Winners October 2012

Oscar winners Indie

Indie Film Festival winner

Ainur Askarov (Russian Federation), Enmesh
Winner Film festival
Ainur Askarov (Russian Federation), Enmesh, short film, is the story of a Soviet boy and his struggles and determination to see an Indian movie when it comes to his small village. This delightful, audience-pleasing film is carefully crafted by writer/director Ainur Askarov and includes a striking, one-of-a-kind performance by a very talented child actor

Norah McGettigan (Ireland/Poland), Sanctuary
Film festival winner
Norah McGettigan (Ireland/Poland), Sanctuary, feature film, tells one man’s struggle to come to terms with the loss of his wife, the inability to connect with his daughter and the rediscovery of a life which had almost passed him by. Director Norah McGettigan brings to life the portrayal of heartbreak and hope. The film has exceptional performances by Anne-Marie Duff, Jan Frycz and Agnieszka Żulewska.

indie film festival

3da2 Animation Studios (Colombia)Animalario, animation
Abundant MediaSperm Donor, pilot program/series
Brianne CrossThe Greatest American Race, webisode/internet programming
Central Planning, LLCTribes w/ Ray Gordon, pilot program/series
Clemistry MusicQuantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, original score
Coverage InkLiberator, short film
Coydog FilmsLetting Go, feature film
Daniel BedingfieldSecret Fear, music video
ES FILMSThe Author, leading actor (Errol Sack)
Forza ProductionsThe Pain of the People, feature film
Full Stealth FilmsForgetting the Girl, feature film
Hesham Abdel Hamid & Nadia Soliman (Canada)No, experimental
Juan AybardiazJoe, short film and African American
On the Leesh ProductionsWhat You Can Do, use of film/video for social change
Rami Alayan (Palestinian Territories)Private Sun, short film
Redpalm MediaSpectrum Surgery Center, sales/branding/product demonstration
Regent University – Zach YokumSpring Forward, short film
Robert FerrettiThe Will of Victory (A Doc Opera), short documentary
SnagFilmsDecoding Deepak, feature documentary
Strata Productions, Inc.No God, No Master, feature film
Sunlight PicturesThe Price of Happiness, feature film

Indie Film Festival winner

Anthony VescioGranted, direction and leading actor (Brian Bernys)
ARTtouchesART Films (United Kingdom)Study, feature film
Back Pocket ProductionsPandora’s Box, short film
Bursell ProductionsNaturally Gifted Athletes: It’s a Band, short documentary
California Institute of the Arts – Sangeun Sarah SongMasquerade, animation
Campbell Cloud Films (United Kingdom)Into the Silent Land, women filmmakers
Castor Creek Productions, LLCRook, feature film
CHATA Pictures (United Kingdom)GBH, feature film
Dep Kirkland“I” Of the Beholder, short film and direction
Digital Moon ProductionsPieces, short film
Dog Eared FilmsAmerican Financial, short film and leading actor (William Howell)
Dream FactoryThirteen Percent, feature documentary
Drive Motion PicturesThe Paladins, feature documentary
Dropout-Films (Germany), Rescue Yourself, short film
Emily BenderHalf Full, disability issues
erikhudsonfilms.comThe Story Man, feature documentary
ES FILMSThe Author, short film
Evan LaiFamous, pilot program/series
Eyeboogie Inc.Geeking Out On: Meryl Streep, webisode
Factoria Films (Canada)The Shape of Rex, feature film
Fatelink ProductionsDumbass Filmmakers!, webisode/internet programming
Fernando Raigoza Jr.Forget Me Not, short film
Gary FritzRed Rock, feature documentary
Grassroots FilmsChild 31, short documentary
Hank IsaacThe Bench, short film, direction and leading actress (Girl on the Bench: Rachelle Henry)
Harold Cheng, Chua Han Xiang & Lai Yeow Kuang (Singapore)The Infernal Machine, animation
Hyun-Suk Seo (South Korea)Derivation, experimental
Inal Beck Sherip (Belgium)Apocrypha, Islamic
Ira ChuteThe Unseen Bean, disability issues
Jin Productions (Australia)Koreans in Australia, short documentary
Juan AybardiazJoe, dramatic impact
Karen Glienke88 Miles to Moscow, short film
Lazarus FilmworksDeserted, Christian
Le Pull Productions (France)Pauline, Etienne, short film
Lorrie SmithThe Hitman Extraordinaire, women filmmakers
Lucy Marie EaglestonThis Time Tomorrow, women filmmakers
Lunarcy Pictures, Inc.Company, short film
Lunatic Fringe ProductionsParadise Boys, short film
Merit Mark ProductionsFor All That We Are, feature film
Michael Alton LowderSouthern dysComfort, short film and leading actress (Lynne Delaney as Kelly Lowder)
Michaela MokrosovaBohemian Experience, short documentary
Monkey Kingdom ProductionsShelf Life, webisode/internet programming
Mystery Library Productions, LLCThe Legend of Cooley Moon, feature film
Nick LosqLittle Kaiju, animation
On the Leesh ProductionsWhat You Can Do, contemporary issues/awareness raising
Pamela UzzellUnearthing the Dream, African American
Pfeiffer FilmsPrized Begonias, short film
Richard KodaiJenny’s Book of Twilight, feature film
Rockmother Films (United Kingdom)We Are Family, short documentary
Ross ConstableToo Much Within, filmmaker 17 years and younger
Schuetzle Company ProductionsPaper People, leading actor
Shelly CarmelSeen & Gone, tube length video
Sherri L. VandenAkkerMy Name Was Bette: The Life and Death of an Alcoholic, educational/industrial
Smith/Wimmer, CGEmpty Ever After, short film
Sonicflower (South Korea)Devil’s Temptation, short film
Tartufo Films (Mexico)180°, feature film
Teodor Cataniciu (Romania)Willie: a short documentary about love & failure, filmmaker 17 years and younger
The Literacy ProjectMaestra, women filmmakers
The Rich Matteson FoundationRich Matteson, Portrait of an Original, feature documentary
Thunder Road ProductionsAbsolutely Nothing, Next 22 Miles…A Fugue for Motorcycle, special purpose film
True Hype Productions, Inc. (Canada)Mon Ami, feature film
T-Street ProductionsQuite a Conundrum, feature film
Tyler BrooksThe Longer Day of Happiness, feature film
Valerie McCaffreyGold N’ Honey, music video
Victorian College of the Arts – Roberta Sinclair Ten Eyck (Australia)Nailed Darlings, short film
Will Marwick (Australia)Sent, feature film
Workman ProductionsFilmed in Utah, pilot program/series