January 2020

Best Picture

Parisian Jam

Rohan Bates

Best Narrative Film


Bonnie Foster

Honorable Mention: Narrative Film

The Long Game

Mustafa Abbas

Best Indie Film

Parisian Jam

Rohan Bates

Honorable Mention: Indie Film

If We Have Next Life

Mingzhu Ye

Best Drama

The Unknown Mother

Wai Yin Wong, John Y

Best Thriller

Parisian Jam

Rohan Bates

Best Horror

The Ways of Misery

Erik de la Serna

Best Sci-Fi

Safety Space

Rohil Aniruth

Best Experimental Film

About Maddy

Sage Drake

Best Documentary

In the Same Direction: Jeff Pifher & Socrates' Trial

Alexander Craven, Jeff Pifher, Merlin Showalter

Best Student Film


Enrique Suarez

Honorable Mention: Student Film

What We Talk About When We Talk About Lights, Camera, Action

Jianle Liu

Best Director


Mojtaba Mirshekari

Honorable Mention: Director

Parisian Jam

Rohan Bates

Best Actor


Joseph Lopez

Honorable Mention: Actor

Forest of Light

Roberto Rios

Best Actress

Tell Tale

Ashley Bilik

Honorable Mention: Actress

Ethnically Ambiguous

Tiffany Phillips

Best Supporting Actor

Forest of Light

Allan Riggs

Best Supporting Actress

Parisian Jam

Freyja Benjamin

Best Duo


Micah Fitzgerald & Jade Lorna Sullivan

Best Ensemble

What We Talk About When We Talk About Lights, Camera, Action

Thomas Alexander, Chengjin Zhuang, Xiaoshiyan Liang, Ruoxi Yang, Banghui Zhang, Ling Lin

Best Editing


Mojtaba Mirshekari

Best Cinematography


Sean McDaniel

Best Score

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

Rhian Sheehan

Best Song

My Amazing Grace

Debra Gussin, Dale Effren

Best Original Story


Bonnie Foster

Best Screenplay

In Your Dreams

Arteta Stephane

Best First Time Screenwriter

Chukchi Made Vlog in America

Gankhulug Mahanaim Baatar




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