2017 Award Winners

Congrats to all the winners in a variety of categories of competition at the 2017 SLO Film Fest!

George Sidney Independent Film Awards

Best Student Film    VICIOUS
Best Narrative Short Film    SPEECHLESS
Special Jury Prize   THE CHOP
Special Jury Prize   GAME
Best Short Documentary Film   REFUGE
Best Narrative Feature   MY MOTHER’S WOUND
Best Documentary Feature (tie)
BREAKING POINT: War for Democracy in Ukraine
REBELS ON POINTE

Audience Awards

Best Narrative Short Film (tie)   THE WHOLE WORLD and VICI
Best Documentary Short Film   RESURFACE
Best Narrative Feature   DIANI & DEVINE MEET THE APOCALYPSE
Best Documentary Feature   DOWN THE FENCE
Best in the Fest   MY MOTHER’S WOUND

Central Coast Filmmaker Showcase

Best Student Film   THE NINE LIVES OF HARALD BAUER
Best Special Effects   VAMPARIAH
Best Narrative Short   KONG’S
Best Documentary Short   OF MARSHES & MORROS
Best PSA   SHINING BRIGHTLY: HALEY COMES HOME
Best Documentary Feature   STRONGER THAN BULLETS

Filmmakers of Tomorrow Showcase

Best Film Made By an Individual   FINISH LINE
Best Film Made by a Group   PAWS FOR A CAUSE
Best SLO County Film   LUKE
Best Animated Film   JOURNEY
Best Drama   SONDER
Best Comedy   BLANCHE’S BICHON BUZZ