2017 WINNERS

IMAGE: Stephen Hilyard sweeps the 2017 #affestnyc with 5 awards!

 

2017 NOMINATIONS & WINNERS (*Winners in bold type):

 

BEST NARRATIVE SHORT

A SHARE OF A SHARE (Kaveh Jahed, Iran)
BUILDING NO. 13 (Amir Gholami, Iran)
*THE LIFE OF MARIE (Rolf Kasteleiner, Germany)  

 

BEST NEW YORK STORIES: NARRATIVE SHORT
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I LOVE NEW YORK (Christian Vogeler, USA)  

SYMPOSIUM (Tom Grady, USA) 


 

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT
GOBANG (Saebom Kim, Germany)
*THE BATHS (Anouska Samms & Sofia Pancucci-McQueen, UK)
THE HUA MEI ORCHESTRA, (Adam Engel, USA)

 

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT

*КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
REFUGE (Viktor Witkowski, USA) 

REQUEMBARREN (Roman Rubert, Spain)
TALES FROM JELLYFISH NEBULA (Julian Olariu, France)

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
*FATHER (Martyna Iwańska, Poland)

PROJECT 28 (Brian Breton, USA)

 

BEST ANIMATED SHORT

*AGRINOUI (Alexis Chaviaras, Cyprus)
EXPIRATION DATE (Shween Shunya Chang, USA) 

TOMORROW (Michael Seidel, Germany)

 

BEST SOUND DESIGN

EVENTIDE (Carina Levitan, Brazil)
*
КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
BUILDING NO. 13 (Hossein Ghorchian, Iran)
THE BATHS (Calum Sample, UK)

 

BEST DIRECTOR
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КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
THE BATHS (Anouska Samms & Sofia Pancucci-McQueen, UK)
A SHARE OF A SHARE (Kaveh Jahed, Iran)
LUNCH TIME (Alireza Ghasemi, Iran)

 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY 
THE BATHS (Simon Plunket, UK)
*THE LIFE OF MARIE (Jakob Creutzburg, Germany)  

КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
BUILDING NO. 13 (Vahid Biouteh, Iran)

 

BEST EDITING

*КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
BUILDING NO. 13 (Reza Jafazadeh, Iran)
LUNCH TIME (Bahram Emrani, Iran)
THE BATHS (Anouska Samms & Sofia Pancucci-McQueen, UK)

 

BEST SCREENPLAY
THE LIFE OF MARIE (Rolf Kasteleiner & Irene Rudolf, Germany)  

КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
*A SHARE OF A SHARE (Kaveh Jahed, Iran)
LUNCH TIME (Alireza Ghasemi, Iran)

 

BEST ACTOR
*Fereydoon Ansari (BUILDING NO. 13)
Ezra Knight (SYMPOSIUM)
Asad Rezai (A SHARE OF A SHARE)
Merlin Leonhardt (THE LIFE OF MARIE)

 

BEST ACTRESS
Jacqueline Pawliczek (THE LIFE OF MARIE)
Silvina Buchbauer (THE LIFE OF MARIE)
*Margaret Avery (SYMPOSIUM)
Khorshid Cheraghipour (LUNCHTIME)

 


2017 JURORS AWARD
FATHER (Martyna Iwańska, Poland)

*КАТЮША (KATYUSHA) (Stephen Hilyard, USA)
THE BATHS (Anouska Samms, UK)
THE LIFE OF MARIE (Rolf Kasteleiner, Germany)   


 

2017 AUDIENCE AWARD (A TIE!)
*THE MAN WITH THE WESTERN HAT (Cinder Chou, US)
*HIGH & TIGHT (Luis Servera, US)