2011 Award Winners

Audience Awards

  • Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature — Home For Christmas (Norway), directed by Bent Hamer
  • Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton, LLP Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature — Kinshasa Symphony (Germany), directed by Claus Wischmann and Martin Baer
  • Altered States Audience Award for Best American Independent Film — to.get.her, directed by Erica Dunton

Jury Awards (Narrative Feature Competition)

  • Best Narrative Feature — Bal (Turkey), directed by Semih Kaplanoglu
  • Peter Brunette Award for Best Director — Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Thailand)
  • Best Actor — Mathieu Amalric in On Tour (France)
  • Best Actress — Djeneba Kone, A Screaming Man (Chad/France/Belgium)
  • Best Cinematography — Baris Ozbicer, Bal (Turkey)
  • Special Jury Prize for Best Ensemble Cast — Crab Trap (Colombia)

Jury Awards (Documentary Feature Competition)

  • Best Documentary Feature — Armadillo (Denmark), directed by Janus Metz Pedersen
  • Best Director — Nicolas Philibert, Nénette (France)
  • Best Cinematography — Naomi Kawase, Genpin (Japan)

Shorts Competetion

  • Best Narrative Short — The Award (Spain), directed by Leon Siminiani
  • Honorable Mention, Best Narrative Short — You Too (Belgium), directed by Ivan Goldschmidt
  • Best Documentary Short — Surpriseville (Scotland), directed by Tim Travers Hawkins
  • Honorable Mention, Best Documentary Short — Bathing Micky (Denmark/Sweden), directed by Frida Kempff
  • Honorable Mention, Best Documentary Short — Mr. Hypnotism (USA), directed by Bradley Beesley
  • Best Animated Short — The Eagleman Stag (UK), directed by Mike Please
  • Honorable Mention for Artistic Technique, Animated Short — Madagascar, a Journey Diary (France), directed by Bastien Dubois
  • Best Student Short —  The Eagleman Stag (UK), directed by Mike Please of Royal College of Art
  • Honorable Mention, Best Student Short — Flip (USA), directed by Jill Hackett of Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Honorable Mention, Best Student Short — Traumdeutung (UK), directed by Lauri Warsta of Royal College of Art