Fantastic Fest 2012 Awards

Big winners include 'I Declare War,' 'Flicker,' and 'Vanishing Waves' Interviews (Rian Johnson! Karl Urban!), reviews, and photo galleries galore

<i>Here Comes the Devil</i>
Here Comes the Devil

For more of the Chronicle's coverage of Fantastic Fest – including interviews with Looper director Rian Johnson, Dredd screenwriter Alex Garland and star Karl Urban, The Collection creative team, and more – plus reviews, Fantastic Arcade dispatches, and photo galleries galore – see

Audience Award

I Declare War (D: Robert Wilson & Jason Lapeyre)

AMD 'Next Wave' Spotlight Competition

Best Picture: Flicker (D: Patrik Eklund)

Best Director: Charles de Lauzirika (Crave)

Best Screenplay: Max Porcelijn (Plan C)

Best Actor: Michael Eklund (Errors of the Human Body)

Best Actress: Alina Levshin (Combat Girls)

Horror Features

Best Picture: Here Comes the Devil (D: Adrián García Bogliano)

Best Screenplay: Adrián García Bogliano (Here Comes the Devil)

Best Director: Adrián García Bogliano (Here Comes the Devil)

Special Mention: Hajime Ohata (Henge)

Best Actor: Francisco Barreiro (Here Comes the Devil)

Best Actress: Laura Caro (Here Comes the Devil)

Special Mention: Katherine Isabelle (American Mary)

Fantastic Features

Best Picture: Vanishing Waves (D: Kristina Buozyte)

Best Director: Kristina Buozyte (Vanishing Waves)

Best Screenplay: Bruno Samper, Kristina Buozyte (Vanishing Waves)

Best Actor: Rene Bitorajac (Vegetarian Cannibal)

Best Actress: Jurga Jutaite (Vanishing Waves)

Gutbuster Comedy Features

Best Picture: New Kids Nitro (D: Steffen Haars & Flip Van der Kuil)

Best Director: Dario Russo (Danger 5)

Best Screenplay: John Mitchell (The History of Future Folk)

Best Actor: Chapman To (Vulgaria)

Best Actress: Rina Takeda (Dead Sushi)

Documentary Features

Best Picture: The American Scream (D: Michael Stephenson)

Best Director: Rodney Ascher (Room 237)

Short Fuse: Horror Shorts

Winner: "At the Formal" (D: Andrew Kavanagh, Australia)

Runner-up: "The Sleepover" (D: Chris Cullari, USA)

Fantastic Shorts

Winner: "Record/Play" (D: Jesse Atlas, USA)

Runner-up: "Love" (D: Kaveh Nabatian, Canada)

Drawn and Quartered: Animated Shorts

Winner: "Bendito Machine IV" (D: Jossie Malis, Spain)

Runner-up: "Tram" (D: Michaela Pavlátová, Czech Republic)

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