Aphrodite

Film Awards

Official Selection 2018

Feature Films September 2018

 

 

Best Fiction Feature Film:

Single Palm Tree (2018) – Puthiyavan Rasiash – United Kingdom
Rosalie (2018) – Moussa Djigo – Canada
Devil (Maupassant’s Le Diable) (2018) – Kshitij Sharma – India
Loners (2018) – Mario Di Leonardo – Netherlands
Ramekin (20018) – Cody Clarke – United States

 

Best Documentary Feature

As We Dig (2016) – Güldem Durmaz – Belgium
How The West Was Once (2018) – Dave Johnson – United States
Set In The West: The Genesis of L.A. Hip Hop (2016) – Wolfgang Amaduez – United States

 

Shorts Films

 

 

Best Ficction Short Film:

Back in Bangkok (2018) – Byron Bishop – Thailand
Compromise (2018) – Luca Pappalardo – Italy
Mother’s Day (2018) – Greg Powel – Australia
Next time! (2018) – Thomas Deshays – France
THE GIRL IN A RED JACKET (2018) – JASON OSAYAMEN – United Kingdom
The Dove Never Breaks Its Promise (2018) – Tengku Adrian Ismail – Malaysia
Like Glass (2018) – Adam Spinks – United Kingdom
SIKLUS (2018) – Louis Minnaar – South Africa
Black Coffee (2018) – Jason Perez – United States
Ma Terre (2016) RUÉ MICHAËL – Suiza
TÚ ERES TÚ (2016) – Carmen Gómez Peralta – Spain
Desenlace(2018) – Alfredo Torres Prieto- Spain

Best Documentary Short Film:

My Name Was January (2018) – Elina Gress & Lenee Son – Canada
Yayu and The Wimborne Folk Festiva (2018) – Ian F. Hunt – United Kingdom

 

Best Animation Short Film:

Palomitas (2017) – Sergi Vizcaino Calero – Spain
Meeting MacGuffin (2017) – Catya Plate – United States

 

Best Experimental Short Film:

Franciszka (2018) – Elias Djemil – Canada
Wanting (2018) – Robin Gee – United States
DUELOS (BEREAVEMENT) 2016 – Yolanda Román – Spain
The Opened Field (2018) – Helmie Stil – United Kingdom
End of Work (2018) – Johannes Horak – Germany
Amaranthine (2018) – Chephrena Mbouombouo – United States

 

Best Under 5 Minute Short Film:

Session no. 78 (2018) – Bridget O’Driscoll – France
I have a dream (2017) – Zhiwei Ou – United Kingdom
Chronique (2017) – INGRID DONNADIEU – France

 

Best Music Video:

How can I tell you (2018) – Barbara Creutz – France
Fluid Funk (2018) – Johannes Horak – Germany
BEING, India Czajkowska & Kuba Lasocki (2017) – India Czajkowska – Poland
Extreme (Album Borderline) – (2017) India Czajkowska – Poland

 


 

Feature Films August 2018

 

 

Best Fiction Feature Film:

She, The Sergeant Matacho (2015) – William Gonzalez – Colombia
Path of Egress (2018) – Vincent Baran – United States
Resentment (2019) – Natalia Saufert – Republic of Moldova
WAITING ROOM (2018) – ALEXANDER LEONTARITIS – Cyprus
Call for Fire (2018) – Sean Kinney – United States
Love Possibly (2018) – Michael Boccalini, Che Grant – United Kingdom

Best Documentary Feature:

Man In Camo (2017) – Ethan Minsker – United States
Journey to Hope (2018) – Anita Kruse – United States
NO, UN CUENTO FLAMENCO (2016) – JOSÉ LUIS TIRADO – Spain

 

Shorts Films  August 2018

 

 

Best Ficction Short Film:

Blood of Jerusalem (2018) – Jonathan Zsofi – Israel
Elroy’s Birthday (2018) – Ravin Vythelingum – United Kingdom
The Code (2018) – Patrick Ryder – United Kingdom
The Shroud (2018) – Marie Vandelannoote – France
The Spy Who Scratched Me (2018) – Melissa Skirboll – United States
Room 32 (2018) – Emmy Winner & Victoria Larimore – United States
GAB (2018) – Gazanfer Biricik – France
Kissy Cousins Monster Babies and Morphing Elvis (The Short) (2018) – Wayne Keeley – United States
Terrain Vague (2017) – Latifa Said- France
Elefantes (2018) – Javier Kafie- El Salvador

