Winner Season - 8 (November 2020)

Jury Award
 

Best Short Film - Jury Award

Silou: A Tale of an Orang Asli

Film Directed by: Yazan Al Assadi (Genre: Documentary)

"Silou: A Tale of an Orang Asli is short documentary film about humans of the jungle we focus on a group of the first people who came to Malaysia and they are still living in one of the oldest forests in the world "Taman Negara""

 

Best Feature Film - Jury Award

The Donbass children

Film Directed by: Lubomir Dankov (Genre: Short)

"This is a movie about the Donbas war, first-person stories. You will hear the stories of so-called "ordinary people". These people suffered from irrational from a military point of view strikes on civilian targets. They are victims of someone's desire to wage war on their territory at all costs.

There are no author's comments in this movie and no censoring of the thoughts of the local people. This film was made especially for spectators in Europe, who do not know what is happening in Eastern Ukraine.

The purpose of the film is to arouse interest in the ongoing six-year armed conflict and to make people to start to think about the responsibility of each of us for peace in Europe."

Trailer of "The Donbass children"

 

Best Web  Series - Jury Award

Brazzy Jazzy

Film Directed by: Steve Becker (Genre: Web - Series)

"When a Brazilian Girl takes on the NYC fashion world, the her adventures are sometimes sexy, often funny, but always Caffeinated! It's Jane the Virgin meets Girls, only an outsider immigrant version - more like Girls of the 3rd World."

Trailer of "Brazzy Jazzy"

 

Best Music Video - Jury Award

Dancing in the Dark

Film Directed by: Sophia Bowne (Genre: Music Video)

"Looking back upon all my past film projects"

Categories Award
 

Best Short Film - Less then $5000

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Film Directed by: Sanchai Aketreephopanun (Genre: Short)

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Best Short Film - Between $5000 - $10,000

Anagnorisis

Film Directed by: Arturo Dueñas Herrero (Genre: Short)

"A new doctor has just arrived at a nursing home, where he meets a patient tormented by a past which he cannot remember. This doctor will help him do it, without anticipating the consequences."

 

Best Short Film - More than $10,000

Kesi

Film Directed by: Daniel Maggio (Genre: Family, Stuffed Animals, Grief / Loss, Comedy)

"On the eve of her 21st birthday, Kesi and her band of stuffed animals travel back home for her alcoholic Mother's funeral."

 

Best Feature Film - Less than $5000

Welcome to the Conspiracy!

Film Directed by: Sean Totanes (Genre: Drama, Comedy)

"Art, an agoraphobic loser in a downward spiral, thinks the world is out to get him; that is until he meets the girl of his dreams. She offers a proposition - to be part of a project that will "cure his disease". Will she be able to help him overcome his "syndrome", or is Mika, part of the conspiracy?"

 

Best Feature Film - Between $5000 - $10,000

Young, Always

Film Directed by: Ethan Emmert (Genre: Horror, Drama, Thriller, Mystery)

"Plagued by reoccurring nightmares after having turned ten years old, the young men and women from four separate families seek to uncover the truth of their connectedness."

Trailer of "Young, Always"

 

Best Feature Film - More than $10,000

Built lands

Film Directed by: Arturo Dueñas Herrero (Genre: Documentary)

"In the late 60s a group of artists decides to settle in a village in the ‘darkest-deepest’ Spain. Today only Felix Cuadrado Lomas still remains there, determined to reflect the landscape which surrounds him: the lands built by those who work on them."

 

Best Web Series

"Facetime With The Rickenbakker Family" - A Web Series

Film Directed by: Thomas Connelly (Genre: Web - Series)

"A Mother is determined to rally her dysfunctional family into having their own comic reality tv show!"

"Facetime With The Rickenbakker Family" - A Web Series

 

Best Music Video

"Not Enough Entries"

 

Best COVID -19 Virus Related Film

CATVID-19

Film Directed by: Andrew Ball-Shaw (Genre: Short)

"CATVID-19

Perhaps we're not the only ones stuck in isolation. A housebound cat adapting to time spent indoors.

