2012 ARIZONA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
BEST OF CATEGORY


Best Narrative Feature

FRAY

Geoff Ryan, USA, 2012


Best Foreign Feature

SPINNING KITE

Satoshi Kase, Japan, 2011

Best Documentary Feature

SMOKIN’ FISH

Luke Griswold-Tergis/Cory Mann, USA, 2011.


Best Short Film

TUMBLING

Tina Salmassi, USA, 2011


Best Foreign Short

HATH NO MAN

Linus Koh, Australia/Singapore, 2011


Best Documentary Short

MIJO

Chithra Jeyaram, USA, 2011


Best Dramatic Short

QUEEN

Adam Rose, USA, 2011


Best Comedy Short

INCEST! THE MUSICAL

Grant Reed, USA, 2011


Best Animated Short

THE JOCKSTRAP RAIDERS

Mark Nelson, USA, 2011


Best IndieYouth Film

WASH

Via Matias, USA, 2012


Best of Arizona

UNDER ARPAIO

Jason Aragon, Arizona/USA, 2012



SPECIAL JURY & AUDIENCE AWARDS


Special Jury Awards for Documentary Filmmaking

A SISTER’S CALL

Rebecca Schaper/Kyle Tekiela, USA, 2012

WE WIN OR WE DIE

Matthew Millan, Libya/USA, 2011


Special Jury Award for Personal Filmmaking

THE SKIN I’M IN

Broderick Fox, USA, 2012


Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking

INOCENTE

Sean Fine/Andrea Nix Fine, USA, 2011


Special Jury Award for Animation

IT’S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY

Don Hertzfeldt, USA, 2012


Audience Award for Best Feature Film

SHOUTING SECRETS

Korinna Sehringer, Switzerland/USA, 2011

Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary

TWO AMERICANS

Valeria Fernández /Dan De Vivo, USA, 2012


Audience Award for Favorite Dramatic Short

A BOY’S LIFE

Elias Benavidez, USA, 2011, 20 min.


Audience Award for Favorite Comedy Short

BEN DOVRE

Doug Carter, Canada, 2012


Honorable Mention for Comedy Short

FLIGHT OF THE MELVIN

Paul DeNigris, USA, 2011


Honorable Mention for Animation Short

FOSSIL TEARS

Nahomi Maki, Japan/USA, 2011


Honorable Mention for Dramatic Short

HOW I LOST MY BIRTHDAY

Deja Bernhardt, USA, 2012


Honorable Mention for IndieYouth Short

WAKE UP

Bella Swain, USA, 2012