2018 festival awards

Best Performance:

Desi Ivanova in Obedience (UCLA)

Best Cinematography:

Pentecost - Katherine Propper (University of Texas at Austin)

Best Production Design:

The End of the Good Old Days - Mehmet Basak (Yildiz Technical University) 

Best Sound Design:

Camp Nichols - Brandon Sparks (University of Southern California)

Best Homegrown Narrative:

The Inside Outside - Caroline Ficken (University of Alabama)

Best Homegrown Documentary:

On the Backs of the People - Jeb Brackner & Rebecca Rakowitz (University of Alabama)

Best Editing:

Pentecost - Katherine Propper (University of Texas at Austin)

Best Director:

Obedience - Farah Shaer (UCLA)

Best Documentary:

Gardens of Red Dust - Corey Carpenter & Maggie Patterson (University of Alabama)

Best Narrative:

Obedience - Farah Shaer (UCLA)

Audience Choice:

see me - Michael Cadwallader (University of Texas at Austin)

Best Picture:

Mid-City Blue - Kristopher D. Wilson (UCLA) 

Courage in Cinema:

Obedience - Farah Shaer (UCLA)