The winners of the FIDOS (For Incredible Dogs On Screen) were announced today at London’s Chiswick Cinema. There are five categories: Blockbuster Bowser, Comedy Canine, Rom Com Rover, Historical Hound and Mutt Moment. From the winners in these sections an outstanding performance was chosen and named Best in World. Also awarded was FiDogManitarian, in honour of those who celebrate the bond between canines and the human race.
Winner: Cocaine Bear – Veteran police detective Bob’s adorable dog, Rosette, a Maltese.
Presenter: Anna Smith
Collected by: Poppy the Maltese accompanied by Jo, with thanks to yapyap.dog
Winner: The Banshees of Inisherin – Sammy the border collie dog, played by Morse.
Collected by: Kerry Fox and Snowpe
Rom Com Rover
Winner: Rescued by Ruby – a titular role win for Australian shepherd/border collie mix.
Presenter: Rita Di Santo
Collected by: Rakhee Chauhan from Soulful Petsitters and dog
Winner: Everything Everywhere All at Once – unnamed swinging Pomeranian belonging to Debbie the Dog Mom, played by Jenny Slate
Honourable mention: Arthur the terrier mix in Marcel the Shell with Shoes On – Marcel is voiced by Jenny Slate
Collected by: Zeus the Pomeranian and Fleur
Winner: Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Flossie, Mellors’ sheep dog
Announced by: Martin Townsend
Collected by: Natasha and Spooky
FiDoManitarian 2023 winner: Kean Cao, founder of the upcoming International Animal Future Film Festival
FiDogManitarian is in honour of those who celebrate the bond between canines and the human race.
The Chinese film event is called: Animal – Future – Eco Film Week
It is currently one of the few film events in the world that explores film from the perspective of animals. The aim of the festival is to encourage more filmmakers to make animal films in a harmonious and professional way, and in doing so to raise awareness of how humans should live in harmony with animals in the future.
Best In World
Winner: Banshees of Inisherin – Sammy the border collie dog, played by Morse.
Presenter: Toby Rose
Collected by: Kerry Fox and Snowpe/ Martin Townsend/ Spooky, Poppy/ Zeus and their humans and members of the jury.