

Urmi’s Cat

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

BEST DIRECTOR

Eduardo Vieitez (Mama)

Turkey

OFFICIAL SELECTION

C V Nandeeshwar (Akkamma’s Fate)

Firas Sameer (Masquerade)

Hui Huang (Little Deaths)

Matteo Scarfò (The Last Sun Of The Night)

Waner Biazus (The Neighbor)

CATEGORY: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Colin Graham and Laura Graham (Outcaste – The House that Carol Built)

Ireland

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Emanuele Spagnolo (The Last Sun Of The Night)

Italy

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Firas Sameer (Masquerade)

CATEGORY: BEST EDITING

BEST EDITING

Colin Graham and Laura Graham (Outcaste – The House that Carol Built)

Ireland

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Lucia Patrizi (The Last Sun Of The Night)

Italy

OFFICIAL SELECTION

C V Nandeeshwar (Akkamma’s Fate)

Firas Sameer (Masquerade)

Hui Huang (Little Deaths)

Mathieu Zeitindjioglou (Burn in Love)

Peter Engelmann (#Help)

CATEGORY: BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTOR

Arjun Raman (Masquerade)

Iraq

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Nick Mancuso (Bomb! Burning Fantasy)

CATEGORY: BEST ACTRESS

BEST ACTRESS

Maite Uzal (Olvido)

Spain

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Gabriela Furlan (Ego Sum! – I Am!)

CATEGORY: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Alessandro Damerini (The Last Sun Of The Night)

Italy

CATEGORY: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Alessandra Mortelliti (The Last Sun Of The Night)

Italy

CATEGORY: WOMEN’S FILMS

BEST WOMEN’S FILM

Outcaste – The House that Carol Built

Directed by Colin Graham and Laura Graham

Ireland

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Diego on my Mind

Just One More Day

Little Deaths

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

BEST FILM ON WOMEN

Outcaste – The House that Carol Built

Directed by Colin Graham and Laura Graham

Ireland

FINALIST

Football – My Other Life

Directed by Jana Schaefer and Elisabetta Galla

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Akkamma’s Fate

Little Deaths

The Cursed Queens

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

BEST DEBULT FILMMAKER

Consolation

Directed by Paweł Podlejski

Poland

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Outcaste – The House that Carol Built

Directed by Colin Graham and Laura Graham

Ireland

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A letter to your inner child from a good father

Here We Are

Little Deaths

The Bracelet

Urmi’s Cat

Uyir meiy ezuthu

Visita: The Guest

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM

Flatland

Directed by Alireza Keymanesh and Amir Pousti

Iran

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Bomb! Burning Fantasy

Gray Umbrella

Waterfall

CATEGORY: ANIMATED FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Substratae

Directed by Margie Kelk

Canada

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A letter to your inner child from a good father

CATEGORY: FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Surau Dan Silek

Directed by Arief Malinmudo

Indonesia

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A letter to your inner child from a good father

CATEGORY: HORROR / SCIENCE FICTION GENRE FEATURE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Party Bus To Hell

Directed by Rolfe Kanefsky

USA

CATEGORY: ONE MINUTE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

#LakeBrienz – inspiring moments

Directed by Allenbach Sven

Switzerland

FINALIST

Enlightenment

Directed by Marat Narimanov

Russia

CATEGORY: SILENT FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Masquerade

Directed by Firas Sameer

Iraq

FINALIST

Fool’s Gold: A Dolaucothi Love Story

Directed by Simon Howlett

UK

CATEGORY: POSTMODERN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

MAN

Directed by Amir Motlagh

USA

FINALIST

Bakalu Studio Composition

Directed by Vasco Diogo

Portugal

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

Forever & Always

Directed by Yitao Yang

USA

FINALIST

#Help

Directed by Peter Engelmann

Hungary

Binodini

Directed by Mallika Subramanian

India

Clap to Her

Directed by Lee Jeong Mu

South Korea

Decloud

Directed by Khomthong “Tony” Rungsawang

Thailand

Princess Sargam of the Royal House Gupta

Directed by Sonakshi Mittal

USA/India

SEMI-FINALIST

1-800-SOO-LATE

Directed by Hardik Aswani

USA

9 Doors and a Key

Directed by Pratik Moitro

India

Blessed Days

Directed by Valentina Casadei

France

Broken

Directed by Rommel Villa

USA

Diego on my Mind

Directed by Alicia Herder

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Little Deaths

Marie – A Pitiful Love Story

Niishii (Night Worlds)

Roulette

Tainted Love

The Bracelet

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Aqua Rasa

Directed by Matthew Berg

USA

CATEGORY: TRAILER / TEASER

BEST TRAILER / TEASER

Swamp Killer – A Grindhouse Trailer

Directed by Ramiro Hernandez

USA

FINALIST

The Handler

Directed by Lawrence Whitener

USA

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Viva Gurilla

Directed by Amin Hadjbabaie

Iran

FINALIST

The Lockhearts ‘Ride Home’

Directed by Tanzeal Rahim

Australia

CATEGORY: FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

BEST FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

Mama

Composed by Rahman Altin

Turkey

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Chess Player

Composed by Alejandro Vivas Puig

Spain

CATEGORY: TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Hollywood Redux

Written by Michael Vincent Montgomery

USA

CATEGORY: FREE SPEECH

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Cursed Queens

Directed by Rashmi Jeta

India

CATEGORY: PERFORMING ARTS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Bakalu Studio Composition

Directed by Vasco Diogo

Portugal

CATEGORY: LGBT FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

CAS

Directed by Joris van de Berg

Netherlands

CATEGORY: FILMS ON RELIGION

BEST FILM ON RELIGION

Teenagers

Directed by Paul de Métairy

France

CATEGORY: FILMS ON DISABILITY ISSUE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Little Deaths

Directed by Hui Huang

USA

FINALIST

dis[ability]

Directed by Gina Marie Foxhoven

USA

CATEGORY: FILMS ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Once upon a time – The savannah

Directed by Robert Henno

Belgium

FINALIST

The realm of the little owl

Directed by Robert Henno

Belgium

CATEGORY: DRONE FILMS

BEST DRONE FILM

Faroe Islands – The hidden Secret

Directed by Thomas Vitali

Germany

FINALIST

Two Ruins in Bavaria

Directed by Paul Hoehenberger

Germany

CATEGORY: VR / AR AND 360º VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Great: A VR Great White Shark Experience

Directed by Roy Kimhi

Mexico

CATEGORY: WEB AND NEW MEDIA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Heritage

Directed by Felipe Vianna

Brazil

CATEGORY: MOBILE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Fool’s Gold: A Dolaucothi Love Story

Directed by Simon Howlett

UK

 

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