GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES – BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE: JISEUL (Korea, Dir: O Muel)GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES – BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE: JISEUL (Korea, Dir: O Muel)

The Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) announced the official nominees of the 2013 Grand Jury Awards. The Awards will be presented during GIFF’s Award Ceremonies. These films were were chosen as finalists from amongst nearly three hundred submissions from over 30 countries worldwide.

GIFF 2013 GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES:

GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES – BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE:

BREAKAWAY (ALAGWA) (Philippines, Dir: Ian Lorenos)
GIRL SHAPED LOVE DRUG (United Kingdom, Dir: Simon Powell)
JISEUL (Korea, Dir: O Muel)

GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES – BEST NARRATIVE SHORT:

HSU JI BEHIND THE SCREEN (France, Dir: Thomas Rio)
HATCH (Austria, Dir: Christoph Kuschnig)
MO IKKAI (Japan, Dir: Atsuko Hirayanagi)

GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES – BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

A2-B-C (Japan, Dir: Ian Thomas Ash)
CROCODILE IN THE YANGTZE (China, Dir: Porter Erisman)
THE ILLNESS AND THE ODYSSEY (Guam, US, Dir: Berry Minot)

GRAND JURY AWARD NOMINEES – BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT:

STRAIGHT WITH YOU (Netherlands, Dir: Daan Bol)
BRAINERD (US, Dirs: Josiah Bultema and Kyle Gilbertson)
CAVEDIGGER (US, Dir: Jeffrey Karoff)

BEST MADE IN THE MARIANAS:

THE ILLNESS AND THE ODYSSEY (Guam, US, Dir: Berry Minot)
LIVING ALONG THE FENCELINE (Guam, US, Brazil, Japan, Philippines, Dir: Lina Hoshino)
PIZZA BOY (Guam, Dir: Niel Romero and Justin Baldovino)
FICTION (Guam, Dir: James Davis)
IN YOUR HEAD (Japan, Dir: Kevin Foster and Steven LeFever)

ACHIEVEMENT IN ACTING:

JERICHO ROSALES (Breakaway)
JEONG-MIN HWANG (She)
SACHA DHAWAN (Girl Shaped Love Drug)
YUNEE KIM (Fiction)

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