DMFA 2024 Nominees and Winners

Notes:

  • The nominees and winners will be announced online.
  • We will invite the finalists before the physical screening event (usually December each year).
  • See Here to submit your film.

January 2024

Best Feature:

Winner: The Kids’ Table – Director Stephen Folker

Runner-up: Morto-Vivo – Director Sivanesan Ramdass

Best Short Film:

Award Winner – Grateful Grapefruit – By Sam Edward Handley
Selected – Statistical Probabilities – By Ryan O’Leary
Selected – Human Nature – By JJ Lippman
Selected – Cognition – By Ravi Ajit Chopra
Selected – CONNECTED – By Simona Calo
Selected – A Rose in the Mud – By Kailey McComas
Selected – Do Not Answer – By Kenzie J. Illnest
Selected – Ghost Leave – By Miguel Lopez de Leon
Selected – Rise Above – By Aaron Jason Christiansen
Selected – Rohingya: Atrocities Against Women – By Massum Khan, Jania Kabir
Selected – Simulacrum – By Dhanush Paramesh
Selected – The Crazyz – By Jana Mosquera, Jonathan Samukange
Selected – The Memory Album – By Cameron Ryan Soedi
Selected – The Will & Clark Show – By Chase Gutzmore
Selected – Wait – By Miguel Lopez de Leon

February 2024

Best Feature:

Award Winner – Noctambule – By Adrien Caulier
Selected – Face Deep – By Vuyani Bila
Selected – Following Albert – By Stephan Balay
Selected – UNCLE EDOUARD – By David MALTESE, Patrick JORGE

Best Short Film:

Award Winner – The Rest Of Us, The Rest Of Them – By Đức Minh Đoàn
Finalist – Stop before the system fails – By Pavel Greenkevich
Selected – Death Wishes – By Richard Poche
Selected – Hidden Darkness – By Breana Burggraff
Selected – Raging Lion – By Toom Chanda
Selected – The Cabin – By Joey Monahan
Selected – The Road Agent – By Brian Liepe
Selected – the root of girl – By 昀泰 李
Selected – The Stalker- Virtual play- film noir – By Emily Kathleen
Selected – Trick? Or Treat? – By Mikey McManus

March 2024

Best Feature:

Award Winner – Forugh Farrokhzad: A Journey Along the Line of Time – By Hassan Fayyad

Best Short Film:

Award Winner – Mobius – By Zexi Liu
Selected – ARENZ: The Final Quarter – By Jacob Phillips
Selected – Sandals of Gold – By Raj Kapadia
Selected – The Seal of Death 2 – By Harris Josey

April 2024

Best Feature:

Award Winner – KIELIA – By Vic Quinton, Cynthia Garcia
Selected – Don’t Lose Your Love – By Ned Bellamy
Selected – Let’s Talk About Jesse – By Alisa Clamen

Best Short Film:

Award Winner – Goodbye Industrialist. Hello Circulist. – By Jim Lounsbury
Selected – Litter: The Unexpected Joy of Picking Up Trash – By Justin Robbins
Selected – Moroccan for Dinner – By Nigel Rodgers
Selected – The Projectionist: A Collector’s Journey – By John Cornelissen
Selected – The Skin She’s In – By Cole McCracken
Selected – What Happened to Dark Without Light? The Mystery Behind A Lost FIlm – By David Maher

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