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15th Edition
Sept, 2022

Best Narrative Short

The Rock in the Sea

Director: Niall Duffy

Best Documentary Feature

The Captain's Heart

Director: Simon Bang

Best Documentary short

In Bloom

Director: Ashley Davidson

Best Experimental


Director: Michael Nicle

Best Animation


Director: Lin Tam

Best Science Fiction

Sights Unseen

Director: Jesse Terrell

Best Horror

The House Across the Bridge

Director: Kohl V Bladen

Best Director

Luke McCain, Ryan Knight

A Nursery Rhyme

Best Producer

Harrison Kraft

Drug Rider

Best Cinematography

David P. Crews

A Circle in the Desert

Best Editor

Kelly Morris

Real Fur

Best Actress

Maddy Murphy

Miss Freelance

Best Actor

Kenny Tiller

Art of the Hustle

Best Script


Writer: Jeremy Spencer

Best Unproduced script

Writer: Burke E. Sage

Because of Charlie

Best TV Series/Pilot/Web


Director:  Chris Roberti

Best Comedy

What If I Were You

Director: Brian Adam Kline

Best Student Film

Here For Now

Director:  Kailee Goodine

Best Music Video

Dust on Pebble

Director: Vincent NAFFRÉCHOUX

Best Trailer

We Are Our Totem: A Native American Tale

Director: Mivon Prince-Leyva

Best Composer

Artashes Kartalyan

The American Good Samaritans

Best First-Time Filmmaker


Directors: Gracie Fojtik, Dinah Berkeley, Lily Harris


Best Female Filmmaker

Maria Warith Wade


Best Indie Film

Scream of the Soul 

Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard

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