We are proud and grateful for the hundreds of fantastic submissions we had in our debut year. It was extremely hard to reach the final selection and even tougher to pick the winners, that fulfill our quest for meaningful and artistic Cinema. In Total, our competitive official selection, featured 65 titles from 19 Countries! Such a diversified mosaic allowed us to bring in several creative and memorable approaches to Cinematic story-telling.

The 2018 Winners:

Best Movie: Survival of the Film Freaks

Best Documentary: Survival of the Film Freaks
Best Horror & Supernatural: Close Calls
Best Indie: The Astronot
Best Surreal & Avantgarde: The God Inside My Ear

Best Animation Short: Substratae
Best Dark Comedy Short: Mousse
Best Documentary Short: Nobody Dies Here
Best Horror & Supernatural Short: She Came from the Woods
Best Indie Short: 08 June ’76
Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short: I, Loneliness Gadget
Best Surreal & Avantgarde Short: Kissy Cousins Monster Babies
Best Thriller & Film Noir Short: The Peculiar Abilities of Mr. Mahler

Best Actor: Lane Garrison (Goldblooded)
Best Actress: Janice Fisher (Tender Vow)
Best Director: The Bloomquist Borthers (She Came from the Woods)
Best Supporting Actor: Rafael Siegel (Goldblooded)
Best Supporting Actress: Marienette Dahlin (Mousse)
Best Cinematography: Juanma Postigo (Matryoshka)
Best Editing: Francois Driessen (Masters of Resonance)
Best Original Score: Haim Mazar (She Came from the Woods)
Best Special & Visual Effects: Jose Ojeda (Matryoshka)
Best Sound Design: Joseph Estrade/ Joe Badon (The God Inside My Ear)

Best Trailer: Goldblooded
Best Music Video: Be My Rebel