Nov 28, 2015

2015 Fright Night Theatre Awards Announced


The competitive portion of the 2015 Fright Night Theatre Film Festival has officially wrapped, and our fans and selection committee have cast their votes. Out of the nine competitive feature films and 38 competitive shorts we screened this season, we are thrilled to announce this year's Fright Night Theatre Award Winners 

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS
As voted by the in-attendance audience

BEST FILM

Wolfcop
(Director - Lowell Dean / Producers - Sean Buckley, Bernie Hernano, J. Joly, Bill Marks, Deborah Marks, Danielle Masters, Hugh Patterson, Brian Wideen)

BEST SHORT

Dead Hearts
(Director - Stephen W. Martin / Producer - Alex Glua)



SELECTION COMMITTEE AWARDS
As voted by the Fright Night Theatre programming team

== FEATURE FILMS ==


SCARIEST FILM
The Babadook (dir. Jennifer Kent)


MOST SHOCKING FILM
Circus of the Dead (dir. Billy Pon)


FUNNIEST FILM
Bloody Knuckles (dir. Matt O'Mahoney)


BEST DIRECTOR
Jennifer Kent (The Babadook)



BEST ACTOR
Nick Damici (Late Phases: Night of the Lone Wolf)


BEST ACTRESS
Essie Davis (The Babadook)



BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Conor Sweeney (The Editor)



BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
TIE - Paz de la Huerta (The Editor) & Amy Matysio (Wolfcop)



BEST SCREENPLAY
The Babadook - Jennifer Kent


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
The Babadook- Radek Ladczuk


BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
Late Phases: Night of the Lone Wolf



BEST MUSICAL SCORE
The Editor - Jeremy Gillespie, Norman Orenstein, Claudio Simonetti, Vercetti Technicolor, Trevor Tuminski, Brian Wiacek



BEST SONG
Killer Rack - "Fun Bags"





BEST VILLAIN
Circus of the Dead -Bill Oberst Jr. as PAPA CORN


ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP FX
Wolfcop - Emersen Ziffle
BEST MONSTER
TIE  - The Babadook and the Killer Rack


 == SHORT FILMS ==


BEST HORROR SHORT
This Neighborhood (dir. Jerry Ochoa)



MOST SHOCKING SHORT
El Gigante (dir. Luke Bramley an Gigi Saul Guerrero)


BEST COMEDY SHORT
Invaders (dir. Jason Kupfer)

BEST SCI-FI SHORT
La Caja de Pandora aka. Pixel Theory: Pandora's Box (dir. Daniel Hern├índez Torrado)


BEST ANIMATED SHORT
The Waldgeist & Me (dir. Joe Bichard)


BEST FANTASY SHORT
Extreme Pinocchio (dir. Pascal Chind)