Please join us in congratulating the winners of this year's jury awards.

 

2018 CUFF Jury Awards

 

​​Refinery29 Award for Best Film​ 

Refuge

Writer/Director: Federico Spiazzi

Co-Writer: Fernanda Frotté

Producer: Fedrica Belletti

 

​​​​Vimeo Award for Best Director​

Saim Sadiq for

Nice Talking to You

 

The ​Adrienne Shelly Foundation Award for Best Female Director 

Thais Drassinower for

Baby

 

SimonSays Entertainment Award for Innovative Filmmaking​ 

Curandera

Writer/Director: Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann

 

Big Sky Edit Visionary Film Award

Our Albertinia

Writer/Director: Chantel Clark

Producer: Morgan Ackley

 

Gi-Gadgets Technology Award

Horizon

Writer/Director: Nic Yulo

Producer: Mahak Jiwani

 

Best Producer Awards

Morgan Ackley for

Our Albertinia

 

Joseph Capotorto for 

Nice Talking To You

 

Best Producer Honorable Mention

Alexandria Ashley for

The Bee

 

​Richard Brick Award for Special Distinction in Line Producing 

Daniel Raiffe for

Kanari

 

Richard Haber Award for Comedy

Nice Talking To You

Writer/Director: Saim Sadiq

Writer/Producer: Joseph Capotorto

 

​​Alex Sichel Fellowship

Gina Hackett

 

Milos Forman Directing Fellowships

Nathalie Alvarez Mesen

Mariana Saffon

 

The Michael Hausman/FilmHaus Foundation Award

Taylor Mendonca

 

Arthur Krim Memorial Awards

Lauren Lopez de Victoria

Kristy Richman

 

IFP AUDIENCE AWARDS

 

Program A

Talent Night at Auschwitz: Bunk Five

Writer/Director Max Rifkind-Barron

Producer Alex Peace

 

Program B

Kanari

Writer/Director Erlendur Sveinsson

Co-Writer Connor Simpson

Producer Daniel Raiffe

 

Program C

Everything's Fine: A Panic Attack in D Major

Writer/Director Zack Morrison

Producer Taylor Ortega

 

Program D

Saturno 

Director Bianca Catbagan

Writer Chantel Clark

Producer Jabari McDonald

 

Program E

Nice Talking to You

Writer/Director Saim Sadiq

Writer/Producer Joseph Capotorto

 

Program F

God Never Dies (Dios Nunca Muere)

Writer/Director Barbara Cigarroa 

Producer Julie O’Leary

 

Program G

Rust in Peace

Writer/Director Will Welles

Producer Ilan Amouyal