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2015 Winter Film Awards Official Selections

WFA 2015 Logo4th Annual
Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival
to be held Feb 25-28 in NYC

75 Films, 15 Awards, 1 Fantastic Weekend

New York City’s rapidly growing Winter Film Awards (WFA) Indie Film Festival, now in its fourth year, is establishing itself as a dynamic celebration of emerging filmmakers from around the world. The WFA team is proud to announce programing for their upcoming Festival and Awards Ceremony.

Among the 75 Official Selections to be screened at the Blue Diamond Theater in the heart of Times Square (777 8th Ave New York, NY 10036), is a diverse mixture of 6 documentaries, 32 shorts, 6 narrative features, 9 animations, 10 music videos and 6 horror films, including 15 student films, 25 female directors and representation from 27 countries.

Opening night for the 2015 Festival will take place February 25 with a filmmaker’s reception and kick-off party. The festivities continue February 26-28 with three packed days of film screenings, discussion panels, and networking events. The festival will come to a close on the evening of February 28th with a glittering Awards Ceremony and after-party at Club 230Fifth (230 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10001), livestreamed globally by Worldcast Inc.

A Ride toward the Sea

A Ride toward the Sea

Animated Film by Damien Stein (France, 3 mins)
A Spring Has Passed By

A Spring Has Passed By

Short Film by Eva Daoud (Syria, 7 mins)
Aleqini

Aleqini

Music Video by Mohammed Jassim (Kuwait, 4 mins)
Assumption of Risk

Assumption of Risk

Feature Film by Mark Kochanowicz (United States, 97 mins)
Blood Drops of Love

Blood Drops of Love

48-Hour Challenge Film by Larry Rosen (United States, 7 mins)
Carry On

Carry On

Short Film by Yatao Li (China, 17 mins)
Curse Of An Addict-Zanzibar

Curse Of An Addict-Zanzibar

Short Film by Lovinsa Kavuma (Zanzibar/ United Kingdom, 25 mins)
Cynthia

Cynthia

Horror Film by Christopher Wells (United States, 11 mins)
Endtrip

Endtrip

Animated Film by Koen de Mol/Rick Franssen/Olivier Ballast (Netherlands, 5 mins)
Farah Goes Bang

Farah Goes Bang

Feature Film by Meera Menon (United States, 93 mins)
Fly on Out

Fly on Out

Short Film by Robert Kolodny (United States, 6 mins)
Garden Fiend

Garden Fiend

Short Film by Julia Walter (Germany, 15 mins)
Generation '89 - Growing Up in the Year of Change

Generation ’89 – Growing Up in the Year of Change

Documentary by Anke Ertner (Germany, 71 mins)
Gimme Little Sign

Gimme Little Sign

Music Video by PM Romero/Scott Montgomery (United States, 4 mins)
Goodbye Papa

Goodbye Papa

Short Film by Hendrik Maximilian Schmitt (Germany, 27 mins)
Grafters

Grafters

Short Film by Nicholas J. DeMicco (United States, 23 mins)
Greece

Greece

Short Film by Sarah Deakins (Canada, 15 mins)
H.O.P.E. Was Here

H.O.P.E. Was Here

Documentary by Mark Denega (Peru, 58 mins)
Hands on Me

Hands on Me

Music Video by Carlos Hurtado (United States, 3 mins)
Happy Hour

Happy Hour

Short Film by Gretl Claggett (United States, 14 mins)
How It Feels

How It Feels

Music Video by PM Romero/Scott Montgomery (United States, 4 mins)
Human

Human

Short Film by Brigitte Drodtloff (Germany, 11 mins)
Hypebeasts

Hypebeasts

Short Film by Jessica dela Merced (United States, 19 mins)
I Wish We Were Dancers

I Wish We Were Dancers

Short Film by Mohammed Walid Ayyad (Kuwait, 9 mins)
Inner Child

Inner Child

Feature Film by Thomas Lee (Germany, 75 mins)
Institutionalised

Institutionalised

Horror Film by Roy Schweiger (Italy, 3 mins)
It's My Beak

It’s My Beak

Animated Film by Seth Cooper (United States, 3 mins)
Just Like You

Just Like You

Short Film by Lovisa Lara Halldorsdottir/Margret Buhl (Iceland, 12 mins)
Legacy

Legacy

Music Video by Bryn Chainey (Germany, 4 mins)
Liber de Morte

Liber de Morte

48-Hour Challenge Film by Richard Lobrovich (United States, 6 mins)
Lion Kingdom

Lion Kingdom

Short Film by Samuel Bassen (United States, 4 mins)
Lothar

Lothar

Short Film by Luca Zuberbühler (Switzerland, 13 mins)
Love City, Jalalabad

Love City, Jalalabad

Documentary by George Gittoes (Norway/ Australia, 98 mins)
Love Out of Mind

Love Out of Mind

Short Film by Aaron Fisher (United States, 12 mins)
Maniac

Maniac

Short Film by Sam Borowski (United States, 23 mins)
Metube: August Sings Carmen Habanera

