Award of Recognition November 2021

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

Aaron Webb (USA), Echo Falls, Film Short
Adam Moses (USA), 34902, Actor: Leading (Royce Lundquist as Stephan Baretski)
Alexys Joan Hillman, 61 Hotel Productions (USA), How To Dream: Episode 1, Documentary Short, LGBTQ+
Alice Karveli (United Kingdom), Reflections of Entanglement, Experimental
Anas Manfi (Canada), JUST A DAY, Islamic
Antonio Dion Girton (USA), NEW KING, Film Short
Aspire Integrated Media (USA), MOSQUITO, Original Song (Mosquito composed by Emmanuel Onuchukwur)
Balbeer Bahi (United Kingdom), UNINTENTIONHELL, Film Feature, Ensemble Cast
Brandon D. Wilkerson (USA), I’ll Be There 4 U: An Uber Story, Actress: Leading (Student) (Angelique Alita as Roxy), African American (Student), Direction (Student), Film Short (Student), Editing (Student)
Charlene Elizabeth Doak-Gebauer and Nancy Anne Lynch (Canada), Vulnerable Innocence, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Christina Polagiy (Germany), Superfood, Women Filmmakers
Cody Wyatt Baldwin (Vietnam), In Solitude, Film Short
Colton Suggs (USA), Bro Date, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Daniel Huang (Taiwan), The talented Ceia Zhou, Editing, Interview / Talk Show
Daniel Lee (USA), Suburbia, Experimental (Student)
Daniel Van Note (USA), Coming Out, Film Short (Student), LGBTQ+ (Student)
Davide Comelli (Italy), Chiu’ Funk mo’, Music Video
DeAnn Alaine (USA), Modwash Moments with DeAnn Alaine, Television – Program / Series
Debbie Camper (USA), It’s Still Not About Me, African American, Women Filmmakers
Delisa Maria Seng (USA), A Strong Black Woman My Azz!, African American, Film Short, Women Filmmakers

Dimitri D. Kwenda, Davis Simbwa and Edwin “MwamiAnim8” Senkumba (Uganda), Dimitri & The Scarecrow – Saving The World, Music Video
Dion Voss (Australia), Live A Little Die A Lot, Film Short
Elia Misesti (Italy), Recuerdo de Travesía, Latin / Hispanic
Elvis Chuks (USA), Choices, Film Feature
Enero J. Ray (USA), Punk Rock Rescue, Documentary Short, Women Filmmakers
Erin Farrell Speer (USA), Radio: A Musical Ghost Story, Film Short, Original Score
Felix Crumbsy (USA), The Acts of Life, Film Short
Francis Wu (USA), Never Too Late To Be A Hero, Public Service Programming / PSA (Student)
Frank T. Farrell (USA), Walt Kelly’s Songs of the Pogo, Film Short
Grace Eitrheim (USA), The Sophomore Novel, Women Filmmakers (Student)
Austin Duke (USA), Super Dad, Film Short
Jason Winn (USA), Volatility, Film Short
Jedi Joongoo Kang (Korea), Mr.Sysiphus, Editing (Student)
Jee Suk Kim (USA), Never land, Animation
Jim Huggins (USA), The 211 Home Feature Film, Actor: Leading (Michael Gantt as Nathan Caponi), Actor: Supporting (Burke Sage as John Caponi), Actress: Leading (Sharonne Lanier as Jenna O’Malley), Actress: Supporting (Amy Day as Ellen Caponi), Christian, Direction (Jim Huggins), Film Feature
Jolein Kirpenstein and Dimitri D. Kwenda (Zimbabwe), Dimitri & The Scarecrow – Chants of Awakening, Music Video
John Johnson (USA), The Gfiles, Documentary Short
Joseph Messer (USA), I Am The Candidate, Music Video, Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery

Julia Hamilton Ogilvie (USA), Everybody’s Got Something, Experimental
Justin Odell Stuckey (USA), Boundary, African American, Film Short
Kamali Culpepper (USA), Melatonin, Movie Trailer, Women Filmmakers
Lauren Ballesteros, Matriarchy Films (USA), Token, Film Short, Women Filmmakers
Leif Petersen and Yvette Kruger (South Africa), The State of the Nation, Editing
M Kaplan (USA), Liar-In-Chief: A Chronicle of the Trump Presidency Through the Eyes of An Outraged Graphic Artist, Use of Film / Video for Social Change
Marco Bermudez (USA), Rey, Latin / Hispanic
Margie Galliver and Nigel Galliver (Australia), ATLANTIS UNTOLD, Film Feature, Original Score (Atlantis Untold Concerto and Fanfare composed by Nigel F Galliver)
Maurniece (USA), For My Father, African American
Megan Sass (USA), Blood Summer, Animation (Student)
Melanie Belmonte (Spain), Matrixfication, Experimental
Michele Wright, Ph.D. (USA), 54 YEARS LATE, African American
Mohammad Hossein Zalbak and Ben Cyran (Belgium), Selftherapy, Actress: Leading (Student) (Inge Teeuwen as Caroline), Film Short (Student), Direction (Student)
Moonlight Media LLC (USA), FEED, African American
Mukesh Asopa (DGC) (Canada), Bloody Romeo, Direction, Film Feature, Script / Writer (Mukesh Asopa and Anushree Deshpande)
Neil P. Sandhoefner (USA), Samson and Samson, LGBTQ+
Nikki Flinn (USA), Oh Myh Dating Hell, Television – Pilot Program
Oleg [REC] Rakovich (Russia), forever alOne, Music Video, Dramatic Impact
Oscar Pavlove (USA), Kibbutz, Film Short, Jewish, Actress: Leading (Allyson Cristofaro as Leah)
Paul Elia (USA), Finance for skeptics, Web Series

Pavel Vogler and Sara Vogler (USA), SARA’S Journey, Women Filmmakers
Peggy Lane (USA), Donna On The Go: STAIRS, Direction
Richard R. Kuhlman (USA), The Sexes, Actress: Leading (Christina Pellett as Woman)
Robert Butler (USA), Life Ain’t Like The Movies, Actor: Supporting (Paul Bates as Pops), Direction, Film Feature, Original Song (Fallin)
Roger Tertocha (USA), Modern Histories – VFW Tribute, Special Purpose Productions
Roger Tertocha (USA), Modern Histories – USS Utah, Special Purpose Productions, Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery
Rose Collis (United Kingdom), The Boy and The Bear, LGBTQ+, Narration / Voice-Over Talent (Rose Collis)
Sara Ashcraft (USA), Anemone, Women Filmmakers
Sean Fox (USA), Dadship Season 1, Web Series
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), The dream lovers, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), The end of the road, Asian
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), A virtual spiritual tour of Miaoli Taiwan, Asian, Tourism / Travel
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Poems by Emperor Lee, Jin, Asian, History / Biographical
Shihyun Wang (USA), Prophecy Doomsday – Global Warming, Webisode
Shihyun Wang (USA), Ernest, Editing, History / Biographical
Shihyun Wang (USA), My Hollywood, Documentary Short
Susan Thomson (United Kingdom), Ghost Empire § Belize, Documentary Feature
Tanya Randall (USA), Beyond The Blue, Actress: Leading (Tanya Randall as Lanie Simmons), Film Short, Women Filmmakers, African American
Terry Ayrault (USA), Last of the Lakers, Documentary Feature
The Shenanigans (USA), Teenage Fever, Film Short
Thomas McIntosh and Marquis Simmons (USA), Faith Interrupted, Special Purpose Productions
Tom Rodgers (Australia), Billy Blue Eyes, Film Short

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