2016 Official Selections


Ultraviloent Grand Prize Award
Ultraviolent - Michael Easton
Filmaker ponders the perfect ending to his own life.








grace Special Jury Prize
Grace - Karen Nielsen
A young girl, her dog and a stranger find themselves trying to hold onto their humanity when stranded together in a post apocalyptic world. ?



 

White-HorseBest Canadian Film 
Whitehorse - Mu Sun
Jeremy begrudgingly goes on assignment back to his hometown of Whitehorse, Canada, a place he hasn't set foot in 15 years. Can he get out before boredom sets in? Or does the frozen tundra have more allure than he had anticipated?





Despite-the-Snow-fallingBest Feature Film 
Despite the Falling Snow - Shamim Sarif
Based on the highly acclaimed ‘novel of the year’ (The Independent), a book compared to The English Patient and The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Despite the Falling Snow is a beautifully shot love story that brings a rare female perspective to the Cold War.



MoomBest Animation Film 
MOOM - Robert Kondo & Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi 
Have you ever wondered what happens to your forgotten objects? In this story, those objects with its 'memory' still attached end up rising from the waters of the magical lake. Scared and lost, memories need help to let go of their objects.




Chasing-Sunshine

Best Action Sports Film 
Chasing Sunshine - Erika Frantz Seward
Chasing Sunshine follows professional snowboarder Megan Pischke as she embarks on her harrowing journey with breast cancer. Pischke opens the door on what it really looks like to go through the rigors of cancer treatments and come out on the other side in a rare and very real account that hasn’t been seen before. In sharing every detail of this personal journey, Megan’s intention is that her story brings hope to others. Megan was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2012, ironically just one month after hosting a B4BC surf and wellness retreat for breast cancer survivors. In the months that followed, Megan invited B4BC to document her experiences with both Western and non-traditional cancer care, including the controversial cold cap therapy, which allowed her to keep her hair despite chemotherapy.

PsychoanalysisBest Comedy 
Psychoanalysis - James Raue
Made for only $15,000 in a strict documentary style, Psychoanalysis follows Paul Symmonds, the country's top suicide prevention specialist... Who has just lost five of his clients to suicide within a one week period. His reputation is thrown into question so he arranges for a documentary crew to follow him around as he attempts to prove his clients were actually murdered by a rival psych who wants the top spot for himself.


This-Little-PiggyBest Director 
This Little Piggy - Tristan Barr
A young Melbourne man's illegal business takes off and is thriving until his pig-headedness sends everything awry.





Two-Blue-linesBest Documentary Feature 
Two Blue Lines  - Tom Hayes
Shot over a period of twenty-five years, Two Blue Lines examines the human and political rights situation of Palestinian people from the 1930s to the present day. By primarily featuring Israelis whose positions run counter to their country’s official policy, Two Blue Lines provides a portrait of the ongoing conflict not often depicted in our mainstream media.

DOnt-Kill-BrotherBest Documentary Short 
Do not kill, Brother!  - Elham Madani
Is ISIS black messengers of the hell leading the world to the end? From 2011 when Islamic extremist started to genesis People in brutal ways to establish their own territory and ideology ,Many Muslim have been Kidnapped , killed and lost their homes.Young girls being raped in Iraq and Syria or sold in Sex markets. there is one way to get in and no exit to get out.

Into-the-SandBest Drama 
Into the Sand Micah Gallagher
A boy is faced with a moral dilemma which begins a strange journey of self discovery.






visionwithinBest Environmental Film 
The Vision Within - Michael O. Snyder
The Vision Within' tells the story of a group of college students who travel deep into the heart of the Amazon rainforest to meet an ancient ‘dream culture’ living today in much the same way that they have lived for thousands of years. As they return home from their journey they must find ways to integrate their profound experiences into meaningful, engaged lives in service of their own inner visions and the future of our planet. The film is an exploration of the critical role that our inner visions can play in our lives, in education, and in awakening a socially just, environmentally sustainable future.

