People’s Choice Award Winner

I wait for the dawn Luca Pappalardo, Italy

Congratulations to Luca Pappalardo, whose film ‘I wait for the dawn’ has won the People’s Choice award! Luca is a 19-year-old student from Sicily, living in London while he studies filmmaking at MetFilm School.His stylish film, shot in black and white, was a finalist in the Student category, and received a special mention from our judge Rebecca Harris for its fine cinematography.

Almost three thousand votes were cast for the People’s Choice. The runners-up included Roller, Nude Triumphant, Ava’s Silence, and Manifesting a Monster. Well done to everyone…we hope to see you back for our 2021 festival!



Luca surprised about the win!