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Focus Forward Short Filmmaking Competition Announces $100K Grand Prize Winner, 'Cyborg Foundation' [WATCH]

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood January 24, 2013 at 1:36PM

The Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition has announced Rafel Duran Torrent from Barcelona, Spain, as their grand prize winner. Torrent has been awarded $100K for his short film "Cyborg Foundation." You can watch the winning film below.
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"Cyborg Foundation"
"Cyborg Foundation"

The Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition has announced Rafel Duran Torrent from Barcelona, Spain, as their grand prize winner. Torrent has been awarded $100K for his short film "Cyborg Foundation." You can watch the winning film below.

The cash prize was presented to Torrent during a ceremony at the Sundance Film Festival. As part of Focus Forward's collaboration with the fest, Torrent will get to participate in a Sundance Institute ShortsLab of his choice in 2013.

The runner-up awards were presented to Jared P. Scott & Kelly Nyks (“The Artificial Leaf," USA), Paul Lazarus (“Slingshot," USA), Kim Munsamy (“Bones Don't Lie and Don't Forget," Guatemala), and Callum Cooper (“Mine Kafon," UK), whose combined winnings totaled $200,000, the largest cummulative cash prize ever given to short documentary films.

Twenty films were chosen as finalists in the competition from more than 600 submissions from 69 countries.

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