Give-Me-Back-My-LifeBest Foreign Film 
A Give Me Back My Life - Alain Maiki 
An original drama and action movie that tells a story emerging from the relationship of a mother and daughter. (Mia and Camilla). Mia, a woman addicted and doomed, repeats mistakes using lies, deception, and bad company involved in the underworld, to neglect herself and her daughter. She dives into selling drugs with her friend Daisy, while her child struggles to to rescue her. In a parallel crossing ongoing research that holds the police, specifically two DEA agents (Serrano & Contreras), while they want to catch the big fish from those dirty cartels between Mexico and Miami, Mia becomes a suspect.

Dont-you-forget-about-me

Best Short Film 
Don't You Forget About Me! - Anthony L. Mariani
Ashley, a 35-year-old widow, inherits a house from her Uncle Ruben, a World renowned journalist and political cartoonist, who was captured and beheaded by ISIS. She returns to a city that she has not been to since she was fourteen with her two teenage daughter’s Claire and Allison. Meeting with her late Uncle’s lawyer she receives a package full of promo buttons from the movie, The Breakfast Club, the film she saw with her Uncle on her last visit with him as a teenage girl.

CHVRCHES

Best Music Video
CHVRCHES - “Empty Threat”  - Sam Ludwig


 




Keep-In-TouchBest Screenplay 
Keep In Touch - Sam Kretchmar
After a major crisis, a man attempts to track down his “first love,” only to discover she was killed many years ago in a car accident. Stumbling upon her younger sister online, a musician who bares a striking resemblance, he obsesses and begins a relationship without disclosing his true identity. Keep in touch is the directorial debut of Sam Kretchmar who co-wrote, directed and shot the film. It features original music and performances by singer-songwriter Gabbi McPhee. It’s a film about love, family and finding self worth.


the-village-boyBest Family Film 
The Village Boy - Damien Dematra
The little Syafii Maarif struggled to survive in order to get higher education in the culture where education is considered irrelevant. The setting is between 1930s to 1950s in West Sumatra during the period of Indonesia Independence. Later after overcoming all his obstacles, Syafii Maarif became one of the most influential figure in Indonesia and was able to get his Doctoral scholarship in University of Chicago. He was also the Chairman of Muhammadiyah, an Islamic organization with 35 millions followers but was well-known among other religions as the true leader for Peace and Pluralism. Constantly he fights against extremism and fundamentalism in Islam. Now he is considered as the Nation Guru of Indonesia. All the obstacles during his childhood made him the person today.

AsteroidBest Student Film
Asteroid - Kristina Mileska
A young girl's fantasy adventure with her grandfather allows her to come to terms with his illness.

 

 


When-The-World-Was-Flat

Best First Time Director 
When The World Was Flat - Jonathan Lawrence
A story of loss and friendship unfolds against the backdrop of a small prairie community, as best friends Travis and Elliott navigate a murky interplay of familial anguish with contrasting sensitivity. A sudden accident throws the boys into a web of loss extending far beyond their own; leaving the boys struggling to keep from losing both themselves and each other.

Mannequin

Best Experimental 
Mannequin - Mehdi Nowroozi
A Mannequin comes to life and follows a rope on a surreal journey. Hedgehogs abound!

 

 

HairsBest Thriller 
Hairs - Eleonora Veninova
Detective Veli investigates the murder of a little girl with one hair as key evidence and a crime scene that makes her re-examine her own sanity and lifestyle.

 

 

LilacBest TV Pilot 
Lilac- Getting the Point Across - Hank Isaac
What if Robin Hood was a homeless ten-year-old girl living in a modern city.

