Emerging Black LGBTQ+ Filmmaker Awards

    • Whitney Skauge; Director of THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT

    • Justice Jamal Jones; Director of HOW TO RAISE A BLACK BOY

    • Elijah Ndoumbe; Director of PRAYERS FOR SWEET WATERS

International Narrative Feature Jury Awards
    Grand Jury Award:

    • A DISTANT PLACE; Directed by Park Kun-Young

    Special Mention:

    • METAMORPHOSIS; Directed by J.E. Tiglao

U.S. Narrative Feature Jury Awards
    Grand Jury Award:

    • PASSING; Directed by Rebecca Hall

    Special Mentions:

    • Colby Minifie; HOMEBODY (Performance)

    • POTATO DREAMS OF AMERICA; Directed by Wes Hurley

Documentary Feature Jury Awards
    Grand Jury Award:

    • MIGUEL’S WAR; Directed by Eliane Raheb

New York Short Jury Awards
    Grand Jury Award:

    • FERVOR; Directed by José Manuel Vélez

    Special Mentions:

    • CARINO; Directed by Carlos Taborda, Ashley Williams, and Roshel Amuruz

Hornitos Tequila #TakeYourShot Award for First-Time Feature Filmmaker

    • Lyle Kash; Director of DEATH AND BOWLING

NYWIFT Grant Award

    • PURE; Directed by Natalie Jasmine Harris


Documentary Features
Michael Cuby, Editor at Large, them.

Kimberly Reed, Filmmaker

Anya Rous, Multitude Films

U.S. Narrative Features
Andrew Ahn, Filmmaker

Sekiya Dorsett, Filmmaker

Bartholomew Sammut, Programmer, Berlinale

International Narrative Features
Shatara Michelle Ford, Filmmaker

Jesus Hernandez, Latin Reel

Shant Joshi, Fae Pictures

New York Shorts
Anthony Caronna, Filmmaker

Jose Solis, Critic

Cai Thomas, Filmmaker

Emerging Black LGBTQ+ Filmmaker Grants
Allie Esslinger, Netflix

Brit Fryer, Filmmaker

Tiyale Hayes, BET