Awards, Prizes & Honorees

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Awards, Prizes & Honorees

MNFF8 – 2022 VTeddy Awards

Best Narrative Feature

Directed by Morrisa Maltz

Best Documentary Feature

Directed by Ellen Moore

Best Narrative Short

Directed by Nina Kopko

Best Documentary Short

Directed by Resita Cox

Audience Award – Feature

Directed by Nancy Svendsen

Audience Award – Short

Directed by Jude Dry

MNFF8 – 2022 Prizes

AICEF Prize for Cross-Cultural Filmmaking

Directed by Nancy Svendsen

VSO Award – Best Integration of Music Into Film

Directed by Alex Ross

VSO Award – Best Integration of Music Into Film

Directed by Gaoyang Ganjin

Hernandez/Bayliss Prize for Triumph of the Human Spirit

Directed by Nira Burstein

Clio Visualizing History Prize for the Advancement of Women in Film

Directed by Lisa Hurwitz

Clio Visualizing History Prize for the Advancement of Women in Film

Directed by Nancy Svendsen

Gaia Prize for Environmental Filmmaking

Directed by David Sebastiao

Shouldice Family Prize for Best Vermont-Made Film

Directed by Chris Spencer

Thaddeus Stevens Prize for Social Engagement 

Directed by Emily Kunstler, Sarah Kunstler

Thaddeus Stevens Prize for Social Engagement 

Directed by David Siev

Ralph Steiner Prize for Poetic Cinema

Directed by Morrisa Maltz 

Kate Hearst Prize for Human Connectivity

Directed by Kanika Vora

Gamble-Paison Prize for Best International Feature Film

Directed by Ligia Ciornei

MNFF8 – 2022 Honorees

Honoree for Outstanding Achievement on Both Sides of the Camera

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Honoree for Sustained Excellence in Independent Filmmaking

Marc Levin

Honoree for Sustained Excellence in Film Producing

Tyler Davidson

Honoree for Sustained Excellence in Independent Filmmaking

Nora Jacobson

Honorees for Sustained Excellence in Film Scoring

Judy Hyman & Jeff Claus

Pioneer in Pursuing Film as Journalism

Lindsay Crouse

Browse the VTeddy Award winners, special prize winners and our honored guests from MNFF1-7