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List of winners 2023

Dominic Grant Award for the Best of Fest PIERRE ET JEANNE by Clémentine Célarié – France
Best Feature Narrative MY DAUGHTER by Sang Yeol Choi – South Korea

Brenda Blethyn Award for the Best First Feature PASSING THROUGH by David Walter Hall – UK

Best Actor MARK LITTLE in Passing Through – UK
Special Commendation DYLAN EDWARDS in Tyger – UK

Best Actress JACQUELINE BISSET in Loren & Rose – USA
Special Commendation VICTORIA LUCIE in On The Line – UK

Best Director RUSSELL BROWN for Loren & Rose – USA
Special Commendation OLIVER PEARN for On The Line – UK

Best Documentary Feature ESTATE OF MIND by Drew Cox – UK

Best Animation Feature OPAL by Alain Bidard – France

Best Narrative Short Film PARIS-BRUXELLES by Marjorie Lhomme – France

Best Documentary Short Film PRIVATE VIEW by Sarah Myland – UK
Special Commendation I WON’T REMAIN ALONE by Yaser Talebi – Iran

Best Animation Short Film MIDDLE WATCH by John Stevenson, Aiesha Penwarden – UK
Special Commendation PLEASE! by Aliaksandra and Yauheniya Markava – Belarus

Best Web Series / TV Pilot MORSE CODE by Travis Nicholson – USA

Best Local Short Film FULU MISIKI by Bea Belicza – UK

Audience Award for Best Feature Film TYGER by Alexander Milo Bischof – UK

Audience Award for Best Short Film LAST SHOW IN RAMSGATE by Joanne Postlewaite – UK


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The Ramsgate International Film & TV Festival is a celebration of new works by local and international filmmakers, embracing innovative storytelling and new technologies, where diversity and inclusion are a matter of fact. The festival wants to nurture emerging talents and confirmed filmmakers.
The Ramsgate International Film and TV Festival is held in Ramsgate with its stunning Royal Harbour, unique in England and its surroundings. The organisation also runs a variety of screenings throughout the year to bring more international independent cinema to local audiences as well as various events and workshops.
The Festival focus is to show new works and help promote film makers. Screenings are complemented by a strong programme of quality events and seminars, with industry professionals of high reputation, who have already confirmed their attendance.
All screenings are chosen by the Selection Committee, which is composed of a panel of industry professionals and local residents.
To add to the experience, festival goers will have the opportunity to explore the area rich in culture, maritime heritage and historic architecture, and enjoy its waterside and cafés.


Most screenings are priced as PAY AS YOU CAN so that everyone can access quality cinema from the whole world.

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