2016 Fantastic Cinema

FANTASTIC CINEMA GRAND JURY FILM AWARDS

FEATURE FILM COMPETITION

Best Feature Film: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
Director: Nicolas Pesce

Best Director: Nicolas Pesce
Film: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

Best Screenplay: Nicolas Pesce
Film: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

Best Cinematography: Zach Kuperstein
Film: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

Best Editing Nicolas Pesce
Film: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER

Feature Film Jury:  Chris Alexander, Justin Beahm, and Eric England

SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Best Short Film: THE SMILING MAN
Director:  A.J. Briones
*This award includes a distribution deal courtesy Crypt TV, a Premiere Sponsor of Fantastic Cinema & Craft Beer Festival.

Honorable Mention Best Short Film: THE HEAT
Director: Bartosz Kruhlik

Best Director: Spencer Parsons
Film: BITE RADIUS

Best Screenplay:  Sacha Feiner

Film: LAST DOOR SOUTH

Best Cinematography: Gabe Mayhan
Film: CURED

Best Editing: Julie Lena
Film: BIONIC GIRL

Short Film Jury: Jarrod Paul Beck, Josh Millican (Crypt TV),  Luchagore Productions (Luke Bramley, Gigi Saul Guerrero, and Raynor Shima)

FANTASTIC CINEMA SPECIAL AWARDS

Fantastic Cinema Emerging Filmmakers Award: LUCHAGORE PRODUCTIONS

Fantastic Cinema Blood, Sweat, & Tears Award (Feature):  IN THE DARK
Director: David Spaltro

Fantastic Cinema Blood, Sweat, & Tears Award (Short): TWELVE TRADITIONS
Director: Jonathan Cuartas

AUDIENCE AWARD PRESENTED BY SUMOTEXT

 

Best Feature Film: SOMNIO
Director: Travis Milloy

Favorite Craft Beer Festival Brewery: STONE’S THROW BREWING

 

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN AWARD PRESENTED BY CRANFORD CO.

 

SHORT FILM POSTER DESIGN WINNER

Auld Lang Syne
Design by: Michael Parkin

FEATURE FILM POSTER DESIGN WINNER

Female Werewolf
Painting by Nick Percival
Designed by Marc Schoenbach

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - FEATURE FILMS

  • THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK
  • ARROWHEAD
  • BUNNY THE KILLER THING
  • THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
  • FEMALE WEREWOLF
  • THE FITS
  • DARK EXORCISM (AKA "...IN THE DARK")
  • KILLER RACK
  • LAKE NOWHERE
  • LOST CONQUEST
  • MAFIA: SURVIVAL GAME
  • PRISONER X
  • SOMNIO

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - SHORT FILMS

  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Avant
  • Awakenings
  • Bees
  • Bionic Girl
  • Bite Radius
  • Black Moon
  • Brew Love
  • Chomp
  • Clones
  • Count
  • Cured
  • Director's Cut
  • Gotham Knights: Enter The Red Hood
  • Graveyard Girl
  • The Heat
  • Henchmen
  • How Deep Can I Go?
  • Howl of a Good Time
  • Knock Knock
  • Last Door South
  • Little Brother
  • The Looking Planet
  • Madre De Dios (Mother of God)
  • Mr. Dentonn
  • Mr. Man
  • Night of the Slasher
  • An Ode to Angeline
  • Origin
  • The Pallor
  • Perfect Machine
  • Pillow Fright
  • reStart
  • Robbie the Rabbit
  • The Silent
  • The Smiling Man
  • Stained
  • Theoria
  • Totally Awesome Viking Power
  • The Town Where Nobody Lives
  • Twas the Night of the Krampus
  • Twelve Traditions
  • Vampire-Killing Prostitute
  • Waterdrop
  • The Whisperers