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2017 Festival Winners

Holle Award For Excellence in Filmmaking

Connor Simpson for Léa


Outstanding Achievement in Film

Léa by Connor Simpson


Best Narrative

Since Feeling is First by Abigail Armstrong


Best Documentary

The Flag by Tyler Parker


Best Director

Connor Simpson for Léa


Best Performance

Seun Soyemi in Blackface


Best Cinematography

Hartley by Brandon Sparks

(Director of Photography: Marcus Patterson)


Best Production Design

Since Feeling Is First by Abigail Armstrong


Best Editing

Blackface by Shanrica Evans

(Editor: Lauren Musgrove)


Best Sound Design

Skygate by James Hodge