AFI FEST 2014 Award Winners Announced – American Film Institute


AFI FEST 2014 Award Winners Announced

AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi has announced the features and short films that received this year’s Jury and Audience Awards.

“The films in competition have screened at other festivals throughout the year and AFI FEST is the place where they are presented together in the context of showcasing bold, original and audacious auteur work from new filmmakers,” said Jacqueline Lyanga, Director of AFI FEST. “We hope the recognition from our jury of film critics will lead audiences to discover these films.”

See winners below:

Grand Jury Award Live Action Short Film: BUFFALO JUGGALOS

Special Jury Mention for Direction: SHIPWRECK

Special Jury Mention for Vision: SOUND THAT

Special Jury Mention for Breakthrough Filmmaker: GARY HAS AN AIDS SCARE

Grand Jury Award Animated Short: YEARBOOK

Special Jury Prize for Collection to David O’Reilly for his three films; CHILDREN’S SONG, NDA, WRONG NUMBER

New Auteurs Critic’s Award: SELF MADE

VIZIO Visionary Special Jury Award: THE TRIBE

Special Jury Mention for Screenwriting: GUEROS

Special Jury Mention for Cinematography: VIOLET

World Cinema Audience Award: RED ARMY

New Auteurs Audience Award: GUEROS

American Independents Audience Award: 10,000 KM

Breakthrough Audience Award: THE MIDNIGHT SWIM

Select award-winning films will screen again on November 13, 2014 at the Chinese 6 Theatres.

Comments (4)


And my selections are:
The Tribe
Wild Tales
Flapping in the middle of nowhere
Manos sucias


I LOVEDDDD the short SLUT, hate it didn’t get anything…


Just a suggestion, when announcing the winners above, name the people involved not just the film.

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