2019 Awards Announced!


Best Film: Villains

Best Director: Edgar Nito, The Gasoline Thieves

Best Screenplay: Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman, Extra Ordinary

Best Actor: Bill Skarsgård, Villains

Best Actress: Maeve Higgins, Extra Ordinary

Honorable Mention: Annapurna Sriram, Feral

Audience Award: Circus of Books



Best Short: Sometimes, I Think About Dying

Best Director: Erica Scoggins, The Boogeywoman

Best Screenplay: Erica Scoggins, The Boogeywoman

Best Actor: Vincent Leong, King Wah (I Think I Love You)

Best Actress: Katy Wright-Mead, Sometimes. I Think About Dying

The Good Boy Award a.k.a. Best Dog: Mars, Technology Lake: Meditations on Death & Sex

Honorable Mention: Marion Renard, Switch

Cinema Vista Shorts Program Audience Award: Sometimes, I Think About Dying

Something Strange Shorts Program Audience Award (tie between two films): Technology Lake and Switch



Most Innovative Immersive Experience: Allyson Morgan & Kevin Laibson, Ghosted AR

Special Mention for Immersive Storytelling: Kalina Bertin, Manic VR