Barbados Independent Film Festival Awards 2018 Winners

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As it did last year, this year’s Barbados Independent Film Festival came to a close with a moonlit, beach-side screening of short films at the Southern Palms Beach Club in Dover, Christ Church. Along with the screenings were the awards for the festival. Below is the list of winners.


Jury Awards

Best Feature Length Narrative Film

6 Dynamic Laws for Success (In Life, Love & Money) by Gregory Bayne

Best Local Filmmaker Award

Rommel Hall for Abiola by Rommel Hall

Carmichael Award for Exceptional Storytelling

Green Days by the River by Michael Mooleedhar

McNeel Impact Award

SEED: The Untold Story  by Jon Betz


Honorary Awards

Best Short on the Beach

Climate Countdown by Kaia Rose

Audience Choice Award

Concealed by Lyall Sumner

The Sir Trevor Carmichael & Jennifer Smith Founders Award 

Poetry is an Island – Derek Walcott by Ida Does

BIFF Wish It Were Longer Short Award

Standing Eight by Kazy Tauginas

Best Short Film

See You Yesterday by Stefon Bristol

Best Documentary Film

Chasing Coral by Jeff Orlowski

Best of Festival Award

Bad Idea Gone Wrong by Jason Headly


Honorary Awards

Award for Artistic Excellence

Alison Hinds

Trident Award for Achievement in Film

Shakirah Bourne

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lone Scherfig

Total 2 Votes

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