2019 HIFF AWARD-WINNERS

The People have spoken! Congratulations to the 2019 HIFF Award-Winners! Below is a list of this year’s recipients.


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Category Winners

Best Feature Film - Beyond Karma, Directed by Kyle Rasmussen

Best Colorado Short Film - ALM, Directed by Alex Killian

Best National Short Film - Mellow Yellow, Directed by Jessica Batson

Best International Short Film - The Funeral Dancer, Directed by Natalie MacMahon

Best International Waivers Film - cold/mess, Directed by Dar Gai

Best 360 Dome Film - Immersive, Directed by Jeremy Oury

Best Music Video - RED, Directed by Alexander Stephens

Special Recognition Awards

Best of Fest - Gothic Springs, Directed by Lindsay Lemez

Audience Choice Award (‘Another Dimension’ Category) - Voyager: The Never-Ending Journey, Directed by Yuriy Gapon

Audience Choice Award (‘I Want My MTV Back’ Category) - Redlands by Losing My Mind, Directed by Ryan Frazee

Audience Choice Award (Short Film Categories) - ALM, Directed by Alex Killian

Women in Film & Media Colorado Content Creator Award - Gothic Springs, Directed by Lindsay Lemez

Best Foreign Film - Atari, Directed by Farhad Fadakar

Most Creative Film - Mellow Yellow, Directed by Jessica Batson

Most Inspirational Film - Tank Man, Directed by Robert Peters

Most Influential Film - Wings, Directed by Brian de Herrera-Schnering

High Strangeness Award - La Fuga, Directed by Adrian Regnier

High Strangeness Award - Tyde Pawd Trippin’ by Hyzenborg, Directed by Steven Fox

Curators’ Collection - Lily ‘N’ Rose, Directed by Sheryl Glubok

Curators’ Collection - cold/mess, Directed by Dar Gai

Curators’ Collection - ALM, Directed by Alex Killian

Curators’ Collection - Man Eaters, Directed by Nick Acosta

Curators’ Collection - Below A Dark Wood, Directed by Bill Slovick