Congratulations to our 2020 Award Winners


BEST OF FEST
“KADDISH” – Directed by Razid Season

Nominees
“Cmd-Del” – Directed by Sara Yen, Jason Lin and Amar Karoshi
“It’s Nothing” – Directed by Nicholas Mourgere
“Salting the Fly” - Directed by Craig Mooneyham and Jacob Reynolds
“KADDISH” – Directed by Razid Season


BEST INDIE FILM
“It’s Nothing” – Directed by Nicholas Mourgere

Nominees
“Tonight” – Directed by Mark Roush
“Salting the Fly” - Directed by Craig Mooneyham and Jacob Reynolds
“The Sand Castle” – Directed by Eliezer Katzoff
“It’s Nothing” – Directed by Nicholas Mourgere


BEST ADVANCED STUDENT FILM
“KADDISH” – Directed by Razid Season

Nominees
“Moon Reaching” - Directed by Victoria Partika
“Beautifully Invisible” – Directed Alyssa Wiesen
“Soaring Beyond Silence” – Directed by Jessie Greenberg
“KADDISH” – Directed by Razid Season


BEST STUDENT FILM
“Cmd-Del” – Directed by Sara Yen, Jason Lin and Amar Karoshi

Nominees
“Pitch Black” – Directed by Bouzlemt Manele
“Almost Will” – Directed by Richard Li
“Cmd-Del” – Directed by Sara Yen, Jason Lin and Amar Karoshi


AUDIENCE FAVORITE

Winner : To be determined at 2020 screenings scheduled for end of July Nominees: All films that screen on the Saturday session.


BEST DIRECTION
Razid Season - "KADDISH"

Nominees
Craig Mooneyham and Jacob Reynolds - "Salting the Fly"
Nicholas Mourgere - "It's Nothing"
Eliezer Katzoff - "The Sand Castle"
Razid Season - "KADDISH"


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"The Sand Castle"

Nominees
"Salting the Fly"
"Box and Me"
"KADDISH"
"The Sand Castle"


BEST EDITING
"Cmd-Del"

Nominees
"Soaring Beyond Silence"
"Salting the Fly"
"KADDISH"
"Cmd-Del"


BEST SOUND
"Soaring Beyond Silence"

Nominees
"Tonight"
"Cmd-Del"
"KADDISH"
"Soaring Beyond Silence"


BEST PERFORMANCE
"Salting the Fly" (Rory James Leech)

Nominees
"Moon Reaching"
"It's Nothing"
"KADDISH"
"Salting the Fly"


BEST STORY
"It's Nothing"

Nominees
"The Sand Castle"
"Cmd-Del"
"KADDISH"
"It's Nothing"


Laurels and printable certificates will be sent out shortly for all winners along with payment information for major category prize winners.
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