Virgin Mountain and Bridgend were among the winners at the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival; King Jack and Transfatty Lives take the audience awards.
It was also announced that, starting this year, the new name of the Best New Documentary Director Award is The Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award, which was awarded on Thursday by the filmmaker’s children Philip Maysles and Sara Maysles.
The winners of the audience awards sponsored by AT&T were King Jack, directed by Felix Thompson, in the narrative category, and TransFatty Lives, directed by Patrick O’Brien, in the documentary category .
WORLD NARRATIVE COMPETITION CATEGORIES
The Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – Virgin Mountain (Iceland-Denmark), dir Dagur Kári. Winner receives $25,000 sponsored by AT&T and the art award Ash Eroded Film Reel by Daniel Arsham.
Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film – Gunnar Jónsson as Fúsi in Virgin Mountain. Winner receives $2,500 sponsored by Citrin Cooperman.
Best Actress in a Narrative Feature Film – Hannah Murray as Sara in Bridgend (Denmark, pictured). Winner receives $2,500 sponsored by Citrin Cooperman.
Best Cinematography – cinematography by Magnus Jønck for Bridgend. Winner receives $5,000 sponsored by Shutterstock.
Best Screenplay – Virgin Mountain written by Kári. Winner receives $5,000 sponsored by Freixenet.
Best Narrative Editing – Bridgend, editing by Oliver Bugge Coutté. Winner receives $5,000 sponsored by Soundtrack Film and Television-New York, and $50,000 in post-production services provided by Company 3.
WORLD DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION CATEGORIES
Best Documentary Feature – Democrats (Denmark), dir Camilla Nielsson. Winner receives $25,000, sponsored by Netflix and the art award Immersion (From The Holy River Series) by Prune Nourry.
Special Jury Mention: In Transit (USA), dir Albert Maysles, Nelson Walker, Lynn True, David Usui and Ben Wu.
Best Documentary Editing – Palio (UK-Italy), edited by Valerio Bonelli. Winner receives $5,000.
BEST NEW NARRATIVE DIRECTOR COMPETITION
Best New Narrative Director – Zachary Treitz, Men Go To Battle (USA). Winner receives $25,000 sponsored by The Walt Disney Studios, $50,000 in post-production services provided by Company 3, and the art award Trees II by Clifford Ross.
Special Jury Mention: Stephen Fingleton, The Survivalist (Northern Ireland-UK).
BEST NEW DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR COMPETITION
Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award – Ewan McNicol and Anna Sandilands for Uncertain (USA). Winner receives $25,000 sponsored by Netflix and the art award Athena by Elizabeth Colomba.
Special Jury Mention: Erik Shirai for The Birth Of Saké (USA).
SHORT FILM COMPETITION CATEGORIES
Best Narrative Short – Listen (Finland-Denmark), dirs Hamy Ramezan and Rungano Nyoni. Winners receive $5,000 sponsored by Paul Hastings LLP and the art award Caw (42) by Robert Bordo.
Special Jury Mention: Statistical Analysis Of Your Failing Relationship (USA-Canada), dir Miles Jay
Best Documentary Short – Body Team 12 (Liberia), dir David Darg. Winner receives $5,000 sponsored by AKA, complimentary time AKA’s private screening room in a.cinema and the art award Black #19 by Jean Pagliuso.
Special Jury Mention: We Live This (USA), dir James Burns.
Student Visionary Award – Catwalk (Sweden), dir Ninja Thyberg. Winner receives $5,000 sponsored by Creative Future.
Special Jury Mention: Kingdom Of Garbage, (Iraq-UK), dir Yasir Kareem
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE STORYSCAPES AWARD
The award recognises “groundbreaking approaches in storytelling and technology.”
Door Into The Dark (UK) created by Amy Rose and May Abdalla at Anagram. Winner receives $10,000.
THE NORA EPHRON PRIZE
Sworn Virgin (Albania-Germany-Italy-Kosovo-Switzerland), dir Laura Bispuri. Winner receives $25,000, sponsored by Coach.
Special Jury Mention: Being 14 (France), Hélène Zimmer.
Screenings of the award–winning films will take place throughout the final day of the festival on April 26 at various venues. Specific times and ticketing information are available here.