Awards of Recognition November 2018

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
Akshay Kohli and Abhishek Jhaveri (India), Television Rishtey aur Paisa (TRP), Actress: Leading (Ridhima Bedi as Megha)
Alice Daneluzzo and Elisa Bozzarelli (Italy), Melmaridè (divorced), Documentary Feature
Amr Al-Hariri (USA), Silent Love Stories – Heart Beat, Film Feature
Angelena Bonet (Australia), Break The Chain, Music Video and  Angelena: Heart Of The Matter, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Ann Huang (USA), The Pines of Spring, Experimental
Arjuna Jayawardena (USA), all you Lonely people, all you Lovely beings, Film Short (Student)
Luciano Barsuglia (USA), Impact Event, Actress: Leading (Tasha Tacosa as Cassie)
Billiam James (Canada), Gasoline Gasoline (The World’s Aflame), Music Video, Nature / Environment / Wildlife
Bob Wasson (USA), Underneath the Same Moon, Actress: Leading (Sara Ball as Kelly Miller)
Brian Huckeba and Aric Cushing (USA), Shot to the Heart, Film Feature
Brian Morelan (Canada), Team Teenettes, Makeup, Costume Design
Brian O’Connor (USA), The Seasons of Saguaro Sam, Animation
Bruna  Amorim (Brazil), The Taste Of You Lingers On My Lips When I’m Drunk, Documentary Short (Student)
Dani Neff (USA), Hiking With Vanderslice, Ep. 1 & 2, Webisode
David Palkowski (USA), Soul Undertow, Television – Pilot Program
Dilara Senbilgin (USA), Kept, Actress: Supporting (Carly Stewart as Samantha Halloway), Women Filmmakers
Donald Callahan (USA), Supermen: World War, Actor: Supporting (Scott Michael Dunn as Adolf Hitler)
Doug Criddle (USA), The Hammonton Boys, Concept

IndieFEST Recognition Color

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Enchanted Self Productions (USA), Secrets, A Coming of Age, Selfie Film, Educational / Instructional / Training, Women Filmmakers, Actress: Leading (Megan Brown as Girl)
Eric Stanze (USA), In Memory Of, Actor: Supporting (Jason Christ as Simon Diyor)
Francesca Nobili (USA), A tale of a sassy little girl, Children / Family Programming
Frank Blau (Germany), LEPUS, Film Feature
Grant Carsten (USA), Sanctuary Dream, Disability Issues (Student)
Griffin Loch (USA), The Adventure of T.P. Man and Flusher, Film Feature (Student)
Henry Corbet (Canada), Dark Day and Night, Film Short
Hua Yu (China), Song of the Wilderness, Christian
Jacob Trevaskis (Australia), Accidental Intelligence, Film Short
James J. Macdonald (USA), Passage of Silt and Shell, Nature / Environment / Wildlife (Student)
Jeneen Robinson (USA), I’M 13 YO!, Actress: Leading (Jeneen Robinson as Lashawnda)
Jinsuk Kim (USA), JIN (A Korean in America), Christian (Student)
Joe Zito (USA), True Stories by Joe, Documentary Short
Johnny Vonneumann, Vonnemann Films (USA), Pericles’ Ghost, Experimental, Creativity / Originality
Jon Dorais (USA), Wacky Towns, Television – Pilot Program (Student)
Jonathan Holbrook (USA), BELOVED BEAST, Actor: Supporting (Dave Shecter as Lowell), Actress: Leading (Sanae Loutsis as Nina), Film Feature
Juan Carlos Londoño, Arena Films (USA), BUGA, Film Feature, Actor: Supporting (Gareth E. Lawson as James)
Justin Morck (USA), BLACK WHITE REaD, Film Short

IndieFEST Recognition Color

Kaleb Cruzado (USA), Your Move. – A Short Film, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Kapil Gandhi (USA), Hello Tomorrow, Film Short
Kelechi Jude (USA), Cold City, Film Short
Kennedy Salloum (Canada), Un Piece, Women Filmmakers (Student)
Lady Beaver (USA), Bicycle Man, Music Video
Lamont Wilkins (USA), The Abused, Experimental, Music Video
Lena Lenzen (Timor-Leste), Anuku Lorosae, Documentary Short
LP Green and Matthew James Sheridan (USA), The Ice Wolf Queen, African American, Actor: Supporting (LP Green as Jamal)
Mahi Ramakrishnan  (Malaysia), Bou (bride), Documentary Short, Women Filmmakers
Margie Kelk and Lynne Slater (Canada), UnderSee, Nature / Environment / Wildlife
Mari Meyer and Andrea Weeks (USA), VAGILANT, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Matthew Freiheit (USA), Alternate News, Film Short (Student)
Melody Cooper (USA), DETAINED, Documentary Short
Michele Adams (USA), Abysmal Ties, Film Short
Miller Chetwynd (USA), Water From the Source, Young Filmmaker – 17 and younger
Misa Ogawa (Japan), Fault Line, Asian (Student)
Mishaal Almanaa (Kuwait), BEYOND DARKNESS, Film Short

IndieFEST Recognition Color

Nathalie Schmidt (USA), I Do, Webisode
Nikola Nikolovski (USA), Non American Dreamers The Pilot, Television – Pilot Program
Nobuyuki Asai (USA), Diary of Rooftop Water Towers, Experimental
Pascal Pernix (Cayman Islands), We Will Live, Actress: Leading (Hailee Robinson as Elia)
Reinaldo Garcia (USA), The Neighbor, Web Tube Length Video (Student)
Rob Feakins and Tom Leydon (USA), The River, LGBT
Robert J. Gilman (USA), #kneeltoheal, Liberation / Social Justice / Protest
Ryan DeNardo and Thaddeus McCants (USA), Fakers, Television – Pilot Program
Ryan LaPine (USA), Goldfish Funeral, Actor: Leading (Student) (Joe Abraham as Father), Actor: Supporting (Student) (Jack LaPine as Daniel), Children / Family Programming (Student), Film Short (Student)
Sara Pettinella (USA), We Are One – blood drum spirit, African American
Sarah Stephenson (Australia), Mia Morris’ Diary, Web Series
Sharon Mor (USA), When We Are Right, Film Short
Simmie Sangian (USA), Foible, LGBT
Spencer MacKay (Canada), Same Nightmare, Disability Issues
Stephon J. Davis (USA), A Tale of Two Mothers, Documentary Feature
Su Liu (USA), As Ye Sow, Film Short (Student)
The Church of Almighty God (France), Child, Come Back Home, Christian
Trish Pavlecich and Bettina Hanna  (USA), Not Kidding, Documentary Short
Vasco Diogo (Portugal), Super Cut Free Way, Experimental
Victor Veronesi (Brazil), Olho Mágico, Experimental (Student)
Xiang Shi (China), Hello, Goodbye, Actor: Leading (Maojun Hua as Xiao Hua), Film Feature, Direction
Yeon Jin Kim (USA), Monster Me, Experimental

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