Winners and Nominees from the 2017 Minnesota WebFest

Best Action - "Frapuccino" (France)
Nominees: "The Cell", "Divine Shadow", "Frapuccino"

Best Comedy - "BERTRAND" (France)
Nominees: "47 Secrets to a Younger You", "Attack! Attack! Art?", "Bent101", "BERTRAND", "The Councillor", "Lady Parts", "The Pantsless Detective", "SUPER", "Yukata Cowboy"

Best Documentary - "Zyara" (Lebanon)
Nominees: "The Award Winning Clark Brothers' Really Really Really Good Show", "Growing Up Guide Pup", "Manhood in Rural America", "My Father", "Zyara"

Best Drama - "It's Not That Simple" (India)
Nominees: "ANA", "Blue Collar Hustle", "High Life", "It's Not That Simple", "Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard", "That's My DJ"

Best Horror - "Or So the Story Goes: Golden Rule" (United States)
Nominees: "Brains", "Or So the Story Goes: Golden Rule"

Best Mockumentary  - "Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips" (United Kingdom)
Nominees: "Airheads: A Web Series", "Claire et Michel - Le Documentaire", "Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips", "God's 17", "Magicland"

Best Narrative Vlog - "LadyTips: Trend Testers" (United States)
Nominees: "Brains", "LadyTips: Trend Testers", "Merry Maidens", "Middlemarch: The Series", "The Uncanny Upshurs"

Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy - "Relativity" (United States)
Nominees: "DonJon Legacy", "Here We Wait", "iRony", "Relativity", "The Spell Tutor"

Best Thriller - "Albtrauf" (Germany)
Nominees: "Albtrauf", "The Pepper Project", "Wishlist"

Best Student - "iRony" (Australia)
Nominees: "Airheads: A Web Series", "Albtrauf", "iRony", "Middlemarch: The Series", "My Father", "The Uncanny Upshurs"

Best Representation of Communities of Color - "Blue Collar Hustle" (United States)
Nominees: "Blue Collar Hustle", "The Cell", "Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips", "Yukata Cowboy", "Zyara"

Best Representation of Women - "That's My DJ" (Canada)
Nominees: "47 Secrets to a Younger You", "Attack! Attack! Art?", "It's Not That Simple", "The Pepper Project", "That's My DJ"

Best Cinematography - Ezequiel Romero, "The Councillor" (Spain)
Nominees: Muriel Aboulrouss ("Zyara"), Manuel Leroueil ("DonJon Legacy"), Caroline Mariga ("SUPER"), Alexa Marloi ("Frapuccino"), James Parsons ("The Pepper Project"), Ezequiel Romero ("The Councillor")

Best Director - D.W. Waterson, "That's My DJ" (Canada)
Nominees: Muriel Aboulrouss ("Zyara"), Danish Aslam ("It's Not That Simple"), Guillaume Cremonese ("BERTRAND"), Luke Eve ("High Life"), Bernd Faass ("Albtrauf"), Bea Macapagal ("Here We Wait"), Güido Simonetti ("ANA"), Brendan Stermer ("Manhood in Rural America"), D.W. Waterson ("That's My DJ"), Eric Yellin & Caris Vujcec ("The Pepper Project")

Best Performance - Odessa Young, "High Life" (Australia)
Nominees: Christopher Kirby ("Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard"), Claire Langsford ("God's 17"), Carolyn Page ("LadyTips: Trend Testers"), Dave Benson Phillips ("Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips"), Candice Storey ("Attack! Attack! Art?"), Mario Tardón ("The Councillor"), Caris Vujcec ("The Pepper Project"), Odessa Young ("High Life") 

Best Foreign - "BERTRAND" (France)
Nominees: "Albtrauf", "BERTRAND", "Frapuccino", "Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips", "High Life", "It's Not That Simple", "iRony", "Zyara"

Best Overall - "Albrauf" (Germany)
Nominees: "Albtrauf", "BERTRAND", "Frapuccino", "Getting Back with Dave Benson Phillips", "High Life", "It's Not That Simple", "iRony", "LadyTips: Trend Testers", "Relativity", "Zyara"