Saturday morning at the Atlanta Film Festival Awards Brunch, filmmakers, jurors, and festival friends from around the world gathered to honor and celebrate all of the nominees. The Jury Award Winners of our Narrative, Animated, (and for the first year) Documentary Shorts qualify for the Oscar short list. We are proud to announce the 2015 ATLFF Jury Award Winners:
- Best Narrative Feature - God Bless The Child
- Best Documentary Feature - Stray Dog
- Best Pink Peach Feature - Before the Last Curtain Falls (Bevor der letzte Vorhang fällt)
- Best New Mavericks Feature - In The Turn
- Special Jury Prize - Next Year (L'année Prochaine)
- Best Narrative Short - Turtle (Wu Gui)
- Best Documentary Short - The Murder Ballad of James Jones
- Best Animated Short - Starlight
- Best Pink Peach Short - Charlotte
- Best New Mavericks Short - Jennah
- Best Music Video - 80's Rok performed by Willie Hyn
And of course, our Filmmaker to Watch Award (presented by Mountainfilm on Tour ATL and voted on by our Kickstarter Backer's Jury) goes to Ian Samuels for "Myrna the Monster".
Congratulations to all the winners and to every film selected to play at the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival. We look forward to seeing you all next year!