Awards for 2017

Audience Award

Heart of the Festival Award

WINNER

Slipaway: Julia Butler (director), Daniel Mentz (director)

Best Short Film - Comedy

WINNER

Rated: John Fortson (director)

Best Student Short Film

WINNER

Best Foreign Feature Film

WINNER

Best Animation

WINNER

Waabooz: Molly Katagiri (director)

Director's Choice Award

Best Short Film

WINNER

IN-COMPETITION

Coming to Terms: David Bertran (writer) (director)

Best Short Documentary

WINNER

Best Documentary

WINNER

Best Foreign Feature Film

WINNER

Frantz: François Ozon (director)

Best Feature Film Comedy

WINNER

Best Animated Film

WINNER

Curpigeon: Dmitry Milkin (Director), Sasha Yelaun (Executive Producer), John W. Beach (Executive Producer)

Best Humanitarian Film

WINNER

Independent Spirit Award

WINNER

Best Feature Drama

WINNER

Excellence in Filmmaking

WINNER

Audience Choice

Best Short Film

WINNER

Best Short Documentary

WINNER

Edges: Jonathan Hiller (director), Katie Stjernholm (director)

Best Feature Documentary

WINNER

Feature Film

WINNER

Best Comedy

WINNER

Feature Film (Drama)

WINNERS

Modder en Bloed: Sean Else (producer), Llewelynn Greeff (producer), Henk Pretorius (producer), Barend Kruger (producer), Rudy Halgryn (producer) (Dark Matter Studios (production company), Collective Dream Studios (production company))

Best of the Fest

WINNER

Feature Film Spirit Award

Feature Film

WINNER

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