Monthly Selection – December 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – DECEMBER 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Gaon, by Gautam Singh (India)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Catrachos & Kings, by Cam McHutchison (Honduras)

Hoyto Manush Noy… (Perhaps not humans…), by Koustav Bhattacharya and Arunava Gangopadhyay (India)

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

Maharajin, by Darpan Bajaj (India)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

I Am The White Tiger, by Chiu Lei (Hong Kong)

FINALIST

Scouting for Light, by Coline Morand (France)

Urine Aid, by Steven Williams (Australia)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Breathe, by Stephane Haskell (France)

Lost Records, by Tiago P. de Carvalho (Portugal)

Unheard-of, by Gregorio Gananian (Brazil)

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Eyes in the Night, by Christophe Gand (France)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Sin Cielo, by Jianna Maarten (USA)

FINALIST

Every Escape Imaginable, by Nick Butler (Canada)

Perspective, by Adinath Kothare (India)

Sceptre, by Rouben Manika (France)

Shameless, by W. Keith Gomes (India)

You and Me, by Mrigank Dubey (India)

SEMI-FINALIST

Cooking with Connie, by Stavit Allweis (USA)

Insight, by Kamal Krishna (Australia)

Phalluscies of Hygiene, by Aby Farrey (USA)

Relivation, by Wouter Springer and Wim Bax (Netherlands)

She’s D One, by Aneeta Patel (India)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Anandha Yaz, by Sivakumar B. (India)

Béa, by José Esteban Pavlovich Salido (Mexico)

He, Him & Himself, by Naga L. (India)

In the silence of the candle off, by Adel Shojaei (Iran)

Lost Innocence, by Robert Saunders (USA)

M.O.M., by Rohit Gupta (India)

Positive Indications, by Debanjan Dhar (Australia)

The Legend of Butter Chicken, by Anurag Chaudhary (India)

The Way It Should Be, by Jozef Malocha (Poland)

Tryin’ Times, by Richard O. Kosuowei (USA)

With Friends Like These, by Ryan Bennett (UK)

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

BEST DIRECTOR

Mrigank Dubey, for You and Me (India)

FINALIST

Chiu Lei, for I Am The White Tiger (Hong Kong)

Henrik Steen, for Diana’s Light and Darkness (Denmark)

CATEGORY: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Henrik Steen, for Diana’s Light and Darkness (Denmark)

FINALIST

Thomas Sandfield, for I Am The White Tiger (Hong Kong)

CATEGORY: BEST EDITING

BEST EDITING

Aashish D’Mello, for Sin Cielo (USA)

FINALIST

Jason Calhoun, for I Am The White Tiger (Hong Kong)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Richard O. Kosuowei, for Tryin’ Times (USA)

CATEGORY: BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTOR

Matthew Domenico, for Lost Innocence (USA)

CATEGORY: BEST ACTRESS

BEST ACTRESS

Catalina Zavala, for Béa (Mexico)

FINALIST

Emily Mckinley Hill, for Delaware Shore (USA)

Judith Roberts, for Now (USA)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Joanne Heywood, for With Friends Like These (UK)

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

BEST DEBUT FILMMAKER

One Last Time, by Alexander Lönn (Sweden)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

You and Me, by Mrigank Dubey (India)

FINALIST

Delaware Shore, by Raghav Peri (USA)

Positive Indications, by Debanjan Dhar (Australia)

The Dark Room, by Morgane Segaert (France)

The Woman All Women Once Were, by Francesca Di Marco (USA)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Biswas Er Aarale (When Our Protector Turns Destroyer), by Shubhra Basu Aich and Sujoy Kumar Mishra (India)

Donovan, by Jason Bee (USA)

Du Satin Blanc, by Gloria Rodenas (France)

Lost Records, by Tiago P. de Carvalho (Portugal)

The Bridge, by Ravi Gautam (Germany)

With Friends Like These, by Ryan Bennett (UK)

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

Ostoja Will Move Your Piano, by Sandra Mitrovic (Serbia)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Electric Piya – Love Story of a Bulb, by Mayank Pawar (India)

FINALIST

500 Rupees, by Shashwat Gandhi (India)

Drift, by James Sharpe (USA)

Parallax, by Aline Magrez (Belgium)

Patiently Faithful, by Vikas Patel (USA)

The Dark Room, by Morgane Segaert (France)

The Firefox Guardian, by Gunjan Menon (India)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A Night With No Dawn, by Sara Bozakov (Israel)

Barcelona, by Katayoun Parmar (Iran)

Du Satin Blanc, by Gloria Rodenas (France)

Expiration Date, by Shwenn Shunya Chang (USA)

Obliti, by Francesca Kluessendorf (China)

The Khoomei Artist, by Ran Ao (China)

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

Pustak, by Swadhaa R Singh (India)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Partridge, by Ben Carter (USA)

CATEGORY: WOMEN’S FILMS

BEST WOMEN’S FILM

Meerkat Moonship, by Hanneke Schutte (South Africa)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Dark Room, by Morgane Segaert (France)

FINALIST

Birth: The Dance of Life, by Arisa Wakami, Bak Ikeda and Hirofumi Ohashi (Japan)

It’s a Flawed Circle, by M.I. (Italy)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Angels Never Cry, by Lok Kwan Woo (USA)

Olivea Medicine Woman, by Catjia Rehkamp (USA)

The Woman All Women Once Were, by Francesca Di Marco (USA)

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

BEST FILM ON WOMEN

Delaware Shore, by Raghav Peri (USA)

FINALIST

Now, by Paul Kelly (USA)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

The Woman All Women Once Were, by Francesca Di Marco (USA)

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM

The Snake the Ape and the Apple, by Daniel Crawford (Canada)

FINALIST

Drift, by James Sharpe (USA)

Varanasi – Beyond Life, by Ayas (United Arab Emirates)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Mahasatta 2035, by Ramprabhu Nakate (India)

The AMZN, by Ryan Pfefferkorn (USA)

CATEGORY: POSTMODERN FILMS

BEST POSTMODERN FILM

Sonia’s Story, by Lorenzo Guarnieri (Italy)

CATEGORY: SILENT FILMS

BEST SILENT FILM

The Anniversary, by Ezzie Yildiz (USA)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Drone Master, by Sébastien Duhem (France)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

The Gift, by Jay Españo (USA)

CATEGORY: FILMS ON RELIGION

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Fatima: The Ultimate Mystery, by Andres Garrigo (Spain)

CATEGORY: ANIMATED FILMS

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Collision Course, by Rói Davidsen (Faroe Islands)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Dystopia, by Bellopropello (Switzerland)

CATEGORY: FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

BEST FAMILY / CHILDREN FILM

Little Grey Wolfy. Spring and Icy Drift, by Natalia Malykhina (Norway)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Golden Ball, by Aitor Aspe (Spain)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

