Handed out at a glitzy ceremony in London's trendy Sound nightclub, Knight was acclaimed for his film Salaryman 6, which pipped Martin Jones from TTO Films and his film At Dawningto the much-coveted gong.
Other awards given out on the night included The 4i Group Titles & Idents Award which went to Vehicle at Nexus Productions for Miranda. Traktor at Partizan snatched The Sound Music Award for the Basement Jaxx video to Where's Your Head At. The Directors Guild Newcomer Award went to Phil Traill of Eccentric Productions for Flippedand Robert Bradbrook at Finetake picked up the Softimage/Tyrell Animation Award for his Home Road Movies.
See below for a full list of winners and runners up.
The Curzon Short Film Award
1 Salaryman 6 - Jake Knight @ Eye Candy
2 At Dawning - Martin Jones @ TTO Films
3 Shut Down(Arret d'urgence) - Dumonceau @ The Sight
The Sound Music Award
1 Basement Jaxx - Where's Your Head At - Traktor @ Partizan
2 Chemical Brothers - Star Guitar - Michel Gondry @ Partizan
3 Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist - Kuntz & Maguire @ Propaganda
Directors Guild Newcomer Award
1 Flipped - Phil Traill @ Eccentric Productions
2 Aquarius - Freddy & Herman - Rich Thrift @ Milk Communications
3 While I Can Dream - Jonathan Fox Bassett @ Heatwave Productions
The Softimage/Tryrell Animation Award
1 Home Road Movies - Robert Bradbrook @ Finetake
2 Give Up Your Aul Sins - Cathal Gaffney @ Brown Bag Films
3 Chump - Sam Fell @ Aardman
The 4i Group Titles & Idents Award
1 Miranda - Vehicle @ Nexus Productions
2 Formula 1 - Nick Livesey @ RSA
3 MTV Xmas - Deborah Woolf @ MTV UK