The Audience Award nominees

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Almost Fashionable: A Film About Travis

Anna and the Apocalypse

Flammable Children (Swinging Safari)

Hearts Beat Loud

Ideal Home

Mary Shelley

Never Leave Me

Piano to Zanskar

RBG

Terminal

Unicorn Store

What Walaa Wants

  

 

The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film

Michael Powell was one of Britain's most original filmmakers with a career spanning 60 years. The Michael Powell Award was inaugurated at EIFF in 1990 to honour imagination and creativity in British filmmaking and is regarded as a mark of prestige both within and without the UK film industry. 

 

Calibre

The Devil Outside

Dirt Road to Lafayette

Jellyfish

Lucid

Make Me Up

My Friend the Polish Girl

Obey

Old Boys

Songbird

Two for Joy

Winterlong

 

 

 

The Award for Best International Feature Film

EIFF seeks to represent global trends in cinema by introducing important new films and new filmmaking directions. This award is intended to highlight filmmaking from outside the UK that is imaginative, innovative and deserving of wider recognition. 

Diving

Girls Always Happy

The Great Buddha+

Mug

The Parting Glass

The Return

Supa Modo

Thick Lashes of Lauri Mäntyvaara

Those Who Are Fine

We the Animals

What Will People Say

Wild Nights with Emily

 

The Award for Best Documentary Feature Film

This award recognises the immense strength of documentary filmmaking in pioneering new ways of imagining the with urgency, creativity and vigour on the vital relationship between film and reality. Feature-length documentaries around the world are eligible for the award.

Becoming Animal

The Eyes of Orson Welles

The Gospel According to André

Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Light Years

Meeting Jim

Miss María, Skirting the Mountain

Piripkura

Saving Brinton

Time Trial

WALL

Whitney

 

The Award for Best Short Film

This award affirms EIFF's long-standing support of directors of short films and is intended to recognise the outstanding achievements possible within the short format, while offering encouragements to feature filmmakers of the future. Films in the competition are drawn from the Shorts Black Box and Animation strands of EIFF. 

12 Point Kill

And What is the Summer Saying

Animal Behaviour

At Dawn the Flowers Open the Gates of Paradise

Ayesha

Between Relating and Use

Blue Christmas

Brexicuted

Comfort Stations

Cosmic Kaleidoscope

Decoy

(Fool Time) JOB

Fugue, A Light's Travelogue

Government House

I Was Here

I'm OK

Icebergs

Imperial Valley (cultivated run-off)

Intimity

Milk

Monument: Parts One and Two

My Home is a Dog that Lives Inside Me

Nevada

None of the Above

Printed Sunset

Reruns

RIOT NOT DIET

Roughhouse

Small Things Moving In Unison

Souls of Totality

Take Rabbit

& This Too Shall Pass

Three Thousand

Time Away

Un geste d'amour

A Week with Azar

 

The Award for Best Performance in a British Feature Film

Judged by the Michael Powell Award competition jury, this award is intended to celebrate and promote the great tradition of the art of film performance in the UK.

 

The McLaren Award for Best New British Animation - Supported by the British Council

First Awarded in 1990, the McLaren Award provides a focus for new British short animation and recognises the spirit of creativity. Named in honour of Norman McLaren, the renowned Scottish-born animator. The winner is decided by audience voters. 

Attraction

The Brave Heart or (The Day we Enabled the Sleepwalking Protocol)

Brexicuted

Double Portrait

Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me)

Facing It

I'm OK

Inanimate

Invaders

Laundromat

Mamoon

Marfa

Red dress. No straps

Roughhouse

Severn Drive

Snow White Cologne

Take Rabbit

That Yorkshire Sound

Togetherness

Via

Widdershins

 

The New Visions Awards

Part of The Young & the Wild's inaugural short-film competitions, these awards honour two outstanding Scottish short films made by young filmmakers aged 14-18 and 19-25. These awards commend vision and effort and aim to boost the careers of new voices in filmmaking.

The Big Spread

Ghost

Home

I AM.

INT. Restaurant - Day

It's A Small World

Jolie

Locker Room

Nights Out

One Punch Kid

Somewhere Scary, 1997

A Waste of Time