Awards of Recognition March 2024

Film festival awards

Award of Recognition words JPG

Adeyinka Adetoyi (Nigeria), Dangerous Silence, Film Short, Script / Writer (Ariel Lavi), Dramatic Impact
Akisai M (Japan), Purple Sky – from the musical “This is Love”, Film Short, Original Score, Web Series, LGBTQ+
Akisai M (Japan), Destiny -from the musical “This is Love”, Experimental, Original Score, LGBTQ+
Amit Bar (Netherlands), Liberation, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Anup Kumar Chakraborty (India), Reminiscence, Film Short
Armin Nasseri (USA), George Hobbs: Stick Figure Wisdom, Documentary Feature
Carol J. Amore (USA), Ancient Lands and Lives-Above the Grand Canyon Rims, Music Video
Cédric Hémon (France), THE DARK GUIDE  – A Personal Odyssey Towards Resilience, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Chu Ching Hsu (Taiwan), The Girl in Cheongsam, Asian
Claude Hamel (Canada), Blue Bear Woman, Native Peoples, Women Filmmakers
Dalton Ray Richardson (USA), JackRabbit, Actress: Leading (Trick Blanchfield as Kirby), Direction, Film Short
Davide Comelli (Italy), O’ Paradiso – The Heaven, Actor: Leading (Emilio Sioli Legnani as Nidio Casorcio), Music Video, Original Score, Special Effects: Animation

Recognition Colorful

Diego Dávila and Francisco Morales (Ecuador), Andean Eagle Animated, Animation
Dovid Loew (USA), SERIAL KILLER, Film Feature
Edwin E. Brochin (USA), Blood of the Ancient Vine, Direction, Script / Writer (Julie D. Brochin)
Garrett Duncan (USA), THE DARKENED, Christian, Experimental
Giovanna Cossalter-Sandberg (USA), Unlikely Event, Actress: Supporting (Pat Haines-Ainsworth as Claire)
Hamid Baig (India), Jinn – Chapter 1, Film Short, Islamic, Actor: Leading (Naseeb Akhtar as Farhan)
Han Hoezen (Netherlands), We Are Strange, Film Short, Dramatic Impact
Ian Charles Lister (Italy), Lulu in Turin, Experimental
Jacob Comforty (USA), Monument to Love, Documentary Feature, Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational
Jeff Zagnoli Austin (USA), Babbo, Film Short
Joel William Kellen (USA), The Ticket, Film Short
Karin Isabelle Ochsner (Australia), Surviving to Thriving, Disability Issues, Personal Growth, Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational
Keith Leon S. (USA), The INside effects: How the Body Heals Itself, Documentary Feature, Direction
Kevin Neece (USA), Ah My Goddess: Bad Goddess (DUB) Let’s Save Vic Morrow TTS Voice Track, Experimental

Recognition Colorful

Liz Curtis (USA), Being in this Body, Disability Issues, Women Filmmakers, Documentary Short
Mac Ullem (USA), The Audition, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Mariano Tamburrini (Italy), FOREVER LOVE, Film Short, Direction
Marina Hitt (USA), GREG: THE SECRET TO MY SUCCESS, Documentary Short, Women Filmmakers
Matvey Sergeevich Krivolapov (Russia), Tohu Wa-Bohu, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger, Experimental (Student)
Michael S. Dunn (USA), Destination: Death Valley, Documentary Short
Miguel Ángel Castillo García (Spain), Two-tailed Pasha, Documentary Short
Miguel Lopez de Leon (USA), Ghost Leave, Actor: Leading (Miguel Lopez de Leon as Ryan), Film Short
Miki Holiday, Kal-El Billy Holiday, Kareem Dula Dixon, Troy L. Mitchell and Yolanda Nollie (USA), Direct & Reflect, African American
Morgan Lu (USA), Winter Is No More Lonely Than Other Seasons, Asian, Film Short, Script / Writer
Orville Matherson (Jamaica), BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, African American, Film Feature, Actor: Leading (Shevrado Oliver as Jason)

Recognition Colorful

Rebekah Lee Johnson (Canada), Death of a Spy, Actress: Leading (Rebekah Johnson as Doctor Dobrova/ Clair), Film Short, Women Filmmakers, History / Biographical
Richard Lee Fertell (USA), Gnomology, Children / Family Programming
Richard Lee Fertell (USA), Writing a Wrong, History / Biographical
Ruth Hertz Weber and John Paul Weber (USA), Ale Brider (All My Brothers), Documentary Short, Jewish, Women Filmmakers
Sanjay Prasad (United Arab Emirates), The Stranger, Film Feature, Actor: Leading (Trishaan Maini as Rahul), Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery
Shadow C. LaValley and Danielle Purdy (USA), The Can, Actor: Leading (Shadow C. LaValley as Timothy Murphy), Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational
Shanese Shields, Naja Small and Joe James (USA), The Conversation: Unprotected, Film Short (Student)
Sheng Liu (China), Sky is the Limit, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Panama), The Real Panama Canal Stories, Documentary Short
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), The Untold DNA Stories, Editing, Asian
Stephan Parent (Canada), Titanic : My Story, Documentary Short
Teri Hitt (USA), Extra Innings – The Linn Hendershot Story, Disability Issues, Documentary Feature
Terry Bleakley (Australia), One Flood, One Family, Documentary Short, Editing
Thomas Castro (USA), Unplanned Results, Public Service Programming / PSA (Student)

Recognition Colorful


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