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2017 NITEHAWK SHORTS FESTIVAL

2016 Festival Award Winners Announced!

Posted February 24th, 2017 by Caryn Coleman in Uncategorized

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We had such an incredible group of filmmakers at the Nitehawk Shorts Festival this year and think that all are worthy of award recognition. Our jury had a difficult task of determining who would receive the prizes from our sponsors Heard CityNice ShoesPanavisionB&H, Vimeo and the Huffington Post Arts & Culture but we’re delighted to announce the films we felt embodied the NSF spirit in under twenty minutes.

NITEHAWK SHORTS FESTIVAL – FESTIVAL AWARD WINNERS

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Festival Jury Award – Saj Pothiawala’s VEGAS
Receiving post-production sound services from HEARD CITY ($16k value) and post-production coloring services from NICE SHOES ($20k value).
DAHLIA_smFestival Jury Runner-Up – Marysia Makowska’s DAHLIA 
Receiving a gift certificate from B&H ($1500 value) and a Pro-Account from VIMEO.
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Cinematographer Award – Doron Max Hagay’s VAPE
Receiving an equipment donation from PANAVISON ($7500 value).
cocksuckingtearsHuffington Post Impact Award: Dan Taberski’s THESE C*CKSUCKING TEARS
Awarded to the 2016 Nitehawk Shorts Festival submission that best shines a light on a timely political, social or cultural issue resonating around the world, the winner will be selected by a small panel of HuffPost Arts & Culture writers and editors. The winner will be profiled in a Huffington Post Arts & Culture feature, and will have the opportunity to screen their film at our New York City headquarters.

audiencechoice-2016-nsfAUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS
Adam Brown & Kyle Kelley’s FLUFFERNUTTER (Midnite), Andrew May’s FINAL_FINAL (Opening Nite), John James Goldbeck’s IN THE END (Matinee One), Grace Rex’s BE GOOD (Matinee Two)
Receiving Pro-Accounts from VIMEO