CAPE TOWN INTERNATION FILM MARKET & FESTIVAL 2017 WINNERS
Africa’s most glamorous film market and festival finally comes to a wrap, after an eventful ten days festival full of energy, talents, creativity, recognition and connaissance. The Cape Town International Film Market & Festival (CTIFM&F) held at the Westin Hotel and was hosted by Pearl Thusi and Maps Maponyane.
Jury members from all around globe have put in a collaborative effort and after much scrutiny, full list of winners for this year’s CTIFM&F was announced at the red carpet event.
The winner of this year’s prize, worth $20 000 and sponsored by the Moving Billboard Company, is Nathan Theys for the project Ronald. The runner-up prize, also sponsored by the Moving Billboard Company, and worth $10,000, was awarded to Brett Michael Innes for Callus.
South African Short Film honourable mentions
Jaap – Ian Morgan
Post – Jesse Brown
Best Short Film
Intergalactic Samurai – Hagar Ben-Asher
Pankaj Tripathi as Salim in Mango Dreams
Antoinette Louw as Molly Fischer in An Act of Defiance
Jean van der Velde for An Act of Defiance
Mustafa Presheva for Ayla: The Daughter of War
Massimo Moschin for The Last Prosecco
Best Documentary Film
Hana by Giuseppe Carrieri
Special Mention Award in the Best LGBT Film category
KA Bodyscapes by Jayan K Cherian
Best LGBT Film
Heartstone by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Best South African Feature Film
Catching Feelings by Kagiso Lediga.
accolated of New Director
Manouj Kadaamh for Horizon
the accolade of Best Director
Visa Koiso-Kantilla for Star Boys
Grand Prix Award
Kivanç Sezer for My Father’s Wings.
Best Feature Film Award