Previous winners at Deaffest Film Awards Gala


Best British Short Film
Coming Out directed by Louis Neethling, UK

Best Non-Narrative Film
The Long Knife directed by John Finn, UK

Best International Short Film
Shackles directed by Sami Vuoriheimo, Finland


Best Drama
Stiletto directed by William Mager, UK

Best TV Programme
Wicked Series 2 Prog 1 directed by Ramon Woolfe, UK

Best Factual Film
The Deaf Brain directed by Sarah Tavner, UK

Best Experimental Film
The Deaf Man directed by DJ Kurs, USA

Highly Commended
Glee directed by Jules Dameron, USA




Best Drama
Chasing Cotton Clouds directed by Samuel Dore, UK

Best TV Programme
Wicked, Series 3, Programme 8 directed by Caroline O’Neill, UK

Best Documentary
Ingelore directed by Frank Seiefel, USA

Best Experimental film
All for Claire directed by Simon McKeown, UK



Best British Film
Champion of the World directed by Bim Ajadi, UK

Best Documentary
Who Cares directed by Camilla Arnold, UK

Best International Film
Here in Silence directed by Jake Willis, Australia

Best Actor
Hal Draper | Still Here

Best Actress
Aliya Gulamani | September 11

Best Director
Ted Evans | The End



Best International Film
Psychiatric Maintenance directed by Jose Miguel Rodriguez (Spain)

Best Documentary
Scottish Islanders directed by Camilla Arnold (UK)

Best Actress
Olivia Jordan-Caws | Tree Fairy (UK)

Best Actor
Brian Duffy | Small World (UK)

Best Director
Louis Neethling | Tree Fairy (UK)

Best British Film
Tree Fairy directed by Louis Neethling (UK)

Outstanding Contribution to the Media Industry
Bim Ajadi (UK)

Lifetime Achievement
John Maidens (UK)