WINNERS

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Best Short

Ode To An Urn

Dir. Zak Mir

USA

When an old man meets a young boy and a girl, both young musicians, he befriends them and invites them to his home, he is left with disappointment only to later realize these children help him let go of something that he had been holding onto for a long time.

 

 

Best Feature

ONCE UPON A TIME ON ALL HALLOWS’ EVE

Dir. JAROSLAW GOGOLIN

United Kingdom

It’s All Hallows Eve — the day of the year when the dead can come back to our world; a Girl is awaiting her partner to come.

 

 

 

 

Best Documentary

TOSYA

Dir. Alexis Barbosa

France, Turkey

They weave their ancient past on the loom, in the village of Tosya.

 

 

 

 

 

Best Screeenplay

The Bohemian Alchemist

Writer Lucia Braccalenti

Italy

Scarlett is an ordinary american teenager, until she awakens a cruel bohemian mercenary and finds out she has magical powers. The girl meets the Brotherhood, a group of warriors who protect the mankind from the Conspirators, evil people who want to become immortal and unleash Hell on Earth…

 

 

Best Short Script

BELLA LOBA

Writer FLORENCE NAHON

Spain

A scientist discovers a possible cure for Lupus and Cancer thanks to antibodies in a wolf’s blood. The treatment is given the name of «B PROTOCOL» in honor of the first person it was tested upon : the scientist’s daughter, Bella…

 

 

 

Best Web Series Script

Delilah

Writer Demi-Lea Worrad

Australia

Delilah is a six-part experimental, supernatural web series thriller centred around the cosmic question — is there a God?
Delilah takes us on an experimental & abstractly biblical journey of
who our God truly is, the qualities that we’ve inherited from her as a species & her fight to survive.

 

 

Best Web Episode

Best friend

Dir. Kunal Roy

India

A film about man’s best friend.

 

 

 

 

 

Best Animation

sad mime

Dir. Jayden Van Win

Australia

A depressed mime musters up the courage to go to a theatre audition.

 

 

 

 

Best Student

Life of a Mosquito

Dir. Hannah Simicic

New Zealand

It is a story of an ultimate underdog (or under-mosquito) who’s awoken by a noise and goes off to inspect it. It turns out to be the story of his life…

 

 

 

Best Music Video

1960

Dir. Carlos Lopez

Spain

Animated music clip from the Zaragozan band (Bladimir Ros), where it’s told the very last hours of the anarchist Francesc «Quico» Sabate, in his runaway across the Pyrinees.

 

 

 

Best Experimental

Scandal

Dir. Pablo Mengin-Lecreulx

Reunion

This animation made of 2500 paintings tells the story of a man who tries to run away from his fate. He is seeking for success, fame, happiness and love… But the city is too strong and he can’t win. Sadly, he becomes a powerless witness of his own fall, just like a bee trapped in a spiderweb.

 

 

 

Best Camera

Genesis

Dir. Abtin Mozafari

Iran

A fantasy short film with a critical point of view about the horrible situation in Syria.

 

 

 

 

 

Best Actor

Mac Estelle

Help Wanted

Dir. Mac Estelle (Michael Madden)

USA

«HELP WANTED» is an award-winning silent short comedy, made in the style of the early 1920s.

 

 

 

Best Actress

Lee Lawson

The Riveters

Dir. Kate Felix

Canada

Fed up with her ‘lame duck’ status, The Upstart decides to face The Patriarch in a 1940’s feminist throw-down.

 

 

Best Director

ÇEMBER (The Circle)

Dir. Subutay KIRKPINAR

Turkey

The roads with traces leads to the village. A young woman, who lives alone in a village, gets out of her home, goes to near villages to carry food for the old villagers and does the exact same routine everyday. She goes from the same roads, sees the same two horses, one black and one white accompanied by a hostler…