The Woman All Women Once Were, by Francesca Di Marco (USA)

CATEGORY: FILMS ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

BEST FILM ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

Planet Earth 2: Grasslands, by Chadden Hunter (UK)

FINALIST

Noor: Queen of Ranthambore, by Porus Khareghat (India)

CATEGORY: DRONE FILMS

BEST DRONE FILM

A Year Gone by in Norway, by André Hope (Norway)

CATEGORY: VR / AR AND 360º FILMS

BEST VR / AR AND 360º FILM

Normal Day, by Natasha Babenko, Aayushman Pandey and Alexia Kyriakopoulus (USA)

FINALIST

The Train Hamasen, by Kuan Yuan Lai (Taiwan)

CATEGORY: WEB AND NEW MEDIA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Blue Collar Hustle, by Geoffrey Henderson and Alonge Hawes (USA)

CATEGORY: MOBILE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Action Reaction, by Mesut Kalfa (Pakistan)

FINALIST

Chasing Lines, by Uzair Merchant (Canada)

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Diana’s Light and Darkness, by Henrik Steen (Denmark)

FINALIST

The Talent Factory, by Luca Acito (Italy)

OFFICIAL SELECTION

I Remember Frida (Hommage to Frida Kahlo), by Alberto Nacci (Italy)

CATEGORY: FEATURE SCRIPTS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

1000 – The Sword in the Stone series (Episode #1: The Druid, the Sword and the Raven), by Guido Maria Giordano (Italy)

FINALIST

All About Human Breasts, by Nallasivan V (India)

CATEGORY: SHORT SCRIPTS

BEST SHORT SCRIPT

The Castle, by Rajoshi Seth (India)

FINALIST

Paradigm Shift, by Katherine Fitzgerald (Canada)

Suicide 101, by Randy Zuniga (USA)

CATEGORY: TRAILERS / TEASERS

BEST TRAILER / TEASER

Salty Memory, by Orwa Alahmad (France)

CATEGORY: FILM / VIDEO POSTERS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Béa, by Bii Niza Cojulun (Mexico)

 

2017 Golden Fox Award Winners

2017 GOLDEN FOX AWARD WINNERS

 

Best Narrative Feature Film

Steppe Man directed by Shamil Aliyev (Azerbaijan)

Best Documentary Film

A Captain Unafraid directed by Charles O’Brien (Ireland)

Best Short Film

Take Me Away directed by Sun Ji (Singapore)

 

Best Student Film

Setback of the Spirit directed by Sa’ed Arouri (Jordan)

 

Best Experimental Film

Structures of Nature directed by Martin Gerigk (Canada)

 

Best Postmodern Film

P I R A N H A directed by Elcid Asaei (UK)

 

Best Director

Caroline Jules for Torments of Love (France)

 

Best Cinematography

Sourabh Waghmare for Anamnesis (India)

 

Best Editing

Oliver Goetzl for Jungle Book Bear (Germany)

 

Best Sound Designing

Dawa Lepcha for Dhokbu: The Keeper (India)

 

Best Actor

Matthew Sauvé for One Night Stand (Canada)

 

Best Actress

Maite Uzal for Olvido (Spain)

 

Best Debut Filmmaker

Arudra Saravanakumar Mathaiyan for 93 Notout (India)

 

Best Animated Film

Agrinoui directed by Alexis Chaviaras (Cyprus)

 

Best Family / Children Film

Soneri directed by Nilesh Arun Kunjir (India)

 

Best Educational Film

A Small Step for a Man, a Giant Smile for Mankind directed by Bernarda Avsenik and Alenka Fajfar Gnezda (Slovenia)

 

Best Film on Disability Issue

AXioMA directed by Elisa Possenti (Italy)

 

Best Film on Religion

The Sultan and The Saint directed by Alexander Kronemer (USA)

 

Best Film on Women

Kanika directed by Pushkar Manohar (India)

 

Best Women’s Film

Between Seconds directed by Nora Jaenicke (USA)

 

Best LGBT Film

A Tale with Christ and Jesus directed by Oldren Romero (Cuba)

 

Best Horror / Science Fiction Genre Feature Film

Dead Again directed by Dave Silberman (South Korea)

 

Best Free Speech Film

I don’t like her directed by Javad Daraei (Iran)

 

Best Performing Arts Film

Equilibrium directed by Patrick Foch (France)

 

Best One Minute Film

Decay directed by Matilda Wikingson (Sweden)

 

Best Silent Film

Goes Without Saying directed by Pierre Sabrou (France)

 

Best Young Filmmaker (Under 18)

I-Jen Chiu for Praxis (Taiwan)

 

Best Film on Nature / Environment / Wildlife

A Bridge Between Two Worlds directed by Pascal Gélinas (Canada)

 

Best Travel Film

Antarctica directed by Andrii Andreiev and Artem Gordina (Ukraine)

 

Best Drone Film

Ludovico Einaudi & Greenpeace “Elegy for the Arctic” directed by Raul Alaejos (Spain)

 

Best VR / AR / 360º Video

Sepsis directed by Michael Wall (Sweden)

 

Best Web and New Media

Hyperconnexion directed by Debru Nicolas (France)

 

Best Mobile Film

Auikyani directed by Harold González Chavarría (Nicaragua)

 

Best Television / Pilot Program or Series

Treading Yesterday directed by Craig Bettendorf (USA)

 

Best Music Video

Brass Wires Orchestra – Youth directed by Filipe Correia dos Santos (Portugal)

 

Best Film Score / Soundtrack

Dark Waves: Bellerofonte composed by Alexander Cimini (Italy)

 

 

Best Trailer / Teaser

Who Is The Superhero directed by Antonio Valvo (Italy)

 

Best Feature Script

Lions of the Sea written by Jessi Thind (Canada)

 

Best Short Script

Untouchable Thief written by James M. Freeman (USA)

 

Monthly Selection – November 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Mind Games

Directed by Charles Mawungwa

Zimbabwe

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Slingshot

Directed By Motaz Matar

United Arab Emirates

Sincerity

Directed By Charles Guérin Surville

France

The Man with the Winged Tiger

Directed By Wataru Tomita

Japan

 

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

Raising The Bar

Directed By Onir Onir

Australia

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Core 2.1

Directed Core van der Hoeven

Netherlands

Stronger than a Bullet

Directed Maryam Ebrahimi

Sweden

OFFICIAL SELECTION

And the Winner Isn’t…

Directed By Nik Panic

United Kingdom

Chiseled

Directed By Ram Alladi

USA

The Ilish People

Directed By Nachiket  Pangare

India

FINALIST

Do You Remember the Philippines?

