NY Independent Cinema Awards is an amazing event for indie film projects of all genres. The festival is truly independent and visionary in its approach towards the language of cinema. The programmers select film and script projects from all over the globe and forward them to jury members who vote for the best of each category. The independent voices of cinema and emerging U.S. and international talents are selected, promoted and recognized in various sections of the festival. The festival director recently announced the winners of the latest edition of the festival.
Best U.S. Narrative Feature Seven Days Dir: Corey Kupfer Best International Narrative Feature & Best Director & Best Script Defend your name Dir: Vincent Duquesne Best U.S. Documentary Feature & Best Producer DESIGNER SKIN Dirs: Kyle Niezgoda, Charlie Driscoll Best International Documentary Feature One More Step West Is the Sea: ruth weiss Dir: Thomas Antonic Honorable Mention Documentary Director: Legends of Uzbek Dance Dir: Ruslan Saliev Best U.S Documentary Short Process Dir: Christian Padron Honorable Mention Documentary: Lydia Emily's Last Mural Dir: Christoph Johannes Superstar Green Best International Documentary Short Finding Abraham Dir: Malcolm Green Best U.S. Narrative Short The Vow Dir: Charles Sweeney Best International Narrative Short Halter Ego Dir: Nikodem Rautszko Best Cinematographer DESIGNER SKIN Dirs: Kyle Niezgoda, Charlie Driscoll Best Editor Defend your name Editor: Thomas Fernandez Best Composer DESIGNER SKIN Music: Duncan Thum, Uriel Vanchestein Best Animation FOREST LEAGUE Dir: Sergio Kalili Best Actor Karel Roden For: Nightline Best Actress Ellyn Jameson For: Seven Days Best Comedy My Roommate the Jedi Dir: Byrne Owens Best Experimental ORDER & CHAOS Dir: THOMAS VANZ Best Science Fiction Las Parcas Dir: Ivan Mulero Best Horror This Is Our Home Dir: A.K. Espada Best Music Video Mitski "Working for the Knife" Dir: Zia Anger Best Trailer DESIGNER SKIN Best Student Film Silt Dir: Мария Кашлачева Best TV Series-Web-Pilot & Best Female Director My Human Experience: Episode #1 Dir: Sylvia Ray Best Youth Actor Your Silhouette Best Youth Actress And suddenly it's evening Best Independent Film Sorry, I Forgive You Dir: Xiaofeng Long Best Unproduced Screenplay Cove Writer: Thomas O'Malley