Award Winners of April 2023: Technical Categories


Best Producer: Sylvie Zaidman and Nic Shake for tRuth (Belgium)

Best Female Director: Sylvie Zaidman and Nic Shake for tRuth (Belgium)

Best Male Director: Steve Ramsden for Road Kill (UK)

Best Student Female Director: Skylar Piela for Sage (USA)

Best Student Male Director: William H. Abes for Awake (USA)

Best First Time Female Director: Victoria Zubick for Laundry (Canada)

Best First Time Male Director: Matteo Di Loreto for Vividream (Denmark)

Best Young Female Filmmaker: Lily Brooks O’Briant for Sharing the Floor (USA)

Honorable Mention (Young Female Filmmaker): Reese Weiden for Watered Down (USA)

Honorable Mention (Young Male Filmmaker): Adam Cash Rovner for A Parkinsonean (USA)

Best Actress: Emily Burton for Cupcakes (USA)

Best Actor: Nick David for Life of a Stranger (UK)

Best Supporting Actress: Xiaodan Yu for Sleepless (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Jason Dugre and Bryan Coffee for All We Have to Do is Kill One Guy (USA)

Best Ensemble Cast: Tamara Braun, Denise Boutte, Jasper Cole, Robert Craighead, Jennifer Bassey, Angie Kim, and Jermel Nakia for Kombucha Cure (USA)

Honorable Mention (Ensemble Cast): Joaquin Fitzsimmons, Louis Mendel Holt, Tio Twohig, Mateo Fitzsimmons, Kassidy Seibert, Emma Clementine Thomas, Brendan Hougardy, and Valentin Geronimo Perry for The Bad, Bad, Bad Frankie Smalls (USA)

Best Production Design: Bri Schofield for Laundry (Canada)

Best Original Screenplay: Sylvie Zaidman and Chloé von Arx for tRuth (Belgium)

Best Cinematography: Arnaud Gomez-Thebaud for Maryla (France)

Best Editing: Topia (USA)

Best Sound Design: Gabriel Acosta for Bento Banana: Ep. 1-4 (USA)

Best Sound Mixing: Live To Farm (USA)

Best Sound Editing: Live To Farm (USA)

Best Visual FX: tRuth (Belgium)

Honorable Mention (Visual FX)The Sacred Bees (USA)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: A Beautiful Zither (USA)

Best Original Score: tRuth (Belgium)

Outstanding Achievement Award (Original Song): Lift Me Up by Lani Cupchoy, for Islandtrification (USA)


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