Directed By Sally Gutierrez Dewar

Spain

 

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Tabiib (The Doctor)

Directed by Jim Savio

   USA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

About Patience

Directed By Till Gmuer

Switzerland

FINALIST

The Cornered

Directed By Subhasis Das

India

High Calorie

Directed By Mehmet Tigli

Turkey

A Christmas Carol

Directed By Luca Vecchi

Italy

BONDING  (BANDH)

Directed By Rahul Punday

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

ANTE MORTEM

Directed By Emmanuel Cabrit, Benjamin Cabrit

France

Stepan

Directed By Graham Henderson

USA

Buddhist Culture Communicator

Directed By KENJI TAKAHASHI

Japan

Monstrosity

Directed By James Rowlins

Singapore

Let’s break the sky and take a piece

Directed By Céline Dondénaz

Switzerland

She’s Been Like This Forever

Directed By Troy Heard

USA

CATEGORY: WOMEN’S FILMS

BEST WOMEN’S FILM

DESERT WOUNDS

Directed By Nili Dotan

    Israel

OFFICIAL SELECTION

ROCKING MY ROCKSTAR JEANS

Directed By SUSHEEL JANGIRA

India

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

BEST FILM ON WOMEN

Nisa

Directed By Barbara S. Müller

Austria

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

BEST DEBUT FILMMAKER

FRAMED

Directed by Marc Martínez Jordán

Spain

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Trail Past Prejudice

Directed By Shruti Tewari

USA

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM

a long story short

Directed By Andrei Olănescu

Romania

FINALIST

The Pitts Circus Family

Directed By Kenneth Fanning

Switzerland

OFFICIAL SELECTION

1

Directed By Foez Ahamed

Bangladesh

 

CATEGORY: FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

BEST FAMILY / CHILDREN FILM

High Calorie

Directed By Mehmet Tigli

Turkey

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

Nirvana of Sodom°

Directed By B.R.Sky

China

FINALIST

All I know about friendship

Directed By Léa Julienne

France

Lady Labyrinth

Directed By Jo Pratta

United States

The Dancer

Directed By Everett Sokol

Canada

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER

Total Solar Eclipse

Directed By Mathias Foster

United States

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Unsaid

Directed By Arnab Chatterjee

India

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

BEST MUSIC VIDEOS

FAWN

Directed By Anuk Rohde

Germany

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

The Legend of the Lilies

Directed By Mark Nicolosi

USA

Aris – The Music

Directed By Aris Ziagos, Elijah McCready

Diva Mom Song

Directed By Archita Mandal Fallini

USA

 

CATEGORY: FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

BEST SOUNDTRACK

Inside The Walls

Composed By Ivan Sintsov

Russian Federation

 

CATEGORY: TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

BEST SYNOPSIS

Mirza’s Friend Ghalib

Written By Anupam Sengupta & Abhijit Sengupta

India

 

CATEGORY: FILM ON RELIGION

       The Legend of the Lilies

         Directed by Mark Nicolosi

USA

 

CATEGORY: WEB & NEW MEDIA

 Monstrosity

Directed by James Rowlins

Singapore

 

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

      Ken Fanning

For The Pitts Circus Family

Ireland

 

CATEGORY: BEST ACTOR

Noah Howald

For About Patience

Switzerland

 

    CATEGORY: BEST EDITING

The Pitts Circus Family

Ireland

 

 CATEGORY: BEST SOUND DESIGNING

The Pitts Circus Family

Ireland

 

CATEGORY: COMMERCIAL / ADVERTISEMENT

NIKE – BE A BALLERina

Directed by David Kobzantsev & Renee GeorgeZimbabwe

USA

 

2017 Golden Fox Award Nominees

2017 Golden Fox Award Nominees

 

Best Narrative Feature Film

Beyond Boundaries directed by Kamal Nathani (India)

Mango Dreams directed by John Upchurch (USA)

Rage directed by Michal Wegryzn (Poland)

Red Oliender’s Roktokorobi directed by Amitava Bhattacharya and Rabindranath Tagore (India)

Scent of Cigar directed by Nandajan K.A (India)

Steppe Man directed by Shamil Aliyev (Azerbaijan)

The Albino’s Trees directed by Masakazu Kaneko (Japan)

Best Documentary Film

A Captain Unafraid directed by Charles O’Brien (Ireland)

Antartica: The Journey to the End of the Earth directed by Artem Gordina (Ukraine)

Cape Espichel: In Land of a Lost World directed by Carlos Sargedas (Portugal)

Enemy of Islam? A Meeting With Nourid Bouzid directed by Stefano Grossi (Italy)

Parivara directed by Alex Kruz and Alex Lora (Nepal)

The Beast Is Still Alive directed by Mina Mileva (Bulgaria)

Best Short Film

Everything Is Fine directed by Raja Ram Mukerji (India)

Maya directed by Soumojit Adak (India)

Me (Asmad) directed by Prabhjit Dhamija (India)

Mum directed by Akash Mihani (India)

Once Upon a Dream directed by Anthony Nion (Belgium)

Take Me Away directed by Sun Ji (Singapore)

Best Student Film

Catfish directed by Sourena Bayramloo (Iran)

Chinmoy (Supreme Consciouness) directed by Prithviraj Das Gupta (India)

Mother Tongue directed by Md Nadim Iqbal (Canada)

Setback of the Spirit directed by Sa’ed Arouri (Jordan)

Strangers in the Park directed by Danilo Zambrano (Ireland)

The God of Small Things directed by Saud Jubaer (USA)

Best Experimental Film

Flatland directed by Alireza Keymanesh and Amir Pousti (Iran)

Story for an Empty Theatre directed by Cesare Bedogne and Aleksandr Balagura (Italy)

Structures of Nature directed by Martin Gerigk (Germany)

Best Postmodern Film

Haze directed by Rob Cunning (USA)

P I R A N H A directed by Elcid Asaei (UK)

Venus Obscura directed by Christophe Karabache (France)

Best Director

Caroline Jules for Torments of Love (France)

Dawa Lepcha for Dhokbu: The Keeper (India)

Philippe McKie for Breaker (Japan)

Best Cinematography

Colin Graham and Laura Graham for Outcaste: The House that Carol Built (Ireland)

Oliver Goetzl for Jungle Book Bear (Germany)

Sourabh Waghmare for Anamnesis (India)

Best Editing

Dan Webb for The Thirteenth (UK)

Oliver Goetzl for Jungle Book Bear (Germany)

Shivarudhraiah K for Towards New Dawn (India)

Best Sound Designing

Adrian Townsen for The Thirteenth (UK)

Dhokbu – The Keeper (India)

Oliver Goetzl for Jungle Book Bear (Germany)

Siddharth Ahluwalia for Bosatsu: Year of the Dragon (USA)

