The London Independent Film Festival wraps 12th season, and announces 2015 Awards Monday 27 April 2015 PDF Print The 12th London Independent Film Festival LIFF announced its awards today, concluding an 11-day festival which showcased the best of low-budget filmmaking from the UK and abroad. Director Tor Mian took the No-Budget Feature Prize at LIFF for his film THE MILKY WAY. The British dark comedy tells the story of a man whose life unravels just when everything seemed to finally be going his way. The comedy is Mian’s second feature and was shot for only £6000. Actress Pearl Chanda won the festival’s Best Actor award for her feature film debut in THE FINAL HAUNTING, Flaminia Graziadei's haunted house story. The Best International Film prize went to Steven Savage for VERTICAL, the story of an all-female rock climbing team. Also, American filmmaker Sasha Krane won Best UK Feature for SOLITARY which follows a young woman facing her personal demons. Director Russell England won Best Horror Film for his teen chiller UNHALLOWED GROUND, a paranormal mystery set in a British private school. Jonathan Howells' documentary ALFRED AND JAKOBINE -- a love story set around the world-wide adventures of a London taxi -- won the festival’s Best Feature Documentary. While James Kibbey won Best Micro-Budget Film for his THE LAST SPARKS OF SUNDOWN, a comedy about two American brothers who inherit an English manor house. Festival Director Erich Schultz said: “Another year of absolutely fantastic low-budget films from around the world. I’m certain we’ll be seeing many great things from these filmmakers in the very near future” Hosted at annually at the Shortwave and Genesis cinemas, the 2015 London Independent Film Festival screened over 60 films. The festival highlights the best in low & micro-budget filmmaking every April and has been called: “A treasure trove of undiscovered cinematic gem and one of Europe’s top indie film fests” (British Film Magazine). A full list of LIFF winners: No-Budget Feature — THE MILKY WAY by Tor Mian UK Feature — SOLITARY by Sasha Krane Best Actor – Pearl Chanda in THE FINAL HAUNTING Best Director – Simon Blake for STILL International Feature – VERTICAL by Steven Savage Sci-Fi/ Horror — UNHALLOWED GROUND by Russell England Micro-Budget Feature — THE LAST SPARKS OF SUNDOWN by James Kibbey Documentary — ALFRED AND JAKOBINE by Jonathan Howells Short Documentary — Jordanne by Zak Razvi UK Short — BEVERLEY by Alexander Thomas International Short — THE WHEEL OF TIME by Kagan Kerimoglu Horror Short — THE HERD by Melanie Light Sci-Fi Short — AIR by Emma E. Maclennan LGBT Film — PLAYING THE GAME by Jeremy Timings Experimental Short — PEEP DISH by Darragh Mortell Short Short — KILLER ROAD by Marco Clay Animated Short — MY STUFFED GRANNY by Effie Pappa UK Music Video — ALL IN THE VALUE by Geej Ower International Music Video — STEAMPUNK Girl by Joshua Westbury Best UK Screenplay — THE COMPETITORS by Ruth Greenberg Best International Screenplay — Shimmy by P.A Flanders Best Short Screenplay — DREAMS OF TOMORROW by Cindy Walters Best Screenplay Pitch — ZOG THE MAGNIFICENT by Prahib Sukoro Full information and press photos can be found on: LIFF PR email contact: email@example.com This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of London Independent Film Festival in the following categories: Entertainment & Arts, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.