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September 26 - September 30, 2022

BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE

Winner

The Way by Dastan Khalili (DGA)

Finalist

Nightline by Robert Sedlacek

The Maestro by Paul Spurrier

Nata Samrat by Rishikeshwar Yogi

BEST SHORT FILM

Winner

The Vampires, (uncut) by Daniele Marchioni

Finalist

I walk out alone, Pastiche by Claude Bouillin

Hide and Seek by Taro Sladek

Andrew Ginger/Likes Dogs by Amber Rose McNeill

The Whole In Parts by Donna Cameron

Rirhandzu (Love) by Samuel Samstar Ntsanwisi

Your Silhouette by Haoyue “Caroline” Wu

BEST LGBTQ+ NARRATIVE

Winner

Erwin by Irina Esterlis

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILMS

Winner

The Sound Of Identity by James Kicklighter

Finalist

No name in the end credits by Simone Amendola

The green veteran by Francisco Gacuya

BEST FIRST TIME FILMMAKER

Winner

Mike Fox for The Box in the Basement Feature Film

Finalist

Celine Zabout fo rStay connected

Roman Nesterenko Viktkrovich for Bumping Bliss

BEST FEATURE SCRIPT

Winner

The Mortality Game written by Ed Vela

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Winner

A Token of Love by Candace Smith

BEST SCIENCE FICTION

Winner

TSC: Impossibility of Reason by Jay Welin

BEST ANIMATED FILM

Winner

  Scarlet Red by Toon Loenders

Finalist

The Point of Circles: Visions of Experience by Andrew Spinks

“Co-kee!” by Yessenia I. Calderon

Orange Purpose by Brian O’Connor

On / Off by Nicolas P. Villarreal

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILMS

Winner

I’ll stand with you by Matt Norman

BEST DIRECTOR

Winner

Taro Sladek for Hide and Seek

Finalist

Kaia Hathaway for The Pianist

Amber Rose McNeill for Andrew Ginger/Likes Dogs

Nicolas P. Villarreal for On / Off

Samuel Samstar Ntsanwisi for Rirhandzu (Love)

Haoyue “Caroline” Wu for Your Silhouette

BEST PRODUCER

Winner

Cristiano Sebastianelli for No name in the end credits

Finalist

Amber Rose McNeill for Andrew Ginger/Likes Dog

Yi Zhang for Your Silhouette

BEST ACTOR

Winner

Wenqi Zhao for Your Silhouette

Finalist

Brent Roberts for Andrew Ginger/Likes Dogs

BEST ACTRESS

Winner

Maria Sinyaeva for Bumping Bliss

Finalist

Lebing “Lavender” Zhuang for Your Silhouette

BEST EDITOR

Winner

Francisco Gacuya for The green veteran

Finalist

Travis Irvine for Andrew Ginger/Likes Dogs

Beihai for Your Silhouette

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER

Winner

Gabriel Sanchez for Andrew Ginger/Likes Dogs

Finalist

The Pianist by Kaia Hathaway

Erique Salinas for The green veteran

Your Silhouette by Haoyue “Caroline” Wu

On / Off by Nicolas P. Villarreal

BEST WEB SERIES

Winner

Legends by Danny Alex

Winner: Legends by Danny Alex

Winner

Andrew Ginger/Likes Dogs by Amber Rose McNeill

Finalist

Escalation by Christian Bachini

BEST COMEDY

Winner

A Mental Formation by Jaspaul Seehra

Finalist

Bumping Bliss by Roman Nesterenko Viktorovich