Awards of Recognition February 2023

Film festival awards

Award of Recognition words JPG

Abie Ekenezar, Mona Das, A’Noelle Jackson and Preston Standiferd (USA), Bad Ass Women Doing Kick Ass Shit, Documentary Feature, Mobile / Cell Phone Media
Alisher Mishelyov (Kazakhstan), Mine, Asian
Andrei Bortica (Romania), A Champion’s Story-In Memory of My Father, Direction (Student), Documentary Feature (Student)
Annetten Wilson (USA), CRISIS SQUAD, Women Filmmakers
Arturo Portillo (USA), Beaten, Film Feature
Clarence Felder, Chris Weatherhead and Trevor Erickson (USA), John At Patmos: An Allegory, Christian, Actor: Leading (Clarence Felder as Apostle John), Editing (Trevor D. Erickson), Actor: Supporting (Michael Easler as Apostle Paul)
Edwin E. Brochin (USA), Falconer 2 The Untold Stories, Documentary Feature, Editing, Direction
Elena Shelton (USA), Releasing You, Actress: Leading (Pamela Nelson as  Andrea (Mother)), Direction, Women Filmmakers, Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery
Ellen Gabriel (Canada), Kanatenhs – When The Pine Needles Fall, Native Peoples (Student), Documentary Short (Student)
Eme (Melissa) Eidson (USA), Slow Fashion, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Frances Chang (USA), B Positive, Animation, Experimental
Franklin Livingston (USA), Roomates, Webisode
Garry Michael Kluger (USA), Nutz & Boltz, Script / Writer (Garry Michael Kluger), Film Short, Ensemble Cast
Gavin Hunter Checchi (USA), THE LAST HOMERUN, Disability Issues (Student), Documentary Short (Student)

Recognition Colorful

GBU & DJ Noj, Graven Image Films (USA), The Last Bullet, Dramatic Impact
Holger Klussmann (Germany), Last Station Calvary, Christian
J Z Murdock (USA), Pvt. Ravel’s Bolero, Experimental
James Balsamo and  Bill Victor Arucan (USA), Alien Danger 2 with Raven van Slender, Editing
Jason Huang (USA), 1 year, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Jermaine Foster (USA), NO INVITATION, Film Short
Joey White and Sabrina Dubner (USA), Dead Man’s Gambit, Film Short (Student)
John Johnson (USA), FREEDUMB, Film Short
Jonathan Mirin (USA), To Bee or Not to Bee, Children / Family Programming
Joseph Gamble (USA), Let’s Go Daddy, Original Song
Kandis Heckler (USA), America the Land of the Free?, Script / Writer, Dramatic Impact, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Karin Schill (Sweden), Accept Me, Film Feature, Script / Writer (Karin Schill, Mohamed Shakour Gutale, Linnéa Jonsson, Emma Jonsson, Hanna Linderholt, Maria Sargsyan)
Kay Pavlou (Australia), GHOST TOWN, Documentary Short, Women Filmmakers, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Kevin Veatch (USA), The Offended Cat, Children / Family Programming
Lee Steinbeck (USA), A Most Annoying Man, Actor: Leading (Tim Snoha as Emery Dodd)
Marcia Haufrecht (USA), 3 MUSES, Film Short, Original Score, Women Filmmakers, Editing


Recognition Colorful

Marina Xanthopoulos (USA), Grandfather of Time, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Marjorie A. Thomas (USA), (im)pure, Experimental
Mark Cofie (Ghana), Captain’s Corner, Direction, Editing, Film Short, Movie Trailer
Matthew R. Howe (USA), The Reunion, Film Short (Student)
Matthew R. Howe (USA), Lone Star Surf, Documentary Short (Student)
Melanie Ekholdt (Norway), A Dollhouse in Kristiania, Experimental
Parker Ridings (USA), Roscoe, Film Short, Actor: Supporting (Travlyn Pantana as Aurelio)
Patrick John Angele Knight (Belgium), ANKH, Experimental
Raymond Chai (United Kingdom), Monoi Mazi (Alone Together), Concept
Reasons for Hope and WATC TV (USA), Glad You Asked, Interview / Talk Show, Religion / Ethics
Rich West (USA), Imaginary Friends, Film Short
Roc Flowers and Matilde Bergamini (USA), Show me the Vision, Music Video
Sabrina Dubner (USA), The Last Sighting, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Sasivimon Youkongkaew (Thailand), Tham Luang Rescue : Power of Unity, Documentary Feature
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), The Future in our Hands, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Take me Home, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Celebrating Chinese New Year, Web Series, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Growing with our FamilyTree, Asian
Tom Lazarus (USA), I’M PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN and it ain’t easy, Editing
WATC TV (USA), Atlanta Live:  Domestic Violence Awareness Special, Public Service Programming / PSA, Television – Live Events
WATC TV 57 (USA), Friends & Neighbors: 20 Years of Laughs, Interview / Talk Show, On-Camera Talent
WATC TV 57 (USA), Magnify, Featuring SoulSound, Religion / Ethics, Arts / Cultural / Performance / Plays
WATC TV 57 (USA), Babbie’s House with Guest Pierra Collins Ep. 1250, Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational, Interview / Talk Show
WATC TV 57 (USA), Red Back Revival Sing Along Show, Arts / Cultural / Performance / Plays, Religion / Ethics

Recognition Colorful


Accolade film festival winners