BIFF 2017 Winners

For IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Boston International Film Festival

April 26, 2017

Contact: Michelle Black

info@bifilmfestival.com 

The Boston Int’l Film Festival is proud to announce the winners for this year's (2017) Screenplay to Productions Contest.

THE ADVENTURE OF ARTURO  By Jose Leyva

THE LOOK INSIDE  By Joseph Manson

We were very pleased by the large quantity of submissions, and we were impressed by their quality. It was a difficult selection process, and we would like to thank all the screenwriters, who submitted their work to our competition.  We are glad to provide a platform where screenwriters can achieve their dreams of seeing their work reaching production. We wish good luck to the winning writers and to thank them for participating in this exciting program.

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BIFF 2017 Awards Winners

Congratulations to all of the filmmakers who participated in the

15th Annual Boston International Film Festival. We gathered

filmmakers from around the world, who offered both global and

local messages, and we celebrated them for their outstanding

achievements. Here are the winners for this year’s festival. For anymore information, please contact us at info@biflimfestival.com. We wish all the filmmakers the best of luck in their future endeavors.

FEATURE FILM AWARDS

Indie Spirit Best Picture Award

Frank D’Angelo for

“RED MAPPLE LEAF”

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Indie Spirit Best Story Line Award

Bui Kim Quy and Luong Dinh Dung for "FATHER AND SON"

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Indie Spirit Best Director Award

Alyn Darnay for “BOYFRIEND KILLER”

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Indie Spirit Best Actress Award

Khabonina Qubeka for “DORA’S PEACE”

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Indie Spirit Best Actor Award

Imri Biton for “A NEW SPIRIT”

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Indie Spirit Best Cinematography Award

Boubkar Benzabat for “A NEW SPIRIT”

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Indie Spirit Special Recognition Award

Rajesh Pednekar for “K SERA SERA”

Kosta Kalarytis for “DORA’S PEACE”

Danny Hiller for “ OUT OF INNOCENCE”

Josh Gerritsen for “ISLAND ZERO”

Amy Jo Johnson “THE SPACE BETWEEN”

 

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SHORT FILM AWARDS

Indie Soul Best Picture Award

Max Chicco for “A BIG LOVE”

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Indie Soul Best Story Line Award

Fredric Lehne for “SHY GUYS”

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Indie Soul Best Cinematography Award

Jonatan Sundstrom for “MIGHT”

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Indie Soul Best Actress Award

Ava Fratus “SNOWFLAKE”

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Indie Soul Best Director Award

Raouf Zaki for “FIREFLIES”

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Indie Soul Special Recognition Award

Luke Harris for “THE HEIST”

Justin Malone for “THE BUS STOP”

Yutang Wang “CHOICE IN QUANTUM”

 

DOCUMENTARY AWARDS 

Indie Spec Best Documentary Award

Susie Rivo for “LEFT ON PEARL”

 

Indie Spec Best Cinematography Award

Tian Wen for “THE BEAUTIFUL YA’ANN”

 

Indie Spec Best Content Award

Yale Strom for American Socialist: THE LIFE & TIMES OF EUGENE DEBS”

 

Indie Spec Special Recognition Award

Kunle Ekunkonye for “COMMUNITY DOCTORS”

  

ANIMATION AWARD

Best Science Fiction Theme Award

Emil Sallinen for “MIGHT”

 

EXPERIMENTAL FILM AWARDS

Best Experimental Picture Award

Tian Wen for “THE BEAUTIFUL YA’ANN

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