The SohoLIFF 2020 Awards

SohoLIFF 2020 saw submissions from 12 international regions and despite lockdown restrictions our first event still went ahead to host 39 film screenings across a 4-day festival, followed by an awards ceremony where many winners joined us live online for a truly thrilling event.

Watch film submissions, contributor interviews, winners’ speeches and the live award ceremony here.

 

Social Impact Award

ASHMINA – Director Dekel Berenson
Interview with Alex Chang

Environmental Award

The Ghastly Fowl
Shruti Veeramachineni intro

Audience Award Winner

Skins – Director Guy Nattiv
Trailer

Student Awards Winners

The Nominations

STUDENT SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD
I am A Kurd – Director Laila El Azhary
Interview

BEST STUDENT FILM
RUT – Film Maker James Henson
Trailer

BEST STUDENT DOCUMENTRY
My Side Of The Mountain
Director Eleanor Krawczyk
Awards Night and  Interview

BEST STUDENT ANIMATION
The Ghastly Fowl
Shruti Veeramachineni
The Ghastly Fowl still frame

Genre Awards Winners

The Nominations
Awards reel

BEST DRAMA
Anna– Director Dekel Berenson
Trailer and Live Award Ceremony

BEST COMEDY
The Announcement
Director James Kibbey

BEST ANIMATION
The Ghastly Fowl
Shruti Veeramachineni
The Ghastly Fowl still frame

BEST EXPERIMENTAL
Film Me – – Director Ed Picard
Trailer and Director Interview

BEST DOCUMENTRY
Canaries – Amy Sargeant
Trailer

BEST FANTASY
The Cunning Man – Director Ail Cook
Director Interview

FIRST TIME DIRECTOR
Hard Shadow – Neda Khanifar
Trailer

 

Acting Awards Winners

The Nominations
Awards reel

BEST ACTOR FEMALE
Svetlana Barandich – Anna
Awards Ceremony and Producer Interview

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR FEMALE
Nicole La Liberte- The Gesture & The Word 
Trailer and Director intro

BEST ACTOR MALE
Simon Armstrong – The Cunning Man

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR MALE
Ali Cook – The Cunning Man
Trailer and Live Award Ceremony