The 2016 festival was where the festival really started to get serious. The first international film competition was launched and being free to enter, attracted well over 500 entries! We learned a great deal in 2016.
The awards panel, winners and festival team are all summarised below.
Phillip Bergson – Renowned film critic, BBC World Service Correspondent , Visiting Lecturer at Prague Film School, Casting Director
Peter Lee-Wright – Award-winning documentary filmmaker and writer; head of television at Goldsmiths, University of London (2005-14)
James McConnel – Award winning composer for more than 100 TV documentaries and dramas
Rune Temte – Norwegian stage and screen actor, best known for his work in BBC Two’s “The Kingdom“
BEST SHORT FILM (Fiction) – FRAGA
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM – MICROSCULPTURE
BEST YOUNG FILMMAKER – THE CANDY GIRL
BEST DIRECTOR (Fiction) – GORBATOV
BEST DIRECTOR (Documentary) – YOU HAVE A PROBLEM
BEST ACTOR – Wieslaw Cichy (FRAGA)
BEST ACTRESS – Agnès Croutelle (EASY REAPPEARANCE)
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Fiction) – SPRINT TO THE PAST
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Documentary) – OBJECT
BEST USE OF SOUND (Fiction) – THE WHEEL
BEST USE OF SOUND (Documentary) – OBJECT
key organising team
fisheye film festival could not happen without the the team of volunteers who work tirelessly behind the scenes to plan, organise and market events, then run the festival when it lands every October.
We would like to mention the following people for their valuable contribution to the 2016 festival:
The 2016 festival also had help from the following people: