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Check out the winners of NY Independent Cinema Awards

The winners of NY Independent Cinema Awards have been announced through the members of jury assigned to various sections of the competition on June 6th, 2021. Independent cinema and film industry has been affected by the pandemic and it is important how virtual festivals such as NY Independent Cinema Awards are continuing to recognize, promote and award indie film projects and artists from all over the globe. It is our pleasure to announce the latest winners of NY Independent Cinema Awards.

Mena Suvari and Ben Begley in Fourth Grade

Best Narrative Feature:

Fourth Grade

Director: Marcelo Galvao

Best International Narrative Feature:

The Insurer

Director: Antoine vans

Best U.S. Narrative Short:


Director: Sandu Negrea

Best International Narrative Short:


Director: Asger Krøjer Kallesøe

Best U.S. Documentary Feature:

The Race To Save The World

Director: Joe Gantz

Best U.S Documentary Short:

Fright Nights

Director: Alexander Henninger

Best International Documentary Feature:

The Blinding Sea

Director: George Tombs

Best International Documentary Short:

Fashion victims

Director: Alessandro Brasile

Best Script:


Written by: Erick Geovanny Balderas Ortiz

Best Unproduced Script:

Writer: Karl Ryan Erikson

Best Director:

Goodbye to Yesterday

Director: Chae Talley

Best Producer:


Producers: Patricia Chavez Pichardo

Erick Geovanny Balderas Ortiz

Best Cinematographer:

The Toymaker

DOP: Dylan J. Tollefson

Best Actress:

Sarah Boberg

for: Restless

Best Actor:

Andy Cohen

for: Goodbye to Yesterday

Best Composer:

The Sky Grey (Boredom) as a part of Alphabet Book on Human Conditions

Best Editor:

The Race To Save The World

Editor: David Gantz

Best Animation:

The Passerby

Director: Pieter Coudyzer

Best Comedy:

The Gone Boy

Director: Eva Eisner

Best Experimental:


Director: Songhuan Li

Best Science Fiction:


Maria Brenda, Binjal Patel- Co-director

Best Music Video:

ORNETTE - Sometimes I Feel

Director: Bettina Kee

Best Trailer:


Director: Sandu Negrea

Best Student Film:

The Toymaker

Director: John R. Caccamo

Best TV Series-Web-Pilot:

Recipes For Love - Episode 1 "Brownie Points"

Director: Danny Donnelly

Best Youth Actress:

A Better Balimore

Jael Toppin

Best Youth Actor:

An American Childhood

Elohim NycaLove

Best Female Director:


Director: Sophia Paulmier

Best Independent Film:


Director: Martin Webster

Best Unproduced Screenplay:

Black and White

Writer : Benjamin Burgess Jr.


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