*Denotes Winner

Grand Jury Award

 A Whole World For A Little World

Audience Choice Award

One Penny

Spirit Award

Wendy Keeling and Cameron McCasland


Emily Gartner

​Patrick Higgs

Best Actor
Adam Kang – Cavities
*Harrison Samuels – One Penny
Isaac Hollingsworth – Cycle
Michael Tabb – Strike
Rusty James – Out of My Mind
Zebedee Row – Any Day Now

Best Actress
*Ana Mackenzie -American Zealot
Delphine Théodore – A Whole World For A Little World
Ellie Church – Born Again
Katherine Hughes – September Morning
Sharon Dennis – A Lotta Life
Valeria Solarino – Cain's Shadow

Best Director
Fabrice BRACQ – A Whole World For A Little World
*Michael Chan – Cavities, Marc Chung Protects His Address
Michael DeVita – One Penny
Ryan Frost – September Morning
Cameron McCasland – HP Lovecraft's The Beast In The Cave, The Prisoner of Perdition
Ryan Frost – September Morning

Best Screenplay
Any Day Now
One Penny
Out Of My Mind
September Morning
*Welcomes April

Best Cinematography
Nobody Dies Here
Live Adventurously
The Prisoner of Perdition
Out Of My Mind

Best Documentary
Guns and Guitars - A Musical Travelogue
*Live Adventurously
Nobody Dies Here
West Virginia My Home. Musicians And The Mountain State Experience.

Best Animated Film
A Love Story
*From Dogs To Wolves
Plena Stellarum

Best Foreign Film
*A Whole World For A Little World
Any Day Now
Cain's Shadow
The Life Of Marie
The Smartphone Hacker

Best Student Film-High School
From Dogs To Wolves
Naga Pixie
The Boundary

Best College Student Film
*American Zealot
The Dance of The Outsider
Red Lotus
Welcomes April

Best Regional Film
*A Lotta Life

Out Of My Mind
Shades of Scarlet
The Prisoner of Perdition

Best Feature Film
Lakota Girls
*One Penny
September Morning
The Next Big Thing

Best Comedy Short Film
A Lotta Life
Any Day Now
*Born Again
Marc Chung Protects His Address
News Now Never: The Untold Story
State Inspection

Best Horror/Thriller Short Film
Cain's Shadow
HP Lovecraft's The Beast In The Cave
*Out Of My Mind
Shades Of Scarlet
The Smartphone Hacker

Best Drama Short Film
A Whole World For A Little World
The Opera Singer
Our Quick March

2017 Award Nominees

The Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday April 8th

at the DoubleTree by Hilton Evansville.