The STARBURST International Film Festival took place over the weekend, and was a roaring success. On Saturday night, we announced the recipients of the STARBURST Fantasy Awards 2020.
With so many amazing entries, it was a tough decision to make, and all the films screened were worthy of accolades. However, a final decision must be made, and the winners were;
Best Art and Design
Dead Air, director: Geoff Harmer, writer: Peter Hearn
Distinction in Sound
I Scream on the Beach, composer: Levi Miah, directors: Alexander Churchyard, Michael Holiday
Darling, Darling Wendy, director of photography - Beth Napoli
The Charlie Allbright Award
Royko's Qubit Summer, director - Yuichi Kondo
This is a new award that honours the spirit of the late Dr Charlie Allbright, a colleague and academic dearly missed.
Scott Lyus, Black Mass
Johnny Vivash, Black Mass
Eject, director - David Yorke
Best Director - sponsored by Fabulous Films
David Yorke, Eject
Best Feature sponsored by Horror Channel
Stay Out Stay Alive, director - Dean Yurke
Independent's Day Award
Andrew Lee Potts
We congratulate all involved and all the filmmakers and actors who had movies and shorts screened at the festival.