Winners announced

The Spirit of the Hoka award was presented  to the following films:

Animation: Snowdysseus

  • Honorable Mention: Balloon Cat
  • Honorable Mention: Baby Chicken

Experimental: Virtuos Virtuel

  • Honorable Mention: Tokyo = Fukushima

Mississippi Music Video: Poor Lost Souls

Mississippi Narrative: Evergreen

  • Special Jury Mention for Cinematography: The Surface

Mississippi Documentary: Landscapes of the Heart

Narrative Short: Safety

Documentary Short: Herd in Iceland

Documentary Feature: Bending Steel

  • Special Jury Mention: Meanwhile in Memphis, the Sound of a Revolution

Narrative Feature: Teddy Bears

  • Special Jury Prize for Best Performance in a Narrative Feature: Barry Nash, Bob Birdnow...
  • Special Jury Prize for Best Emerging Director: Juli Jackson, 45RPM

Lisa Blount Memorial Acting Award: Barry Nash, Bob Birdnow's Remarkable Tale of Human Survival and the Transcendence of Self

Hoka Award for Achievement in Film: Jason Ritter