A Film Series by
Andrew Ball-Shaw"

CATVID-19 

Back Stage Award
 

Best Director

Award goes to: "Bryan Suarez"

For A Living

Film Directed by: Bryan Suarez (Genre: Drama, Crime)

"To save his ill mother, an upcoming politician succumbs to the will of a crime lord. Now he must fight to save his mother... and himself."

 

Best Cinematographer

Award goes to: "Tanya Krylova & Lubomir Dankov"

The Donbass children

Film Directed by: Lubomir Dankov (Genre: Short)

"This is a movie about the Donbas war, first-person stories. You will hear the stories of so-called "ordinary people". These people suffered from irrational from a military point of view strikes on civilian targets. They are victims of someone's desire to wage war on their territory at all costs.

There are no author's comments in this movie and no censoring of the thoughts of the local people. This film was made especially for spectators in Europe, who do not know what is happening in Eastern Ukraine.

The purpose of the film is to arouse interest in the ongoing six-year armed conflict and to make people to start to think about the responsibility of each of us for peace in Europe."

Trailer of "The Donbass children"

 

Best Editor

Award goes to: "Arturo Dueñas Herrero"

Built lands

Film Directed by: Arturo Dueñas Herrero (Genre: Documentary)

"In the late 60s a group of artists decides to settle in a village in the ‘darkest-deepest’ Spain. Today only Felix Cuadrado Lomas still remains there, determined to reflect the landscape which surrounds him: the lands built by those who work on them."

 

Best Screenplay

Award goes to: "Alexandra Bekiou & Michael Marwitz"

Als die Welle brach ... / As the wave broke ...

Film Directed by: Alexandra Bekiou (Genre: Short)

"The odyssey of a woman (40 years old) on the almost hopeless search for a life that does not seem like hell, after suffering the most terrible abuse and loss of her only consolation. She finds the answer for a life-affirming path beyond all clichés, until the wave breaks. Her key of success: unconditional love and freedom.

A violin lies in the sand, washed by leaking ocean waves. We hear a male voice.

Following sceneries:

PAIN
Julia runs along the beach and we hear her thoughts.

LOSS
Julia runs into the forest as she remembers something. The cry of despair seems to break through time and space. A person approaches .......

 

Best Production Design

Award goes to: "Igner Price"

The College Life

Film Directed by: Andretti Dante (Genre: Comedy, Raunchy-Comedy)

"3 college buddies Vince the star quarterback a pure ladies man, Briggs the class clown Vince's main buddy and Nate just your average college kid trying to get through school. While being Vince's dorm roommate. The 3 are always up to something that usually leads to Nate being the victim of a joke. But on this night Vince finds himself on the other end of a unusual situation."

Front Stage Award
 

Best Performance (Male)

Als die Welle brach ... / As the wave broke ...

Film Directed by: Alexandra Bekiou (Genre: Short)

"The odyssey of a woman (40 years old) on the almost hopeless search for a life that does not seem like hell, after suffering the most terrible abuse and loss of her only consolation. She finds the answer for a life-affirming path beyond all clichés, until the wave breaks. Her key of success: unconditional love and freedom.

A violin lies in the sand, washed by leaking ocean waves. We hear a male voice.

Following sceneries:

PAIN
Julia runs along the beach and we hear her thoughts.

LOSS
Julia runs into the forest as she remembers something. The cry of despair seems to break through time and space. A person approaches .......

Award goes to: "Micky Jukovic"

 

Best Performance (Female)

Als die Welle brach ... / As the wave broke ...

Film Directed by: Alexandra Bekiou (Genre: Short)

"The odyssey of a woman (40 years old) on the almost hopeless search for a life that does not seem like hell, after suffering the most terrible abuse and loss of her only consolation. She finds the answer for a life-affirming path beyond all clichés, until the wave breaks. Her key of success: unconditional love and freedom.

A violin lies in the sand, washed by leaking ocean waves. We hear a male voice.

Following sceneries:

PAIN
Julia runs along the beach and we hear her thoughts.

LOSS
Julia runs into the forest as she remembers something. The cry of despair seems to break through time and space. A person approaches .......

Award goes to: "Katerina Giannakopoulou"

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