Awards of Recognition March 2021

Film festival awards

Award of Recognition words JPG

Abby Asuncion (USA), Look Up!, Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational (Student)
Alfredo Gómez (Spain), Father, daughter and old woman, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest, Actress: Leading (Teresa Gómez as Carmen)
AMARU (Netherlands), AMARU – For The Record: The Making Of “Champagne Attitude”, Web / Internet Programming
Antonio Bellido Marín (Spain), TRIP TO THE TAX PARADISE, Experimental
Bharati Mahapatra, Xqbic (India), Love and Care – The feelings., Film Short
Bill Sorice (USA), Dyed in the Wool, Web Series
Brian Barsuglia (USA), A Bard for the Ages, Documentary Short
Brian Schmidt (USA), Contagious, Animation, Film Short
Cloud9Media (United Kingdom), Nasarawa State: Elimination and Beyond, Documentary Short, Educational / Instructional / Training
C.S. Hughes (USA), Silver Flask, Film Short
Courtlin D. Fields (USA), UnWelcomed Justice, Actor: Leading (Courtlin Fields as Derrick Byrd), Actress: Leading (Famecia Ward as Doctor Westmoreland), Christian
Damon Clindinin, Moonlight Media LLC (USA), Errands, Film Short
Dan Chen (USA), FLIGHT, Actor: Leading (Dan Chen as The Seagull), Actress: Leading (Lizzy Gurdus as Charlotte Voss)
Daniel Cawthorne (United Kingdom), Death of a Submarine Captain, Music Video
Daniel Hale (USA), Lightfall, Christian, Music Video
Dashia Imperiale (USA), True America, Film Short, Actor: Leading (Buenaventura Rodriguez as Michael)
Dashia Imperiale (USA), Little Angel (Angelita), Women Filmmakers
David Scarbrough (USA), Bob Gomel : Eyewitness, Documentary Feature, Editing

Recognition Colorful

DB Morgan (United Kingdom), Faith, Film Feature, Direction
DJ Higgins, Stefan Fulton and Cathy Fiorillo (USA), SANITIZE THIS!, Actress: Leading (Cathy Fiorillo as Cathy), Film Short, Women Filmmakers (Cathy Fiorillo)
Dr. William Huszti (USA), Detroit Landmarks: Inspiration, Film Short, Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational
Elizabeth D. Costa and Lalita Krishna (Bangladesh/Canada), Bangla Surf Girls, Documentary Feature, Asian
Elizabeth Gowan Berliner (Jaane Doe) (USA), PAWNS, Original Song (PAWNS composed by Elizabeth Berliner)
Elizabeth Usher (Australia), I Could Uke All Week With You, Music Video, Original Song (I Could Uke All Week With You composed by Elizabeth Usher), Humor / Humorist
Elizabeth Usher (Australia), There is Room at the Table, Music Video, Original Song (There is Room at the Table composed by Emily Anderson and Elizabeth Usher)
Franco La Cecla (Italy), It’s absurd for a White Man to be Living in Africa, Nature / Environment / Wildlife
Frank Glover (USA), ELLE DE MAGNIFIQUE, Experimental
Freddy Moyano, Moyano Lingua Consulting and Productions, LLC (USA), Holding the Fort, Webisode
Harish (India), Chennai Diaries, Film Feature
Harish (India), Nermarai (Be Positive), Film Short
Henry Horenstein (USA), Blitto Underground, Film Short
Hermann Kayode (Benin), LIGHTFALL, Art Direction
Jamal (India), Mr & Mrs Kaadhal (Mr & Mrs Love), Actor: Leading (Deepakraj Gunasekaran as Khishore), Film Short
James Anthony McElligott (Canada), ice hockey Orphans, Documentary Short
Jonas Čiurlionis and Indrė Juškutė (Lithuania), The Skys – Communication, Original Song
Karen Tusa, Ryan Wuckert and George Orallo (Canada), Closing Time: The Vanishing Prairie Beverage Room, Documentary Short, Web / Internet Programming


Recognition Colorful

Mahlaga J. Molepo (South Africa), Mmino wa Setšo: A Documentary, Arts / Cultural / Performance / Plays
Mariagiulia Morlacchi (Italy), THIS EARTH IS MY HEART!, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Marina Bogen (Israel), Negative Space, Film Short, Women Filmmakers
Mark Cofie Jnr. (Ghana), The Unit – Take Down, African American, Film Feature
Masina Taule’alo (Australia), Eight Steps, Documentary Short (Student)
Matt Bolin, ‘Bolin Entertainment (Australia), The Adventures of Father Bear and his Midlife Crisis, Animation
Matthew Primous (USA), The Resurrection, Christian
Michael Austin (USA), Take Action Now! It’s Time… Get Vaccinated!, Public Service Programming / PSA
Michele Wise Wright, Ph.D. (USA), The Water Tales Podcast, Podcast: Episode, Podcast: Series
Mimi Garrard (USA), On the Road 2021, Experimental
Nandini Bapat (USA), CHOL, Asian, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Nicole Kenley-Miller, Moores Opera Center/University of Houston (USA), Trouble in Tahiti, Music Video
Özlem Özel (Turkey), Poppy Red, Women Filmmakers
Peachanda DuBose (USA), MAGGIE, Film Short, Direction
Richard J. McCollough, Mirusmedia Productions (USA), Rochester Black Men Achieve Awards Documentary, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Ruben Avitia (USA), Just the Tip, Actor: Leading (Ruben Avitia as Big R.)
Sachin Kumar Enganati (India), OCDate, Film Short, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising, Mobile / Cell Phone Media

Recognition Colorful

Sada Rajiah and Desire Prevost (Mauritius), Three Wise Men – Parallel Lives, Documentary Feature, Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery, Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational
Santostefano Marco (Italy), Beyond The Closed Door / Oltre La Porta Chiusa, Film Short
Sasha Santiago (USA), The Fuse, Television – Pilot Program
Scott Campbell (USA), Persistence of Vision, Film Short
Sean Ian (USA), 2125, Experimental (Student), Film Short (Student)
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Energy vs. Covid 19, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Eternal Love, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), The soldiers from the past, Asian, Actor: Supporting (James Chen as older Taiwan soldier)
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), The Two Emperor Poets, History / Biographical
Stefan Chapovskiy (Russia), War Gene, Original Score
Sunil Revankar (India), Paul 10, LGBT
Tijuana Layne (Canada), The Blue Rose, Women Filmmakers
Tracey Cochrane (Canada), dead.boy., Documentary Short
Vasco Diogo (Portugal), Paint On Paint # 3, Experimental
Vigneshkumar B (India), Hitlerin kadaisi ninaivugal (Hitler’s last memories), Actor: Leading (Deepakraj Gunasekaran as Hitler), Film Short
Viraf Kekobad and Hanif Modak (Australia), Mission Safeer 37 Days To Freedom, Documentary Short, Asian
Yantra de Vilder (Australia), Waiting, Music Video
Yanush Ahy (United Kingdom), Cyber Dream, Film Short, Concept
Zachary Viola (Canada), The Hauntings Of Century Manor, Documentary Short (Student), Post-Production Overall (Student)


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