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Atlanta Film Festival Announces Winners

Atlanta Film Festival Announces Winners

The 31st Atlanta Film Festival wrapped over the weekend, and they’ve announced the winners. This includes the three short film categories I juried. The winners of the shorts categories were:

Narrative Short
Grand Jury Prize: Family Reunion by Isold Uggadottir
Special Jury Prize: Bitch by Lila Vandenburgh

Documentary Short
Grand Jury Prize: Fighting Cholitas by Mariam Jobrani
Special Jury Prize: Someone Else’s War by Lee Wang

Animated Short
Grand Jury Prize: Everything Will Be OK by Don Hertzfeldt
Special Jury Prize: Counting Water by Brian Savelson

All of us on the jury were impressed with the selections as a whole, but of course, the above won us over in the end. Feature award-winners at Atlanta included: Craig Zobel’s Great World of Sound (Narrative Grand Jury Prize) and Jessica Yu’s Protagonist (Documentary Grand Jury Prize).

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