Longleaf 2018: Winners


The following films were awarded a ceramic tile, like those pictured above, at the public Awards Ceremony in Daniels Auditorium on Saturday evening, May 12. The top three award-winning films also received a $500 cash prize:


Overall Awards

Judges’ Choice Winner
Narrative Film

Judges’ Choice Winner
Documentary Film
The Power of Glove

Best Student Film

Genre Awards

Narrative Feature
Best Drama
Born River Bye

Narrative Short
Best Horror–Sci-Fi
Lost in Buffalo City

Narrative Short
Best Comedy
2 BY 2

Narrative Short
Best Drama
Animal Doctor

Animated Film
Best Overall

Documentary Feature
Best Overall

Documentary Short
Best Overall
The Imaginary Village of Allan Gurganus

History+ Film
Best Documentary
Forgive—Don’t Forget

History+ Film
Best Narrative
We Are the Dead

Music Video
Best Overall
Curse Words “Airlock”



Click here for a general history of Longleaf 2018 . . .
Click here for a list of all Longleaf 2018 Official Selection films . . .
Click here for special events at Longleaf 2018 . . .
Click here for a look at some photos from 2018 . . .


2018 festival award tiles, made by Meredith Heywood, of Whynot Pottery, Seagrove.