Metube: August Sings Carmen Habanera

Music Video by Daniel Moshel (Austria, 4 mins)
Milkyboy

Milkyboy

Animated Film by Arnold Arre (Philippines, 20 mins)
My Car And I

My Car And I

Documentary by Gautam Halder (India, 52 mins)
My Little Nut

My Little Nut

48-Hour Challenge Film by Johan Perruchoud (United States, 7 mins)
Nesting Grounds

Nesting Grounds

Short Film by Ian Scott McCullough (United States, 15 mins)
No Skywatching Tonight

No Skywatching Tonight

Music Video by Alicia Maye (United States, 3 mins)
Online

Online

Short Film by Ivan Lowenberg (Mexico, 7 mins)
Out of Love

Out of Love

Short Film by Jon Ryan Sugimoto (United States, 15 mins)
P.S. I Can't Breathe

P.S. I Can’t Breathe

Documentary by Rochelle Leanne White (United States, 20 mins)
Papa

Papa

Animated Film by Natalie Labarre (United States, 6 mins)
Paradiddle

Paradiddle

Short Film by Craig Singer (United States, 9 mins)
Point of No Return

Point of No Return

Short Film by Stephanie Olthoff (Germany, 15 mins)
Poppy

Poppy

Animated Film by James Cunningham (New Zealand, 11 mins)
Pull Over To Kill

Pull Over To Kill

Short Film by Robbie Ikegami (United States, 16 mins)
Rupture

Rupture

Short Film by Caylee So (Burkina Faso, 9 mins)
Sacrificial Youth

Sacrificial Youth

Feature Film by Joe Losurdo (United States, 78 mins)
Sake-Bomb

Sake-Bomb

Feature Film by Junya Sakino (United States/ Japan, 82 mins)
Shipwrecked

Shipwrecked

Music Video by Ciara Hehir (Australia, 4 mins)
Silver Screen by Morebarn

Silver Screen by Morebarn

Music Video by Julie Gratz (United States, 3 mins)
Something You Can Call Home

Something You Can Call Home

Documentary by Rebecca Kenyon (United Kingdom/ United States, 74 mins)
Spoilia Oceani

Spoilia Oceani

Music Video by Stephen Banham (Australia, 5 mins)
Spoke For

Spoke For

48-Hour Challenge Film by Chris Sciacco (United States, 6 mins)
Stuck for a Reason

Stuck for a Reason

Short Film by Larry Rosen (United States, 7 mins)
Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen

Horror Film by Yung-Jen Yang (United States, 9 mins)
The Belief

The Belief

Animated Film by Amir Vahedi (Iran, 2 mins)
The Hopper

The Hopper

Animated Film by Alex Brüel Flagstad (Denmark/ Germany, 17 mins)
The Jelly Wrestler

The Jelly Wrestler

Short Film by Rebecca Thomson (Australia, 15 mins)
The Magic Bracelet

The Magic Bracelet

Short Film by Jon Poll (United States, 19 mins)
The Man From The City

The Man From The City

Short Film by Elias Plagianos (Greece, 11 mins)
The Man Who Fed His Shadow

The Man Who Fed His Shadow

Short Film by Mario Garefo (Greece, 18 mins)
The Redwood Massacre

The Redwood Massacre

Feature Film by David Ryan Keith (Scotland, 82 mins)
The Secret Life of Balloons

The Secret Life of Balloons

Short Film by Lauren and Nina Graham (Northern Ireland, 10 mins)
The Star Fishing Boy

The Star Fishing Boy

Animated Film by Chuanshu Shi (United States, 12 mins)
The Visit

The Visit

Short Film by Mohamed Karim (Egypt, 15 mins)
Three Holes And A Smoking Gun

Three Holes And A Smoking Gun

Feature Film by Hilarion Banks (United States, 89 mins)
Timothy

Timothy

Horror Film by Marc Martínez Jordán (Spain, 10 mins)
Tokyo Halloween Night

Tokyo Halloween Night

Short Film by Mari Okada (Japan, 23 mins)
Touching Life

Touching Life

Short Film by Carolin Färber (Germany, 18 mins)
Use Me Up

Use Me Up

Short Film by Dawn Alden (United States, 10 mins)
Uterus-Man

Uterus-Man

Animated Film by Lu Yang (China, 11 mins)
Zugzwang

Zugzwang

Short Film by Yolanda Centeno (Spain, 9 mins)

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated 501(c)3 organization dedicated to showcasing emerging filmmakers and the celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. For more information on tickets, schedules, sponsors, film descriptions and more, please visit www.WinterFilmAwards.com and find us on Facebook.

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