GRAND JURY AWARDS
Sarah Harris, senior programmer for AFI Fest and AFI Docs; Outfest award-winning filmmaker Gregorio Davila; and co-founder and Chief Product Officer of queer streaming service, Revry, LaShawn McGhee.
Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Short: SWEETHEART DANCERS, dir. Ben-Alex Dupris
Documentary Feature Special Mention: WHY CAN’T I BE ME? AROUND YOU, dirs. Harrod Blank, Sjoerd Djik
Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature: UNSETTLED, dir. Tom Shepard
International Narrative Shorts Jury:
Screenwriter and best-selling novelist Steven Rowley, actor/director of Outfest 2019 selection RAZOR TONGUE, Rain Valdez, and senior manager of Artist Development at Film Independent, Angela Lee.
International Narrative Short Film Special Mention: I (dirs. Hallfridur Thora Tryggvadottir, Vala Omarsdottir) – Iceland
Grand Jury Prize for Best International Narrative Short: THRIVE (dir. Jamie Di Spirito) – United Kingdom
U.S. Narrative Shorts Jury:
Actor/Comedian Drew Droege, filmmaker Mary Evangelista, and author/filmmaker/comedian Gaby Dunn.
U.S. Narrative Short Special Mention: SKIN, dir. Audrey Rosenberg
Grand Jury Prize, U.S. Narrative Short: BABY, dir. Jessie Levandov
International Feature Film Jury:
Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy, Sundance Senior Programmer Dilcia Barrera, and film critic Carlos Aguilar
Special Mention for Performance: Juan Barberini, Ramon Pujol, and Mia Maestro in END OF THE CENTURY (dir. Lucio Castro) – Argentina
Special Mention for Directing: Lisa Zi Xiang for A DOG BARKING AT THE MOON – China
Grand Jury Prize for Best Performance in an International Narrative: Juan Pablo Olyslager in TEMBLORES (TREMORS) – Guatemala
Grand Jury Prize for Screenwriting, International Narrative: Santiago Loza for BRIEF STORY FROM THE GREEN PLANET — Argentina
Grand Jury Prize for Best International Narrative Film: THE GROUND BENEATH MY FEET, dir. Marie Kreutzer
U.S. Narrative Feature Jury:
Vidiots Foundation executive director Maggie Mackay, talent and literary manager Ran Aubrey Frazier, and Executive Director of Inside Out Toronto, Andria Wilson.
Special Mention for Ensemble Performance: MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPERS, dir. Kestrin Pantera
Special Mention for Directing: Rhys Ernst, ADAM
Grand Jury Prize for Best Screenwriting: TU ME MANQUES, dir. Rodrigo Bellott
Grand Jury Prize for Best Performance: Nicole Maines in BIT
Grand Jury Prize for Best U.S. Narrative Feature: JULES OF LIGHT AND DARK, dir. Daniel Laabs