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2AM
by Huseyin Hassan 

Spotlight Silver Award


A Hora
by Leandro Corinto 

​Spotlight Gold Award


Addict
by Nicolas Lugli

Spotlight Gold Award


Alive
by Claudio Laparade

Spotlight Gold Award


Anonymous
by Dina Amr

Spotlight Bronze Award


Bet You I Die 
by Joy Lin, Stephen Moore

Spotlight Bronze Award


Beware, the Beast I Worship
by Adam Chitayat

Spotlight Gold Award 


Blackout
by Timothy Collins 

Spotlight Gold Award


Blood Sisters
by Caitlin Koller, Lachlan Smith

Spotlight Gold Award


Breaker
by Philippe McKie 

Spotlight Gold Award


Coming Home
by Shiva Rodriguez 

Spotlight Silver Award


Conduit
by Tim Earnheart 

Spotlight Gold Award


Cruel is the Night
by Alan Deprez 

Spotlight Silver Award


Daughter of the Lake
by Ozlem Altıngoz

Spotlight Silver Award


Doll
by Tony Yang, Jia He 

Spotlight Bronze Award


Drained
by Edward Nyahay, Michelle Danyn

Spotlight Bronze Award


El Rastro
by Jose Extremera 

Spotlight Silver Award


Eldritch Code
by Ivan Radovic 

Spotlight Gold Award


Evil Rising
by Savion Smith

Spotlight Silver Award


Father's Day
by Keith Martins

Honorable Mention


Found Footage 3D
by Steven DeGennaro

Spotlight Bronze Award


Fruit of Your Doom
by Lei Adeline 

Spotlight Silver Award


Girl #2
by David Jeffery

Spotlight Gold Award


Hallows Eve
by Brad Watson 

Spotlight Gold Award


Hell Haunt
by Richard Lukacs 

Spotlight Silver Award


Hope
by Adam Losurdo

Spotlight Gold Award


Housed
by Simone Kisiel

Spotlight Bronze Award


Humbug
by Matt Thiesen, Justin Lee

Spotlight Platinum Award


Hush
by Michael Foster 

Spotlight Gold Award


Hush Hush
by Thomas Nolle

Spotlight Silver Award


Husk
by Aidan Weaver 

Spotlight Silver Award


Incubation Period
by Eric Poe

Spotlight Silver Award


I See You 
by Tony Waghorne 

Spotlight Silver Award


Jack Hunter's Paranoia Tapes
by Douglas Farra, Jesse Gilbert, Aaron Normand, Larry Rosen, Chad Clinton Freeman, Ray Gammil, Maurice Hooks, Dustin Hubbard

Spotlight Bronze Award


Late Night Television
by Liam Nelson 

Spotlight Bronze Award


Leviticus 24:20
by Freddy Chávez Olmos, Shervin Shoghian

Spotlight Gold Award


lights...
by Doug Sanders 

Spotlight Silver Award


​Little Angel
by Kevin Murray

Spotlight Silver Award


Liz Drives
by Mia'kate Russell 

Spotlight Gold Award


Meow
by Chris Jopp 

Spotlight Gold Award


Mirror
by Sara Eustaquio

Spotlight Silver Award


Nail
by Juan Bernardo Minerva Sanchez Mejia

Spotlight Gold Award

​No Wave
by Stephane Lapointe

Spotlight Gold Award


Out
by Hao Chen

Spotlight Silver Award


​Page One
by Don P. Hooper

Spotlight Gold Award


​​Pax Masculina
by John Scamehorn 

​Spotlight Gold Award


Plastic Bodies
by Melissa Whitman

Spotlight Silver Award


Prudence Drive
by Gary Heady, Scott Jordan

Spotlight Bronze Award


Psycho Magnet
by Michael Paul

Spotlight Bronze Award


Psycho Therapy

by Staci Layne Wilson

Spotlight Silver Award 


Red Christmas
by Craig Anderson

Spotlight Gold Award


Red Summer
by Carles Jofre

Spotlight Gold Award 


​Redneck Zombie
by Drew Giles

Spotlight Silver Award 


Rotary
by Lorenzo P. Adams

Spotlight Gold Award


Sickhouse
by Hannah Macpherson

Spotlight Bronze Award


Slash
by Kyle Farscht 

Honorable Mention


Smile
by Dylan Herin-Soule 

Spotlight Bronze Award


​Sumoning
by Ben Tobin

Spotlight Silver Award


Tethered
by Daniel Robinette

Spotlight Gold Award


​The Beautiful Game
by Rez Abir

Spotlight Silver Award 


The Clowns
by Austin McEuen

Spotlight Bronze Award


The Dark Hunger
by Anthony Williams

Spotlight Silver Award


​The Face of God
by Kevin Brame

Spotlight Bronze Award  


The Forgotten Children
by Jason Hooker 

Spotlight Gold Award


The Hag: Bloodline
by Chris Borgo

Spotlight Silver Award


The Haunt
by David Scott 

Spotlight Bronze Award


The Leaving
by Michael Smith

Spotlight Gold Award 


The Lurking Man
by Maritza Brikisak 

Spotlight Silver Award

The Night Danny Got His Revenge
by Jaxon Duron 

Spotlight Silver Award


The Rake
by Bob Sheen

Spotlight Bronze Award

The Skin
by Sublimation Sinema 

Spotlight Gold Award


The Weed Whacker Massacre
by Benjamin R Dover

Spotlight Bronze Award


The Witch Tree
by Lee Patrick Robinson

Spotlight Bronze Award


Three Skeleton Key 
by Andrew Hamer 

Spotight Platinum Award


Tic
by Kristen Stevens

Spotlight Bronze Award


Turn Around
by Luke Ostermiller 

Spotlight Silver Award

Vivid
by Francis Luta

Spotlight Silver Award


Vore
by Lauren Erwin

Spotlight Silver Award


​Walking on Sunshine
by Sebastian Lee 

Spotlight Silver Award


Who's Watching Oliver
by Richie Moore 

Spotlight Gold Award


Wicked Conclusions
by Phillip G Carroll Jr

Spotlight Gold Award


Yesterday Is Tomorrow
by James Shahanshah 

Spotlight Gold Award


Zar
by Nima Farahi

Spotlight Gold Award














November 2016 Award-Winners

June 2017 Award-Winners

Best of Awards:

View the 2016 Best of Awards here!


Platinum Awards: ​celebrate truly remarkable films with the highest scores from our panel..

Gold Awards: celebrate incredible films with the second highest scores from our panel.

Silver Awards: awarded to unforgettable films with the third highest scores from our panel.


Bronze Awards: awarded to films with high artistic achievement with the fourth highest scores from our panel.

2017 Awards

The Best Independent Horror Films of 2017

Horror Film Awards