 

Best Trailer & Commercial:

MMA – Never Surrender (2018) – Gerald J. Godbout III – United States
XIAOMI- SPACE (2018) – Joel Cartier – Filming in China
Mehr Moor, Mehr Leben (2017) – Florian Reittner – Austria

 

Best Documentary Short Film:

Warpath – The Road to States (2018) – Clark Vandergrift – United States
Running (2017) – Lorena de Miranda & Marques Marques- Spain

 

Best Animation Short :

Mysterical Planet (2018) – Matt Bissett-Johnson – Australia
UP IN THE SKY (2017) – SAMI NATSHEH & ARLY JONES – Spain

 

Best Experimental Short:

Palindrome (2018) – David Ronner – Germany
LOVE (2018) – Joel Cartier – Filming in Indonesia
Vertiginous Times (2018) – Johannes Horak – Germany
Madre Santa Puta (2018) – Jose Luis Tirado – Spain

 

Best Under 5 Minute Short Film:

Nudie Moonies (2018) – Claire Coe & Alastair Craig – Australia
Pea Pod (2018) – Rosser Goodman – United States

 

Best Director Student:

AMARANTHINE (2018) – Chephrena Mbouombouo – United States
Time-Lapse (2018) – Sankalp Gora – India

 

Best First Time Filmmaker:

Black Coffee (2018) – Jason Perez – United States
Famous Little Girls (2018) – Luciana Caplan & Sophano Van – United States

 

 

 

Feature films July 2018

 

 

Best Fiction Feature Film:

Top Models are Deadly (2018) – Larry Moore – United States
Afreen (2018) – Aashish Chanana – Canada
If I Could Run (2018) – Shawn Welling – United States
Beside me (2017) – Tedy Necula – Romania
Lost In Apocalypse (2018) – Sky Wang – China

Best Documentary Feature:

Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA War on Musicians and Activists (2018) – John L Potash – United States
Bufo Alvarius – The Underground Secret (2017) – Filip Zaruba – Czech Republic
You Racist, Sexist, Bigot. (2017) – Pita Juarez & Matty Steinkamp – United States
A Piece of Germany (2018) – Ela Elisabeth Beken – Germany

Best Animation Feature:

Touttay (Parrots) (2018) – Shashank Shekar Singh – India

 

Short films July 2018

 

 

Best Ficction Short Film:

Conversation With A Cigarette (2014) – Russell Brown – United States
Good Business Sense (2017) – Emmett Loverde – United States
Crabgirl (2017) – Sergiy Pudich – Ukraine
Complicity (2017) – Anjani Pandey – United States
Adult’s Agony (2017) – Malaysia – Malaysia
Deception (2018) – Ruhina Nasir – Pakistan
Inked (2018) – Kyra Gardner – United States
Poorly Executed (2017) – GianCarlo Fernandez – United States
Hunger (2018) – CJ Barnes – Australia
Living (2017) – Marcellus Cox – United States
The Lottery (2018) – Robert Butler – United States
Tin Can (2018) – Pat Battistini – United States
The Serpent in the Apple (2018) – Nathan Luttrull – United States
Black Spirit (2018) – Chakib Taleb-Bendiab – Tunisia
Cecile (2018) – Alexsa Tolentino – United States
After Ashes (2018) – Jesse McAnally – United States
Help Wanted (2018) – Mac Estelle (Michael Madden) – United States
Words Left Unsaid (2018) – Jonathan Marshall Thompson – United States
Big Booom (2016) – Marat Narimanov (Animation) – Russian Federation
Infinite (2017) – Marco D Cruz – United Kingdom

 

Best Animation Short:

Expend (2018) – Bismark Fernandes – United States
The Balking Dead (2018) – John Maslowski – United States

 

Best Experimental Short:

A P E X (2018) – Stuart T Birchall – United Kingdom
Fail Deadly (2017) – Andrew Pelosi – Australia
The Projection (2018) – Oleksandr Herasymenko – Ukraine

 

Best Music Video:

Driving Spirit (2018) – James William – United States
ONLY WANNA PARTY 2016 (2015) – Brian Kohne – United States
STRANGER THINGS HAVE HAPPENED (2018) – Ana Maria Seoane – Spain
Long time (2018) – Cassandre Émanuel – Canada
Beyond the angle of horror (2016) – Joan Tomás – Spain