Award of Recognition November 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

Aaron W. Small (USA), Shadow Legacy (Short Version), Editing, Experimental, Television – Pilot Program
Aleksandr Rygzenov and Alex Martins (USA), SMILE ON, Film Short
Aniket Chandrakant Dhavale (India), OPAQUE, Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery
Anthony Massaro (USA), The Book of Job – An Animatic Rock Opera, Christian
Antonio Bellido Marin (Spain), SINGING TO LOVE, Latin / Hispanic
Armand Francois (USA), Serendipity, Actor: Leading (Student) (Lance Avery Brown as Ron), Film Short (Student), Actor: Supporting (Student) (Armand Francois as Dallas)
Asad Kirmani (USA), How To Wash The Dead, Film Short
Becca Foxx (USA), Portrait of Etika, Special Purpose Productions
Candace Hall and Cami Thomas (USA), clusterluck, African American, Documentary Short
Carol Ann Montag (USA), Strange Ballet, Music Video
Carter Stoudt (USA), S.K.R., Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Cherie Kerr (USA), The 3rd Annual Matricher Falls Internationel Film Festival, Film Feature
Christine Lozano (USA), Latnem Trailer 2, Movie Trailer, Women Filmmakers
Christopher Coderre (USA), ZEBRA, Film Short, Use of Film / Video for Social Change

Dale Jakubowski (USA), Springtime Odyssey, Documentary Feature
David Lowe and Charlotte Lowe (USA), Peer Gynt, Children / Family Programming
Dizzy Panda (Netherlands), Dizzy Panda – Break Down, Music Video
DJ Pacileo (USA), Outside the Box, Film Short, Cinematography
Don Tjernagel (USA), Flirts, Film Feature
Earl Shirley Jr. (USA), Flowers, Actress: Supporting (Janet Elkin as Tracey Elden), Film Short
Eddie Singh (USA), Kali, Film Short
Enzo Zelocchi (USA), No War, Actor: Leading (Enzo Zelocchi as John)
Gijs Besseling (Netherlands), Perceived Reality, Music Video
Giovanna Caruso (USA), Under the Waves, LGBTQ+, Women Filmmakers
Jake Byrd and Malati Patil (USA), ADALYNN, Women Filmmakers
James A. Warda (USA), D.I.P. (Driver Improvement Pill), Commercial / Infomercial
Joshua Nelson (USA), I Had No Choice, Ensemble Cast
Jude Elziq (Palestine), Between The Barricades, Islamic

Lavelle Lemonier and Devin Wilburn (USA), A Very Bayou Christmas, African American, Script / Writer
Leona Krahn, George Orallo and Karen Tusa (Canada), Five True Friends, Ensemble Cast
Liam Lui Martin (USA), Once Upon a Time by the Sea, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Lisa Marie Tedesco (USA), Spin, Direction
Los Glosters and Henry Dasca Bravo (Spain), POR LA CARRETERA, Music Video
Malka Shabtay (Israel), Nafkot – Yearning, Documentary Feature, Jewish, Research
Mark Williams (USA), The Journey of Tiak Hikiya Ohoyo (Standing Pine Women), Native American / Aboriginal Peoples
Mia Rivera (USA), Lizzy’s Plan: 3 Peas in a Podcast, Television – Pilot Program
Michael Louis Sion (USA), I GOT WATER, Music Video
Montse Bertran Arqué (Spain), I AM, I STAY, I SMILE, Disability Issues
Patrick Alan Rivera (USA), Lead me to the Cross, Christian
Paula Baisden (USA), Evos: Integration, Movie Trailer (Student), Women Filmmakers (Student)
Prudvi Kondaveeti (India), SAMAYA, Script / Writer
Ravikumar Nasu (USA), UNLOAD 2021, Film Feature
Ray Spivey (USA), Storage Locker, Actor: Supporting (David Treviño as Chas Morales), Film Feature, Actor: Supporting (Bobbie Grace as Apollonia Leto)

Riccardo Tito Pescini (USA), crashing, Film Short (Student), Direction (Student)
Rodney Roldan (USA), Country and Courage, Narration / Voiceover Talent (Rodney Roldan)
Ronald Keith Salmon (Canada), Song of the Bison, Nature / Environment / Wildlife
Sabrina Dubner (USA), The Interns, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Sada Rajiah and Desire Prevost (Mauritius), NJ The Legend, Documentary Short
Samantha Schacht (USA), Subverted Expectations, Actor: Leading (Student) (Logan Galhaut as Mikey), Actor: Supporting (Student) (Romeo Lopez as Peter/Perry), Film Short (Student), Script / Writer (Student), Women Filmmakers (Student)
Sergio Basto Perez (Macao), Macau, In-Between, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Shihyun Wang (Taiwan), Remote Energy healing in Action, Asian
Shihyun Wang (USA), No money, no credit, no problem, Web / Internet Programming, Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising
Sullyman The Third (USA), BAD STEPS TO ROCK STARDOM, Film Short
Tom Benjamin Rayner (United Kingdom), The Escape of Joe Black, Film Short (Student), Ensemble Cast (Student)
Tom Phillips (USA), Chasing the Dead, On-Camera Talent (Lanae Strovers as herself), Direction, Cinematography
Tor Seidel (Germany), What’s Being Told, Experimental
Wendi Morrison (USA), This is not dying, Experimental
Wilson Aina (USA), Toxic Energy | Episode 1, Film Short, Script / Writer (Wilson Sunday Aina)
Zhiqi Wang (Canada), The Last Tribute Paper, Asian, Documentary Feature

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