Winter Film Awards International Film Festival awards 14 movies with leading honors, consisting of ASL drama, Nepali scary and Pat Morita documentary.
- (1888 PressRelease) October 12, 2021 – Winter Film Awards showcases movies from emerging filmmakers from worldwide in all categories, with an unique focus on highlighting the work of females and under-represented filmmakers.
Winter Season Film Awards International Film Festival (WFA-IFF) liquidated the amazing 10 th anniversary Festival with a glittering red carpet gala Awards Ceremony on October 2 2021 at New York City’s gorgeous Club230 FIFTH (230 Fifth Avenue). The Festival’s 2021 lineup consisted of 91 impressive movies, a varied mix of 13 Animated movies, 15 Documentaries, 6 Feature stories, 16 Horror movies, 10 Music Videos, 22 Narrative shorts and 5 Web series; flmmakers originated from 28 nations; half of the movies were produced by females, 53%were produced by or about individuals of color.
Fourteen impressive movies took house leading honors at the occasion.
Finest Picture: Since August
Directed By Diana Zuros (United States), Starring Sabina Akhmedova and Antoinette Abbamonte
A young recuperating addict faces her devils by befriending the grief-stricken deaf mom she inexplicably spies on, however rather creates a much deeper relationship than she ever expected – one built on the shared injury of the ladies’s pasts. Told in ASL and shot on a DSLR electronic camera, Since August is a distinctively intimate story of recovery and redemption that attests to the power of visual storytelling. The movie showcases a varied cast and team of worldwide ladies with the representation of a deaf starlet in the function of Vedette.
The movie is informed in ASL with English subtitles; there is no spoken discussion in it. All of the deaf characters in the movie are depicted by deaf stars and the movie is made by ladies and has to do with ladies.
BEST NYC FILM: Mister Sister, directed by Mars Roberge (Canada)
FINEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: More Than Miyagi, directed by Kevin Derek (United States)
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT: High Flying Jade, directed by Katherine Sweetman (Vietnam)
FINEST HORROR FEATURE FILM: The Puppet, directed by Veemsen Lama (Nepal)
BEST HORROR SHORT FILM: Koreatown Ghost Story, directed by Minsun Park & Teddy Tenenbaum (United States)
BEST DIRECTOR: Kintsugi, directed by Nadja Bobyleva & Konstantin Schraps (Germany)
BEST ANIMATED FILM: Röckët Stähr’s Death of a Rockstar, directed by Röckët Stähr (United States)
BEST SHORT FILM: Cuckoo!, directed by Jörgen Scholtens (Netherlands)
BEST WEB SERIES: Big Girl, directed by Alyssa Cartee (United States)
BEST MUSIC VIDEO: Pemmican, directed by Kelzang Ravach (France)
BEST STUDENT FILM: Musician, directed by Mohsen Mehri Darouei (Iran)
FINEST ACTOR: Búi Dam, Stay, directed by Maria Winther Olsen (Faroe Islands)
FINEST ACTRESS: Vishka Asayesh, The Badger, directed by Kazem Mollaie (Iran)
INDIEPIX VISION AWARD
The IndiePix Vision Award is a distinct circulation deal from IndiePix Films, consisting of however not restricted to DVD release, Virtual Cinema exhibit, and Digital positioning on the IndiePix Unlimited Amazon Prime Video Channel. Movies are chosen by NYC-based supplier and long time Winter Film Awards sponsor IndiePix Films, whose extremely curated collection consists of acclaimed movies from around the globe and freshly found movie skills.
Considering that August, directed by Diana Zuros (United States)
The Badger, directed by Kazem Mollaie (Iran)
The Puppet, directed by Veemsen Lama (Nepal)
Jesus Kid, directed by Aly Muritiba (Brazil)
I’m An Electric Lampshade, directed by John Clayton Doyle (United States)
CUSTOMER OF THE CINEMA AWARD
Heather Buckley, movie manufacturer, author, historian and devoted preservationist got the Winter Film Awards 2021 PATRON OF THE CINEMA AWARD at Awards Ceremony as part of Winter Film Awards 10 th Annual International Film Festival.
The WFA Board of Directors is pleased to honor Heather Buckley for her work.
ABOUT WINTER FILM AWARDS
Winter Season Film Awards is an all-volunteer, minority and women-owned signed up 501( c) 3 non-profit company established in 2011 in New York City by a group of filmmakers and lovers. This program is moneyed, in part, by a grant from the NYC & Company Foundation and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the City Council. WFA-IFF’s objective is to promote variety, bridge the chance divide and supply a platform for under-represented artists and a range of categories, perspectives and techniques. Our company believe that just by seeing others ‘ stories can we comprehend each other and just by means of an open door can the underrepresented artist get in the space.
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