Awards for 2017

LAIFF January Award

BEST PICTURE

WINNER

Best Actor

WINNER

NOMINEE

Clever Girl: Kip Bennett (actor) (Brand Old Productions (production company))

Best Actress

WINNER

Best Director

WINNERS


Best Director Animation

WINNER

Best Director Student Short

WINNER

Best Cinematography

WINNER

Best Sound Design

WINNERS


Best Original Score

WINNER

Clever Girl: Kip Bennett (composer) (Brand Old Productions (production company))

Best Horror Short Student

WINNER

Best Drama Short Student

WINNER

Best Horror Short

WINNER

Creak: Elizabeth Dean (director)

Documentary Short

WINNER

The Honey Badger: Daniel Hayes (producer), Kb Kutz (director) (KB Kutz (production company))

Jury Mention

WINNER

Best First-Time Filmmaker

WINNER

Becca on Call: Jenness Rouse (producer) (Rising Monarch Productions (production company))

Best Feature All Genre

WINNER

Slipaway: Tigran Mutafyan (producer), Julia Butler (executive producer), Daniel Mentz (executive producer) (Glasscore Entertainment (production company))

Best Web Series(Live Action)

WINNER

Clever Girl: Joe Zappa (director) (Brand Old Productions (production company))

LAIFF February Award

Best Picture

WINNER

Best Actor

WINNER

Best Actor under 18

WINNER

Best Actor Under 18

WINNER

Best Director

WINNERS


Best Original Song

WINNER

Life Interrupted: Steven Wishnoff (lyrics by), Robbie Rist (music by) (Borgasmord Productions (production company))

Best Original Score

WINNER

Best Horror Short

WINNER

Best Foreign Short

WINNER

Best Feature In All Genres

WINNER

Best Comedy/Dramedy

WINNER

Best Web Series (English)

WINNER

Life Interrupted: Steven Wishnoff (executive producer) (Borgasmord Productions (production company))

Best Ensemble Cast

WINNER

First time filmmaker

WINNER

Best Trailer/Promo

WINNER

Svarta Madam: Jarno Lee Vinsencius (director) (JLV Pictures (production company))

LAIFF March Award

Best Actress

WINNER

Screenplay Web Series

NOMINEE

Best Original Score

WINNER

Leandro Corinto (director), Nani Dias (composer)

Best Original Music/Score

WINNER

2442:: James Grote (composer), Homer Liwag (director)

Best Horror Student Short

WINNER

Best LGBT Short

WINNER

Taste: Danielle Kronenberg (Producer / Creator / Actress), Jay Palmieri Jr. (Writer / Director / Producer)

Best Horror Short

WINNER

The Ruins: Ric Sechrest (director) (Your Team Productions (production company))

Best Foreign Language Film

NOMINEE

Best Foreign Film Short

WINNER

Leandro Corinto (director)

Best Drama

NOMINEE

Best Comedy/Dramedy

WINNER

#Actorslife: Clint D'Souza (director) (Tiptoemango Productions (production company))

Best First-Time Filmmaker

WINNER

Best Producer

WINNER

Taste: Danielle Kronenberg (Producer / Creator / Actress), Jay Palmieri Jr. (Writer / Director / Producer)

Best Horror

WINNER

Best Trailer/Promo

WINNER

LAIFF April Award

Best Filmmaker Under 18

WINNER

Best Actor under 18

WINNER

Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEE

Best Director Feature

WINNER

A Good Dream: Mahum Jamal (director) (Doe-Eyed Pictures (production company))

Best Director (Student)

WINNER

Best Produced Screenplay

WINNER

Best Editing

WINNER

Best Original Score

NOMINEE

1943: Shie Rozow (composer)

Best Action Thriller Sci-fi Horror Short

WINNER

Best Foreign Short film

WINNER

Best Trailer/Promo Foreign

WINNER

Best Feature In All Genres

WINNER

A Good Dream: Mahum Jamal (producer) (Doe-Eyed Pictures (Doe-eyed Pictures LLC))

Best Drama

WINNER

Rose: Sonia Bajaj (director) (producer), Tushar Tyagi (producer)

NOMINEE

1943: Elizabeth Dean (director)

Best Producer

WINNER

Best Web Series

WINNER

Two Refugees and a Blonde: Osamah Sami (writer), Rain Fuller (writer), Shahin Shafaei (writer/director)

LAIFF May Award

Best Picture

WINNER

Antö: Joe Torres (director) (TRES Cinematografía (production company))

Best Actor Under 18

WINNER

Best Actress

WINNERS


Best Director

WINNER

Best Director Short

WINNER

Elle: Michael Bond (director) (Bondfilm)

Best Director Documentary Feature

WINNER

Best Produced Screenplay

WINNERS

The Babies: Yuval Shrem (Fable Entertainment (Production Company))

Best Editing

WINNER

Best Visual Effects

WINNER

Best Makeup

WINNER

Antö: Marisabel Dávila (makeup artist)

Best Original Score

WINNER

The Babies: Assaf Rinde (Fable Entertainment (Production Company), Crescendo Effect (Music mixing))

Best Experimental Student Short

WINNER

Best Foreign Film Short

NOMINEE

Antö: Joe Torres (director) (TRES Cinematografía (production company))

Jury Mention

WINNER

Ensemble Cast

NOMINEE

Under the Flowers: (Mad Shelley Films (production company))

Jury Award

WINNER

Tell: Jaime Torres (director)

Best Producer Feature

WINNER

Best Trailer/Promo

WINNER

New York 2150: Harry Assouline (writer/director)

Best Comedy/Dramedy

WINNER

Best Ensemble Cast

WINNER

Best Web Series

NOMINEE

Under the Flowers: Richard T. Wilson (producer) (Mad Shelley Films (production company))

Best Woman Filmmaker

WINNER

Glass Ceiling: Tash Ann (director) (Thinking Hat Films (production company), Competent Charlatan Productions (production company))

LAIFF November Award

Best Comedy/Dramedy

WINNER

Jury Award

Best Director Student Short

WINNER

The Pitch: Colin Sprigg (director)

Best First-Time Filmmaker

WINNER

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