The 6th International Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) which was held from June 7-11 in Thiruvananthapuram announced its winners.
To Let directed by Spandan Banerjee won the Best Documentary award. Ningal Aranaye Kando? (Have you seen the Arana?) directed by Sunanda Bhat won a Special Mention.
This or That Particular Person directed by Subasri Krishnan won in the short documentary section. The best documentary award carried cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh while the short documentary award carried a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-
Sourav Sarangi, who turned cameraman for his documentary CHAR- the No Man’s Island was bestowed with the Navroze Contractor award for the Best Cinematographer.
Ridiculous directed by Abhishek K S won the award for the Best Campus Film. The Special Mention in the campus film section went to Who am I? directed by John Lango.
In the music video category, The Drowning Song directed by Sandhya Daisy Sundaram was named the Best Music Video while Balikkurrippu directed by Sathyan Odessa won a Special Mention.
The recognition for the best animation film went to Black O’ White created jointly by Jithin Das and Sibin Anto. A Special Mention for short fiction went to Bhinti Maage (Behind the Wall) directed by Vishwesh Kolwalkar.
Local directed by Bharat Suresh Powar was adjudged as the best short fiction.