Florida Film Festival Announces 2018 Grand Jury and Audience Award Winners

The Florida Film Festival announced the winners of the 2018 Grand Jury and Audience Awards at the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 14th. My Indiana Muse, directed by Ric and Jen Serena, won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature, and Prison Logic, directed by Romany Malco Jr. snagged the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature. The jury awarded the prize for Best Documentary Feature to TransMilitary directed by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson; and the prize for Best Narrative Feature to Savage Youth directed by Michael Curtis Johnson.

The 27th Annual Florida Film Festival took place April 6 to 15, 2018, in Maitland and Winter Park, Florida, with Primary Sponsor Full Sail University and Primary Public Partners Orange County Government and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

SHORTS

Audience Award for Best Midnight Short – Hair Wolf – Directed by Mariama Diallo

Special Jury Award for Directing: Caroline – Directed by Celine Held and Logan George

Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short – Shahkboy – Directed by Jake Peckar

Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short – Flatbush Misdemeanors – Directed by Dan Perlman and Kevin Iso

Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short – The Tables – Directed by Jon Bunning

Audience Award for Best Short Film – Let My People Vote – Directed by Gilda Ann Brasch

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

Special Jury Award for Artistic Vision – The Last Race – Directed by Michael Dweck

Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature – My Indiana Muse – Directed by Ric and Jen Serena

Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature – TransMilitary – Directed by Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson

NARRATIVE FEATURES

Special Jury Award for Performance to Christina Parrish and Andrew Dismukes for Call Me Brother – Directed by David Howe

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature – Prison Logic – Directed by Romany Malco Jr.

Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature – Savage Youth – Directed by Michael Curtis Johnson

INTERNATIONAL

Audience Award for Best International Feature – Soufra (USA/Lebanon) – Directed by Thomas Morgan

Audience Award for Best International Short – The App (Spain) – Directed by Julián Merino

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