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2015 Atlanta Film Festival Prize Winners Announced

2015 Atlanta Film Festival Prize Winners Announced


The crowds and stars turned out for this year’s Atlanta Film Festival, which took place from March 20 – 29 at the historic Plaza Theatre, 7 Stages Theatre, The Rialto, The Woodruff Arts Center and The Fox Theatre.

This year’s event was another success and fans were more than happy at some of the special guests that attended, including James Franco and the cast of The Red Road, among may other notable attendees.

For those not familiar with the Atlanta Film Festival, it’s an Academy Award qualifying, international film festival held every spring in Atlanta, Georgia. The Accountant won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 2002 after qualifying at the 2001 Atlanta Film Festival, which goes to show that the films shown there aren’t to be overlooked.

The 2015 Atlanta Film Festival juried prize winners are:

Best Narrative Feature – God Bless The Child
Best Documentary Feature – Stray Dog
Best Pink Peach Feature – Before the Last Curtain Falls
Best New Mavericks Feature – In The Turn
New Mavericks Special Jury Prize – Next Year (L’année Prochaine)
Best Narrative Short – Turtle
Best Documentary Short – The Murder Ballad of James Jones
Best Animated Short – Starlight
Best Pink Peach Short – Charlotte
Best New Mavericks Short – Jennah
Best Music Video – 80’s Rok (presented by REVOLT)
Filmmaker-to-Watch Award (presented by Mountainfilm on Tour ATL and voted on by our Kickstarter Backers Jury) – Ian Samuels, Myrna the Monster

2015 Atlanta Film Festival Photo Gallery

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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