SF44 FESTIVAL AWARDS

* Festival Director’s Commendation (First Time Director) / WINNER: MNEMOPHRENIA
* Future Vision Award (Best New Media) / WINNER: SUBVERSE
* Most Provocative Film /WINNER: 2050
* Best of Fest / WINNER: The WORLDS OF URSULA K LE GUIN
* The Ingenuity Award (Best Story) / WINNER: LAKE ARTIFACT
* Best Actor/Actress / WINNER: TARYN O’NEILL (LIVE!)
* Best Effects / WINNER: BEACON
* Best Director / WINNER: PAUL SALAMOFF (ENCOUNTER)
* Best Doc / WINNER: CHESLEY BONESTELL: A BRUSH WITH THE FUTURE
* Shannon Moloney Award / WINNER: FRAN AND FRANK URBANO
* Rising Tide Award / WINNER: AXCELLERATOR
* Gorts Short Award / WINNER: 8:27
* Best Sound Design (Feature) / WINNER: DARK SENSE
* Best Sound Design (Short) / WINNER: THE LAST DANCE

SF43 FESTIVAL AWARDS

* Best Production: Haley, by Director Corey Sevier
* Emerging Voice (Best First-Time Director): Thalamos, by Director Andrew Jaksch
* Best Director: Suzzie Halewood, Director of Division 19
* Chrononaut Award  (Best Time Travel Film): Paradoxical, by Director Mu-Ming Tsai
* Best SciFi Comedy: Canaries, Directed by Peter Stray
* Best Documentary: Closer Than We Think, by Director Brett Ryan Bonowicz
* Best Actor/Actress: Jennifer Finnigan as Dawn Slope , Andover, by Dir. S. Perlman
* Best SciFright Film: Framed, by Director Marc Martínez Jordán
* Gort's Shorts (Audience Favorite Short Film): Haley by Director Corey Sevier
* Outstanding Vision: Extent, by Director Paul Michael Draper
* The Klaatu (Best Local Film): Beyond Skyline, by Director Liam O'Donnell

Certificates of Excellence
* Best Web Series: Lazer Town, by Director Marwan Abderrazzaq
* Best Editing: Through Fire She Calls, by Director Jason Georgiades
* Best Animated Film: Junk Head, by Director Takahide Hori
* Best Family Film: Litterbugs, by Director Peter Stanley-Ward
* Best Cinematography: The Tinwife, by Director Travis Neufeld
* Best Sound Design: Haley, by Director Corey Sevier
* Best Creature: Bride of Frankie, by Director Devi Snively