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Our festival is over! It was a unique experience for the organizers and the jury - we met excellent filmmakers and watched 200 works from 45 countries. The choice was really difficult because there were a lot of quality works, but now it's time to announce the winners:

Best Short Film - Grand prix: “Moon Drops”, Israel
Best Short Film - Drama: “Away”, USA
Best Short Film - Comedy: “The Wrong Guy”, Norway
Best Short Film - Animation: “Shaka - INkhosi YamaKhosi”, South Africa
Best Short Film - Experimental / Arthouse: “Hand Drawn”, UK
Best Short Film - Sci-fi and fantasy: “Tangle”, Turkey

Best Documentary film: “The Mighty Fist”, South Africa
Best Screenplay (filmed): “The Man Who Wouldn't Cry”, Sweden
People’s choice award: “Halo”, Bulgaria
Best Music Video: “Flux”, UK
Best Advertising video: “Starts at the iris”, Spain
Special Prize (LOL): “Fat Camp”, Canada
Organizer award - Best Visual Effects: “Kiwi's Dream”, UK

Best Director: Manos Triantafillakis, “Just Like Water”, Greece
Best Cinematographer: Grant MacAllister, “The Passenger”, Austria
Best Actress: Jessi May Stevenson, “Isn’t that just my life”, USA
Best Actor: Joel Junior, “Strangers”, USA
Best Screenplay (script): Kevin Machate, “Gloomy Sunday”, USA

Congratulations! And thanks to all for your participation! Please let the fire of creativity burn inside of you and see you at the next festival, which we will announce soon!

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