2016 Winners

2016 Winners

In 2016, we screened 42 impactful short films. On Sunday, August 28th, we announced the nominees and winners for the 2016 Global Impact Film Festival season.

2016 Global Impact Film Festival NOMINEES and OFFICIAL AWARDS

1. Global Impact Documentary Short Film:
Fastest Women in Africa: Rwanda’s First Female Cyclist
The Fence
Rainbow Day Camp
Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
Winner: Where Did You Sleep Last Night? By John Baynard*

2. Global Impact Narrative Short Film:
I for I
Last Night
Zero Hour
Winner: Last Night By Katy Lueck*

3. Best Visual Documentary Short Film:
The Forest’s Edge
The Perfect Selfie
Reach, Strive, Achieve
Square One
Winner: The Forest’s Edge By Luke Fisher*

4. Best Visual Narrative Short Film:
Echoes of the Sea
The Invisible Truth
Zero Hour
Winner: Match By Fokke Baarssen*

5. Best Short Documentary Director:
Code Therapy
High Chapparal
The Island of Tears
We’re Oyster Farmers
Winner: High Chapparal By David Freid*

6. Best Short Narrative Director:
I for I
You Deserve Tomorrow
Zero Hour
Winner: Zero Hour By Karl Huber*

7. Best Student Documentary Short Film:
Home on the Range
For My Friends in Detention
Winner: Un/Settled By Rachel Jones*

8. Best Student Narrative Short Film:
Bonded: The Musical
The Rational Thoughts of Raphael
Winner: Raghad By Hadeel Hadidi*

Congratulations to the winners and to all of the filmmakers who made it as an Official Selection this year!


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