2024 Awards

Best Film
Valley of Exile

Best World Film
When Morning Comes

Best Documentary
Return to Your Corner

Best World Documentary
Three (Extra)Ordinary Women

Audience Award
One Person, One Vote?

Best Director
Jean-Pierre Caner for Stakes is High

Best Documentary Director
Christopher Nostrand for FIREFLY: The Tay Fisher Story

Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker
Balbinka Korzeniowska for Playing Through

Best Actor
Eric Roberts in My Last Best Friend

Best Actress
Ashley Ortega in As if it’s True

New York Vision Award
Skate Night

Best Short Narrative
I Promise You Paradise

Best Short Short
Pen, Again

Best Short Documentary
How to Sue The Klan

Harlem Spotlight (Feature Narrative)
What Somalia Wants

Harlem Spotlight (Feature Documentary)
Sing! Fight! Sing! Fight! From Leroi To Amiri

Harlem Spotlight (Short Narrative)
Speak Up Brotha!

Harlem Spotlight (Short Documentary)
Interception: Jayne Kennedy • American Sportscaster

Uptown Award (Narrative)
Bronx Park Thunder

Uptown Award (Documentary)
The Book of Days

Best Youth Short (Narrative)
Project: KLB2

Best Youth Short (Doc)
Little Sahara

Best Animation
A Cow In The Sky

Best Experimental Film
For Those That Lived There

Best Music Video
Null Island – Cyano Sun Suite

Winning Episode
Vibrations: Offerings  

Best Virtual Reality
Nirwana Gold

Winning Feature Screenplay
Black Mountain (Joe Villanti)

Winning Short Script
No Rules Radio (Ryan Fenson-Hood) 

Feature Screenplay Finalists
Dust (Christine LeVeaux Haley)
Stats (Kem Joy Ukwu)
The Amazing Days of Alex Mazze (Christopher Harmon and Alex Mazze Maisonette)
The Pickleball Killer (Jim Carroll)
The Porter (Megan Breen)
The Seduction of Auntie Rose (Alpha Blair)

Short Screenplay Finalists
An Ocean Journey (Victoria Dook, Rick Harvey)
How Possible (D.K. Nwosu)