New york independent cinema awards

Winners of New York Independent Cinema Awards were announced today by the members of jury and the programmers of the festival. The artistic director of the festival spoke briefly about the great talents involved in the latest edition as official selections. It is our pleasure at the New York Arts & Cinema magazine to announce the winners of the latest monthly edition of the festival.

Best Narrative Feature:

The Land

Director: Ingvar Kenne

Best U.S. Narrative Feature:


Director: Daryl Denner

Best U.S. Narrative Short:

The Wasteland

Director: Yuchi Tian

Best International Narrative Short:

Christmas and Bitters

Director: Kristian Solin

Best Feature Documentary:


Director: Mike Keenan

Best International Short Documentary:

In Pursuit Of Light

Director: Amit Rai

Best U.S. Short Documentary

Fear and Desire: The life and death of Richard Hofmann

Director : David Ambrose

Best Script:

The Short Film Club

Writers: Darren Stokes, Matthew Bancroft

Best Animation & Best Director:


Directors: Raúl Koler, Emiliano Sette

Best Producers:

The Land

Producers: Ingvar Kenne, Steve Rodgers, Cameron Stewart

Best Cinematography & Best Edit:

The Wasteland

DOP: Ilya Chegodar

Editor: Evabuko

Best Actress & Best Female Director:

Night Rain


Best Actor:

Jonathan Weirich for Unspoken

Best Composer:

Tim Janssens for Christian Moullec: Flying with Birds

Best Comedy:


Director: Harold Eric

Best Experimental:

Into The New World

Director: Jieun Lee

Best Science Fiction:

The Adventures of the Gray Hat Hacker

Director: Beau Garner

Best Horror:

The Rage

Director: Steven DeRock

Best Music Video:

Laroie - Can't Let Go

Director: MAÏLIS

Best Trailer:

Street Wanderer

Directors: Silvia Le Brun and Omar Hechtenkopf

Best Student Film: A Call Above the Clouds Director: Leeni Linna

Best Unproduced Screenplay:

Put a Price on Emotion


Best Series:

Big Time

Director: Rob Margolies

Honorable Mention Series:

My Life as a Doormat

Director: Anthony Robert Grasso