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#WFA2016 Nominees and Winners!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2016 Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival!

See the winners’ prizes here!  .  .  .  See Details Here!

Our judges had a very difficult time selecting nominees and winners – every film in the Fest was absolutely outstanding. Here are their choices …

best animated
Fulfilament Rapunzel's Etymology Of Zero Strings Teeth We Can't Live without Cosmos
Winner
Fulfilament
Directed by Rhiannon Evans
Rapunzel’s Etymology Of Zero
Directed by Seth Podowitz and Eileen Laitinen
Strings
Directed by Pedro Solís
Teeth
Directed by Daniel Gray and Tom Brown
We Can’t Live without Cosmos
Directed by Konstantin Bronzit
best documentary
Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball The House is Innocent The Real Miyagi Walls
Winner
Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play
Directed by Jerome Thelia
Ron Taylor: Dr. Baseball
Directed by Drew and Matthew Taylor
The House is Innocent
Directed by Nicholas Coles
The Real Miyagi
Directed by Kevin Derek
Walls
Directed by Miguel López Beraza

best horror
Creep El Gigante The Bridge Partner Willa
Winner
Creep
Directed by Lovisa Lara
El Gigante
Directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero and Luke Bramley
The Bridge Partner
Directed by Gabriel Olson
Willa
Directed by Helena Hufnagel
best horror
III Tuyul: Part 1
Winner
III
Directed by Pavel Khvaleev
Tuyul: Part 1
Directed by Billy Christian
best original score
Cesium and a Tokyo Girl Helio Kung Fury The Journey
Winner
Cesium and a Tokyo Girl
Directed by Ryo Saitani
Helio
Directed by Teddy Cecil
Kung Fury
Directed by David Sandberg
The Journey
Directed by Chiu Keng Guan
best music video
Double Helix Golden I Only Tell The Truth - Charlie Lim Youth | Part 1
Winner
Double Helix
Directed by Matthew K. Esolda and Dan Bowhers
Golden
Directed by Kai Stänicke
I Only Tell The Truth – Charlie Lim
Directed by Felipe P. Soares
Youth | Part 1
Directed by Lonnie Lynn Iske
best web series
Gemma & The Bear! How To Make It In: Berlin - Rita In Palma Robin Teaser Study Abroad 2: The Daydreaming Bunny
Winner
Gemma & The Bear!
Directed by Matt Scott
How To Make It In: Berlin – Rita In Palma
Directed by Justine Simonson
Robin Teaser
Directed by Miguelina Olivares and Deshon Hardy
Study Abroad 2: The Daydreaming Bunny
Directed by Yung-Jen Yang
best student film
Fulfilament Late Expectations Oasis Women in Sink
Winner
Fulfilament
Directed by Rhiannon Evans
Late Expectations
Directed by Laurie Arakaki
Oasis
Directed by Carmen Jimenez
Women in Sink
Directed by Iris Zaki

perspectives
Candy Apple Conrad & The Steamplant Late Expectations Q.U.E.E.N. Why Do You Smell Like the Ocean?
Winner
Candy Apple
Directed by Dean Dempsey
Conrad & The Steamplant
Directed by Dustin Cohen
Late Expectations
Directed by Laurie Arakaki
Q.U.E.E.N.
Directed by Brittany “B.Monét” Fennell
Why Do You Smell Like the Ocean?
Directed by Kevin Baggott

SOCIALLY RELEVANT
Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play I Stay My Stolen Revolution Women in Sink
Winner
Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play
Directed by Jerome Thelia
I Stay
Directed by Oleksandr Soldatov
My Stolen Revolution
Directed by Nahid Persson Sarvestani
Women in Sink
Directed by Iris Zaki
WFCC
A Normal Man Bunny New Girl Oasis Q.U.E.E.N.
Winner
A Normal Man
Directed by Dolores Guo
Bunny New Girl
Directed by Natalie van den Dungen
Oasis
Directed by Carmen Jimenez
Q.U.E.E.N.
Directed by Brittany “B.Monét” Fennell
LAUREL Heading - actor
Crumbs The Bridge Partner The Similars Why Do You Smell Like the Ocean?
Winner
Daniel Tadesse
Crumbs
Robert Forster
The Bridge Partner
Gustavo Sanchez Parra
The Similars
Kevin Baggott
Why Do You Smell Like the Ocean?
Heading Actress
Ben & Ara The Bridge Partner The Similars The Similars
Winner
Constance Ejuma
Ben & Ara
Sharon Lawrence
The Bridge Partner
Carmen Beato
The Similars
Cassandra Ciangherotti
The Similars
best director
Crumbs III Oblivion Season The Similars
Winner
Miguel Llanso
Crumbs
Pavel Khvaleev
III
Abbas Rafei
Oblivion Season
Isaac Ezban
The Similars
best short
Eternal Life & Associates Letter to God Mannish Boy Shabu-Shabu Spirit
Winner
Eternal Life & Associates
Directed by Ivan Lowenberg
Letter to God
Directed by Tamas Yvan Topolanszky
Mannish Boy
Directed by Ryan Tonelli
Shabu-Shabu Spirit
Directed by Yuki Saito
best picture
Ben & Ara Crumbs Oblivion Season The Similars
Winner
Ben & Ara
Directed by Nnegest Likké
Crumbs
Directed by Miguel Llanso
Oblivion Season
Directed by Abbas Rafei
The Similars
Directed by Isaac Ezban

Corporate and local support of Winter Film Awards plays an critical role in the life of the Festival and underscores WFA’s commitment to quality, adventure and diversity in the art of cinema. WFA is privileged to continue our collaboration with Gray Line New York, Ride of Fame, B&H Photo & Video, Video Blocks/ AudioBlocks/ GraphicStock, Sony Creative Software, Jungle Software, Cyberlink, Glidecam, JT Talent, Gotham Mini Storage, Museum of Sex the most stimulating museum in NY, PS Print quality and dependable online print services, Van Diemens NYC Restaurant & Bar, Yelp and Zacuto film rigs and ProductionHUB, Inc. an online marketplace for broadcast TV, motion picture, pro video, live event, corporate & digital media production.

WFA is delighted to welcome new partners Carmel Car & Limousine Service, the official car service of Winter Film Awards, Big Apple Con, Citi Bike NYC, NYC Post Group, BleuStorm Vodka, Bliss Spa, CourseHorse.com, Distribber – get 100% of revenues. Keep all your rights. Submit once for all stores, Film Collaborative, IndiePix Films, Orange County NY Film Office, Rhino Camera Gear, our exclusive ticketing partner Eventcombo, Women’s Film Critic Circle (WFCC), Shake Share Media and Success with Teamwork.

WFA is grateful for the support of Prof. Charles Lowry’s Marketing Class at Pace University, Prof. Viktor Koen’s Class at School of Visual Arts, and Dr. George Priovolos’ Public Relations Class at Iona College.

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated 501(c)3 organization dedicated to showcasing emerging filmmakers and the celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. For more information on tickets, schedules, sponsors, film descriptions and more, please visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com and find us on Facebook.

 

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated 501(c)3 organization dedicated to showcasing emerging filmmakers and the celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. For more information on tickets, schedules, sponsors, film descriptions and more, please visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com and find us on Facebook.

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Posted on February 28, 2016, in 2016 Festival. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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