May (2021)

MAY (2021)  

Best Istanbul Film Festival

WINNERS

Best Short Film

NOCTURNAL – Cédric Spozio

Best Short Documentary

Boris Blank. MАSTER-CLASS – Irina Izmailova

Best Feature Documentary

The Jewels of the Salton Sea – Steven Vitali

Best Short Horror/Crime/Thriller Film

Split – Richard Anthony Dunford

Best Short Comedy Film

Mi Piaci – Iván Guerra

Best Short Drama Film

Signals – Louis Bennies

Best Feature Drama Film

Égalité – Kida Khodr Ramadan

Best Short Animation

Butterfly & Mouse – Mira Yankova

Best Director

Touch me – Rossano B. Maniscalchi

Best Female Performance

TrainFish – Kathrin Müller – Grüss

Director Christian Ewald

Best First Time Director (Short Film)

Vanish – Arundip Chowdhury

Best First Time Director (Feature Film)

39 1/2 – Kara Herold

Best Experimental Short Film

Dreams I Recall – Vasco Ayala

Best Student Filmmaker

Heads or Tails – Jenny Elisabeth Kleine

SPECIAL WINNERS

Best Short Film

SAFAR ( Journey) – Nikhil Prakash

Best Short Documentary

Poro Forever – Gary Winstead

Best Feature Documentary

When It Ends – Achille Brice

Best Short Comedy Film

Detective And Heretic – WU MINGLANG

Best Short Drama Film

It Looks Like Rain – Biriz Aydinç Öztüzemen

Best Male Performance

PandI – Aniez Atlas, Marco Castro

Best Female Performance

Ayesha – Aishwarya Sonar

Director Shriya Rana

Best First Time Director (Short Film)

PRAESIDIUM – ALEJANDRO D LOMAS

Best First Time Director (Feature Film)

A Double Take – Richard Oretsky

Best Editor

Fragmented Interpretations – Greg W. Locke

Best Student Filmmaker

Day off – Liliya Duplinskaya

SPECIAL GOLDEN WINNERS

Best Short Film

Small World -memory of love- Yuya Yoshizaki

Best Feature Documentary

Film-Wen – Lee Chien-Cheng

SPECIAL SILVER WINNERS

Best Short Film

This Case & My Life – Ana A P Braunstein

Best Feature Documentary

Out of Chaos, an Artist’s Journey in Haiti – Pascal Giacomini