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New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced


By Al Nigrin

originally published: 02/21/2022

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners

All the works that were part of the Spring 2022 New Jersey Film Festival Competition were selected by a panel of judges including media professionals, journalists, students, and academics. These judges selected the 27 finalists which were publicly screened at our Festival. The finalists were selected from 633 works submitted by filmmakers from around the world. In addition, the judges chose the Prize Winners in conjunction with the Festival Director.

Grand Prize Winners

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced


Winner Best Feature Film  

Princess – Peter Luisi (Zurich, Switerland)

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced

Winner Best Documentary Film 

When Claude Got Shot – Brad Lichtenstein (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced

Winner Best Short Film

¡Llámame Chinita! – Stacy Chu (Los Angeles, California)

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced

Winner Best Animated Film

Pottero – Lindsay Martin (Athens, Ohio)

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced

Winner Best Experimental Film

Mise En Abyme – Charly Santagado (Metuchen, New Jersey)

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022 Winners Announced

Honorable Mention Winners

RUTH STONE'S VAST LIBRARY OF THE FEMALE MIND – Nora Jacobson (Norwich, Vermont)

Flux - Cléa van der Grijn (Sligo, Ireland)

Memory Builds The Monument – Isaac Yowman (Houston, Texas)

Just Like Water - Manos Triantafillakis (Athens, Greece)

Threads of Desire – Bianca Di Marco (New York, New York)

The History of Metal and Horror – Mike Schiff (Bronx, New York)

Not Today - Aditya Kripalani (Singapore, Singapore)

The Spring 2022 New Jersey Film Festival was funded and/or sponsored in part by The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center; The Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies/School of Arts and Sciences; Middlesex County, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts - Funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund; The Rutgers University Office of Disability Services; The Rutgers University Office of Summer and Winter Sessions; OVID/Icarus Films, The Rutgers University American Studies Department; Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program; Pro 8mm; Rutgers University Writer's House; WRSU; New Jersey Stage, The Home News Tribune; The Asbury Park Press; New Brunswick City Center; The Rutgers University Office of Community Affairs; Grunin Foundation; Truth, Racial healing, and Transformation; Rutgers- Newark; New Jersey Theatre Alliance; ArtPride New Jersey; Steven C. Schechter, Esq.; Share and Harris.

 

 



Albert Gabriel Nigrin is an award-winning experimental media artist whose work has been screened on all five continents. He is also a Cinema Studies Lecturer at Rutgers University, and the Executive Director/Curator of the Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, Inc.


 
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