AWARDS

Through the resources of industry-related sponsors, the Brooklyn Film Festival awards the winners with products, services, and cash.

PRIZES SPONSORED BY: ABELCINE, XENO LIGHTS, NYC CAMERA COMPANY, BE ELECTRIC, MPE, G-STAR, FINAL DRAFT, LENTINI, MEDIA SERVICES, NOBLE JEWELRY, BLUETABLEPOST, BROOKLYN FILM SOCIETY.


GRAND CHAMELEON AWARD

This Award is intended to reward the best film of the year
Chameleon Statuette
Eligibility: All the films in the competition are eligible for this award regardless of their length, category, or format
Jury: This award is assigned by the Board of Directors of the Festival and chosen among the winners of “Best in Category”

BEST IN CATEGORY AWARD

Assigned to the best film in each category
Eligibility: Feature Narrative, Feature Documentary, Short Narrative, Short Documentary, Animation, and Experimental films in competition
Jury: Assigned by the panels of Judges.

BEST NEW DIRECTOR

Assigned to the best upcoming director
Eligibility: All filmmakers in competition are eligible
Jury: Assigned by the panels of Judges.

BEST BROOKLYN PROJECT

Assigned to the best project by a Brooklyn director or shot in Brooklyn
Eligibility: All Brooklyn filmmakers and all films shot in Brooklyn are eligible
Jury: Assigned by the Board of Directors of the Festival.

SPIRIT AWARD

Films in which the festival recognizes its own spirit
Spirit Awards are assigned in each category
Eligibility: All films in competition are eligible
Jury: Spirit Awards are assigned by the Board of Directors of the Festival.

CERTIFICATE OF EXELLENCE

Certificates are assigned for outstanding achievement in the following categories: Production, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Editing, Style, Original Score, Acting (female), Acting (male).
Eligibility: All films in competition are eligible
Jury: Certificate Awards are assigned by the panels of Judges

AUDIENCE AWARD

Audience Awards are assigned in each category as follows: Feature, Documentary, Short Subject, Short Documentary, Animation and Experimental.
Eligibility: All films in competition are eligible.
Jury: Festival Audience.