Provincetown Film Fest 2015: Audience and Jury Awards

Provincetown, MA – The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced today the award winners of this year’s festival.


– HBO Audience Award / Best Narrative Feature: LEARNING TO DRIVE directed by Isabel Coixet

– HBO Audience Award / Best Documentary Feature: PACKED IN A TRUNK: THE LOST ART OF EDITH LAKE WILKINSON directed by Michelle Boyaner

– The John Schlesinger Award, presented to a first time documentary and narrative feature filmmaker: BREATHE, directed by Mélanie Laurent (narrative) and OUTERMOST RADIO directed by Alan Chebot (documentary)

– HBO Short Documentary Award: THE FACE OF UKRAINE: CASTING OKSANA BAIUL directed by Kitty Green

– Jury Award / Best Narrative Short Film: MYRNA THE MONSTER directed by Ian Samuels

– Jury Award / Best Animated Short Film: SYMPHONY NO. 42 directed by Réka Bucsi

– Jury Award / Best New England Short Film: AWESOME_FCK directed by Isaak James


– Jury Award / Student Short Film: SHARE directed by Pippa Bianco


The Short Film Jury consisted of documentary filmmaker Jeff Dupre, producer Laura Heberton and Mark Elijah Rosenberg, founder and artistic director of Rooftop Films.


The festival also announced the dates for next year’s event as June 15-19, 2016.

As previously announced, Bobcat Goldthwait was presented with the 2015 Filmmaker on the Edge Award in conversation with PIFF resident artist John Waters at Town Hall on Saturday night. Jennifer Coolidge received the Faith Hubley Career Achievement Award in conversation with film critic B. Ruby Rich.