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21st Edition
Announced on Sept, 2023


Best Narrative Feature 
Romance of Wu Ge
Director: Ge Jin

Best Narrative Short 
Scent of A Persimmon Flower
Director: Jae hong park

Best Feature Documentary 
Blessed Unrest
Director: Mari Bonnemaison

Best Documentary short
Freedom House Ambulance - The FIRST Responders
Director: Annette Banks

Best Indie Film
Wilding Country
Director: Sergio Roizenblit

Best Short Animation 
Director: Christopher Angus

Best Short Horror 
Director: JoVaughn DL Trammell

Best Docu Cinematography 
Pedro Rocha
Visions in the Dark

Best Actress
Jennifer Wu
Migrant Birds

Best Actor 
Eddie Vincent
Road to Terzetto

Best Script 
Writer: Sally Claire Stubbs

Best Comedy 
'A Series of Mishaps'
Director: Teresa Dawn Taylor

Best Web/Series
Director: Tak Inagaki

Best Student Film 
Enter Your Name
Director: Aubrey Scott

Honorable Mention Student Film 
Director: Marie Lydie Bierne

Best Music Video
Director: Tamara Black

Honorable Mention Music Video
Directors: Danila Bim, Jimmy Slonina

Best Director & BestTrailer 
Road to Terzetto
Director: Brian Shakti

Best Composer 
9/10: Love Before the Fall
Daron Hagen

Best First Time Filmmaker 
Tell Me You Love Me
Director: Paulette Randall MBE

Best Female Filmmaker
Color of Autumn
Director: Aimiende Negbenebor Sela

Honorable Mention Female Filmmaker 
The Bee
Director: Kim Lowe

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