...and the Winners Are!
Congratulations to all the Festival Award Winners! With so many great films, it was extremely difficult to choose the winners. Our jury deliberated furiously!
Categories and winning films are:
Best Feature: They Remain by Philip Gelatt
Best Short Film: "Sound From the Deep" by Antti Laakso & Joonas Allonen
Best Adaptation: "Wattmarck" by Lorenz Tröbinger
Best Screenplay: "The Summoning Day" by Soroosh Iradi
Audience Choice: "Sound From the Deep" by Antti Laakso & Joonas Allonen
*Lovecraft Under the Gun: "I Dream of Lovecraft" by team Trash People From The Dump
**Pickman's Apprentice: "Kassogtha - Volcano - Summoning" by Dave Correia
*Lovecraft Under the Gun is a 72 hour film competition. Teams have 3 days to make a short film from scratch, using a line of dialogue and a prop that are revealed when they register. The audience chooses the winner based on technical merit, creativity, and how well they used the prop and line of dialogue.
**Pickman's Apprentive is a live drawing competition. Artists have 90 minutes to create an original piece based on a Lovecraftian monster, location, and action. The finished works are sold by silent auction. The proceeds are being donated to relief efforts in Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.