Best Actor

Arjun Raman for Masquerade (Iraq)

Kshitij Sharma for Let’s Talk About “It” (India)

Matthew Sauvé for One Night Stand (Canada)

Best Actress

Alessandra Mortelliti for The Last Sun of the Night (Italy)

Kim Allan for Tooth Fairy (UK)

Maite Uzal for Olvido (Spain)

Best Debut Filmmaker

Abdur Rafi for Espejismo (India)

Lola-Jia Liu for On the Bridge of Death and Life (Germany)

Arudra Saravanakumar Mathaiyan for 93 Notout (India)

Best Animated Film

Agrinoui directed by Alexis Chaviaras (Cyprus)

Schirkoa directed by Ishan Shukla (India)

Sheep and Wolves directed by Maxim Volkov (Russia)

Best Family / Children Film

Bhog directed by Yash Revar (India)

Soneri directed by Nilesh Arun Kunjir (India)

The Great Adventure of Manel and the Magic Toothpicks directed by Xavier Pijuan (Spain)

Best Educational Film

A Small Step for a Man, a Giant Smile for Mankind directed by Bernarda Avsenik and Alenka Fajfar Gnezda (Slovenia)

Behind the Cove directed by Keiko Yagi (Japan)

The Journey directed by Jegen John Peter (Malaysia)

Best Film on Disability Issue

AxioMA directed by Elisa Possenti (Italy)

Channel Diaries directed by Felipe Kowalczuk (Brazil)

Hear Me directed by Olga Arlauskas and Svetlana Gorlo (Russia)

Love & Sex & Rocknrollstuhl directed by Susanna Wüstneck (Germany)

Best Film on Religion

Gods directed by Gustavo Coletti (USA)

Teenagers directed by Paul de Métairy (France)

The Sultan and The Saint directed by Alexander Kronemer (USA)

Best Film on Women

Kanika directed by Pushkar Manohar (India)

The Salty Sea Dog directed by Murad Abiyev (Azerbaijan)

Torments of Love directed by Caroline Jules (France)

Best Women’s Film

Between Seconds directed by Nora Jaenicke (USA)

The Tress of Hair directed by Lisa Solotsinskya (Russia)

Torments of Love directed by Caroline Jules (France)

Best LGBT Film

A Tale with Christ and Jesus directed by Oldren Romero (Cuba)

I Want To Remain Who I Am directed by Richard Catherine (Luxembourg)

Twin Stars directed by Mehmet Tigli (Turkey)

Best Horror / Science Fiction Genre Feature Film

Dead Again directed by Dave Silberman (South Korea)

Huldra: Lady of the Forest directed by Ove Valeskog (Sweden)

Let’s Talk About “It” directed by Kshitij Sharma (India)

Best Free Speech Film

Ballad for Syria directed by Eda Elif Tibet (Turkey)

I don’t like her directed by Javad Daraei (Iran)

The Cursed Queens directed by Rashmi Jeta (India)

Best Performing Arts Film

Bakalu Studio Composition directed by Vasco Diogo (Portugal)

Equilibrium directed by Patrick Foch (France)

Misfits directed by David Betteridge (UK)

Best One Minute Film

Decay directed by Matilda Wikingson (Sweden)

Happy Loneliness directed by Richard Alexander Forero Domínguez (Colombia)

One Day In July directed by Hermes Mangialardo (Italy)

Best Silent Film

The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam directed by Arlene Bogna (USA)

Goes Without Saying directed by Pierre Sabrou (France)

The Hesitant Man directed by Pierre Sabrou (France)

Best Young Filmmaker (Under 18)

Freedy MacDonald for Gifted (Thanksgiving Post Morten) (Switzerland)

I-Jen Chiu for Praxis (Taiwan)

Summer Royal for A Hole in Our Flag, A Hole in Our Heart: The Realpolitik of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution (USA)

Best Film on Nature / Environment / Wildlife

A Bridge Between Two Worlds directed by Pascal Gélinas (Canada)

Antarctica directed by Andrii Andreiev (Ukraine)

Chronicles of a Wildlifer directed by Amit Goswamy (India)

Best Travel Film

American Vienna directed by Jasmin Al-Kattib and Richard Kromp (Austria)

Pacific Mermaid directed by Alexis Barbosa (France)

We Call This Home directed by Walter Chang (USA)

Antarctica directed by Andrii Andreiev and Artem Gordina (Ukraine)

Best Drone Film

Ludovico Einaudi & Greenpeace “Elegy for the Arctic” directed by Raul Alaejos (Spain)

Norwegian Coastline Seen From a Drone directed by André Hope (Norway)

The Mountain Within directed by Philippe Woodtli (Switzerland)

Best VR / AR / 360º Video

Misfits directed by David Betteridge (UK)

Out of the Blue directed by Sophie Ansel (USA)

Sepsis directed by Michael Wall (Sweden)

Best Web and New Media

Cuba Libre directed by Felixe de Becker and Colin Bates (USA)

Fat and Fat (Episode 2): Float Away directed by Chirara Grabmayr (Austria)

Hyperconnexion directed by Debru Nicolas (France)

Best Mobile Film

Auikyani directed by Harold González Chavarría (Nicaragua)

iReal directed by Florent Sabatier (France)

Return To Sender directed by Francesca Gurdon (UK)

Best Television / Pilot Program or Series

Gorchlach: The legend of Cordelia directed by Fabio Cento (Italy)

Treading Yesterday directed by Craig Bettendorf (USA)

Upstairs directed by Joseph Spadaro (Italy)

Best Music Video

Adam directed by Martin Del Carpio and William Murray (USA)

Brass Wires Orchestra – Youth directed by Filipe Correia dos Santos (Portugal)

Colibria directed by Camilo Coba (Ecuador)

Best Film Score / Soundtrack

Dark Waves: Bellerofonte composed by Alexander Cimini (Italy)

Mama composed by Rahman Altin (Turkey)

Princess Eun Hwa composed by Min He (China)

Best Trailer / Teaser

Domino Springs directed by Dan Hertzog (USA)

Swamp Killer: A Grindhouse Trailer directed by Ramiro Hernandez (USA)

Who Is The Superhero directed by Antonio Valvo (Italy)

Best Feature Script

Lions of the Sea written by Jessi Thind (Canada)

Resurrection Time Conspiracy written by James Carroll (USA)

The Time of Killing written by James M. Freeman (USA)

Best Short Script

Farewell Cinema written by Reinhard J. Steiner (Germany)

Foreigner in Shanghai written by Dannes Zhang (China)

Untouchable Thief written by James M. Freeman (USA)

 

 

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

 

Monthly Selection – September 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Red Oliender’s Roktokorobi

Directed by Amitava Bhattacharya

India

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Frozen Ignat

Directed By Dinu Tanase

Romania

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Miami Love Affair

Directed By Ralph Kinnard

USA

Lars and the Baron (The Poacher)

Directed By John Tornblad

Sweden

FINALIST

The Last Library

Directed By Jesse Koester

USA

Eclipse

Directed By Hee Sung Chung

South Korea

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

The Trees Around You

Directed By Jacob Wise

USA and Canada

Outstanding Achievement Award

Mozart and His 260 Pianists

Directed Benjamin Chen

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Lullaby for Dragon

Directed By Igor Osipov

Russia

I hit, therefore I am!

