BIFF 2018 Awards & Highlights


Best of Festival Award – A Bad Idea Gone Wrong. Director: Jason Headly

Best Narrative Feature – 6 Dynamic Laws for Success (In Life, Love & Money). Director: Gregory Bayne

Best Documentary Film – Chasing Coral. Director: Jeff Orlowski

McNeel Impact Award: SEED: The Untold Story. Director: Jon Betz

Best Short Film – See You Yesterday. Director: Stefon Bristol

Best Short on the Beach – Climate Countdown. Director: Kaia Rose

Best Local Filmmaker Award – Rommel Hall – Abiola

BIFF Lifetime Achievement Award – Lone Scherfig

BIFF Award for Artistic Excellence – Alison Hinds

Carmichael Award for Exceptional Storytelling – Green Days by the River. Director: Michael Mooleedhar

Trident Award for Achievement in Film – Shakirah Bourne

BIFF Audience Choice Award – Concealed. Director: Lyall Sumner

BIFF Wish It Were Longer Short Award – Standing Eight. Director: Kazy Tauginas

Sir Trevor Carmichael & Jennifer Smith Founders Award – Poetry is an Island- Derek Walcott. Director: Ida Does