 

 

 

2016 Write Brothers Screenplay Competition Winners 

Grand Prize Winners 

1st Place: Hunter written by Robert S. Apetagon

2nd Place: Valley of Spirits written by Warren R Hull

3rd Place: Northern Lights  written by Tom Rico
 

Official Finalists 

20/20: Search for Independence written by Harold L. Brown
The Rise of Kings written by Patrick Hampton
Itsy Bitsy Tries Again written by Zachary V.
Robo4ce written by Jeffrey Howe
Howler written by Sydney Lloyd Smith
Blood Work written by Tom Grady
Illegal Tender written by Christopher MacKinnon
Bermuda written by Laura P. Valtorta
Blood of Art written by Patrick Hampton
 

Honorable Mentions 

The Grass Widow written by Vincent Grittani
The Box written by Tracy Eccles
Adrift written by Stuart Creque
N.E.E.T. Freak written by Kristin Ruff-Frederickson
Sheltering The Shy written by Ken Moulin
Obscurity written by Bill Labonia
Three & Two written by Eric Gustafsson
Observer/Performer written by Benjamin Owens
The Job Offer written by Massimiliano Mauceri
Clowning Around written by Kylie Garcelon
Voices written by Susan Klos

2016 Rising Star Award Winners 

Action Sports Competition   

The Pacific Wayfarer directed by Dylan George Maranda
The Morning Ride directed by Benjamin Johnson & Kurtis So

Feature Competition 

Chasing Rainbows directed by Robert Fritz
Road 40 South directed by Eldad Bouganim, Israel Winkler
On The Horizon directed by Pascal Payant
Ghosting directed by Kevin Alexander Boon
Anonymosity directed by Michael Frank
Hell's Heart directed by Ryan Denmark
Counter Clockwise directed by George Moise
The Life and Death of an Unhappily Married Man directed by Josh Hope
Yeti: A Love Story: Life on the Streets directed by Adam Deyoe & Eric Gosselin
DisAssociationVille directed by James Christopher

Animation Competition 

Last Dance on the Main directed by Aristofanis Soulikias
the Urge 2 - It Lies Within directed by Christopher Angus
Anemos directed by Francesca Cerisano
Switch Man directed by Hsun-Chun Chuang, Shao-Kuei Tong
Amazing Judith and the Wall of Difference directed by Julien VergÃ
Fox Tale directed by Doosun Shin
 

Family Film Competition 

Moira Mariella directed by Krystal Alexander

Canadian Film Competition 

Reign directed by Corey Misquita
A Legacy of Whining directed by Ross Munro
The Imaginist directed by Natalee Rawat
Remote Viewing directed by Kristen Anderson-Sauve
The Rainbow Kid directed by Kire Paputts
Figurine directed by Hans Olson
Tindog Tacloban-Resilient Tacloban directed by Archie Omega
Bricks & Mortar directed by Steve Payne
 

Documentary Feature Competition  

The Unexpected Refugee directed by Ihab Mokayed
Women Are the Answer directed by Fiona Cochrane
Freedom Stories directed by Steve Thomas
Finding Bosnia directed by Adrian Hopffgarten, Ivana Horvat
Wounds Of Change directed by Rohit Dhuliya
Ben Ali Libi, Magician directed by Dirk Jan Roeleven
Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project directed by Kim Furst
Aging and Falling directed by Luciana Lagana
For My Children directed by Stathis Plotas
Kingerlee directed by Colm Hogan & Marina Levitina

Documentary Short Competition   

Lest We Forget - The Price of Freedom directed by James Aubrey Smith, Laura J. Forth
An Unlikely Solution directed by Chuck Banner & Ben Caswell
Julian directed by Julia Furer
Truth & Reconciliation directed by Matt LeMay
Conquering Beauty: The Life and Music of Malcolm Forsyth directed by Theresa Wynnyk
A Sinner Like You directed by Duncan Winecoff
New Canucks directed by Magdi Omar
Silent No More - Louise Pentz: A Voice for Social Change directed by Andrea Vandenboer, Grace Butland
Life is a story directed by Héloïse Dériaz
The Ballad of the Dreadnought directed by Denis Aumiller, John Sterling Ruth
Under an Umbrella We Met Adnan directed by Eduardo Bunster & Salima Stanley-Bhanji

Music Video Competition 

Jambinai - Connection directed by Hyunjeong Shin
Mystery Skulls - "Magic" feat. Brandy and Nile Rodgers directed by Double Ninja
LiLi Roquelin "Like a Feather" directed by Indie Venture, Patrick Jung
Valsaland directed by Goblin Mikkanen
Paisley Dayz directed by David Morris
Missing directed by Alex Henderson
Think Twice¦Save Every Kid directed by Ted Lange III
Red - Jadudah directed by Maida Hals
Fight or Flight directed by Kenneth Skouboelling
In Everyone's Eyes directed by Lloyd Frost 

