Congrats to the 2017 Award Winners Phoenix Film Festival

Congrats to the 2017 Award Winners


Best Arizona Short – One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts

 Best Animated Short – Pearl
 Best College Short – Jewish Blind Date
 Best Live Action Short – The Babysitter Murders
 Best Documentary Short – Happy (the short)
 Best World Cinema Short – Friday Night
 Best Latino American Directed Short – Written Off
 Best African American Directed Short – Ori Inu: In Search of Self
 Best Native American Directed Short – Legacy

 Best Sci-Fi Short – Real Artists
 Best Sci-Fi Feature – The Open
 Best Horror Short – Wandering Soul> Best Horror Feature – The Night Watchmen

 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year – Ryan Thomas Andersen
 Volunteer of the Year – Randy Robinson

 Best World Cinema Director – Yaniv Berman for Land of the Little People
 Best World Cinema Feature – Land of the Little People
 Best World Cinema Documentary – The Islands and the Whales
 World Cinema Audience Award – Fairy Tales for Emma

 Sydney J Shapiro Humanitarian Award – Happy (the feature)

 Best Arizona Feature – IMperfect
 Best Ensemble – Brave New Jersey
 Best Screenplay – Julian Fort for The Midnighters
 Best Director – Jody Lambert for Brave New Jersey
 Best Documentary – The Long Way Back: The Story of Todd Z-Man Zalkins
 Best Picture – Brave New Jersey
 Audience Award – Fallen