|Jeremy Irons at the award ceremony|
- Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum
- BAFTA Award-winning director and producer Molly Dineen
- Sundance Award-winning director Kim Longinotto
- Emmy-winning director of digital documentary Highrise, Katerina Cizek
- Producer of Into the Abyss, Andre Singer
- Director Brian Hill (Secret History of Our Streets).
After detailing exactly what it was that separated the wheat from the chaff, and set an Open City Docs award-winning documentary apart from its rivals, Irons proclaimed Matthew's Laws, directed by filmmaker Marc Schmidt the winner of the Grand Jury Award.
- Grand Jury Award Winner: Matthew’s Laws, directed by Marc Schmidt
- Emerging International Filmmaker Award, sponsored by Aspall Cyder Special mention: Wonder House, directed by Oonagh Kearney
- Emerging UK Filmmaker Award, sponsored by The British Council Winner: Black Out, directed by Eva Weber
- Best City Film Award, sponsored by Publica Winner: The Venice Syndrome, directed Andreas Pichler
- Best Short Documentary Award, awarded by the London Short Film Festival Winner: The Whistle, directed by Grezgorz Zariczny
- MyStreet Awards, awarded by the Grand Jury Winner: Richard, directed by Matt Hopkins
Winner: Karaoke Girl, directed by Visra Vichit Vadakan
Special mention: FilmStripe, directed by John Blouin
2nd prize: Niche in the Market, directed by Rod Main
3rd Prize: Blaenau, directed by Eira Wyn Jones
We at Open City Docs Fest would like to congratulate all the nominees and also give our thanks to our excellent juries.