Congratulations to our 2018 Washington West Film Festival award winners. These films and filmmakers exhibit excellence in artistry and craftsmanship in noteworthy ways. The Washington West family and jury extend a warm congratulations to these award winners who have positively shaped the world of film and storytelling.

Jury Award Best Short Documentary: Mott Haven
Jury Award Best Short Narrative: Fauve
Jury Award Best Short Film Director: Fauve, Jérémy Comte
Jury Award Best Feature Documentary: Nos Llaman Guerreras (The Call Us Warriors)
Jury Award Best Feature Documentary Director: Nos Llaman Guerreras (The Call Us Warriors), David Alonso, Edwin Corona Ramos, and Jennifer Socorro
Jury Award Best Feature Narrative: Funny Story
Jury Award Best Feature Narrative Director: Funny Story, Michael Gallagher
Audience Award Best Short Film: Headway
Outstanding Directorial Debut: Up to Snuff, Mark Maxey
Film of the Year:
Metropolitan Award:
 Lauren Graham
Lifetime Achievement Award: W.G. Snuffy Walden
Sun City Storyteller of Hope Award: James Wahlberg