2019 Awards

Best Domestic Feature Film

The Wake of Light (California)

Best International Feature Film

The Very Last Day (Taiwan)

Director in a Feature Film

Renji Philip (The Wake of Light)

Cinematography in a Feature Film

Felipe Vara de Rey (Painkillers)

Writing in a Feature Film

Dustin Morrow (Black Pool)

Lead in a Feature Film

Rome Brooks (The Wake of Light)

Best Supporting in a Feature Film

Matt Bush (The Wake of Light)

Best Domestic Short Film

It’s A Mess (New York)

Best International Short Film

Are You Volleyball? (Iran)

Director in a Short Film

Shaunette Renée Wilson (Foxx n Wolfe)

Cinematography in a Short Film

Frank Prinzi (It’s a Mess)

Writing in a Short Film

Matthew Myslinski and Scott Seiss (Four Corners)

Best Lead in a Short Film

Vincent D’Onofrio (It’s A Mess)

Best Supporting in a Short Film

Lucia Prinzi (It’s A Mess)

Best Domestic Documentary

Softly Call the Muster

Best International Documentary

The Witch Hunt (Poland/Papua New Guinea)

Best Local Film

(filmed in the Southeastern United States)


Best Animated Film

Tutorial > Skip

Best Student Film

The Wish and the Wisp

Women in Film Award

(Directed or Produced by a Female Filmmaker)

Broken Treasures

African-American Film

(Directed or Produced by an African-American Filmmaker)

Foxx n Wolfe

Veterans in Film

(Directed or Produced by a Military Veteran)

Remembering Vietnam

Latin Film

(Directed or Produced by a Latin Filmmaker)

Your Last Day On Earth

First Time Filmmaker


Best Soundtrack

Remembering Vietnam

Best Wardrobe

Four Corners