2015 was another fantastic year for DIFF, with lots of variety of films to behold. I want to personally thank DIFF for having us back another year. We always have a fantastic time getting to know the crew who puts together the festival, as well as the upcoming talent showcasing their projects.
Below is a list of all the winners announced at the Dallas International Film Festival! Congrats to all the winners!
Narrative Feature Competition Grand Jury Award – Radiator, directed by Tom Browne
Narrative Feature Competition Special Jury Prize, Ensemble Acting – Echoes of War, directed by Kane Senes
Narrative Feature Competition Special Jury Prize, Cinematography – Some Beasts, directed by Cameron Nelson
Documentary Feature Competition Grand Jury Award – Barge, directed by Ben Powell
Short Film Competition Grand Jury Award – “The Chicken,” directed by Una Gunjak
Short Film Competition Special Jury Prizes – “The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul,” directed by Kitty Green; and “One Hitta Quitta,” directed by Ya’Ke Smith
Student Short Film Competition Grand Jury Award – “Cast in India,” directed by Natasha Raheja
Animated Short Film Competition Award – “World of Tomorrow,” directed by Don Hertzfeldt
Texas Film Competition Grand Jury Award – Sacrifice, directed by Michael Cohn
Texas Film Competition Special Jury Prize – The Love Inside, directed by Andy Irvine and Mark Smoot
Silver Heart Award – Frame by Frame, directed by Alexandria Bombach and Mo Scarpelli
Narrative Feature Audience Award – Thunder Broke the Heavens, directed by Tim Skousen
Documentary Feature Audience Award – Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World, directed by Dana Nachman
Short Film Audience Award – “Melville,” directed by James Johnston