2018 Festival Winners:

Best of "Student Shorts": Daddy, Directed by John Gallen

Best of "LGBT" Category: The Lavender Scare, Directed by Josh Howard

Best "Documentary": Don't Be Nice, Directed by Max Powers

Best "Narrative Short": Angel of Anywhere, Directed by James Kicklighter

Best "Narrative Feature": Bullitt County, Directed by David McCracken

Best of "Southern" Category: The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey, Directed by Steve Bransford & Cooper Sanchez

Best of "Music" Category: Death Metal Grandma, Directed by Leah Galant

The Melvyn Douglass "Best in Show" Award Winner: The Best of All Worlds, Directed by Adrian Goiginnger

 

Fulldome Winners:

Best Immersive Experience: Kyma: Power of Waves, by The California Academy of Sciences

Best Educational Film: Expedition Reef, by The California Academy of Sciences

Best Artistic Film: Liminality, by Janire Najera & Matt Wright

Best Student Film: Nachtmahr, by Elia Huneburg

Best Use of Sound: Beat, by Tim Seger

Jury Choice: Intensional Particle Dome Installation, by Hiroaki Umeda

 

Audience Choice Winners: 

Documentary: Fiddlin', Directed by Julie Simone

Narrative Short: Amazing Anti-Fart Formula, Directed by Luke Pilgrim & Brad Kennedy

Narrative Feature: Bernadette, Directed by John Psathas

Virtual Reality: The Sun Ladies, Directed by Celine Tricart & Christian Stephen

Fulldome: Aurora: Lights of Wonder, directed by Kwon O Chul

 

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