Screenplay Competition 

The Key For Hope written by Federico Ferrero
The Maharaja written by Amardeep Singh Rehal
Maestro written by Tony Cammarata
King Smoking written by Wynn Reichert
Premonitions written by Frank Mario Quaglia & David Evan Watson
Long Way Home written by Emily Koopman
Marie’s Nutcracker written by Alex Templeton
To Live and Die Twice written by Colin Calcutt
The Remarkable Tale of Phineas P. Gage written by Tom Vecchio
The Devil's Gun written by James Christopher

Short Film Competition 

Policy of Truth directed by Nick Demos
El Diablo directed by Joey Manalang
Video Call directed by Debal Basu
Instagram Detectives directed by Constance Tillotson
Love In The Doorway directed by Nurgul Odabas Nash
Dancing with Gene Kelly directed by Katharine Rogers
Longhand directed by John Marcucci
The Witching Hour directed by Miikka Leskinen
Speedwriting directed by Michael Russnow

Foreign Film Competition 

Indefinite directed by Kane George Jason
Let's Dance To The Rhythm directed by Bardroy Barretto
Infidelity directed by Christian Davis
S2 directed by Bruno Bini
The Answer directed by Pavan Kaul
The Story of 90 Coins directed by Michael Wong, Gao Xiaofei
Maya directed by K. Pervaiz
Between Black and White directed by Socrates Alafouzos
The Senior Manager Who is Trying To Take A Break directed by Jean-Charles Massera
Day in the Country directed by Matthew Robinson 
 

Student Film Competition 

Stunt Fighter directed by Erica Robert Pallo
Sold Out directed by Almudena Caminero
Lashes directed by Christine Sherwood
Beauty Sacrifice directed by Shannon S. Lee
Black Line directed by Maya Bar-Lev
Call Me Cappy directed by Maja Holzinger
Believe You directed by Margarita Grant
Everything's alright directed by Sandeep Rampal Balhara
Simorgh directed by Meghdad Asadi Lari
Olena directed by Jorge Eduardo Victoria
 

Environmental Film Competition 

Water Women directed by Laura P. Valtorta
Undune directed by Dennis Rätzel
The Edge of the Wild directed by Gail Mallimson
The Forgotten Tigers directed by Krishnendu Bose

Experimental Film Competition 

Pale Blue Dot directed by Pourya Ezzati Pour
The Quarrymen directed by Wren Ball
Heartbreak & Beauty directed by Genevieve Clay-Smith, Robin Bryan, Libby Banks, Nathan Basha
Gravitation: Variation in Time and Space directed by Andrei Severny
Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep directed by Michael Higgins 
Tai Chi directed by Sheng Fei, Rosen Andonov

First Time Filmmaker Competition 

My Secret Friend directed by Alanna Belak
The Metamorphosis directed by Pencho Dimitrov
Catalyst directed by Kyle Arpke
Mining Moon directed by Brian Morelan
The Missing View directed by Xiaolei Zhao
Tracing Blood directed by Lisa Jodoin
A Dill Pickle directed by Claire Tatin
Escapes directed by Mercedes Gaspar
Chelsea International directed by Paul Adelizzi

TV Pilot Competition  

Burghatory directed by Paul-Anthony Navarro
Jenny & Jeff directed by Morgan Traa
The Grad Film directed by Lavinia Scifoni
 

2016 Royal Reel Winners  

Action Sports Competition 

The Perfect Man directed by Kasper Kiertzner  
Fishing For Unicorns directed by Chris Rady

Feature Competition 

Owl River Runners directed by Danny Thebeau
The Answer directed by Wade Wofford
Kagurame directed by Yasuo Okuaki
From Uneasy Dreams directed by Mitch Fillion
I’m from a War Zone directed by Masoud Arif
A Tangled Web directed by JP Thomas
Johnny Diggity directed by Booder Barnes & Norman Magden
Billion Star Hotel directed by Alecs Nastoiu
Elephan in the Room directed by Meenu Gaur & Farzad Nabi
The Guards directed by Alexander Proshkin