Directed By Barna Teodor Marius

Romania

The witch nuns

Directed By Barna Teodor Marius

Romania

FINALIST

I Do?

Directed By Joe Brandmeier

USA

Sitar and Ganges RIver

Directed By Zhu Xu

India and China

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Down Time

Directed by Jeff Taver

   France

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam

Directed By Arlene Bogna

USA

FINALIST

Canvas

Directed By Rituparna DasDatta

USA

The Smell

Directed By S M Kamrul Ahsan

Bangladesh

Disease

Directed By K. A. Elango Palanisamy

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Unexpected

Directed By Jessy Langlois

France

Fleur

Directed By Lee Rudnicki

USA

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

Scaredy Cat

Directed By Sumit Singh

USA

CATEGORY: WOMEN’S FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Uncle Bird

Directed By Rong Shen

    China

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

BEST FILM ON WOMEN

Kanika

Directed By Pushkar Manohar

India

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

BEST DEBUT FILMMAKER

Treading Yesterday

Directed by Craig Bettendorf

USA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

You Have A Nice Flight

Directed By Jimmy Dinh

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Lullaby for Dragon

Directed By Igor Osipov

Russia

Chrysalis

Directed By Nic Nassuet

USA

Pauline’s Diary

Directed By Ben Darkwa

UK and Ghana

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM

Signal

Directed By Debangshu Chaudhury

India

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Mojo

Directed By Sreesha Belakvaadi

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Chrysalis

Directed By Nic Nassuet

USA

CATEGORY: ANIMATED FILMS

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Zoetrope

Diirected By Sotir Gelev

Bulgaria

FINALIST

Sinformist

Directed By Jade Yuchun Chao

USA

The Song of the Rain

Directed By Liang Zi

China

 

CATEGORY: FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Adrishya

Directed By Sandeep Chatterjee

India

CATEGORY: HORROR / SCIENCE FICTION GENRE FEATURE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Demonia Undertaker

Directed By Geovanni Molina

USA

CATEGORY: ONE MINUTE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Waking Light

Directed By Max Chabat

France

CATEGORY: POSTMODERN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Chrysalis

Directed By Nic Nassuet

USA

FINALIST

It’s a Flawed Circle

Directed By M.I.

Italy

CATEGORY: SILENT FILMS

BEST SILENT FILM

The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam

Directed By Arlene Bogna

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Chrysalis

Directed By Nic Nassuet

USA

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

Scaredy Cat

Directed By Sumit Singh

USA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Parents came to me to Sri Lanka

Directed By Vera Vodynski

Russia

Life on the Machair

Directed By Eleanor Hamilton

UK

FINALIST

Rudra

Directed By V. Karthik Mohan

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Nailman

Directed By Jack Martin

UK

Dream

Directed By Alexis Barbosa

France

Anathema

Directed By Klara Ajeng Canyarasmi

USA

Sunsets

Directed By Kristina Kalchev

USA

Sky Blue

Directed By Camilla Guttner

Germany

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Genesis

Directed By Beatrix Haxby

UK

FINALIST

Reverie

Directed By Lauren Hutchings

USA

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Till 10

Directed By Nachiket Banchhode

India

The Receipt

Directed By Alex Stevens

Canada

CATEGORY: TRAILER / TEASER

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Domino Springs

Directed By Dan Hertzog

USA

You Have A Nice Flight

Directed By Jimmy Dinh

USA

FINALIST

Zackman

Directed By Jack Tong

Hong Kong

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

BEST MUSIC VIDEOS

If you don’t see it neighbour

Directed By Julian Marcipar

Argentina

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Schadenfreude – Pankaj Soram Project

Directed By Sumit Dubey

India

CATEGORY: FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Wishing Box

Composed By Orlando Perez Rosso

USA

CATEGORY: TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Veils

Written By Sammer Abu Al Ragheb

USA

CATEGORY: FREE SPEECH

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Children of the Republic

Directed By Ramakrishna Dhanasekaran

India

CATEGORY: TELEVISION PILOT PROGRAM OR SERIES

TELEVISION PILOT PROGRAM OR SERIES

Treading Yesterday

Directed By Craig Bettendorf

USA

CATEGORY: SOUND DESIGNING

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Lullaby for Dragon

Sound By Igor Osipov and Alexey Lukashevich

Russia

CATEGORY: LGBT

BEST LGBT FILM

Treading Yesterday

Directed By Craig Bettendorf

USA

CATEGORY: MOBILE FILM

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

You and I

Directed By Syed Ahmad Afzal

India

CATEGORY: PERFORMING ARTS

BEST PERFORMING ARTS

Equilibrium

Directed By Patrick Foch

France

 

CATEGORY: FILMS ON RELIGION
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Trust, A Journey to Hope
Directed by Jesús Reyes Borjas
Venezuela

Monthly Selection – August 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – AUGUST 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Mi’raj

Directed by Tariq Umar Khan and Sapan Narula

India

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Present Ones

Directed by Alejandro Molina Romo

Mexico

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

Talking Hands

Directed by Caterina Pecchioli

Germany, Italy and Sweden

OFFICIAL SELECTION

In Search Of Indigo

Directed by Shaktiraj Singh Jadeja

India

The Most Important Call in Life

Directed by Mateja Rackov

Serbia

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Ana

Directed by Leonore Kasper

Germany

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Len

Directed by Waldemar Oldenburger

Germany

FINALIST

Captive

Directed by Sajedur Rahman

Bangladesh

Kawaguchi 4256

Directed by Anshul Chauhan

Japan

Kill The Engine

Directed by Derek Frey

USA

The Boogeys

Directed by Sanjay François Sharma

Canada

Yellow Water

Directed by Emanuele Michetti

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

After We Have Left Our Homes

Directed by Marc Adamson

UK

Brutal

Directed by Hoseung Lee

South Korea

Eureka!

