Skyline Indie Film Fest

Skyline Indie Film Fest

Skyline Indie Film Fest

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2017 Award Winners

Thank you to everyone who was here with us this weekend, the filmmakers and writers who were able to make the trip to Winchester, the audiences for coming out to the shows, and the and volunteers and the merchants that support us here in Old Town. We could not produce Skyline without all of your support. Thank you for making this festival weekend so much fun for so many people!

 2017 Skyline Indie Film Fest

Award Recipients

It is our pleasure and privilege to announce the award recipients of the 2017 Skyline Indie Film Fest and to extend a hearty congratulations to all of the Official Selections.

Best Screenplay

Dr. Needmore, original screenplay by Lucy FazelyIn 1945 a small town veterinarian provides for the county’s medical needs when the area’s last medical doctor is drafted. After a patient dies in his care, he chooses not to fight criminal charges rather than expose his tortured past.

Audience Favorite

RATED, a live action short film by John Fortson.What’s so important about a 5 star rating? Maggie’s about to find out! Maggie, a wife and mother, must find the courage to own up to her behavior when she wakes up to a world where every adult has received a YELP-like rating floating above their head. While most everyone has a shining 4 or 5 star rating, Maggie’s got just 2.5. How many stars would you have?

Best Animated Film

"THE TALK" TRUE STORIES ABOUT THE BIRDS & BEES, an animated short by Alain Delannoy.There are things in life you never forget. One of them, like it or not, is “The Talk”.

Best Documentary

Creative Feds, a live action documentary by Erica Ginsberg and Leon Gerskovic.Civil servants by day. Artists by night and weekend. Go beyond the stereotype of the “faceless bureaucrat” by meeting two federal workers who are as dedicated to public service as they are to their music.

Best Feature

The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse, a live action documentary by Bobby Dass and Alex Crowton.The Sad & Beautiful World of Sparklehorse is a film about Mark Linkous, singer-songwriter and founder of the alternative rock band Sparklehorse. A cult and hugely influential figure in the alternative music scene, Linkous had a dramatic life.

Festival Winner & Best Short Film

Real Artists, a live action short by Cameo Wood.Against all odds, Sophia Baker just scored her dream interview at the world-famous Semaphore Animation Studios. But when she meets arch, mysterious executive Anne Palladon, she soon learns all is not as she expects behind the curtain.