2018 Award Winners Announced

FEATURE FILM AWARDS

Audience Award

Up to Snuff

Best Picture

The Idea of Manhood

Best Documentary

Forever B

Best Director

Zack Wilcox – Hunting Lands

Best Ensemble

Rich Kids   

Best Screenplay

Serge Kushnier - The Idea of Manhood

Sidney K. Shapiro Humanitarian Award 

Becoming Who I Was 


ARIZONA AWARDS

2018 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year

Josh Provost

 

Best Arizona Feature

Coalesce: A city composed

 

Best Arizona Short Film

Helsing, Inc.

 

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In addition to the Copper Wing Award, the Directors of the Best Arizona Feature and Best Arizona Short Film each win a mattress of their choice from Phoenix Film Festival sponsors, Tuft & Needle.


WORLD CINEMA AWARDS

World Cinema Best Director

Peter Luisi - Streaker

World Cinema Best Picture

Streaker

World Cinema Best Documentary 

Becoming Who I Was

World Cinema Audience Award Winner

All the Wild Horses
 


FOUNDATION AWARDS

2018 Phoenix Film Festival Volunteer Of The Year

Leslie Criger


SHORT FILM AWARDS

Best Animated Short Film

The Driver is Red

Best Documentary Short Film

Mott Haven

Best College Short Film

Night Call

Best Live Action Short Film

Control

Best World Cinema Short

Stealing Silver

Best Latino American Short Film

Instinct

Best African American Short Film

Baby Steps

Best Native American Short Film

Five Dollars

 


HORROR FILM AWARDS

Best Horror Feature Film

The Evil WIthin

Best Horror Short Film

Fisher Cove

 


SCI-FI FILM AWARDS

Best Sci-Fi Feature Film

Chimera

Best Sci-Fi Short Film

Noro

2017 Award Winners Announced

FEATURE FILM AWARDS

Audience Award

Fallen

Best Picture

Brave New Jersey

Best Documentary

The Long Way Back: The Story Of Todd “Z-Man” Zalkins

Best Director

Jody Lambert — Brave New Jersey

Best Ensemble

Brave New Jersey

Best Screenplay

Julian Fort — The Midnighters

Sidney K. Shapiro Humanitarian Award 

Happy


ARIZONA AWARDS

2017 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year

Ryan Thomas Anderson

 

Best Arizona Feature

IM'perfect

 

Best Arizona Short Film

One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts

 

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In addition to the Copper Wing Award, the Directors of the Best Arizona Feature and Best Arizona Short Film each win a mattress of their choice from Phoenix Film Festival sponsors, Tuft & Needle.


WORLD CINEMA AWARDS

World Cinema Best Director

Yaniv Berman — Land Of The Little People

World Cinema Best Picture

Land of the Little People

World Cinema Best Documentary 

The Island And The Whales

World Cinema Audience Award Winner

Fairy Tales For Emma


FOUNDATION AWARDS

2017 Phoenix Film Festival Volunteer Of The Year

Randy Robinson


SHORT FILM AWARDS

Best Animated Short Film

Pearl

Best Documentary Short Film

Happy

Best College Short Film

Jewish Blind Date

Best Live Action Short Film

The Babysitter Murders

Best World Cinema Short

Friday Night

Best Latino American Short Film

Written Off

Best African American Short Film

Ori Inu: In Search of Self

Best Native American Short Film

Legacy

 


HORROR FILM AWARDS

Best Horror Feature Film

The Night Watchmen

Best Horror Short Film

Wandering Soul

 


SCI-FI FILM AWARDS

Best Sci-Fi Feature Film

The Open

Best Sci-Fi Short Film

Real Artists

2016 Award Winners Announced

On April 10th, the winners of the 2016 Phoenix Film Festival. We congratulate the winners as well as all of the filmmakers that have participated in this year's festival. Below you'll find the list of this year's event....   

Feature Film Awards

 

Best Picture

Coming Through the Rye

 

Cox Audience Award

No Greater Love

 

Best Documentary  

Rwanda and Juliet

 

Best Screenplay

Coming Through the Rye – James Sadwith

 

Best Director  

Operator – Logan Kibens

 

Best Acting Ensemble

Welcome to Happiness

 

Dr Sydney K Shapiro Humanitarian Award 

Rwanda and Juliet

 

Best Arizona Feature

Carry On: Finding Hope in the Canyon

 

Special Jury Prize for Acting

Stephen Lang – Beyond Glory

 

 

World Cinema Awards

 

World Cinema Short

Violet

 

World Cinema Director

Cody Campanale, Jackie Boy

 

World Cinema Best Picture

Home Care

 

World Cinema Audience Award Winner

Freedom or Death

 

Foundation Awards

 

Arizona Filmmaker of the Year

Colleen Hartnett

 

Volunteer of the Year

Aaron Kes

 

 

Short Film Awards

 

Best Student Short

The Bench

 

Best Arizona Short

Dino Park

Best Documentary

Keep it Grand

 

Best Animated Short

Burnt

 

Best Live Action Short

A King’s Betrayal

 

International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Fest Awards

 

Best Sci-Fi  Short

Helio

 

Best Sci-Fi Feature

Parallel

 

Best Horror Short

Night of the Slasher

 

Best Horror Feature

Night of Something Strange