2016 Award Winners

Congratulations to all Key West Film Festival award winners! We look forward to seeing you in 2017 at the sixth annual Key West Film Festival Awards Ceremony.

  • 2016 GOLDEN KEY CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

    Burt Reynolds: Actor, Director, Producer

  • 2016 GOLDEN KEY - EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN

    Mary Zophres: American Costume Designer with films ranging from “The Big Lebowski” to “No Country for Old Men,” “Iron Man 2” to “Interstellar”

  • The Brett Ratner Florida Student Filmmaker Scholarship Winners

    Best Documentary: Ballet Bus by Isaac Mead-Long from University of Miami
    Best Narrative :The Interlude by Ruth Reitan from University of Miami!!

  • Best Florida Short

    Retro Couture, Directed by Christopher Rapalo

  • Golden Conch for Best Key West Film

    Buzz Cut, Directed by Michael Marrero

All categories were judged based on overall excellence as well as adherence to the 4 core values of the Key West Film Festival: Creativity, Diversity, Sustainability, and Beauty.