Light Moves 2016 Festival Awards Announced

We are pleased to announce the following winners and shortlists of the Light Moves 2016 Festival Awards:

Light Moves 2016 Festival Prize
The Lily the Rose - Director Charlotte Darbyshire, Choreographers Kate Marsh, Welly O'Brien.
Special Commendation: Vecinas - Director/Choreographer Natalia Sardi.

Shortlist:
- Ravages - Director/Choreographer Alan Lake;
- To the Ends of the Fingertips - Director Roswitha Chesher, Choreographers Sophie Arstall, Elizabeth Barker;
- Proclamation - Director Jason Akira Somma, Choreographer John Scott;
- The Lily the Rose - Director Charlotte Darbyshire, Choreographers Kate Marsh, Welly O'Brien;
- Red Moon Rising - Director Vivienne Dick;
- Vecinas - Director/Choreographer Natalia Sardi;
- Some Stories Are True That Never Happened - Director/Choreographer Renata Sheppard;
- The Wake - Director Oonagh Kearney, Choreographer Cindy Cummings, in collaboration with the Director and Cast.

Light Moves 2016 Outstanding Irish Work Award
Proclamation - Director Jason Akira Somma, Choreographer John Scott

Shortlist:
- The Wake - Director Oonagh Kearney, Choreographer Cindy Cummings, in collaboration with the Director and Cast;
- Proclamation - Director Jason Akira Somma, Choreographer John Scott;
- Red Moon Rising - Director Vivienne Dick.

Light Moves 2016 Innovative Use of Sound Award
Marzanna - Directors Natalia Barua, Owa Barua; Choreographer Natalia Barua.

Shortlist:
- Play - Director Victor Manuel Barbera Hernandez, Choreographers Ines Vieites, Stephanie Van Laethem;
- Marzanna - Directors Natalia Barua, Owa Barua; Choreographer Natalia Barua;
- Ravages - Director/Choreographer Alan Lake;
- Vecinas - Director/Choreographer Natalia Sardi.

Light Moves 2016 Outstanding Student Work Award
Personal Pronouns - Director Andrea Sudorova, Choreographer Jan Sevcik.
Special Commendation: Disquiet - Director Becky Farrall, Choreographers Alice Hibbert, Alesha Riley.

Shortlist:
- Personal Pronouns - Director Andrea Sudorova, Choreographer Jan Sevcik;
- Eye Spy - Director/Choreographer Bianca Paige Smith;
- La Magnitude Humaine - Directors Florent Schwartz, Andrej Lipovsky, Harun Bayraktar; Choreographer Florent Schwartz;
- Disquiet - Director Becky Farrall, Choreographers Alice Hibbert, Alesha Riley;
- We're All Mad Here - Director/Choreographer Grainne O'Carroll.

Congratulations to all our nominees and award-winners, but also to all whose films were presented at Light Moves 2016, making this year's festival a rich and enriching experience for everyone.