Grand Jury AwardFinnigans War Directed By Conor Timmis To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, actor/filmmaker Conor Timmis sets out on a year long journey to honor his late grandfather and the heroes of America's forgotten war. Narrated by Mark Hamill.
Special Jury AwardNuwebe Directed By Joseph Israel LabanInspired by the actual story of one of the youngest mothers in Philippine history, “Nuwebe” follows the story of Krista who at the tender age of 9 got pregnant from the sexual abuse perpetrated by her own father.
Special Jury AwardFatty Directed By Kat WallerFrom the short film version of the feature length comedic screenplay "FATTY."
Special Jury AwardRoulette Directed By Christine KellyAn intense short film about a young woman's struggle to be heard, knowing salvation may lie just one phone call away.
Best Feature FilmPast Tense Directed By Robert Fritz
Best Documentary FeatureHunter: For the Record Directed By Sam Bodhi Field Perth musician Robert Hunter was a pioneer of a musical genre, young father, digital communicator, ex drug and alcohol abuser, general hell-raiser and ultimately a terminal cancer patient.
Best Short FilmStopping Before We Go Directed By Carlos HageneStopping Before We Go is a modern day story of a series of strangers who interact while waiting for their delayed bus.
Best Documentary ShortSongs Of Oblivion Directed By Samrat Chakrabourty A film about the life and background of dynamic artist, Dave Tourje, who was influenced by the energetic L.A subcultures of skateboarding, surfing, gang culture, motocross and hot rods.
Best Foreign FilmAYNA Directed By Selcen YilmazogluAn introverted college student Akin's recognition and the process of finding himself in life.
Best of DirectorMakua Charley Directed By Albert J. CloutierYoung and innocent Karen Palmer visits Hawaii and is seduced by a charming local man who sometimes turns into a shark-man and might want to eat her.
Best First-time DirectorBucket Directed By Gabriel RobertsonAfter a devastating discovery at a fancy dress party, a young man contemplates suicide before an abandoned baby catches his eye and shakes him from his ill intent.
Best ScreenplayFlight Patterns Directed By Bradley TangonanA short film about leaving paradise.
Best ActressButterfly Dreams, Basheera Banu Directed By Venkat KrishnanA 9-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.
Best Hawaii FilmThe Girl from Harajuku Directed By Kelvin KinteA film about the life of Harajuku women filmed in Tokyo, Japan and Oahu.
Best Family Film Animal Cookies Directed By Matthew TempleWhen a little girl's animal cookies come to life, they are faced with a moral dilemma.
Best Experimental FilmSpineless Directed By Mary Piller
Best Animation FilmZweibettzimmer - Double Occupancy Directed By Fabian GiesslerTwo old men share a hospital room, in which the window is the only connection to the outside world and thus becomes a highly demanded resource. A parable animation by Fabian Giessler about the greed of man – an animated intimate play about the power of imagination and illusion.
Best Music VideoMoonlight Performed By Nicole McGovern A silent film made to Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven
Best Thriller FilmMontauk Directed By Vinz FellerElisabeth’s husband took his own life. His wish was to travel again to Montauk together with her – where the two got to know one another. So Elisabeth embarks on a final trip to the USA with her husband’s ashes. A journey during which she learns to gradually transform her initial rage into grief and forgiveness.
Best Television PilotMs. Vampy's Love Bites Directed By Staci Layne WilsonMs. Vampy is America's funniest, sexiest, sassiest and most high maintenance Brooklyn vampire! Her personality is as big as her hair and is often described as Betty Boop meets Marisa Tomei in My Cousin Vinny. She loves pleather and fur and wouldn’t be caught "dead" without high heels! But, there's much more to this loveable vampiress.