Through the amazing support of our industry related sponsors, Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema proudly offers award winners unique distribution opportunities and other prizes.

2017 Prizes are Sponsored by:

Videomaker, Genera, IndiePix Films, WriterDuet, Soundview Media Partners, and InkTip

 

The KGFC IndiePix Visionary Award

This Award, chosen solely by the festival directors and programmers, is presented to 6 films from ‘Best in Category’ and awards filmmakers an opt-in opportunity for distribution with IndiePix Films.

Best in Category Award

Awarded by Jury to the best film in competition in each category: Feature Narrative, Feature Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Documentary and Animation/Experimental

Best Cinematography

Awarded by Jury to the best Cinematography across all films in competition.

Best Screenplay

Awarded by Jury to the best Screenplay across all films in competition.

Best Picture Editing

Awarded by Jury to the best Editing across all films in competition.

Best Sound Editing

Awarded by Jury to the best Sound Editing across all films in competition.

Best Makeup & FX

Awarded by Jury to the best Makeup & FX across all films in competition.

Best Directing Award

Awarded by Jury to the best Director across all films in competition.

Best Acting Awards

Awarded by Jury to the best Actor and Actress across all films in competition.

Best Supporting Acting Awards

Awarded by Jury to the best Supporting Actor and Actress across all films in competition.

Audience Award

Awarded by audience members to most popular Feature film and Short film, of any genre, in competition.

2017 JUDGES

Rodney Ferrer

– Writer, Director, Producer – City of Mercy

Marlene Forte

– Actor – Fear the Walking Dead, Real Women Have Curves

Sam Adelman

– Editor – Desperately Seeking Susan, Donnie Brasco

Nicole Tsien

– Associate Producer at POV

Tassos Rigopoulos

– Professor at New York Film Academy & Borough of Manhattan Community College

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