>Slightly delayed by the lingering effect of–and subsequent recovery from– our ever-popular AfterGlow Party, here at long last are the CineKink awards for 2009!
“CineKink Choice” – AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS
CineKink Choice awards, which go to feature-length works in competition during the festival, were determined by audience balloting at the close of each eligible work’s screening. The 2009 award winners are:
CineKink Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature:
“The Auteur” (James Westby)
“CineKink Best” – JURY AWARD FOR BEST SHORTS
CineKink Best awards, which go to short works in competition during the festival, were determined by jury deliberation and ranking. The 2009 award winners are:
CineKink Best Documentary Short:
“Serving Madame Gina” (Gabriele Hoff, PsyD)
CineKink Best Animated Short:
“Teat Beat of Sex: 8-11” (Signe Baumane)
CineKink Best Musical Short:
“At the Porno Shop” (Michael Mehfield)
This year’s jury included Steven Speliotis, a photographer and CineKink alumni director, Viviane, ring-leader of the sex blog, “Viviane’s Sex Carnival, and Bill Woods, a film festival programmer and curator of the New Filmmakers series at Anthology Film Archives.
“CineKink Tribute” – FESTIVAL AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY DEPICTION OF KINK & SEX IN MAINSTREAM FILM & TELEVISION
Recognizing extraordinary depiction of kink and sex in mainstream film and television, the annual CineKink Tribute was presented to two works this year:
Many thanks and congratulations to this year’s CineKink award winners – and to all of our ultra-talented filmmakers!