Award of Recognition August 2022

Indie Film Festival
The judges wish to recognize the Award of Reco
gnition winners for their achievement in a specific category of entry
Award of Recognition

Alfonso Posada (USA), Venice Beach Blues, Film Short
Anika Kumar (USA), Missing, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Anthony Headen (USA), We Are Human Too, African American, Film Short, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Becca Beberaggi (USA), Holy Rejects, Film Short
Caryn Ruby and Kate Peterson (USA), Vadgevertising, Women Filmmakers
Catarina Neves (Portugal), Not Done Yet, Documentary Feature, Disability Issues
Chris Conner (USA), Swim County USA, Documentary Short
Christina Boyd (USA), Roommates, Webisode, Women Filmmakers
Dalan McNabola (USA), Skinaffect – Monkeytruck, Original Song (Monkeytruck)
Daniel Pennington (USA), Mac & Cheese, Film Short (Student), Script / Writer (Student)
Dao Wang (USA), Dolphin Diaries, Documentary Short (Student), Nature / Environment / Wildlife (Student), Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Emily Cohn (Canada), Sloppy Jones (Season 1), Web Series
Eva Louis (USA), Life of Consequences, Film Feature
Guilherme Scalzilli (Brazil), Color Trilogy, Documentary Feature
Hazel Venzon and David Oro (Canada), Places We Go, Animation, Asian, Children / Family Programming, Experimental, Women Filmmakers
Heidi Duckler (USA), Inhabit the Dream, 2022, Experimental

Honey McKenna (United Kingdom), For Charlie, Actress: Leading (Zoe Cunningham as Charlie), Film Short
HoodPuppy Productions (USA), Mercy’s Kennel, Documentary Feature
Jess Levey (USA), I Know You Have Felt What I’m Feeling Right Now, Experimental
Joe Tremain (United Kingdom), Boat Man., Film Short
John Johnson (USA), EIGHT, Animation, Creativity / Originality
Judy England (USA), The Stranger, Christian (Student), Viewer Impact: Motivational / Inspirational (Student)
Jumarcus Mason (USA), TEXAS HEAT, Commercial / Infomercial
Jusep Moreno (Spain), When Pigs Escape, Documentary Short, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Justin G. (USA), Māui Adventures: Capturing The Sun, Native American / Aboriginal Peoples, Animation
Justin Godlien (Canada), Wrestling with the Past, Television – Pilot Program
Kali Thomas (USA), Ace Date, LGBTQ+
Karen Mueller Bryson (USA), A Life in Flowers, Web Tube Length Video, Women Filmmakers
Kevin Veatch (USA), The Story of the Standard, Commercial / Infomercial, Narration / Voiceover Talent (Birke Duncan), Script / Writer (Birke Duncan, Garrett Vance, Norman W. Vance, Jr.)
Larry Eissler III, Small Town Productions (USA), Expedition Entity: The Black Hawk War Part 1, Web Series

Leslie Dotson (USA), Power of  Intimate Touch, Documentary Short
Lester Hughes (United Kingdom), The Memory Shed, Experimental
Lori Mae Hernandez (USA), My Soldier, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger, Script / Writer (Student)
Mack Bates (USA), Waukesha Civic Theatre’s ‘Stop Hate’ PSA campaign featuring the cast of “The Laramie Project”, Public Service Programming / PSA, Use of Film / Video for Social Change
Marva Gregorio De Souza (United Kingdom), Lockdown on Love, Experimental (Student)
Medora Levy (USA), Greener Pastures, Script / Writer (Student)
Mikhail Romanovich Saliukov (USA), PHENOMENON, Animation
Nicole Martinez and Anna Stacy (USA), Dead-Enders (season 2), Web Series, Ensemble Cast, Comedy Program / Series, Actress: Leading (Anna Stacy as Harper Young), Original Score (Composed by Charles Stacy)
Olan Davenport (USA), Zombay Beach, Music Video
Orlando Davis and Tim Hanaseth (USA), LadyBug, Film Short, Ensemble Cast
R. David Foster (Canada), HESUS JOY CHRIST / Matthew’s Five’s Nine, Religion / Ethics
Reckless 5 (USA), Sisters, Actress: Supporting (Leanne Huffman as Jade Lewis), Dramatic Impact
Rew Jones (USA), Fighting with Angels, Music Video

Ricardo Unto (Malaysia), Click Wisely, Public Service Programming / PSA
Richard Lyle Sweet (Canada), Something From Home, Script / Writer
Robert L. Butler Jr. (USA), The Alliance 2 The Hunt for Breeze Trailer, Editing
Ronald Keith Salmon (Canada), Something about Sea Lions, Creativity / Originality
Sam Cortez (USA), Call Sign Romeo, Native American / Aboriginal Peoples
Sean L. Restivo (USA), Together, Film Short (Student)
Shawheen Keyani (USA), Uqi, Film Short
Shihyun Wang (USA), The Covid secret you were kept from, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Steve Firkins (USA), The Filmmakers, Film Feature
Vinicius Donola, Roberta Salomone and João Rocha (Brazil), Phoenix: David’s dream, Script / Writer
Viviane Brazil and Shay Mack (USA), The Virtual Babysitter, Film Short, Creativity / Originality
Yushi Li (USA), Kill Me, Actress: Leading (Eve Zhao as Miss Ye)

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