Tyler MacIntyre’s internet-age slasher TRAGEDY GIRLS slashed its way to the top of the 2017 Brooklyn Horror Film Fest, winning the top awards including Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Actress for Brianna Hildebrand and Alexandra Shipp.
Twenty feature films and seventeen short films were in competition, with Best Short going to Robin Comisar’s GREAT CHOICE.
The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will haunt the borough once again in October 2018.
Best Picture: TRAGEDY GIRLS, dir. Tyler MacIntyre
Director: José Pedro Lopes, THE FOREST OF LOST SOULS
Score: Julien Mineau, GAME OF DEATH
Actress: Brianna Hildebrand & Alexandra Shipp, TRAGEDY GIRLS
Actor: Steven Yuen, MAYHEM
Screenplay: Chris Lee Hill, Tyler MacIntyre, Justin Olson, TRAGEDY GIRLS
Cinematography: Konstantinos Koutsoliotas, THE BOOK OF BIRDIE
Editing: Tom Sainty, FASHIONISTA
Effects: Blood Brothers and Rémy Couture, GAME OF DEATH
Audience Award: 1974, dir. by Victor Dryere
Best Short: GREAT CHOICE, dir. Robin Comisar
Best Director: Matt Mercer, FEEDING TIME
Best Actor: Morgan Spector, GREAT CHOICE
Best Actress: Mishka Balilty, INK
Best Cinematography: Ellie Smolkin, AMY
Best Editing: Alfonso Garcia, iMEDIUM
Best Effects: Aislan, A MOTHER OF MONSTERS
Best Score: Steve Moore, FEEDING TIME
Most Spectacular Location: BESTIA, dir. Gigi Saul Guerrero
Special Jury Award: EARWORM, dir. Tara Price