NOVEMBER 2018- Winner

Updated: Nov 26, 2018



RedWood Film Festival team glad to announce the list of Winner of November Edition. 

BEST CATEGORIES AWARDS

BEST SHORT FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: By Blood

Directed by: Guillaume Enard, Jonathan Delerue


Synopsis: Once a ruthless war lord who won his land by his sword, Mort-Lieu is now a sick old man. A mysterious knight appears ; Mort-Lieu believes the stranger is Death himself coming to get him. Facing his own end, Mort-Lieu has to confront his legacy.











BEST ONE MINUTE SHORT FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: 2FACES

Directed by: Amingo THORA


Synopsis: A couple preparing a love journey ...
















BEST LGBT FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: Matt Stern - One More Night

Directed by: Matt Stern, Brandon Challen & Allan Nichols


Synopsis: Matt Stern sings of fleeting passion, longing, and desire in One More Night. The lyrics to this song tell the story of a past love and are embodied by two dancers, one of whom depicts Matt as a younger man. While the melodies are cheerful, the meaning of the song is also melancholic in nature and the dancers help bring the story within the lyrics to life through their movement and playful chemistry.



BEST FEATURE FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: The Radicalization of Jeff Boyd

Directed by: Uwe Schwarzwalder


Synopsis: A businessman and a young woman find each other and discuss a dangerous plan which soon becomes reality.















BEST STUDENT FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: The Day He Died

Directed by: Abhijeet Sarthi


Synopsis: "This is a journey of Vikas, a 12 years old handicapped boy who is stuck between the extreme belief system of his atheist pregnant mother and over religious drunkard father."












BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE MONTH

Film: FAAGUN (THE DENSITY OF COLOURS)

Directed by: Partha Ganguly


Synopsis: The sun raises from the east,at a village river side . Someon blow a conch suddenly to create a sound to stat. Few girls threw hand throw the colour to the sky . Avishek start with his

hypnotic sounds of handsonic (electronic drum) and other members of the VEDATRONICS starts to tune up themselves. The villagers are happily starting their own festival of Fagh.



BEST WEB SERIES OF THE MONTH

Film: Hyper

Directed by: Alexandre Bilardo, Andreia Ribeiro


Synopsis: “Hyper" is a fantasy web-series of 5 episodes narrating the struggle of a woman against her Nemesis. It shows the toxic relationship with a narcissistic pervert in an original way.


This web-series gives the floor to creators who for some is their first experience and for people who have been faced with this issue.








BEST GENRE CATEGORIES AWARDS

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: The White Arrow

Directed by: Jim Kroft


Synopsis: A misunderstood country.


A rock n roller dumped by his label.


The White Arrow is a story of a musician seeking his own redemption by reaching out to the most ostracised country on earth.


Facing 15000 km traveling alone across the Russia, this is a tale of how a man and his guitar cross one of histories greatest thresholds; the Russian winter.


During it a country and an individual face a reckoning with one another. And through it each will reveal something of its own heart.


The White Arrow is a tale of rock n roll, Russia, redemption and the greatest journey on earth



BEST ANIMATION FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: Dystopia

Directed by: Bellopropello


Synopsis: Soap bubbles infiltrate a robotic armaments factory.

Subversiveness versus logical reasoning.

Who will get the upper hand?













BEST DRAMA FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: FIFTEEN

Directed by: Louisa Baldwin


Synopsis: A reflective film about a gay teenage girl experiencing falling in and out of love for the first time.
















BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM OF THE MONTH

"NOT ENOUGH ENTRIES"



BEST HORROR/THRILLER FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: The Shroud

Directed by: Marie Vandelannoote


Synopsis: In the early 20’s, in Brittany, nothing separates the fantasy world from the real world. By trying to make fun of old legends, the young Katic will learn to her regret that one should never mock the dead.












BEST ROMANTIC FILM OF THE MONTH

Film: Matt Stern - One More Night

Directed by: Matt Stern, Brandon Challen & Allan Nichols


Synopsis: Matt Stern sings of fleeting passion, longing, and desire in One More Night. The lyrics to this song tell the story of a past love and are embodied by two dancers, one of whom depicts Matt as a younger man. While the melodies are cheerful, the meaning of the song is also melancholic in nature and the dancers help bring the story within the lyrics to life through their movement and playful chemistry.



BEST JURY AWARD OF THE MONTH

Film: Fork In The Road

Directed by: Lea Pfandler


Synopsis: Facing her girlfriend’s ongoing rejection and denial, Lorena makes a mistake and finds herself at a crossroads having to make a decision that will change her life.













BEST INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

BEST DIRECTOR OF THE MONTH

Award goes to: Mr. Bouhaïk

Film: Max

Directed by: Mr. Bouhaïk


Synopsis: Strange phenomena have occurred following the fire of the Institute of Biomedical Research of the Armies, Max tells us his version of the facts.













BEST D.O.P OF THE MONTH

Award goes to:

Film: By Blood

Directed by: Guillaume Enard, Jonathan Delerue


Synopsis: Once a ruthless war lord who won his land by his sword, Mort-Lieu is now a sick old man. A mysterious knight appears ; Mort-Lieu believes the stranger is Death himself coming to get him. Facing his own end, Mort-Lieu has to confront his legacy.










BEST SCREENWRITER OF THE MONTH

Award goes to: Adi Wojaczek

Film: It gets better

Directed by: Adi Wojaczek


Synopsis: When single mother Anne finds out her son Ben is a victim of cyberbullying, she fights for her sons rights amidst a tragic event.














BEST EDITOR OF THE MONTH

Award goes to: Film: Choice Directed by: Kaye Tuckerman

Synopsis: A cautionary tale in which a woman learns the hard way that her choices are not always her own.



BEST ACTOR OF THE MONTH (MALE)

Award goes to: Mathilde Ducret

Film: Max

Directed by: Mr. Bouhaïk


Synopsis: Strange phenomena have occurred following the fire of the Institute of Biomedical Research of the Armies, Max tells us his version of the facts.













BEST ACTOR OF THE MONTH (FEMALE)

Award goes to: Rikke Westi Film: The Casting of an innocent woman Directed by: Jacob Thomas Pilgaard

Synopsis: The young actress Sara is at an audition for her first potential lead role in a feature film. However the casting quickly goes sideways and Sara needs to face a dark chapter in her past.

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