Directed by David B. Rucard and Menka Nagrani

Canada

Karb

Directed by Junaid Imam Shaikh

India

Shanghai Dry

Directed by Sarah Li

UK

Stone on Stone

Directed by Mohsen Serajian and Marzieh Hakim

Iran

The Mirage

Directed by Nithin John

India

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The 4 Stages

Directed by Amritangshu Chakravarty

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A Very Merry Unbirthday

Directed by Kiyanoush Jahaandideh

USA

CATEGORY: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Lollipop Man

Cinematographer Alba Fernandez

Ireland

CATEGORY: BEST EDITING

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Gym Rat

Edited by Sean Bai and Jerry Liu

USA

 

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Salty Sea Dog

Directed by Murad Abiyev

Azerbaijan

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Tikli and Laxmi Bomb

Directed by Aditya Kripalani

India

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

BEST DEBUT FILMMAKER

The Black Mountain

Directed by Anton von Heiseler

India and Germany

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Gym Rat

Directed by Sean Bai

USA

Tikli and Laxmi Bomb

Directed by Aditya Kripalani

India

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Fried Barry

Directed by Ryan Kruger

South Africa

OFFICIAL SELECTION

The Art of Eating

Directed by Actually Huizenga

USA

CATEGORY: ANIMATED FILMS

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Stroke

Directed by Jiani Zhao and Emanuele Romano

UK

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Bob

Directed by Nipun Sharma

India

Hezar Afsan

Directed by Asghar Safar

Iran

CATEGORY: FILMS ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Narasajja’s Nursery

Directed by Nandeeshwar C V

India

CATEGORY: HORROR / SCIENCE FICTION GENRE FEATURE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

After Blue

Directed by Octavio Gasca Holguín

Mexico

CATEGORY: POSTMODERN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Haze

Directed by Rob Cunning

USA

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

Amazonia Dammed

Directed by Ada Bodjolle

UK

FINALIST

Doliyaan (Palanquin)

Directed by Preksha Agarwal

India

Meat Blue

Directed by Lucas Leônidas

Brazil

Postman

Directed by Shristipal Singh

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

An Eternity

Directed by Rucha Paga

India

A Part

Directed by Greg Bushell

USA

Gym Rat

Directed by Sean Bai

USA

Sanyog

Directed by Aly Rana

India

Sausage Eggs Beans and Chips

Directed by George Pritchard

UK

The Eternal Reform

Directed by Bruno Sanábio and Manuella Guerra

Brazil

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

A Hole in Our Flag, A Hole in Our Heart: The Realpolitik of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Directed by Summer Royal

USA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Gym Rat

Directed by Sean Bai

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Vertex Duo

Directed by Arnab Chatterjee

India

CATEGORY: VR / AR AND 360º VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Experience Vanylven in 360º

Directed by Kai Jonny Thue Venøy

Norway

CATEGORY: WEB AND NEW MEDIA FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

OHNI Case Files

Directed by Aimee Galicia Torres

USA

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Delightful

Directed by Anna Haas

USA

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Moist

Directed By Jonathan Trichter and Anna Lann

Israel

CATEGORY: FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

BEST FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

Lacrimosa

Composed by Elia Cmiral

Austria

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Resurrection Time Conspiracy – Main Theme

Composed by Jim Carroll and Chris George

USA

CATEGORY: FEATURE SCRIPTS

BEST FEATURE SCRIPT

Wild Mind 1

Written by Fujio Torikai

Japan

CATEGORY: SHORT SCRIPTS

BEST SHORT SCRIPT

Hearse

Written by Bijoy Raveendran

India

CATEGORY: TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

BEST TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

Santa in Cyberland

Written by Kirby Wright

USA

FINALIST

Wild Mind 2

Written by Fujio Torikai

Japan

CATEGORY: FILMS ON DISABILITY ISSUE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Channel Diaries

Directed by Felipe Kowalczuk

UK and Brazil

OFFICIAL SELECTION

I am Tomek

Directed by Pawel Son Ngo

Poland

FootWriting

Directed by Saadatali Saeidpoor

Iran

CATEGORY: FILMS ON RELIGION

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The China Mission

Directed by Peter Kelly

Ireland

CATEGORY: PERFORMING ARTS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Xiaozhen’s Story

Directed By The Church of Almighty God (CAG)

South Korea

 

Monthly Selection – July 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – JULY 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Cold Breath

Directed by Abbas Raziji

Iran

 

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

The Love Commandos

Directed by Miriam Lyons

UK

 FINALIST

Rojo Paraíso (Red Paradise)

Directed By Alberto Amador Salas

Mexico

Positive Hell

Directed By Andi Reiss

UK

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Naharkhoran (Nooning)

Directed By Mehrdad Afsari

Iran

 

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Mum

Directed by Akash Mihani

India

FINALIST

Blindspot

Directed by Josh Seven

India

Whale 52

Directed by Thanasis Trouboukis

Greece

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Birpurush – The Hero Within

Directed by Saurabh Chatterjee

India

Irupuram (Two Sides)

Directed by Vipin Pv

India

 

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Tooth Fairy

Directed By Owyn Stephens

UK

CATEGORY: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Anamnesis

Cinematographer Sourabh Waghmare

India

CATEGORY: BEST EDITING

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Tight Embrace

Editor June Yuting Jin

USA

CATEGORY: BEST ACTOR

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

All Through The Night

Actor Stewart Mulligan

Australia

CATEGORY: BEST ACTRESS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Tooth Fairy

Actress Kim Allan

UK

CATEGORY: WOMEN’S FILMS

BEST WOMEN’S FILM

Golden Time

Directed by Atefeh Rahmani

Iran

FINALIST

Project Papa

Directed By Kanika Batra

India

 

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

TARA – The Journey of Love & Passion

Directed by Kumar Raj

India

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Birpurush – The Hero Within

Directed by Saurabh Chatterjee

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Tooth Fairy

Directed By Owyn Stephens

UK

Prova Sun Game N.1

Directed By Zaynab W. Ali

Syria

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

Glory

Directed by Assaf Hayut

Israel

FINALIST

Lucia

Directed By Emil Kahr

USA

 

CATEGORY: ANIMATED FILMS

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Final Call

Diirected by Sara Barbas

Portugal

CATEGORY: FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Simple Notes

Directed by Arijit Singh

India

CATEGORY: FILMS ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

It Ain’t Easy Being Green

Directed by Crystal Fortwangler

USA

CATEGORY: HORROR / SCIENCE FICTION GENRE FEATURE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Dead Again

Directedby Dave Silberman

South Korea

CATEGORY: ONE MINUTE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A Share Of Share

Directed by Kaveh Jahed

Iran

CATEGORY: POSTMODERN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Venus Obscura

Directed by Christophe Karabache

France

CATEGORY: SILENT FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

DADA on Vacation

Directed by Errkaa

Germany

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

The God of Small Things

Directed by Saud Jubaer

USA

FINALIST

Limit

Directed By Javad Daraei

Iran

Arrival

Directed By Justyna Pelc

Poland

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Sanyog

Directed By Aly Rana

India

Oymok

Directed By Kasiet Kubanychbek kyzy

Kyrgyzstan

Do not come to Europe

Directed By

Minna Lundberg, Hanna Pousette and Pontus Joneström

Sweden

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Father of Art

Directed by Freddy Macdonald

Switzerland

FINALIST

The Cake Pioneer

Directed By Linus Rickett

UK

CATEGORY: VR / AR AND 360º VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Magical Pajamas

