• Award Winners

    Everyone is a winner in our book but here are the films that received the first annual

    Great Western Catskills International Film Festival awards.

    Best Student Film


    Layal Jomaa

    Best Documentary Short

    Finish Line: The Rise and Demise of Off-Track Betting

    Joseph Fusco

    Best Animated Short


    Brian O'Malley

    Best Narrative Short (Tie)

    Falling Stars

    Miriam Dehne

    Best Narrative Short (Tie)


    Prado Mukherji

    Best Documentary Feature

    The Jackson 5… Million

    Caroline Ledgin

    Best Narrative Feature

    Metasequoia: Lightly Shoot the Horizon!

    Shingo Seto

    Outstanding Contributions to Independent Film

    Special award to

    Larry Fessenden