9th Edition
August 4th, 2021

Best Narrative Feature & Best Director:

The Ravine

Dir: Keoni Waxman

 

Honorable Mention Narrative Feature:

ZERIA

Dir: Harry Cleven

 

Best Narrative Short:

Closed Heart

Dir: Gabriele Di Sazio

 

Best Documentary Feature :

Unearthing Ogawa

Dir: Steve Meixell

 

Best Documentary short:

Fashion victims

Dir: Alessandro Brasile

 

Best Experimental :

Ghost Dance for America, 1890

Dir: Karl Nussbaum

 

Best Animation :

The Hairy Notion of a Green Afternoon

Dir: Susanne Deeken

 

Best Science Fiction:

The Aspirant

Dir: Adam Orton

 

Best Horror :

Into the Dreams... and Horror Experiences

Dir: Taka Octz

 

Best Edit:

The Ravine 

 

Best Producer:

JAEYOUNG KIM and KWANGHON WOO

The Hijras we met : The 3rd Gender

Best Actress :

Simona Sciarabba

Closed Heart

 

Best Actor :

Ariel Semmel

MOLOTOV

 

Best Script :

Out of My Comfort Zone

Writer: Ivy Vale, Rick Reil

 

Best Unproduced script:

Sergeant Freeman

Writer: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall

 

Best TV Series/Pilot/Web:

Daddy Diaper Diaries

Dir: Edy Soto

 

Best Comedy:

Sparky

Dir: Ashley Ephraim

 

Best Student Film:

VENUS OF KOREA

Dir: Jer Ju Liao

 

Best Music Video:

Pseudonym

Dir: Paul Boyd

 

Best Thriller:

Chapter Two Dir: Claudia Bento, Glenn Smith

 

Best Trailer:

Kissing Gaia Dir: Jerry Toth

 

Best Composer:

Joi Barua New World Order

 

Best First Time Filmmaker :

Get Out Alive

Dir: Roger Ellis

 

Best Female Filmmaker :

Katrina Nelson Red Sky

 

Best Indie :

39 1/2 Dir: Kara Herold