2014 Award Winners

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Never Stop Cycling

Never Stop Cycling - (USA) Animated Short, RT 3:31
Director: Colin Lepper

In order to continue a comfortable, routine and mundane life. A creature must make the journey into a strange living world.

 

 

 

BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM


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Najes (The Unclean) - (Iran) Narrative  RT 19:06

Director Bahram & Bahmen Hajabollou ( ARK )

film is about a Moslem man who hits a dog and since dog is believed as unclean so he is in doubts whether to take care of it or to abandon it?

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILM

sub30Sub 30 - (Australia) Documentary  RT 18:10

Director Peter Davies

Sub 30 is a short documentary about one ultra marathon runner’s quest to conquer the longest and toughest race in Australia – the 240km Coast 2 Kosci.

Through the pain, the misery, and the constant uphill slog to the top of Australia, Sub 30 shows us the importance of finding our own challenges, and that anything is possible.

 

BEST WEB SERIES

tpiposterThe Power Inside Episodes 1 – 3 - (USA) Web Series, RT 20:14

Director: Will Speck & Josh Gordon

The Power Inside is the story of an alien invasion of moustaches. The aliens disguise themselves as facial hair in order to infest and take over the world. What is unique about the film is that the audience can audition to be in the film. The audience is given a choice to join the fight and take a side, Guardians or Uricks, who will save the earth, or destroy it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEST ACTOR  -
Dayne’s World - Dayne Rathbone

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Dayne’s World Episode 1 – 2  - (Australia) Web Series, RT 22:29
Director: Mike Nayna

Dayne Rathbone is a rising star in Australian comedy, but where does his stage persona end and the real Dayne begin? Filmmaker Mike Nayna is intrigued and explores his fascination with a gifted but unstable individual. 

BEST ACTRESS - 

Whatever Linda - Hannah Cheesman

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Whatever Linda Episode 1 - (Canada) Web Series

Director: Matt Eastman

What if it wasn’t Bernie Madoff who embezzled billions in a decades-long Ponzi scheme but his cunning, attractive secretaries? Whatever, Linda is a ten-part, darkly funny, digital dramedy inspired by the ‘real’ story behind the epic rise and fall of the largest financial fraud in history. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY 

KIRYU_A3posterKI.RYU - (Japan) Narrative, RT 16:38

Director Shinya Kawakami

A dragon was randomly witnessed several times in the city of Kiryu, Gunma pref., the suburb of Tokyo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC 


pieces of boredomPieces of Boredom
  – (France) Narrative RT 8:44
Directors:  Damien Stein

Teenagers’ portrait who try to deceive the boredom of their everyday life

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Overall

The Fortune WildThe Fortune Wild- (Canada) Documentary Short, RT 21:41

Director: Ben Gulliver

Starring Peter Devries and Reid and Arran Jackson, The Fortune Wild follows an expedition to the far-flung shores of Haida Gwaii, a chain of waveswept, lushly forested islands off the British Columbia mainland. Surfing, camping and foraging for food on the area’s unspoiled beaches, the three surfers step away from the modern world and into a quieter, more attuned and more self-sufficient existence.