KIFF 2023 AWARD WINNERS
TAKING FLIGHT, RISING TALENT AWARD, sponsored by Kerry Airport Ireland – Hannah Mamalis.
KIFF 2023 Maureen O’ Hara Award – Eileen Walsh.
BEST OF KERRY, Sponsored by Virgin Media – Two for the Road, Written and Directed by Lochlainn McKenna
BEST INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE SHORT – Sponsored by The Plaza Hotel – Spoor, Directed by Sunita Soliar & Statten Roeg
BEST ANIMATION – Pinokidoki, Written, Directed and Produced by Jack C.
BEST STUDENT SHORT – Harvest, Directed by Sophia Seymour
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – sponsored by Randles Hotel – Paddy Mulcahy for Songs of Blood and Destiny.
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE – Secrets From Putomayo, Directed by Aurélio Michiles
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT – Echo, Directed by Ross McClean
BEST IRISH NARRATIVE SHORT – sponsored by the Great Southern Hotel – Jill And Lill Do Knick Knacks, Directed by Keith Jordan
BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE – Sponsored by Screen Ireland – Verdigris, Directed by Patricia Kelly
SCREENWRITING AWARD – Eyes to Listen, Hands to Speak, Written by Cathriona Slammon. Honourable Mentions: Toucan, Written by Eoin Joseph Duncum and Noa’s Place, Written by Maria Romanova-Hynes
TRUA AWARD – Myles O’Reilly, The Streets Where You Live