Mar 27, 2017

2017 FNTFF AWARD WINNERS REVEALED


Please join us in celebrating all our FNTFF 2017 Award Winners! A creepy congratulations to all our amazing filmmakers, crews, and teams who partook in the festival. Your work and passion are truly exceptional. And a special thank you to all our fans who voted for the Audience Choice Awards across all three nights of the fest.

Without further adieu,  the winners are.....



2017 FNTFF AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS

BEST SHORT
Your Date is Here (USA). Directed by Zak White and Todd Spence

BEST FEATURE
Blood Hunters (CAN). Directed by Tricia Lee



2017 FNTFF SHORT FILM AWARDS

BEST HORROR SHORT:
Death Metal (USA). Directed by Chris McInroy

MOST SHOCKING SHORT
When Susurrus Stirs (USA). Directed by Anthony Cousins

BEST COMEDIC SHORT
Death Metal (USA). Directed by Chris McInroy

BEST SCI-FI SHORT
The Fisherman (SPAIN). Directed by Alejandro Su├írez Lozano

BEST FANTASY SHORT
Kaska (GER). Directed by Alexander Dannhauser

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
Flies in May (AUS). Directed by Caroline Jiang

BEST CANADIAN SHORT -- TIE
  • Studded Nightmare directed by Jean-Claude Leblanc
  • PYOTR495 directed by Blake Mawson

2017 FNTFF FEATURE FILM AWARDS

SCARIEST FILM 
Red Christmas (AUS). Directed by Craig Anderson

MOST SHOCKING FILM 
Cat Sick Blues (AUS). Directed by Dave Jackson

FUNNIEST FILM  -- TIE
  • Cat Sick Blues (AUS) directed by Dave Jackson
  • Pool Party Massacre (USA) directed by Drew Marvick 

BEST DIRECTOR
Dave Jackson (Cat Sick Blues)

BEST WRITING
Andrew Gallacher & Dave Jackson (Cat Sick Blues)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY 
Jakub Kijowski (The Lure)

BEST ACTOR 
Russell Geoffrey Banks (Who’s Watching Oliver)

BEST ACTRESS 
Dee Wallace (Red Christmas)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR 
Zygmunt Malanowicz (The Lure)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS 
Margaret Roche (Who’s Watching Oliver)

BEST VISUAL FX 
The Lure

BEST SPECIAL FX
Cat Sick Blues

BEST SCORE
The Lure

BEST VILLAIN 
Catman/Ted (Cat Sick Blues)

BEST MONSTERS
Golden and Silver (The Lure)

ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP FX
The Lure