Animation Competition 

CTRL+S directed by Yoong Wah & Alex Wong
Heritance directed by Michael Entler
Mirage directed by Yaya Xu
My Kingdom directed by Debra Solomon
FAT directed by Camila Monart
Pirouette directed by Zige Zhang
Illegal People directed by LittnerBudapest
 

Canadian Film Competition 

A Big Black Space directed by Alexandra Lazarowich
The ScareCrow Club directed by Richard Groen
Horrid When She's Bad directed by Firdaus F. Bilimoria
Calendar Girls directed by Lisa Birke
Bloody Mary directed by Jono Freedrix
Big Little Girl directed by Viki Posidis
Clem Junebug Ghost Detective directed by Béla Peter Pfundt
Grace directed by Karen Nielsen

Documentary Feature Competition  

The Girl Who Saved My Life directed by Hogir Hirori
Unsurrendered 2 The Hunters ROTC Guerrillas directed by Bani Logrono 
FIORI DI STRADA - We Are Not the Crazy Ones directed by Olga Pohankova
The Challenge directed by Peter Williams MBE
Promised Land directed by Vasant Samudre & Sarah Samudre
The Take Over directed by Jennifer Alphonsse
Cold Nights Hot Salsa directed by Edwin Gailits
A Dark Room directed by Joseph Recupero
Under The Lights in Thailand directed by Jesse Maddox 

Documentary Short Competition 

Behind the Dress directed by Elena Semikina
Delirium of Paradise directed by Daniil Bondar & Igor Morozov
ABC's directed by Diana Montero
After 9/11 directed by Ranjit Koka
Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball directed by Drew Taylor & Matthew Taylor
The Limestone Players directed by Paola Della Malva
Meanwhile Back East directed by Corinne Dunphy
The 7th Wave directed by Ben-Alex Dupris & Derrick J. LaMere
Reinventing the Reel directed by Michael J Gorlick
Yaya the Wise Man directed by Ian Frank 

Screenplay Competition 

The Blackskin written by Robert Shill
Trigger written by Judson Vaughan
The Last Vikings written by David Thorndill
The Misogynist Club of Tonawanda written by Alexander Futuric
Pillars of The Sea written by Tom Warson
The Last Indian War written by Michael Graf
Neema and Sid Go Totally Off Grid written by Michael Vincent Montgomery
Feel The Beat written by Melissa Veszi
How To Be A Canadian written by Kenneth Stevenson
Written by Victors written by Martin Castaneda 

Short Film Competition 

Vagabond directed by Ryan J. Sheridan
Robin Hood directed by Yohei Ishihama
Chance(s) directed by Danny Kai Mak
Step directed by Emily Faulkner
Le carnivore directed by Michael Treder
Letter To My Future Self directed by Robert Randall
MANTOSON Biotechnology directed by Julien Verga
What If...? directed by Emma Taylor
The Ditch directed by Sheena Holliday 

Student Film Competition 

In the Bag directed by Cole Northey
Short-Lived directed by Nathan Bergs
Charlotte directed by Anastasia Walker
Mer Depré directed by Margaret Orr
Romanian directed by Artur Boruzs
Computer Creed directed by Josh Havelka
Super Hero Hotline directed by Miles Levin
Father Knows Best directed by Rui Cui
Happy Endings directed by Hannes Thor Arason
Ramon directed by Carly Southern

Environmental Film Competition 

The Rainforests Are Under Threat directed by Jerome Dolbert
The Crest directed by Paula Kelly
Baobabs between Land and Sea directed by Cyrille Cornu
The Head Hunter directed by Nilanjan Datta

Experimental Film Competition 

The Maze directed by Keumurian Thomas
Swallowed Whole directed by Heidi Kumao
1975 (kiss) directed by Wrik Mead
Medea Redux directed by Antony Sandoval
The Veteran Hour directed by Hamlet Sarkissian and Donatella Gomelsky-Guchard
Roads ending directed by Daniele Pezzi
Don't Be Afraid of Bears directed by Jill Johnston

