First Edition

May, 2021

 

Best Narrative Short:

 

THE GESTURE AND THE WORD

Director: Helen Alexis Yonov

 

 

Best Documentary short:

 

LIGHT

Director: Caroline Treadway

 

 

Best Director:

 

Regarding Annabel

Director: Garry Simpson

 

Best Actor:

The Conservationist

(Kiowa Gordon)

 

 

Best Actress:

THE GESTURE AND THE WORD

(Nicole LaLiberte)

 

 

Best Producer:

 

THE GESTURE AND THE WORD

Director: Helen Alexis Yonov

 

Best Editor:

Die Like A Shark (Me Mate Ururoa)

(Editor: Ben Powdrell)

Best Cinematography:

 

Die Like A Shark (Me Mate Ururoa)

(Cinematographer: Steve Allanson)

Best Comedy:

 

Regarding Annabel

Director: Garry Simpson

 

Best Experimental:

 

Spectrum

Director: Fred Neuen

 

 

Best Independent Film:

Spectrum

Director: Fred Neuen

 

 

Best Animation:

 

Disappearing Pathways

Director: Michael Covello, Elizabeth Schneider

 

 

Best Unproduced script:

 

Don’t Breathe

Written by Caitlin Adams