Atlanta Underground Film Festival Awards

2018 WINNERS:


Best Feature
Rockaway
​by John J. Budion

Best Director
In This Gray Place
​​by R.D. Womack II

Best Cinematography
Ulysses
by Federico Alotto

Best Drama Feature
Lost Fare
by Bruce Logan

Best Comedy Feature
STUCK
​by Jillian Armenante

Best Ensemble Cast
Killer Unicorn
by Drew Bolton

Best Short Film
Life Partner
by Mairin Hart

Best Drama Short
Miscreant
by Rocky Ramsey

Best Comedy Short
Pigeonholed
by Robert Stuvland

Best Dark Comedy Short
Hangover Food
by Ross McGowan

Best Horror Short
Avulsion
by Steve Boyle

Best Sci-Fi Short
Bespoke
by Rik Cordero

Best Documentary Short
Candlelight
by Verónica Ortiz-Calderón

Best Foreign Short
Adnyat
by Santosh Sopan Davakhar

Best Animated Short
Empty Chair
by Alison Salazar

Best Music Video
HXXS - Seppuku
by Anders Ericsson

Best Local Short
Snapshot
by Brett Bagwell

Best Actor
Aleksander Ristic
In This Gray Place

Best Actress
Alexis Rosinsky
Lost Fare

2019 WINNERS:


Best Feature 

PAGEANT MATERIAL

Jonothon Mitchell

Best Director

Cameron Schwartz

REST STOP.


Best Actor

Robert Solomon

DUKE


Best Actress

Madeleine Woolner

HOW FAR


Best Cinematography

Abijeet Achar

WATER HORSE


Best Local Short

WE SHOULD HANG OUT MORE

​Marquelle "Kelley" Young & Kelly Dawkins


Best Animated Short

GRYPHON ANIMO

Matthew Maloney


Best Comedy Short

PEGGY

​Justin Miller


Best Horror Short

RICK AND RUBY

Scott Woodburn


Best Sci-Fi Short

ORIGIN

David Parrella


Best Drama Short

JERKY

Amy Trefry & Brent Braaten


Best Music Video

SEX PLANET - LACIE

Zach Strum


Best Foreign Short

THE DELIVERER

Ron Morales


Audience Choice

LANGUAGE OF ESPIONAGE

Giovanni Tortorici

Best Comedy Feature
Killer Whales
Director Will Hamilton

Best Drama Feature
This is Not a War Story
Director Talia Lugacy

Best Documentary Feature
Iron Family
Director Patrick Longstreth

Best Horror Feature
The Reenactment
Director Andrew Ford

Best Sci-Fi Feature
The Alternate
Director Alrik Bursell

Best Local Feature
Landlocked
Director Timothy Hall

Best Foreign Feature
Playdurizm
Director Gem Deger

Best Animated Short
Modo Crasticot
Director Jérémie Guy-Béland

Best Music Video
Rocking the Unemployment Line
Director Oksana Pryshchepa

Best Comedy Short
Good Head
Director Matt Servitto

Best Documentary Short
We Travel
Directors Ethan Payne, Brian Foster

Best Horror Short
Out at Night
Director Christopher Hewitt

Best Drama Short
Garage
Director Aaron Sanders

Best Local Short
Lorikeet
Director Elisee Junior St Preux

Best Foreign Short
The Wick
​Director Sabine Crossen

Best Experimental Short
Les Dieux Changeants
Director Lucio Arese

Best Action Short
Break Things & Run
Director Ramsey Telhami

Best Student Film
Gretel & Hansel: A New Musical
Director Alex Preston

2020 WINNERS:


Best Feature
To Your Last Death
Director Jason Axinn

Best Documentary Feature
Mentally Al
​Director Joshua Edelman

Best Narrative Short
Body and Son
Director Chris Anthony Hamilton

Best Drama Short
Max
Director Kristina Arjona

Best Comedy Short
Eat the Rainbow
Director Brian Benson

Best Horror Short
​​​Bakemono
Directors Sumire Takamatsu, Jorge Lucas

Best Documentary Short
Considerations of Infinity
Director Kira Bursky

Best Animated Short
WALT
Directors Greg Yagolnitzer, Brendan Walter


Best Action Short
Bitch, Popcorn & Blood
Director Fabio Soares


Best Experimental Short 
Klaus Eats Butterflies
Director Shane Aquino

Best Music Video
Black Pumas - Colors
Director Kristian Mercado


Best Foreign Short
Aftershock
Director Gareth Wilkes


Best Local Short
Brown With Blue
Director Christian Nolan Jones

Best Director
Cassandra
Director David E. Tolchinsky