First Time Filmmaker Competition 

Deaf Women Told Me directed by Marie-Andree Boivin
Tamago directed by Koji Hirano
Balloon Ride directed by Evan Hughes
NEKRO directed by Pınar Sinan
Burst Theory directed by Zac Page
Love Is All directed by Boyuan Han Bridge
Sublimate directed by John-John Traore
Good Day to Shoot directed by Bansuk Wolf
Intersection directed by Tim French
Demi directed by Caris Rianne 

Foreign Film Competition   

BEN directed by Vipin Atley
The Hostage directed by Kerstin Hoeckel
Last Winter directed by Daniel Wyland
Buttons directed by Wollie Boehm
Sadoum directed by Christophe Karabache
Plan Z directed by Stuart Brennan
Case: Osterberg directed by Matej Nahtigal
Hanna Al Ghareab directed by Abdullah Shamsi Basha
1400 directed by Derrick Lui
Wild Roses directed by Thien Nguyen

Music Video Competition  

Formula Rush directed by Piratheep Kanagasabai
Rise Up, Tacloban! directed by Rob Hillstead
Don't directed by Fermín Cimadevilla
Waves directed by Michael Jeong
Waking Up directed by L&C Style Productions
Sundays directed by Benjamin Noah
Song of Arnhem Land directed by
Yindi directed by Susan Sandery

TV Pilot Competition  

Sweet Caroline directed by Zack Van Eyck
Krusing America directed by Linda Kruse
Mythplaced directed by Travis Pulchinski, Daumoun Khakpour

2016 Award of Excellence Winners 

Action Sports Competition 

Dog Days Of Winter directed by Brian Gilmore

Feature Competition 

The Closer directed by Eli Hershko
The Hunt directed by Peter Rochon Nicholas
Solus directed by Charles Davis
Beatbox directed by Andrew Dresher
Gufors directed by Fred Paskiewicz
Reckless directed by Adrian Tang
Hand of Art directed by Jack Webb
Salvation directed by Ivan Vyrypaev
No Letting Go directed by Jonathan Bucari
Fractional directed by Malcolm Deegan
Return of The Don directed by Malcolm A. Benson

Animation Competition 

PAWO directed by Antje Heyn
Revoltoso directed by Arturo "Vonno" Ambriz & Roy Ambriz
Alone directed by Jeton Lakna
September Sketch Book directed by Ronnie Cramer
Rapid Rouge directed by Daisuke Onitsuka
Cassette Girl directed by Hiroyasu Kobayashi

Canadian Film Competition 

Last Call directed by Kirk Knapp
Weekenders Present: Quitter directed by Mike Cameron
The Lie directed by Paul Erskine
The Severed directed by Rodney Mark Johnson
The Car directed by Joffrey Saintrapt
Getting Ready for a Lunch Date directed by Patrick Hodgon
Bighorns at the Junction directed by Robert Moberg
Destination: Rad City directed by Boris Godzinevski & David Hollands 

Documentary Feature Competition 

Revelation 12 directed by Micheleangela Florentina Brilliance
Nanabozhung directed by Lia Williams
Grandmother Ruth and her daughters directed by Johanna Schartau
Ageless Friends directed by Marijn Poels
Sons of Halawa directed by Matt Yamashita
Azar directed by Cyrus Mahan
Many Bones, One Heart directed by Leslie Ann Epperson
Operation Wedding directed by Anat Zalmanson Kuznetsov
Art of the Prank directed by Andrea Marini
All That You Need, a story about music directed by Kriss Munsya
The Rebound directed by Shaina Allen 
 

Documentary Short Competition 

Joanna Fights For Tiger Muay Thai at 39 directed by Sam Kearney
The Cycology of Biking directed by Nathan Shaw
Toy Boy directed by March Mercanti
Still 60 directed by Marc Kornblatt
Unfinished Business directed by Emily Gyori
Bread Elegant directed by Holly Hey
Finding Beauty in the Rubble directed by Matthew T. Burns
Keepers of the Water directed by Elizabeth Zetlin
Safar (Journey) directed by Mariam Zaidi
Shakespeare with Noodles directed by David M. Weiss
 

