2011 SCFF Award Winners


Congratulations to the 17 films that were winners in the Grand Jury and Audience Award competitions.  The works made by this creative, diverse group is truly remarkable.  We are proud to be contributing to their success, and to supporting and celebrating the work of all 167 films the Festival presented in 2011.  They’re all winners!

Best Narrative Feature
Goodbye, Cruel World (Adiós Mundo Cruel), Jack Zagha Kababie, Mexico

Best Documentary Feature
PressPausePlayVictor Köhler and David Dworsky, Sweden

EarthVision Environmental Film Grand Jury Prize
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation FrontMarshall Curry, USA

Spirit of Action Jury Prize
A Good Day to DieDavid Mueller and Lynn Salt, USA

Emerging Filmmaker Prize
Prairie LoveDusty Bias, USA


Best Narrative Feature (tie)
Falling OvernightConrad Jackson, USA
The Land of the AstronautsCarl Colpaert, USA

Morton Marcus Documentary Feature Award
An Ecology of MindNora Bateson, USA

Best EarthVision Environmental Film
Play AgainTonje Hessen Schei, USA

Best Narrative Short
Half MoonAdina Istrate, UK

Best Documentary Short
El AndalónConsuelo Alba, USA

Best Locally-Produced Work
Everything Which Is . . . Yes, John Vincent Barrett, USA

Best Animated Film
Daisy Cutter (La cortadora de margaritas)Enrique García and Rubén Salazar, Spain

Best Experimental Work
All Flowers in TimeJonathan Caouette, Canada

Best Student Work (University-level)
Sin PaísTheo Rigby, USA (Stanford University)

Evan Kuhn Youth Film Award (Under 18-years-old)
Blank CanvasHannah Sullivan, USA


Given by the Festival to a film that had a unique and special impact and response.
Just Like UsAhmed Ahmed, USA