Scientist Award - Mira
The Scientist Award is presented to a film that portrays in an accurate and inventive way the life of a scientist. The goal of this award is to encourage more scientists to create films that let us into their minds, labs, and lifestyle.
This year's winner is Mira, directed by Amanda Tasse.
Chroma Scientific Merit Award -
The Earth is Humming
The Chroma Scientific Merit Award is given by the jury to the film that exemplifies science in storytelling and narrative filmmaking in a compelling, credible and inspiring manner.
This year's winner is The Earth is Humming,
directed by Garrett Bradley.
Thank you to Chroma Technology for their support of this award!
Visual Science Award -
The Visual Science Award is an award presented to the film that best depicts science in a visually-engaging manner.
This year's winner is Non-Linear - A journey through Time and Microcosmic Space, directed by Linnea Rundgren, with poetry by Hugo Farrant and animation by Dave Abott.
Labocine People's Choice Award -
The People's Choice Award is presented by Labocine to the short film that receives the most audience votes during the festival.
This year's winner is Solar Walk, directed by Réka Bucsi.
Science Sandbox Symbiosis Award -
The Science Sandbox Symbiosis Award is presented by
the Simons Foundation to the film selected from the Symbiosis competition that best represents the spirit of Symbiosis.
This competition brings together scientists and filmmakers to create short films that promote the exchange between science and cinema, and the power of science storytelling through film.
This year's winner is Extremophiles,
directed by Leah Shore and Tracy Fanara.
Thanks to Science Sandbox and the Simons Foundation for their support of this award!