The ANGEL FILM AWARDS 2018 ANNOUNCE WINNERS
Festival founders & director, producer Rosana Golden, with Dean Bentley
The 16th Angel Film Awards - Monaco International Film Festival – announced their winners at a gala evening reception at the Art Novo Cinema Space – at the Novotel Monte Carlo December 6th
This year’s theme for the Monaco Angel Film Awards was to honor the female film maker and screenplay writer from all over the globe who participated in the event.
The Angel Film Awards - Monaco International Film Festival the only film festival in the world to use the power of film to promote Global Peace, Cultural Harmony, and Entertainment Unity.
Best Feature Film Japanese movie 'Smiles Leading to Happiness' on stage with film cast & festival director Rosana Golden & Dean Bentley.
According to Rosana Golden & Dean Bentley the founders & director, producer of the AFA MIFF ‘The Film industry is the greatest venue to foster peace in the Global Community while nurturing our body, minds and spirits with uplifting imagery.
The AFA-MIFF is also known as international springboard for up and coming talent in film, music and the arts from across the globe.
The Angel Film Awards Team works passionately to help worthy productions gain the publicity and recognition they deserve.
Red carpet with the film team TOKYO 24.
The Angel Film Awards Goodwill Ambassador Dr. MARTHA HART (Canadian) best-selling author & award winning filmmaker & producer. Martha is also the founder of the Owen Hart Foundation
The awards host team 2018 Dr. Martha Hart (award winning filmmaker & writer) & Tammi Christopher (Canadian) award winning journalist
The 2018 official Jury Members: Spanish actress and AFA President ANA TURPIN; US award winning composer & producer MICHAEL LADOUCEUR; Spanish actress BELEN PONCE DE LEON; Canadian filmmaker, actress CARMINA BERNHARDT; US/Hungarian filmmaker, actress & singer ZOI FLOROSZ
All Winners on stage 16th Angel Film Awards Monaco.
THE WINNERS 2018
2018 Feature Film - Winning Categories:
World Premiere "SMILES LEADING TO HAPPINESS" Love Story/Drama (Japan) picked up the coveted ANGEL TROPHY AWARD FOR THE FILM THAT BEST EXPRESSES THE SPIRIT OF THE FESTIVAL for Best Feature Film & Best Supporting Actor went to Mr. TANKOBO
The Japanese World Premiere drama “GOLDEN LAND” scooped 5 awards including the Best Director HIROSHI TODA; Best Cinematographer: GUILLAUME TAUVERON; Best Ensemble Cast: YOICHI HAYASHI; KAZUKI HASEGAWA; KINMOCHI YUMISAWA; SHYOJI YAMADA; SHINSUKE IKEWAKI; Best Script & Best Film Editing by HIROSHI TODA
Opening Festival with Dean Bentley, Rosana Golden, Dr. Martha Hart (AFA Host, Goodwill Ambassador), Tammi Christopher and Jury members composer Mike Ladouceur, actress Carmina Bernhardt.
The Angel Peace Award was awarded to the feature documentary ‘THE DEVOTED’ Poland
World Premiere Japan “TOKYO 24” won 4 awards: Best Male Actor YUMA TERANISHI & Best Supporting Female Actor NAOMI HASE; Best Producer: KAZUHIRO TERANISHI & Best Costume Design
Canadian Documentary “THE TRUE NORTH” scooped 3 awards Best Feature Documentary; Best Original Music; and the Best Humanitarian Angel Film Award: HAL EAGLETAIL “THE TRUE NORTH” (CANADA)
Best Newcomer Feature film went to the 16 year old Italian actor GIACOMO ANELLI “CLUB OF 24” (ITALY); and winner for Best Feature Documentary Cinematographer: ANDREA MAGUOLO & FABIO RICCI
The Independent Spirit Award – awarded to the Japanese Feature Film “RUN THROUGH RAINBOW BRIDGES”