Award of Recognition November 2020

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

Adam Karsten (USA), Viceroy, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Andre Blaze Rodgers (USA), The Mysterious Mr. Wizdom, African American
Angel N. Livas (USA), I AM BLACK: The Enlightenment, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Angelica Pique (USA), Escapism, Experimental
Antwione Saunders (USA), League 215, African American
Ayanna Laverne Ziegler (USA), A Word, African American, Web / Internet Programming, Women Filmmakers
Bea W. Bliss (USA), Aborted Traffick, Women Filmmakers, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Carmen Lamar Gonzalez (USA), Second to None, Latin / Hispanic, Web Series, Women Filmmakers
Casey Grant (USA), Boss Hoggin Road Trip Series – BMF 50, Web / Internet Programming
Chloe Spencer (USA), Phone Calls, LGBT (Student)
Chuk Otakpor and Richard Odilu (USA), The Anomalous, African American, Television – Pilot Program, Television – Program / Series
Dale Fabrigar and Suzanne DeLaurentiis (USA), Suzanne’s Saturday Night Scares, Television – Program / Series
Daniel J. Gillin and Todd Phillips (USA), Crypto Heads The Movie, Film Feature
Ed Lamberg (USA), Grace in High Heels, Television – Program / Series
Eddie DeBartolo (USA), Mansion on Maybelle Street – A Short Horror Film, Experimental (Student), Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger

Eduardo Ramirez (USA), Human Spectrum – Episode 1, Television – Pilot Program, Documentary Program / Series, Direction
Eric Hackler and Gian Carlo Durland (USA), Clutter Luck, Web Series
Erika Ágnes Bujdosó (Hungary), The Sky above Budapest, Christian, Women Filmmakers
Frank P. Mancuso (USA), Q-10 DINER, Film Feature
Frank P. Mancuso (USA), A glimpse of my life thru my eyes, Documentary Short
Gary M. Sanner (USA), Derivative, Film Short, Original Score (Composed by Gary M. Sanner)
Ghost (USA), Even in Darkness, Cities of Dreams Are Born, Christian, Actor: Leading (Ghost as Seven), Religion / Ethics, African American
Giovanna Caruso (USA), Double Faced, Film Short, Women Filmmakers
Golden Eagle Films (USA), Fire on the Ridge, Film Feature, Women Filmmakers, Actress: Leading (Corinne Meadors as Jessica), Actress: Leading (Sandra Dee Richardson as Gretta)
Greg Karnilaw (USA), Makuso II, Experimental
Jaewon Choi (USA), Chestnut Drive, Film Short
James Chen and Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Life in Taiwan 2020 as a retired job Seeker, Asian
James Curry (USA), masterjam, Documentary Short
James Newman and Nick Hastings (United Kingdom), Love and Information: A Zoom Play, Web / Internet Programming
Jared Jay Mason and Clark Runciman (USA), The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord, Film Feature
Jimmy Dasaint (USA), The KARMA EFFECT, Film Feature

Jing (June) Wang (Canada), A Tango with Chino Perico, Special Purpose Productions
Joe Nolan (USA), The Tuneful Trolley, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
John Robert Hammerer (USA), Severance, Film Short, Art Direction (Sally SangHee Bae), Cinematography (Andreas Mansson), Direction (John Robert Hammerer), Editing (Daniel Lewinstein), Sound Editing / Sound Mixing (Samuel Durand, José Villaman, Angel Alonso Sarmiento, Jesús Bermúdez)
Josh Karan (USA), Birth Of A Union, African American
Julia Deak (Hungary), Future Fractal, Film Short
Kaitlin Morris (USA), Do Us Part, Web Series
Kathryn Lewis (USA), Nowhere To Go, Music Video
Lallan Samaroo and Larry Horrell (Trinidad and Tobago), FRUITVILLE, Animation, Experimental
Leila Edelstein (Australia), Plunge, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Maria Carpenter (USA), Learning To Keep The Planet Green, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Matthew Lee, Punchline Theatre (United Kingdom), Empty Shelf, Film Short
Michael Guigliano (USA), Cleithrophobia, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Miriam Revesz (USA), Voices From the Invisible, Disability Issues
Nikki Estridge (USA), Don’t Make it Awkward, Film Short
Omar Casillas and Fernando Rodriguez (USA), Last Vacation, Actress: Leading (Lisa Christine Holmberg as Samantha)

Paul Chan and Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Go with your heart, Asian
Peter Hiscock/Grant Dodwell of Australian Theatre Live (Australia), Lindrum: The Uncrowned King, Women Filmmakers
Ray Spivey (USA), Process, Film Short
Richard Buswell (USA), Order 86, Film Feature
Robert Brooks (USA), Background Noise, Film Feature (Student)
Ryan Zamo and Jordan Fraser (USA), Back Stabber- Season 2, LGBT, Web Series
Sarah Goff (Australia), Give it Space, Music Video
Scott Ferril, RENT THE SKY FILMS (USA), Pay Me, Animation
Sean Tretta (USA), Day 14, Film Short
Shihyun Wang (USA), Win the invisible war – Coronavirus, Documentary Short
Shihyun Wang, Paul Chan and James Chen (Taiwan), Taiwan- my home, Documentary Short
Sophia Romma (USA), Used and Borrowed Time, Experimental, Film Feature, Jewish, LGBT, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest, Women Filmmakers
Swaminathan Venkatraman (USA), The Neighbor, Film Short
Teddy Alexis Rodriguez (USA/Puerto Rico), Hell No, Actor: Leading (Moises Chavez as Franky), Latin / Hispanic, Actor: Leading (Teddy Alexis Rodriguez as Roberto)
Thorsten Schade (Germany), The Invitation (Die Einladung), Original Song (This old man composed by Christian Reisert, produced by Danny Seith, Pariah Music Studios)
Tom Andre (Canada), Wild Fire, Documentary Short
Victor Dean (USA), MRS. TAYLOR’S SHOW AND TELL – A PRINCE STORY, Documentary Short
Victor Verhaeghe (USA), Pandemic Softball, Film Short, Actor: Leading (Victor Verhaeghe as Bobby)

Award of Merit winners click below:
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Award of Excellence and Best of Show winners click below:
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