Screenplay Competition 

Dettifoss written by Annie Brechin
Christmas Pops written by John Ponton
The Power of Acceptance written by Matthew Carvalho
Pragmatic written by Sylvia Carter
Gold Buckle Shoes written by Diane Turkoski
Boxed written by Robert Shill
To Whichever Comes First written by Sue Maynard
Steel Harvest written by Christiaan Kutlik
Aftermath written by Scott Farley
The Witch written by Panos Savvidis 
 

Short Film Competition     

Pony directed by Candice Carella
Jack Is Pretty directed by Jarek Zabczynski
Blue Jean Blues directed by Nitin Mahajan
Vishal directed by Sumit Judge
The Double Deal directed by Doug Rollins
The Reaper directed by Luke Mordue
Hind's Dream directed by Suzannah Mirghani
Skål directed by Benjamin Cappelletti
Winter Light directed by Julian Higgins
Case Claus'd directed by Gavin Seal 

Student Film Competition 

MEATCHUTE directed by Tom Shennan
Red Secrets directed by Piratheep Kanagasabai
Sebastian and Them directed by Benjamin Bee
Daughter of an Ocean directed by Kintan Chauhan
Hi-Score directed by Mary Jane Whiting
MAYA directed by Daniel Carvalhêdo
Dumbageddon directed by DongLiang Chang, Christopher Johnson
The Blue Sweater directed by Dhaneesh Jameson
A Broken One directed by Yifu ZhouMilk Tooth directed by Matthew Dan Gooding 

Environmental Film Competition 

Operation Everest -Summiteers to Saviours directed by Meenakshi Payal
Life in Syntropy directed by Dayana Andrade, Felipe Pasini
Life is One directed by Patrick Rouxel 
 

Experimental Film Competition 

Missy Jubilee. 055. PopPorn directed by Max Jubilee
Excising the Heart directed by Samuel Karow
Arca Archa directed by Sarah El Bakkouri
Double-Blind No.1 directed by The Double-Blind Experiments
Virus Scan directed by Mark Howling
Mare directed by Raivo Kruze

First Time Filmmaker Competition 

Paradise Island directed by Kathleen Jayme
Urban Decay directed by D.J. Taylor, Michelle Taylor
Jasmine directed by Dax Phelan
A Punters Prayer directed by Savvas D Michael
Fix News Report: The story of Orphan 32 directed by Adriana Motta Fix
Painted Girl directed by Jennifer Walden
The Profesional directed by Taras Demian Groves
Isolated - Busanfornia Calling directed by Seoho Lee
Go Quietly directed by Candice Delevante
Jerico directed by Seckeita Lewis

Foreign Film Competition   

The Independent directed by Lisa Kimura
Innenkind directed by Thomas Lee
Filial Piety Award directed by Chen Jian-zhang
Slit Mouth Woman in L.A. directed by Hiro Kay, Kazuya Ogawa, Akira Hirose, Takeshi Sone
From Seoul To Jakarta directed by Damien Dematra
Where are you my love? directed by Merve Genzen
The Cursed Ones directed by Nana Obiri Yeboah
Oridevudoy directed by Sriram Vegaraju
Delirium directed by Carlos Kaimakamian Carrau
Paper Hearts directed by Jeremy Lai

Music Video Competition 

Bright Eyes directed by Karen Nielsen
The Snotty Punks directed by Ross Munro
So Fine directed by Amanda Matalanis
"Found" directed by Tomasz Pulsakowski
Stand Still directed by Sivan Levy & Dan R. Lahiani
Damn You directed by Luvia Petersen
Raury- Friends directed by Duncan Winecoff
City Of Souls - Water directed by Ziga Zupancic
The Sun Is Rising directed by Lloyd Frost 

TV Pilot Competition 

Waterloo TV Pilot directed by Chuck Griffith
Dr. Luciana on Aging and Falling directed by Luciana Lagan & Del Weston