MANIFF2018 OFFICIAL SELECTION

Award Winners

CHIEF FILM OF THE FESTIVAL - CAN’T SAY GOODBYE

BEST MUSIC VIDEO - LOOKING BACK

BEST STUDENT FILM - LIEUTENANT AT ARMS

BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM - THE DEAD MAN SPEAKS

BEST ANIMATION - TANGUITO ARGENTINO

48 HOUR FILM CHALLENGE WINNER – BET ON IT

BEST SCORE - COVADONGA

BEST EDITING - DAMASCUS COVER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - THE ISLE

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - DAMASCUS COVER

BEST UNCOMISSIONED SCREENPLAY - HONEY BOY- By SHIA LABEOUF AND OTIS LORT

BEST SCREENPLAY - BERNARD AND HUEY- BY JULES FEIFFER

BEST ACTRESS - CATHERINE EATON – THE SOUNDING

BEST ACTOR - JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS - DAMASCUS COVER

STAFF PICK - SAC DE MERDE

BEST DIRECTOR - JAMES COTTEN – PAINTED WOMAN

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT - FORTY FIVE – THE SEARCH FOR SOUL

BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT - YOSHUA

BEST UK SHORT - SUNDAY WORSHIP

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - MAD HANNANS

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM - CAN’T SAY GOODBYE

BEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE FEATURE - DAMASCUS COVER

NARRATIVE FEATURES FILMS

Documentary Features

Narrative Short Films

Documentary Shorts

Animations, Student, Experimental and music videos

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un-COMMISSIONED Screenplays

ORSON WELLS' ASHES

BY DEBRA KNOX | USA

Charlie and Susan a couple of Hollywood wannabes drive down Sunset Boulevard with Orson Wells Ashes in the trunk and discover what it means to not give up on themselves and their dreams.

SEVEN ACRES

BY PAUL MILEY | UK

Set in 1950's England telling the inspirational true story about a Lancashire Children's Holiday Home.

HONEY BOY

BY SHAI LABEOUF AND OTIS LORT | USA

A child actor and his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father attempt to mend their contentious relationship over the course of a decade.

GUITAR 27

BY AXEL PLATINI | SWITZERLAND

The famous '27' club meet in Satan's hell bar for a contest to play for their place back on earth or alternatively heaven and the unknown.