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20 October 2017

Limelight Film Awards Recognises Up And Coming Talent

by Tamara A Orlova | Photography by Areez Charania

The 9th Limelight Film Awards took place in the iconic Guild Hall in the City of London.

The annual awards is the largest independent short film awards programme in the UK, attended by hundreds of film makers, media personalities, industry and corporate heads each year. “Each year we identify and celebrate emerging film talent through the red carpet awards ceremony,” said the founder of the awards Munsur Ali.

Sponsored by Canary Wharf Group PLC and the City of London Corporation the awards took place in the imperial Guild Hall and awarded 20 gongs to filmmakers choosing out of over two thousand submittals.

The full list of winners:

Best Animation: Storyteller

Best Comedy: Textual Relationship

Best Documentary: Still Life: Portrait of a Fighter

Best Drama: Operator

Best Experimental: Rien

Best Fantasy: The Clearing

Best Free-Fall: Emigrant

Best Horror: 'Till Death

Best Music Video: All I Do Is Think of You

Best Sci-Fi: Spiral

Best Thriller: Dark Net

Best Visual: Descent

Best Student Film: Hugo

Best Student Documentary: Another Girl

Best School Film: School of The Living Dead

Best International Animation: Dream

Best International Documentary: Hiral: Spreading Lustre

Best International Film: Walnut Alley

Best International Music Video: Sully Morland

Film of The Night: Textual Relationship

Joe Alvarez presenting Best Fantasy Award

Joe Alvarez presenting Best Fantasy Award

Munsur Ali

Munsur Ali

Joe Alvarez presenting Best Fantasy Award