Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017
Manchester Lift-Off screened at Texture in in the heart of the city's central creative hub, amongst the surrounding atmosphere of Manchester's Northern Quarter. Hundreds of people filled the unique space along with an extremely successful networking night where local filmmakers got to meet with the Lift-Off Founders, and each other, to discuss future projects and collaboration.
Winners, Special mentions and Season Award Nominations.
Winning Films - Winning Tokyo Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Screening
Best Feature - Where the Windmills Are - Directed by Mads Erichsen
Best Short Live Action Narrative - Spaceman Directed by Christopher Oliva
Best Documentary - The Botanist - Directed by Maude Plante- Husaruk
Retriever - Directed by - Joo Hwan Kim - Wins Tokyo Lift-Off Screening
Hipopotamy - Directed by Piotr Dumala - Wins New York Lift-Off Screening
Season Award Nominations
Enemies Within Directed by Sélim Azzazi
Nomination. Best Actor Nomination
Hassam Ghancy for Enemies Within
Nomination. Best Short Animation
Hipoptamy Directed by Piotr Dumala
Nomination. Best Short live Action Narrative
Spaceman Directed by Christopher Oliva
Nomination. Best Art Direction Nomination
Hope- Directed by Adam A.Losurdo
Nomination. Best Acting Ensemble Nomination
The cast of Where the Windmills Are
Manchester Lift-Off Online Winners
Champion Directed by Michael Taylor Wins Screening at Tokyo Lift-Off
Serial Loser Directed by Luke Quine Wins Screening at New york Lift-Off
Below is the programme which ran for the entire festival week.
Click on the images to view the programmes and watch the trailers.