Directed by Allah El Henson

USA

CATEGORY: WEB AND NEW MEDIA FILMS

BEST WEB AND NEW MEDIA FILM

Not Acceptable

Directed by Saman Haghighivand

Iran

FINALIST

Three Trembling Cities

Directed By Arthur Vincie

USA

CATEGORY: TRAILER / TEASER

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Project Papa

Directed by Kanika Batra

India

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

See My Breath (from “Apparition” feature film)

Directed by Jody Quigley

USA

FINALIST

Never Stop (Live Version)

Directed By Josephine Halbert

UK

Peace Prayer (Seeing All The World As Divine)

Directed By Ragani Buegel

USA

CATEGORY: FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

90BPM

Composed by Alexander Cimini

Italy

CATEGORY: FEATURE SCRIPTS

BEST FEATURE SCRIPT

Lost For Words

Written by Helen Watson

UK

FINALIST

The Children of Lir

Written By Ian Robinson

UK

CATEGORY: SHORT SCRIPTS

BEST SHORT SCRIPT

Farewell Cinema

Written by Reinhard J. Steiner

Germany

 FINALIST

Space Man

Written By Taiyo Yoshida

UK

 –

Fighting Demons

Written By Ted DeMarsh

Canda

CATEGORY: TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Goodbye World, I’ve Gone To Bodie

Written by Kirby Wright

USA

CATEGORY: EDUCATIONAL FILM

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Journey

Directed By Jegen John Peter

Malaysia

 

CATEGORY: FILMS ON DISABILITY ISSUE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

AxioMA

Directed By Elisa Possenti

Italy

CATEGORY: FREE SPEECH

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Chronicles of Religious Persecution in China – The Church of Almighty God

Directed By Jason Jia

South Korea

CATEGORY: PHOTOGRAPHY

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Hive

Photographer Gursharan Singh Syan

India

CATEGORY: WEDDIND & PRE WEDDING VIDEOS

1000 cranes for Sebastian & Eleni

Video By Kostas Petsas

Greece

FINALIST

Our Story: Wedding Showreel 2016

Video By Kostas Petsas

Greece

 

 

Monthly Selection – June 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2017

 

CATEGORY: NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Azimuth

Directed by Mike Burstyn

Israel/USA

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Jihad

Directed by Rakesh Parmaar

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Scumbag, Canada

Teenagers, France

Thottam (TheGarden), Malaysia

 

CATEGORY: DOCUMENTARY FILMS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM

The Beast Is Still Alive

Directed by Mina Mileva

Bulgaria

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

5

Directed by S. M. Hosseini

Iran

FINALIST

On The Sly: In Search of the Family Stone, USA

The making of MARINE BUTTERFLY, USA

The Man Who Discovered Capitalism, Germany

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Coffee for All Nations, Palestine

Dramas, Poland

MIRR, Switzerland

Sonic Divide, USA

The Final, Slovakia

The Last Supper Of The Levant, Iran

The Man Who Built Peace, UK

The Road, UK

Weavers of Imagination, Iran

 

CATEGORY: SHORT FILMS

BEST SHORT FILM

Where Nobody Can Go

Directed by Song Joosung

South Korea

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Building No.13

Directed by Amir Gholami

Iran

FINALIST

Close Your Eyes, France

Fresh Blood, USA

Girl at the Door, South Korea

Mazwara, Morocco

One Night Stand, Canada

Somewhere, Tomorrow, Brazil

OFFICIAL SELECTION

A Winter Afternoon, India

Chocolate, India

Fake Men, Germany

Flow, UK

Fugue, India

In Brief, India

Maylani, Canada

Nairobi Yangu, Kenya

P I R A N H A, UK

Real Artists, USA

Sambhavath – IT Follows, India

The Guy Cameon Horseback, Iran

The Merciless Beauty, UK

The Road, UK

 

CATEGORY: BEST DIRECTOR

BEST DIRECTOR

Caroline Jules for Torments of Love

France

 

CATEGORY: BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

FELIX SCHMILINSKY for The 13th

UK

 

CATEGORY: BEST EDITING

BEST EDITING

Dan Webb forThe 13th

UK

 

CATEGORY: BEST SOUND DESIGNING

BEST SOUND DESIGNING

Adrian Townsend for The 13th

UK

 

CATEGORY: BEST ACTOR

BEST ACTOR

Matthew Sauvé

For One Night Stand, Canada

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Hyder Kazmi for Jihad

India

 

CATEGORY: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Michael T Stewart for Ambush

USA

 

CATEGORY: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Wookie Mayer for The 13th

UK

 

CATEGORY: WOMEN’S FILMS

BEST WOMEN’S FILM

Torments of Love

Directed by Caroline Jules

France

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Fresh Blood

Directed by Richa Rudola

USA

FINALIST

Mistress, Kazakhstan

The Bug (Keeda), India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Real Artists, USA

 

CATEGORY: FILMS ON WOMEN

BEST FILM ON WOMEN

Torments of Love

Directed by Caroline Jules

France

FINALIST

A report about Mina, Iran

Numbness, Iran

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Real Artists, USA

 

CATEGORY: DEBUT FILMMAKER

BEST DEBUT FILMMAKER

Wrong Side Raju

Directed by Mikhil Musale

India

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Torments of Love

Directed by Caroline Jules

France

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Balaa, France

The 13th, UK

 

CATEGORY: EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

1 Day at the Museum

Directed by Patcharaphon Napapornpipat

Iran

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Talking Walls, India

The Road, UK

 

CATEGORY: ANIMATED FILMS

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Tanguito Argentino

Diirected by Joaquin Braga

Argentina

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Bystander, Iran

 

CATEGORY: FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

BEST FAMILY / CHILDREN FILM

Tanguito Argentino

Directed by Joaquin Braga

Argentina

 

CATEGORY: FILMS ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Lil Bat

Directed by Justin Gorski

USA

FINALIST

Icy Silence, France

 

CATEGORY: TRAVEL FILMS

BEST TRAVEL FILM

American Vienna

Directed by Jasmin Al-Kattib and Richard Kromp

Austria

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Live a Dayin Alcácer, Portugal

 

CATEGORY: FILM ON RELIGION

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

ITAKO :: Visions

Directed by Edmondo Perrone

Italy

 

CATEGORY: HORROR / SCIENCE FICTION GENRE FEATURE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The 13th

