Skyline Indie Film Fest

Skyline Indie Film Fest

Skyline Indie Film Fest

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2018 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!

 2018 Skyline Indie Film Fest

Award Recipients

It is our pleasure and privilege to announce the award recipients of the 2018 Skyline Indie Film Fest and to extend a hearty congratulations to all of the Official Selections.

Best Screenplay

Girl Out of Time, original screenplay by Jay J. FalconerAn orphaned street girl with mysterious time-traveling abilities battles future humans across time and space in a deadly fight for not only her future, but that of humanity's.

Best Short Film


Dempsey the Diabetic Superhero a live action short documentary by Kendall Goldberg.Meet Dempsey Foxson — a spunky, 10-year-old competitive gymnast who refuses to let her Type 1 Diabetes affect her dreams.

Audience Favorite

TIN CAN, a live action short film by Pat Battistini.J.C. came to America as an illegal immigrant when he was just a child. Now, as an adult, he's still an illegal alien but has managed to persevere and prosper working as a rodeo clown. However, after a series of unfortunate events, J.C. finds himself down on his luck and in search for a new happiness. He eventually finds it near the Mexican border but the price he pays could get him kicked out of the only country he knows.

Best Animated Film

BALANCE, an animated short by Barzan Rostami.It’s a story about the soldiers who are sacrificing their lives and resist in order to protect the people of the city and help future generations live in peace...

Best Documentary

Kings, Queens & In-Betweens, a live action documentary by Gabrielle Burton.Through the compelling stories of 8 performers, KQIB peels back the layers of identity, highlighting the diversity of human experience. Structured like a Chuck Close painting, KQIB is a fresh take on the traditional ethnographic doc, rippling out to reveal how gender divisions impact our culture and society--from bullying, to marriage rights, to LGBTQ discrimination.

Best Feature

They Are Strangers, a live action narrative feature by Zane L'Erario.Rebecca Thayer, an acclaimed writer living in Philadelphia becomes conscious of her boyfriends infidelity. Reluctant to confront him, she takes a darker path a decides to find out who the new lover is.

Festival Winner

Pickle, a live action short by Grant Moore.After accidentally freezing the family dog to death, Oscar attempts to make good with his soon-to-be stepson by driving the family pet’s ashes across the country.