Tuesday, November 18, 2014

AFI Fest 2014 Awards and Recap

Here are all the 2014 AFI Fest award winners:

  • New Auteurs Critics’ Award: Self Made
  • VIZIO Visionary Special Jury Award: The Tribe
  • Special Jury Mention for Cinematography: Violet
  • Grand Jury Award for Live Action Short: Buffalo Juggalos
  • Grand Jury Award for Animated Short: Yearbook
  • Special Jury Mention for Collection: David O’Reilly for Children’s Songs
  • Special Jury Mention for Breakthrough Filmmaker: Joe Callander – Gary Has An Aids Scare
  • Special Jury Mention for Vision: Kevin Jerome Everson – Sound That
  • Special Jury Mention for Outstanding Achievement in Direction: Morgan Knibbe – Shipwreck
  • World Cinema Audience Award: Red Army
  • New Auteurs Audience Award: Güeros
  • American Independents Audience Award: 10,000 Km
  • Breakthrough Audience Award: The Midnight Swim

Also, there was some cool events such as the Sophia Loren tribute and we are in the process of posting reviews from the festival - we've already reviewed the Dardenne Brothers'Two Days, One Night, Quentin Dupieux's Reality and Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman, which is already playing in theaters in limited release. 

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