October 18, 2016

2016 Festival Winners

AUDIENCE CHOICE WINNERS
Best Short Film: The Girl On The Mat; Producer Harper Schector, Director Robert Butler
Best Feature Film: Andrea Doria: Are the Passengers Saved; Producer Pierette Simpson, Director Luca Guardabascio

SHORT FILM WINNERS
Best Narrative Short Film: The Russian Sleep Experiment; Producer Mike Demile, Director Timothy Smith
Best Documentary Short Film: Sticks // Stones; Producer John D’Ambrosio, Director Kathi J Moore

FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY WINNERS
Best Documentary: Walk With Me: The Trials of Damon J. Keith; Producers Mitch Albom, Edsel Ford III, Fay Nelson, Samantha Cheirif, Director Jesse Nesser
1st Runner Up: Land Grab;Producers Shawn O’Grady, William Stertz, Director Shawn O’Grady
2nd Runner Up: Maire’s Journey; Producers Keith Famie, John Feist, Paul Glantz, Directors Keith Famie, John Feist

FEATURE LENGTH NARRATIVE WINNERS
Best Narrative: Alone in the Universe; Producer/Director,Joshua Courtade
1st Runner Up: Ben and Ara; Producers Constance Ejuma, Samone Norseworthy, Director Nnegest Likke
2nd Runner Up: Abby Singer / Songwriter; Producer Jamie Block, Director Onur Tukel

HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS WINNERS
Best High School Short Film: Oscar the Flea; Producer/Director William Lee
1st Runner Up: Design-A-Human; Producer/Director Jeeyoon Lee
2nd Runner Up: A World of Kindness; Producers/Directors Becca Messner & Jarod Clark
3rd Runner Up: Kabataan; Producer/Director Calhoun Koenig