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22nd annual Spokane International Film Festival | Feb 28 – March 6, 2020

SpIFF 2018

20th Annual Festival: SPIFF 2018

February 2 – 9, 2018. Spokane, Washington, USA

2018 Awards

Audience Awards:

Best Feature

The Fencer (Klaus Härö, Estonia)

Best of the NW Feature

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (David O’ Leske, USA)

Best of the NW Short

Iron (L. Gabriel Gonda, USA)

Best Documentary

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (David O’ Leske, USA)

Best Short (USA and Canada)

This Place Called Nuka: Courting Adventure in Wild Alaska (Dave Weich, USA)

Best Short (World)

Aaba (Amar Kaushik, India)

Best Animated Short

Hedgehog’s Home (Eva Cvijanović, Croatia / Canada )

Thanks to Vaughn Overlie for counting the ballots! 

Juried Awards:

Best Feature

Gold SpIFFy: Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (David O’ Leske, USA)
Silver SpIFFy: All Our Father’s Relations (Alejandro Yoshizawa, Canada)

Best of the NW Feature

Gold SpIFFy: Expedition Alaska (Brian J. Lenten, USA)
Silver SpIFFy: All Our Father’s Relations (Alejandro Yoshizawa, USA)

Best of the NW Short

Gold SpIFFy: The Manual (Wil Magness, USA)
Silver SpIFFy: Iron (L. Gabriel Gonda, USA)

Best Documentary

Gold SpIFFy: Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (David O’ Leske, USA)
Silver SpIFFy: Expedition Alaska (Brian J. Lenten, USA)

Best Short Film

Gold SpIFFy: The Manual (Wil Magness, USA)
Silver SpIFFy: The Curtain (Crystal Lowe, Canada)

Best Animated Short

Gold SpIFFy: The Talk: True Stories about the Birds & the Bees (Alain Delannoy, Canada)
Silver SpIFFy: Catherine (Britt Raes, Belgium)

Most Promising Filmmaker

Wil Magness The Manual

Thanks to those who served on the SpIFF 2018 Jury: List Names here.

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