SIFF 2016 Award Winners

Golden Space Needle Award - Best Film: Captain Fantastic, directed by Matt Ross (USA 2016)


Golden Space Needle Award - Best Documentary: Gleason, directed by Clay Tweel (USA 2016)


Golden Space Needle Award - Best Director: Javier Ruiz Caldera - Spy Time (Spain 2015)


Golden Space Needle Award - Best Actor: Rolf Lassgård - A Man Called Ove (Sweden/Norway 2015)


Golden Space Needle Award - Best Actress: Vicky Hernandez - Between Sea and Land (Colombia 2016)


Lena Sharpe award for Persistence of Vision: The IF Project (USA 2016), directed by Kathlyn Horan


SIFF 2016 Official Competition - Grand Jury Prize: Girl Asleep (Australia 2016), directed by Rosemary Myers


SIFF 2016 Ibero-American Competition - Grand Jury Prize: You'll Never Be Alone(Chile 2016), directed byAlex Anwandter


SIFF 2016 New Directors Competition - Grand Jury Prize: Sand Storm(Israel 2016), directed by Elite Zexer


SIFF 2016 New American Cinema Competition - Grand Jury Prize: Middle Man(USA 2016), directed by Ned Crowley


SIFF 2016 Documentary Competition - Grand Jury Prize: Death By a Thousand Cuts(Dominican Republic/Haiti/USA 2016), directed by Juan Mejia Botero and Jake Kheel


SIFF 2016 Youth Jury Award - Best Furturewave Feature: Girl Asleep(Australia 2016), directed by Rosemary Myers


SIFF 2016 Youth Jury Award - Best Films4Families Feature: Oddball(Australia 2015), directed by Stuart McDonald


Short Film Award Winners

Golden Space Needle Award - Best Short Film: Alive & Kicking: The Soccer Grannies of South Africa (USA/South Africa 2016), directed by Lara-Ann de Wet


Live Action - Grand Jury Prize: Killer(USA 2016), directed by Matt Kazman


Documentary - Grand Jury prize: These C*cksucking Tears(USA 2016), directed by Dan Taberski


Animation - Grand Jury Prize: Carlo(Italy 2015), directed by Ago Panini