01 Feb 2021

Summary of Abertoir 2020!

2020 Winners

Thank you for joining us for our first ever virtual Abertoir in 2020, and for successfully navigating a world of Eventive, Zoom Webinars, Discord and Twitch!  It’s been our pleasure to see so many of you willing to give our remote 15th edition a go – and equally lovely to welcome so many new faces.   The lineup of all the films and events shown at Abertoir 2020 can now be viewed through the top menu of our website

We'd also like to give our biggest congratulations to the following two films:

Audience Award for Best Feature Film:
Tales of the Uncanny (David Gregory, 2020)
Severin Films

Winner of the Short Film Méliès d'Argent & Abertoir Short Film Prize:
Smiles (Javier Chavanel, 2019)
YAQ Distribución

We're so grateful for every single film we screened this year and we're always excited to see which ones end up as the favourites for the audience!

In order of scoring, the top 5 feature films were:

1. Tales of the Uncanny
2. Come True
3. Leap of Faith
4. Anything for Jackson
5. The Witch of Kings Cross

And the top 5 Short films:

1. Smiles
2. La Última Navidad Del Universo
3. Live Forever
4. Brothers Again
5. Routine: The Prohibition

See you in 2021!

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