Award of Recognition January 2016

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

Aaron Outlen, Neiman Outlen and Lexx Truss, Truss-Outlen Pictures (USA), Schema, Television – Pilot Program
Adam Svanell (Sweden), Tokyo Vacations, Documentary Short
Alberto Martín-Aragón and Julia Doménech (Spain), MARIBEL, Experimental
Aleksey Berdennikov (Russia), Oldjha, Film Feature
Alex Leu, Wolf Circle Productions (USA), The Promise, Actor: Leading (Alex Kruz as Adamu)
Andy Tippitt (USA), The Roosters – Series 1, Film Feature
Anne Nemer and Carolyn Marie Wright (USA), Topanga Rose, Children / Family Programming
Badr Farha (USA), The Last Conversation, Film Short (Student)
Betsy Haley Hershey (USA), Today is the Day, Documentary Short
Blake Cyrier and Diane Lombardi (USA), Nostalgia, Experimental
Cameron Hope (USA), That Summer, Film Feature
Carlos Alberto Poe (Ecuador), The Trap, Film Feature
Chai Leng Ta (USA), Death Benefit, Film Short
Construir TV (Argentina), The Ability Factor, Television – Program / Series
Dan Healy (USA), Finding Joshua, Disability Issues
Dan Silvia (USA), Math with Matthew: Pythagorean Project, Television – Pilot Program
Dean Watts (USA), A Short Film About Short Films, Film Short
Devon Young (USA), Daisy Head, Film Short (Student)

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Ed Scholwinski (USA)
, A Deeper Side, Documentary Feature
Education Bureau (China, Hong Kong), Diary Of A Curious Kid – Water, Educational / Instructional / Training and Extreme Thoughts, Extreme Methods (Readings From Han Fei Zi), Educational / Instructional / Training
Elizabeth Derstine and Abby Deaton (USA), Goshen Monologues: The Storytellers, Documentary Feature (Student)
Enrica Brunilde Amici (USA), The Accusation, Women Filmmakers (Student)
Enrique Amador (Taiwan), Crossover, Film Short
Evan Boyd (USA), five @ 20, Documentary Short (Student)
Fiona Bock (USA), Child For Sale, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger, Documentary Short (Student), Women Filmmakers (Student), Contemporary Issues / Awareness Raising, Use of Film / Video for Social Change, Viewer Impact: Content / Message Delivery
Gaby Granda (USA), Use a Friend, Film Short (Student)
Giulio Rubinelli (Italy), #3 Terrace / 24 times, Film Feature
Grant Chemidlin (USA), The Defining Moments, Public Service Programming / PSA (Student)
Hauke Lorenz (Germany), Viacrucis Migrante – Migrant Crossing, Christian (Student)
Inda Reid and Marcel Wade, Acero Twins Productions (USA), Sunday Mornings, African American, Women Filmmakers
Ingrid Nachstern and Luca Truffarelli, Night Star Dance Company (Ireland), Freedom-to go!, Film Short
J.A. Steel (USA), Death Key: Origins, Film Short, Direction, Script / Writer
Jennifer Nicole Stang (USA), The Promise, Film Short
Jeremy Nelson (USA), Misalignment, Film Short, Actress: Leading (Nicole Nelson as Piper), Actor: Leading (Ashton Whitney Zubal as Kevin)
John Foutz (USA), Art of Confession, Script / Writer (Dexter Goad)
Jorge Sanchez Pallas (USA), In girum imus nocte, Film Short (Student)
Joseph O’Haire (USA), Rumpel4Skin, Television – Pilot Program
Justin McAleece (USA), Fan 27, Film Short

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Maharajan Shanmuga Sundaram (India)
, Pesum Parai (The Talking Drum), Disability Issues
Matthew Aaron (USA), The Way We Talk, Film Feature
Michael J. McCarthy (United Kingdom), DARK LAUGH, Film Short
Michael Slowe (United Kingdom), A Thump in The Eye, Documentary Short
Mike Gerbino (USA), Dark Justice, Web / Internet Programming
Nilo Batle (USA), Fragile, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Nirav Ajudia (India), IMBIBE – SHORT FILM, Nature / Environment / Wildlife
Paul Booth (United Kingdom), The Slow Show – Augustine, Music Video
Paul Kampf (USA), Soldier On, Actor: Leading (Mikey de Lara as Ryan) and Play Me Out, Film Short
Paula Saslow (USA), DIABLO, Latin / Hispanic (Student)
Peter Hermes (USA), The Loony Zoo, Educational / Instructional / Training
Shawn Leister-Frazier (USA), PreFlexia, Film Short (Student)
Stanlee Ohikhuare (Nigeria), COMMON MAN, Use of Film / Video for Social Change, Art Direction
Stephen Chen (Canada), Silent City, Film Feature
Tiziana Perinotti (USA), Imagine, Music Video
Toly P Kouroumalis (Canada), Velvet dreams, Experimental
Wells Watson (USA), Over Again, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Yulia Matsiy (Italy), They hate me in vain – Lgbt Christians in Today’s Russia, LGBT and Ukraine. Paralipomenon. A Chronicle of Omissions, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest

Congratulating the Award of Merit winners here:
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Congratulating the Award of Excellence and Best of Show winners here:
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