Year Five Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony
Saturday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

Daniels Auditorium
Limited Seating; Maximum Occupancy: 300 seats

The ceremony is free and open to the public; no tickets or registration required—just stick around after the final film block  or  come early for the Wrap Party.  For information, call 919-814-7028.

 

Help pack Daniels Auditorium as we recognize Longleaf winners with cash prizes and our annual North Carolina–designed and handcrafted award tiles in multiple categories. Applaud at will.

 

Welcome and Introduction
Sally Bloom, Longleaf Film Festival Co-Organizer

Awards Presentations
Prizes may be awarded in the following categories (prizes may not be awarded in every category and may not be presented in the order listed below):

  • Animated Film
    One prize may be awarded in the following subcategory:

    • Best Overall
  • Documentary Feature
    One prize may be awarded in the following subcategory:

    • Best Overall
  • All documentary festival submissions are also eligible for a $500 Judges’ Choice/Documentary Film award.
  • Documentary Short
    One prize may be awarded in the following subcategory:

    • Best Overall
  • All documentary festival submissions are also eligible for a $500 Judges’ Choice/Documentary Film award.
  • History+ Film
    Entries must reflect or depict a topic in history from a unique perspective or insight and must be accurately interpreted or portrayed. One prize may be awarded for each of the following subcategories:

    • Best Narrative
    • Best Documentary
  • Middle and High School Student Film
    Films must have been primarily written, filmed, and produced by students currently enrolled in middle and/or high school or students who graduated from high school at the end of the past academic year. One prize may be awarded for each of the following subcategories:

    • Best Narrative
    • Best Documentary
  • All films entered in the Middle and High School Student Film category are also eligible for a $300 Best Student Film award.
  • Music Video
    One prize may be awarded in the following subcategory:

    • Best Overall
  • Movie Poster, 
    All filmmakers who requested to enter this category are eligible for a $200 prize.
  • One prize may be awarded in the following subcategory:
    • Best Overall
  • Narrative Feature
    One prize may be awarded for each of the following subcategories:

    • Best Horror–Sci-Fi
    • Best Comedy
    • Best Drama
  • All narrative festival submissions are also eligible for a $500 Judges’ Choice/Narrative Film award.
  • Narrative Short
    One prize may be awarded for each of the following subcategories:

    • Best Horror–Sci-Fi
    • Best Comedy
    • Best Drama
  • All narrative festival submissions are also eligible for a $500 Judges’ Choice/Narrative Film award.

       And, that’s a wrap for Longleaf 2019:

let’s regroup down the road for our annual free-to-attend Wrap Party!

Longleaf Film Festival Wrap Party
After the awards ceremony, meet us a few blocks south at the Big Easy (222 Fayetteville Street; upstairs and back to the Voodoo Room event space) for our FREE-to-attend Wrap Party for all friends, family members, and other supporters of filmmakers and Longleaf.  Longleaf will provide some munchies; you buy your favorite beverage.

Our Wrap Party is  free to attend  and open to anyone who attended Longleaf on Friday or Saturday, but occupancy is limited.  Please let us know you plan to attend by Thursday, May 9, to save a spot.  For information, call 919-814-7028.

The free reception is sponsored, in part, by the Big Easy.  Click here  for a map, directions, and walking or parking information.  Maps and directions are also available before you leave the festival.

 

For a complete list of workshops and meet-and-greet opportunities,
visit our main Longleaf 2019 Registration and Ticket Information page.
Donations are appreciated and will support Longleaf 2020!
Thank you for your support!