Last night in New York at the 18th Tribeca Film Festival, the winners were announced in the competition categories. The top honours went to Burning Cane which took the Founders Award for Best U.S. Narrative Feature, House of Hummingbird (Beol-sae) which won Best International Narrative Feature and Scheme Birds which was named Best Documentary Feature. Here’s a full list of Tribeca 2019 competition winners:
U.S. NARRATIVE COMPETITION CATEGORIES
Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature – Burning Cane, directed by Phillip Youmans. The award was given by Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal on behalf of the jury.
Best Actress in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Haley Bennett in Swallow.
Best Actor in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Wendell Pierce in Burning Cane.
Best Cinematography in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Phillip Youmans for Burning Cane.
Best Screenplay in a U.S. Narrative Feature Film – Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy for Blow the Man Down.
INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
Best International Narrative Feature – House of Hummingbird (Beol-sae) (South Korea, USA) directed and written by Bora Kim.
Best Actress in an International Narrative Feature Film – Ji-hu Park in House of Hummingbird (Beol-sae) (South Korea, USA).
Best Actor in an International Narrative Feature Film – Ali Atay in Noah Land.
Best Cinematography in an International Narrative Feature Film – Cinematography by Kang Gook-hyun for House of Hummingbird (Beol-sae) (South Korea, USA) directed by Bora Kim.
Best Screenplay in an International Narrative Feature Film – Noah Land (Nuh Tepesi) written by Cenk Ertürk (Germany, Turkey, USA).
DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
Best Documentary Feature – Scheme Birds (Scotland, Sweden) directed and written by Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin.
Best Cinematography in a Documentary Film – Cinematography by Yang Sun, Shuang Liang for Our Time Machine (China) directed by Yang Sun, S. Leo Chiang.
Best Editing in a Documentary Film – Editing by Jennifer Tiexiera for 17 Blocks (USA) directed by Davy Rothbart.
BEST NEW NARRATIVE DIRECTOR COMPETITION:
Best New Narrative Director – The Gasoline Thieves (Huachicolero) (Mexico, Spain, UK, USA) directed by Edgar Nito.
BEST NEW DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR COMPETITION:
Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award – Scheme Birds (Scotland, Sweden) directed by Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin.
THE NORA EPHRON AWARD
The Nora Ephron Award – Rania Attieh for Initials S.G. (Iniciales S.G.) (Argentina, Lebanon, USA) directed by Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia.
SHORT FILM COMPETITION CATEGORIES:
Best Narrative Short – Maja (Denmark) directed by Marijana Jankovic.
Shorts Animation Award – My Mother’s Eyes (UK) directed and written by Jenny Wright.
Best Documentary Short – Learning To Skateboard In a Warzone (If You’re A Girl) (UK) directed by Carol Dysinger.
Student Visionary Award – Jebel Banat (Egypt) directed and written by Sharine Atif.
The Key (USA, Iraq), created by Celine Tricart.
TRIBECA X AWARD
Previously awarded were the 2019 Tribeca X Awards which recognises excellence in storytelling at the intersection of advertising and entertainment.
The winner of the Best Feature Film was awarded to Almost Human for The Carlsberg Foundation. Directed by Jeppe Rønde.
The winner of the Best Short Film was awarded to The Face of Distracted Driving for AT&T. Directed by Errol Morris for BBDO New York.
The winner of the Best Episodic Film was awarded to History of Memory for HP. Directed by Sarah Klein and Tom Mason for Redglass Pictures, The Garage by HP.
The winner of the Best VR Film was awarded to The 100% by Stand Up to Cancer, HP and Intel. Directed by Hernan Barangan for Springbok Entertainment.
The winners of the Audience Awards, powered by AT&T, which are determined by audience votes throughout the Festival via the Festival app, will be announced on May 4.
Screenings of the award winning films will take place throughout the final day of the Festival, Sunday 5th May. Specific times, venues and ticketing information are available at www.tribecafilm.com/festival.