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2024 Monthly Winners

Winners for various genres and categories are selected by our screening committee each month. Winners for each month are announced on the first day of the proceeding month and posted on our website and social media outlets. To view the winners of a specific month, choose the corresponding accordion link below. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Good luck!

Adam S. Gelles
Best Actor
Little Green Bastards

Russell Emanuel
Best Movie Poster
Staycation

Shamnas PP
Best Mobile Short
Beyond the Wall

Brigid Turner
Best Female Filmmaker
Wounds

January 2024
FEATURE FILM AWARDS

Best Feature Film
Monument to Love

 

SHORT FILM AWARDS

Best Drama Short
A Thief’s Turmoil

 

Best Comedy Short
This Way To The Egress

 

Best Horror Short
Dream Slasher

 

Best Thriller

Mycelium

 

Best Sci-Fi Short

Buzzle and Twit

 

Best Animation Short

Drone Runner II

 

Best Experimental Short

Get Out of Your Head Jack

 

Best Documentary Short

Streams of Heritage

 

Best International Short

Returning Steps

 

Best Microshort

Where Am I…?

 

Best College Short

Jeremy’s Obsession

 

Best Trailer

Jeremy’s Obsession

 

Best Movie Poster

Dream Slasher

 

Best Concept

Were-Flutter: Darkest Desire

 

ACTING AWARDS

Best Actor

Ryan Erro (Jeremy’s Obsession)

 

Best Actress

Jackie Smith (Dream Slasher)

 

Best Supporting Actor

Brandon Mikel (A Thief’s Turmoil)

 

Best Supporting Actress

Anna Nolte (Get Out of Your Head Jack)

 

Best Ensemble

Mycelium

 

Best Young Actor

Trinity Soos (A Thief’s Turmoil)

 

TECHNICAL AWARDS

Best Director

Shawn Alexander Thompson (Dream Slasher)

 

Best First-Time Director

Krystal Alexandria (A Thief’s Turmoil)

 

Best Female Filmmaker

Christina Frances McNulty (Mycelium)

 

Best Cinematography

Jared Treece (Jeremy’s Obsession)

 

Best Editing

Monument to Love

 

Best Visual Effects

Alexis Ramirez (Were-Flutter: Darkest Desire)

 

Best Special Effects Makeup

Athena Street (Dream Slasher)

 

Best Sound Design

Max Smith & Daniel Hagler (Dream Slasher)

 

Best Original Score

Jeremy’s Obsession

 

SCREENPLAY AWARDS

Best Feature Screenplay

“Contamination” by Neil Chase

 

Best Short Screenplay

“Joey” by Dana Wright