2016 Award Winners

Grand Jury Prize

Poster
WINNER
Gorilla (France) Tibo Pinsard, Director

NOMINEES
Awesome Beetle’s Color (Latvia) Indra Sproge, Director
Pushing (San Diego, CA) Ryan LaPine, Director
Lost (Canada) Michael Chen, Director
Shanghai Faders (Portland, OR) AJ Gordon, Director







Best Story

WINNER
Lost (Canada) Michael Chen, Director

NOMINEES
For Dad (Portland, OR) Jason Rosenblatt, Director
Stripes (France) Tibo Pinsard, Director
Harold the Hitman (Newberg, OR) Cosmo Spada, Director
Jewish Blind Date (Switzerland) Anaelle Morf, Director


Best Cinematography

WINNER
Spectratta (Seattle, WA) Susan Maughlin Wood, Director

NOMINEES
Awesome Beetle’s Color (Latvia) Indra Sproge, Director
Lost Girl (Scotland) Tom Gentle, Director
Oregon’s Oak: A Vanishing Legacy (Portland, OR) Alex Huebsch, Director
Lost (Canada) Michael Chen, Director


Best Director

WINNER
Shanghai Faders (Portland, OR) AJ Gordon, Director

NOMINEES
Gorilla (France) Tibo Pinsard, Director
Jewish Blind Date (Switzerland) Anaelle Morf, Director
For Dad (Portland, OR) Jason Rosenblatt, Director
Pushing (San Diego, CA) Ryan LaPine, Director


Sunrise Rotary Award

WINNER
For Dad (Portland, OR) Jason Rosenblatt, Director

NOMINEES
Love Unleashed (Portland, OR) Kacey Klonsky, Director
Endurance (Ashland, OR) Bryn Lanning, Director
Dear Future Self (Medford, OR) Ray Nomoto Robison, Director
Kids for Kidnapping (Portland, OR) Torrance Maurer, Director / Justin Zimmerman, Producer
Harold the Hitman (Newberg, OR) Cosmo Spada, Director
Shanghai Faders (Portland, OR) AJ Gordon, Director
Oregon’s Oak: A Vanishing Legacy (Portland, OR) Alex Huebsch, Director
Model Citizen (McMinnville, OR) Phil Guzzo, Director
Tone Journals: Edna Vazquez (Portland, OR) Guy Baker, Director
Pacifica (Portland, OR) Brady Holden, Director


Recology Sustainability Award

WINNER
Pacifica (Portland, OR) Brady Holden, Director

NOMINEES
Oregon’s Oak: A Vanishing Legacy (Portland, OR) Alex Huebsch, Director


Will Vinton Award for Best Animated Film

Poster
WINNER
Awesome Beetle’s Color (Latvia) Indra Sproge, Director

NOMINEES
Entangled (Eugene, OR) Jordyn Roach, Director