Awards for 2016

WRIFF Award

Best Actor Iowa Feature

WINNER

Best Young Actor - Student Film

WINNER

Best Actor - Student Film - College/ University

WINNER

Best Actor - Short Film

WINNER

IN-COMPETITION



Best Actor - Feature Film

WINNER

IN-COMPETITION

Best Actress - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Actress

WINNER

Best Actress Student Film

WINNER

Best Actress - Short Film

WINNERS

Mother's Day: Melissa Leo (actress) (Former Children Productions (production company))

The Mother: Mary Testa (actress) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Best Supporting Actress - Short Film

WINNER

The Mother: Sylvia Kauders (supporting actress) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Best Director (Short Film)

WINNER

The Mother: Paolo Monico (director) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

IN-COMPETITION

Mother's Day: Jeff Tan (director) (Former Children Productions (production company))


Best Director - Student Film

WINNER

Best Director - Short Film

WINNER

Best Director - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Director Documentary Feature

WINNER

Best Director Student Film College/University

WINNER

Best Screenplay

IN-COMPETITION


Best Screenplay - Short Film

WINNERS

The Mother: Paolo Monico (writer) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Best Screenplay - Student Film

IN-COMPETITION

Best Screenplay - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Cinematography - Feature Film

WINNER

Odd Brodsky: Matthew Irving (Director of Photography) (Free Dream Pictures, Metahara Productions (in association with))

Best Cinematography - Iowa Film

WINNER

Motivation: Ryan Buck (executive producer)

Best Cinematography - Student Film

WINNER

Best Cinematography - Short Film

WINNER

The Mother: Luca Fantini (director of photography) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

IN-COMPETITION

Best Costume Design - Short Film

WINNER

Best Sound Design

IN-COMPETITION

Best Sound Design - Feature Film

WINNER

Odd Brodsky: Victoria Rose Sampson (Supervising Sound Editor) (Free Dream Pictures, Metahara Productions (in association with))

Best Editing Feature Documentary

WINNER

Best Editing - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Visual Effects - Feature Film

WINNER

Odd Brodsky: Mark Alan Thomas (Visual Effects Supervisor/Artist) (Free Dream Pictures, Metahara Productions (in associaton with))

Best Makeup - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Music - Short Film

WINNER

IN-COMPETITION

Best Make-Up - Short Film

IN-COMPETITION

Mother's Day: Nina Moran (makeup artist) (Former Children Productions (production company))

Best Short Film

WINNERS

The Mother: Paolo Monico (producer) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

IN-COMPETITION

Mother's Day: Gabriel Furman (producer) (Former Children Productions (production company))

Student Film (Short Film)

WINNER

Best International Short Film

IN-COMPETITION

Best Ensemble Casting - Short Film

WINNER

Best Production Design (Short Film)

IN-COMPETITION

Best Ensemble Casting - Short Film

WINNER

The Mother: Julie Schubert (casting director) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Best Production Design - Short Film

WINNER

Best Documentary Feature Film

WINNER

Best Ensemble Casting - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Production Design

IN-COMPETITION

Best Ensemble Casting - Student Film

WINNER

Best Ensemble Casting

IN-COMPETITION



Best Student Narrative Feature Film - College/University

WINNER

Best Production Design - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Iowa Feature

WINNER

Best Feature Film

WINNER

Odd Brodsky: Cindy Baer (Producer), Thomai Hatsios (Producer) (Free Dream Pictures, Metahara Productions (in association with))

Best Animation

WINNER

Best Production Design - Student Film

WINNER

Distinctive Achievement Award

Best Film - Iowa Film

WINNER

Motivation: Ryan Buck (executive producer)

Actor - Feature Film

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Ricky Mabe (actor) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Actor - Iowa Film

WINNER

Actor - Short Film

WINNER

Best Young Actor - Student Film

WINNER

Actor - Iowa Film

WINNER

Best Actor - Short Film

WINNER

The Mother: Boris McGiver (actor) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Best Actor - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Actress - Feature Film

WINNER

Actress - Feature Film

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Jordan Monaghan (actress) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Actress - International Feature Film

WINNER

Best Director - Student Film

WINNER

Best Director - Feature

WINNERS


Best Director - Short Film

WINNER

Mother's Day: Jeff Tan (director) (Former Children Productions (production company))

Best Director - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Director - Iowa Film

WINNER

Motivation: Ryan Buck (director)

Best Director/ Writer - International Feature Film

WINNER

Director - Feature Film

WINNER

Dirty Beautiful: Tim Bartell (director) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Screenplay - Short Film

WINNER

Mother's Day: Gabriel Furman (writer) (Former Children Productions (production company))

Screenplay - Feature Film

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Tim Bartell (writer) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))


Best Screenplay (produced) - Student Film

WINNER

Cinematography - Short Film - Iowa

IN-COMPETITION

Best Cinematography - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Cinematography - Student Film

WINNER

Cinematography - Feature Film

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Adam Lee (cinematographer) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Cinematography - Short Film

WINNER

Art Direction / Production Design - Feature Film

IN-COMPETITION

Production Design / Art Direction - Feature Film

WINNER

Best Costumes - Feature Film

WINNER

Sound Design - Feature

WINNER

Best Sound Design - Short Film

WINNER

The Mother: Rex Recker (re-recording mixer) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Editing - Feature Film

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Blake Barrie (editor), Daniel Raim (editor) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

IN-COMPETITION

Editing - Short Film

WINNER

The Mother: Naomi Spiro (editor) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Visual Effects - Feature

WINNER

Best Music - Short Film

WINNERS

The Mother: John Kusiak (composer) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Music - Feature Film

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Mike Sawitzke (composer), Roy Shakked (composer) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Short Film

WINNER

Mother's Day: Gabriel Furman (writer), Jeff Tan (director), Melissa Leo (producer) (Former Children Productions (production company))

Best Short - Student Film

WINNER

Grill Dog: Corey Aumiller (director) (writer), Andy Siara (writer), Benjamin Dell (cinematographer), Salvador Pérez García (editor), Brittany Elias (production designer), Daniel Leighton (producer)

Best Production Design - Short Film

WINNERS

The Mother: Steven Jos Phan (production design/art direction) (Pogo Piggybackers (production company))

Feature Film

WINNER

Dirty Beautiful: Tim Bartell (director) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Ensemble Casting - Feature Film

WINNERS


Best International Feature Film

WINNER

Best Ensemble Casting - Student Film

WINNER

Ensemble Casting

WINNERS


Dirty Beautiful: Tim Bartell (director) (Doggie Dream Productions (production company), Trulight PIctures (production company))

Best Ensemble Cast - Feature

WINNER

Best Feature Film

WINNERS


Best International Film

WINNER

Best Production Design - Student Film

WINNER

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