It was a grand time! We saw some excellent films, long and short.
Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Ashfield Short Films
Grand Prize: Ben Murray for “A Little History”
Best Narrative: Noel Anderson for “Butter Man”
Best Actor In a Narrative: Silas Anderson in “Butter Man”
Best Documentary: Tamsen Merrill for “Spring Shearing”
Best Original Music Score: Nicky Royston for “The Sky On His Back”
Technical Achievement Award: Galen Knowles for “WZRD”
First Prize/Youth: Tobias LaMontagne for “One Shot Mission”
Tip of the Hat: Josie O’Shea, Ainsley Murray, Alysha Parshall-Matylas, & Ashlee Townsley for “Pranksters”
Audience Award: "Butter Man"
Upcoming Event: Free SNEAK PREVIEW of TAWAI!
Saturday, Feburary 18, 7:00pm
Tawai: A Feature documentary film exploring the evolution of human tribes from nomadic hunter gatherers to agrarian based cultures. Enjoy sweeping footage of Borneo, India, Scotland, and the Amazon. Come transport yourself into other worlds as we seek to answer, "what happened to our societies, relationships, and how we relate to the natural world when we began to try and shape the world around us, rather than following the natural order of our environment"
Following the screening will be a Q & A with local resident, Writer/Producer Christopher Steward