Grimmfest 2019: Award Winners Announced

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Manchester’s Grimmfest has wrapped its eleventh edition, and with that the award winners for this year’s festival have been announced. Kirill Sokolov‘s Why Don’t You Just Die! won Best Feature, Sokolov also won Best Director, and the Audience Award went to Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman‘s Extra Ordinary.

Take a look below for the full list of winners.

Horror Channel Achievement in Horror Award
JEN AND SYLVIA SOSKA (AMERICAN MARY, DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK, RABID)

Best Feature (Sponsored by M2 MediaPost)
WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE!
With Special Mention for EXTRA ORDINARY

Best Director (Sponsored by M2 MediaPost)
KIRILL SOKOLOV, WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE!
With Special Mention for ROB GRANT (HARPOON)

Best Screenplay (Sponsored by Final Draft and InkTip)
HARPOON
With Special Mention for A SERIAL KILLER’S GUIDE TO LIFE

Best Cinematography (Sponsored by One Bright Dot)
4×4
With Special Mention for WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE!

Best Score (Sponsored by Grimmfest Films)
ARTIK
With Special Mention for TONE-DEAF

Best Actor
PETER LANZANI, 4×4
With Special Mention for MUNRO CHAMBERS (HARPOON)

Best Actress
MAEVE HIGGINS, EXTRA ORDINARY
With Special Mention for POPPY ROE (A SERIAL KILLER’S GUIDE TO LIFE)

Best SFX (Sponsored by Fangoria Magazine)
WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE!
With Special Mentions for BLOOD VESSEL and THE WRETCHED

Best Kill (Sponsored by Dread Central)
SATANIC PANIC
With Special Mention for HARPOON

Best Scare (Sponsored by Rue Morgue magazine)
THE WRETCHED
With Special Mention for BLOOD VESSEL

Best Short (Sponsored by Shudder)
LIMBO
With Special Mention for HOW TO BE ALONE and LOOM

The Audience Award (Sponsored by Shudder)
EXTRA ORDINARY
With Special Mentions for LITTLE MONSTERS and WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE!