WINNERS 2018

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 WINNERS

We had an overwhelming response of over 250 entries for our first year, and judging was no easy task. The amount of talent and hard work that has been placed on these projects is truly inspiring. Each and every one of you should be very proud of your accomplishments, as we know that creating a film is no easy feat, and it truly takes a lot of hands behind the scenes and in front of the camera to pull off a successful project, so kudos to you. So, without further ado, it’s time to announce the winners.

SCROLL DOWN THE LIST OR CLICK THE CATEGORY BELOW TO VIEW THE WINNERS

 
 

THE NEXT LEVEL AWARD

Award: Winner

Film: iRony

By: Radheya Jegatheva

 

BEST FEATURE FILM

Award: Winner

Film: Guitar Man

Award: Runner Up

Film: The Decadent and Depraved

By: Ray Robinson

By:  Jordon Prince-Wright

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: M.I.A – A Greater Evil

By:  Abishek J. Bajaj

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Award: Winner

Film: The Pararoos

By:  Tom Ferguson​

Award: Runner Up

Film: Drugs as Weapons Against Us: 

The CIA War on Musicians and Activists

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Amereki, Escape From Dubai

By:  Matt Johanning

By:  John L Potash

BEST SHORT FILM

Award: Winner

Film: The Conversation​

By:  Adam Crow

Award: Runner Up

Film: Close To Home

By:  Ian Stack

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Popcorn & Chocolate

By: Cathrine Hatcher 

 
 

BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY

Award: Winner

Film: Warpath – The Road To States

Award: Runner Up

Film: Foster Film: It Takes a Village

By:  Clark Vandergrift

By:  Thomas Grozdanovski & Natalie Johnston

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Nobody Dies Here

By: Simon Panay

 

BEST SHORT ANIMATION

Award: Winner

Film: iRony

Award: Runner Up

Film: Being Good

By: Radheya Jegatheva

By: Jenny Harder

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: A Long Way From Home

By: Andy Tai & Eduardo Enriquez

 

BEST SHORT HORROR

Award: Winner

Film: She Came From The Woods

Award: Runner Up

Film: The Cold Dark

By: Erik Bloomquist

By: Mikko Löppönen

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Trapped Inside

By: Usher Morgan 

 

BEST SHORT COMEDY

Award: Winner

Film: Pizza Deliverance

Award: Runner Up

Film: Playing it Dirty

By: Derek Griffiths

By: Cam Faull

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Etched in Flames

By: James Weir

 

BEST STUDENT FILM

Award: Winner

Film: Out of our Arms

Award: Runner Up

Film: Longing

By: Jarred Keane

By: Christian Mushenko

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Coping Mechanism

By: Sean Roberts

 

BEST WEB-SERIES

Award: Winner

Series: Lenny in Love

Award: Runner Up

Series: Luchador

By: Jonathon Gittus

By: Amelia Morris

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Series: After Nightfall

By: Wayne Tunks

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Award: Winner

Song: Be My Rebel

Award: Runner Up

Song: Unhappy Holiday

Performed By: Nena & Dave Stewart

Performed By: Katie Garibaldi

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Song: I Know It Very Well

Performed By: Daniel Elia

Director: Virgil Widrich

Director: Anna Haas

Director: Brayden Lewtas

 

BEST TRAILER

Award: Winner

Film: The Astronot

Award: Runner Up

Film: Gunpowder

By: Amanda Alexandrakis

By: Damian Hussey

Award: 2nd Runner Up

Film: Last Breach

By: Christos Filippou

 

BEST ACTOR

Film: The Conversation

By: Adam Crow

 

BEST ACTRESS

Film: Out of our Arms

By: Jarred Keane

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Film: The Conversation

By: Adam Crow

 

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Film: She Came From The Woods

By: Erik Bloomquist

 

BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY

Title: White Wolf, Black Wolf

By: Florence Nahon

Award: Winner

Logline:  Nineteenth century, France; a time of great disruption, sees Edmond sitting in prison awaiting his release. However, cruel destiny will ensure that he does not enjoy freedom just yet. Our young delinquent, driven by his instinct to survive, will soon learn how to become a killer if he wants to survive.

 

BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY

Title: Jim & Marge

Award: Winner

Logline:  Two terminal cancer patients find love while living at a treatment centre towards the end of their lives, enjoying each other’s company while they wait to die.

By: Michael Frank

 

THE RISING STAR AWARD

Award: Winner

Series: The Grimoire Chapters

By: Michael Davis

 

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Category: Short Film

Film: A P E X

Category: Short Animation

Film: Balloon Ride

By: Stuart T. Birchall

By: Evan Hughes

Category: Short Horror

Film: Hell of a Day

By: Evan Hughes

Category: Feature Film

Category: Short Film

Film: Sugar Cube

Film: Mr. Bowling Ball

By: Luke Jacobson

By: Costantino Ciminiello & Ian A. Sproul

Category: Short Animation

Film: Pharaoh​

By: Derrick Forkel & Mitchell Jao

Category: Short Film

Film: Palindrome

Category: Student Film

Film: True Saint

By: David Erik Ronner

By: Nicholas Zakrajcek

Category: Short Film

Film: Life’s a Drag

By: Robin Royce Queree