Directedby Chris Hastings

UK

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Apparition (The Nesting), USA

 

CATEGORY: LGBT FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

PinkPunk (The Mirror)

Directed by Pipe Ospina

Colombia

 

CATEGORY: ONE MINUTE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Count-down

Directed by Komalankutty Methil

United Arab Emirates

 

CATEGORY: POSTMODERN FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

P I R A N H A

Directed by Elcid Asaei

UK

 

CATEGORY: SILENT FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Bag

Directed by C V Ramana

India

 

CATEGORY: STUDENT FILMS

BEST STUDENT FILM

Setback of the Spirit

Directed by Sa’ed Arouri

Jordan

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Catfish

Directed by Sourena Bayramloo

Iran

FINALIST

Al Sheikh Noel, Iran

Once Upon a Time, Belgium

What Goes Around, Philippines

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Doliyaan (Palanquin), India

The Pictures Feel Down!, Iran

The Road, UK

 

CATEGORY: TELEVISION / PILOT PROGRAM OR SERIES

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Queen of the Road

Directed by Laura Valtorta

USA

 

CATEGORY: YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

Time Flies

Directed by Daniel Chan

China

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Inner Thoughts

Directed by Ember Crowley

USA

 

CATEGORY: DRONE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Fjord

Directed by Kai Jonny Thue Venøy

Norway

 

CATEGORY: VR / AR AND 360º VIDEOS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Pattaya The Real Sin City

Directed by Daniel Philpott

UK

 

CATEGORY: WEB AND NEW MEDIA FILMS

BEST WEB AND NEW MEDIA FILM

Open Space

Directed by Romain Escuriola and Julie Bascou

France

OFFICIAL SELECTION

World of Wolfram, Germany

 

CATEGORY: MOBILE FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Silience in London

Directed by Cassius Rayner and Dimple Devadas

UK

 

CATEGORY: COMMERCIAL / ADVERTISEMENT

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Evil Life

Directed by Reinhard J. Steiner

Switzerland

 

CATEGORY: TRAILER / TEASER

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Impuratus

Directed by Michael Yurinko

USA

 

CATEGORY: MUSIC VIDEOS

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Isolated

Directed by Nyck Maftum

Brazil

FINALIST

Lucid Reverie, Brazil

Poppy Ackroyd Trains, UK

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Ghar Jaana Hai: The Stories Untold, USA

 

CATEGORY: FILM SCORE / SOUNDTRACK

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Starlight’s Delerian Finale

Composed by Nancy Stafford

USA

 

CATEGORY: FEATURE SCRIPTS

BEST FEATURE SCRIPT

Lions of the Sea

Written by Jessi Thind

Canada

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Two Women

Written by Annette Siegal

Israel

FINALIST

Flipping the Score, USA

Get Jude Married, USA

Shepherding Cassie, USA

 

CATEGORY: SHORT SCRIPTS

BEST SHORT SCRIPT

FutureHealth

Written by Sarah Polhaus

 

CATEGORY: TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

BEST TREATMENT / SYNOPSIS

Bloodline

Written by Paula Brancato

USA

Monthly Selection – May 2017

FILMS OF THE MONTH - MAY 2017

 

CATEGORY - NARRATIVE FEATURES

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Postcards from the Shadows of the Petrol Chemistry

Directed by Simon Gunnarsson

Sweden

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Pirates 1.0

Directed by Raj Madiraju

India

OFFICIAL SELECTION

Innocent Killer, Australia

 

CATEGORY - DOCUMENTARY FILMS

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Nature and Its Manifestations: From Four Poems

Directed by Takamasa Jwasaki

Japan

 OFFICIAL SELECTION

Bucéphale, Switzerland

My World Is Upside Down, Slovenia

Voyage of the Southern Sun, Australia

 

CATEGORY - SHORT FILMS

 BEST SHORT FILM

Me (Asmad)

Directed by Prabhjit Dhamija

India

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Genesis

Directed by Abtin Mozafari

Iran

FINALIST

Downfall, Iran

No Wave, Canada

Key to the Secrets, Switzerland

XZ3, Italy

 OFFICIAL SELECTION

Aai Shappath, India

Mohammad And Urvashi, India

Identity, India 

Red Season, Iran 

The Table Spread, Turkey 

Turquoise, United Kingdom 

Why, United Sates

 

CATEGORY - ANIMATED FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Magic Concert Trick

Directed by Harvey Droke

United States

 OFFICIAL SELECTION

Kcloc, United Sates

 

CATEGORY - STUDENT FILMS

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Pardaa (Curtain)

Directed by Kajri Babbar

United Kingdom

 OFFICIAL SELECTION

Ragamuffin, United States

Mr. Y, China

Treasures Under The Rocks, United States

The Veiled, Australia

 

CATEGORY - DEBUT FILMMAKER

 BEST DEBUT FILMMAKER AWARD

B for Bundelkhand

Directed by Vishal Mourya & Debi Prasad Lenka

India

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Blind Side

Directed by David Manzi

Italy

 

CATEGORY - YOUNG FILMMAKER (UNDER 18)

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Zaman

Directed by Reza Shokrani

United States

 

CATEGORY - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

 BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD

Jungle Book Bear

Directed by Oliver Goetzl

Germany

 

CATEGORY - BEST DIRECTOR

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Breaker

Directed by Philippe McKie

Japan

 

CATEGORY - BEST ACTOR

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Mayukh Ray

For Mohammad And Urvashi

India

 

CATEGORY - BEST EDITING

 BEST EDITING AWARD

Jungle Book Bear

Directed by Oliver Goetzl

Germany

 

CATEGORY - BEST SOUND DESIGNING

 BEST SOUND DESIGNING AWARD

Jungle Book Bear

Directed by Oliver Goetzl

Germany

 

CATEGORY -  FAMILY / CHILDREN FILMS

BEST FAMILY / CHILDREN FILM

Vaman

Directed by Manish Vaidya

India

 

CATEGORY - FILMS ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

 BEST FILM ON NATURE / ENVIRONMENT / WILDLIFE

Jungle Book Bear

Directed by Oliver Goetzl

Germany

 

CATEGORY - TRAVEL FILMS

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Escaping Time

Directed by Rhett Cutrell

United States

 

CATEGORY - FREE SPEECH FILMS

  OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Ballad for Syria

Directed by Eda Elif Tibet and Maisa Al Hafez

Turkey

 

CATEGORY – EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 Krupa

Directed by Ranjani Prasad

Canada

 

CATEGORY -  FEATURE SCRIPTS

 BEST FEATURE SCRIPT

In Wonderland

Written by Summer Starrs

United Sates

 

CATEGORY - PHOTOGRAPHY

 BEST PHOTOGRAPHY

Child of Anatolia By Dursun Aras

Turkey