Winners #30th edition – February 2022

Below is the #30th Official Selection of the Paris Play Film Festival.

This edition shows 23 selected titles from 14 different countries.

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Best Feature Film

Horror NightUKNathaniel EngelWINNER

Best Drama short

Diyar HismaSaudi ArabiaFAHD FAYZWINNER
We Are the Apocalypse !USCharles William LaneFINALIST

Best Feature Script

A Whisper From The WavesUSJames Fox, Mikayla IversonWINNER

Best Short Script

I don’t want to crySpainPablo FuentesWINNER

Best Editor

AlmostSwedenGarry VeberWINNER

Best Experimental

Things She WantsCanadaKevin HeslopWINNER
MagpieCanadaKevin HeslopFINALIST
AlmostSwedenGarry VeberSEMI FINALIST

Best Art Photography

MadameItalymarco cucurniaWINNER
My Abandoned LifeUSJordanne CalvinFINALIST

Best Lead Performance

Horror NightUKNathaniel EngelWINNER

Best Dance Film

Maybe in a Thousand YearsUSMalcolm SolomonWINNER

Best Director

Diyar HismaSaudi ArabiaFAHD FAYZWINNER

Best Student Short

Wings of the SpiritAustriaAlbert MeislWINNER


I don’t danceNetherlandsJey SantanderWINNER

Best Web Series / Web Content

Don’t care to shareIsraelDekel AizenWINNER

Best DOP

Dark DreamsUSNicola De PratoWINNER

Best Music Video

Mature Musical Pictures “Drones” (feat Brett Hestla) Official Music VideoUSThomas CraneWINNER

Best Score / Song

Across the OceanKoreaMichael ChoiWINNER

Best Documentary, long form

Truth Be Told: Irving Norman and the Human PredicamentUSRay DayWINNER
Canaries in a Cold WarUSMathias MagnasonFINALIST
Horse HeroesUSJohn BadalamentiSEMI FINALIST

Best Documentary, short form


Best Animated short film

Soll AdelanteMexicoElena GaraziWINNER

Best Action

The Carrier :Action SpecialJapanKazuyoshi HayashiWINNER