I posted here about the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, which took place last weekend. Here is a report on the winning films:

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The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival returned to New York City for its third annual event from January 15-18, 2015 and has culminated in yet another successful season. With events at three distinguished locations including The Cervantes Institute, Tribeca Cinemas and The Producer’s Club, the festival has announced of award winners in recognition for achievement in filmmaking.

The honorable list includes Mark Netter’s Nightmare Code (2014) for Best Philip K. Dick Feature, Matt Duggan’s Inverse (2014) for Best Science Fiction Feature, Kathleen Behun’s 21 Days (2014) for Best Supernatural Feature, MacGregor and Bruno Zacarías’ Similo (2014) for Best Latino, African American and Other People of Color Short and Matt Owen’s Turn On (2013) for Best Science Fiction Short.

The festival, which recently received massive attention from NBC New York/COZI TV’s News 4 New York at 7, The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Time Out New York and Metro New York continues to which celebrates the cinematic style inspired by Philip K. Dick is grateful for any support as the team continues to offer the very best in science fiction film, culture and excitement.

Here’s the trailer for Nightmare Code, which won the Best Philip K. Dick Feature award:

And here is the trailer for Inverse, which won the Best Science Fiction Feature award:

 

Update: Here is an announcement with the full list of award winners:

(New York City, N.Y.) January 18, 2015 – The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival ascended into glory in its third year honoring the literary world’s most nuanced and visionary author, Philip K. Dick. As the city’s hottest ticket from January 15-18, 2015, the festival screened at three locations including The Cervantes Institute, Tribeca Cinemas and The Producer’s Club and culminated in award recognition for achievement in filmmaking by the creative individuals who are leaders in the most daring cornerstone of the movie industry. With its largest yet slate of innovative features and shorts, the sold out event brought festival-goers on an unforgettable ride to the best science fiction cinema has to offer.

The festival itself has received high-profile praise in recent days including founder and programming director Daniel Abella’s guest appearance on NBC New York/COZI TV’s News 4 New York at 7 as he was interviewed by anchor Roseanne Colletti. The televised segment preceded flattering editorial pieces in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Time Out New York and Metro New York, all of which called fans to the festival’s mission in bringing forth the best in science fiction and beyond in the footsteps of its namesake. With energy at an all-time high and vigorously growing by the minute a sentiment by Abella in his television appearance remains wholeheartedly true — that this festival “will leave you smiling.”

List of Award Winners:

  • BEST PHILIP K. DICK FEATURE
    • Mark Netter’s Nightmare Code (2014)
  • BEST SCIENCE FICTION DRAMATIC FEATURE
    • Matt Duggan’s Inverse (2014)
  • BEST SUPERNATURAL FEATURE
    • Kathleen Behun’s 21 Days (2014)
  • BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY / SINGULARITY AND BEYOND
    • Christopher Garetano’s Montauk Chronicles (2014)
  • BEST DOCUMENTARY
    • Jacob Akira Okada’s Painting The Way To The Moon (2013)
  • BEST PHILIP K. DICK SHORT – AUDIENCE AWARD
    • Etienne Gravrand’s The Fischer Case (2014)
  • BEST LATINO, AFRICAN AMERICAN AND OTHER PEOPLE OF COLOR SHORT
    • MacGregor and Bruno Zacarías’ Similo (2014)
  • BEST SCIENCE FICTION SHORT
    • Mat Owen’s Turn On (2013)
  • BEST HORROR / SUPERNATURAL SHORT
    • Andy Green’s Vomica (2014)
  • BEST WEB SERIES
    • Aldo Romero’s The Disappeared (2014)
  • BEST TRAILER
    • Eric Norcross’s The Spaceship (2014)