The film’s leads, Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, also picked runner up honours respectively for Best Actor and Best Actress.
Arati Kadav’s Cargo wins Best Sci-Fi Feature, Audience Choice awards at Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival
Mumbai - 14 Apr 2020 18:18 IST
In the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, film festivals are adapting to the new environment, as most of the talent involved is stuck at home in most countries. Over the holiday weekend, the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival was held virtually, with opening film Cargo, directed by Arati Kadav, picking up four wins as its awards were announced.
Kadav’s directorial debut won Best Sci-Fi Feature and the Audience Choice award. The film’s leads, Vikrant Massey and Shweta Tripathi, also picked runner up honours respectively for Best Actor and Best Actress.
The film’s wins were announced on Twitter by Kadav and producer Anurag Kashyap.
Actually four .. also the best sci-fi— Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) April 14, 2020
Miami scifi online awards annoucement! pic.twitter.com/c9aHcVfuyy— Arati Kadav (@AratiKadav) April 14, 2020
Kadav was also part of a virtual panel discussion. The sci-fi festival, held from 10-12 April, had over 50 films due to be screened over the weekend in Miami, Florida.