2015 Award Winners


Best Film

  • “Pardon the Intrusion” – Produced by Xavier Santiago

Jury Awards

  • Best Feature: “Keep in Touch” – Directed by Samuel Kretchmar

  • Best Short: “The Parker Tribe“ – Written and directed by Jane Baker

  • Best Documentary: “Omo Child: The River and the Bush” – Produced by John & Tyler Rowe

Audience Choice Awards

  • Best Documentary: “Omo Child: The River and the Bush” – Produced by John & Tyler Rowe

  • Best Feature: “Girl on the Edge” – Directed by Jay Silverman

  • Best Short: “If I Could Talk” – Directed by Shawn Welling

  • Best Foreign Film: “El Alpinista” – Written, directed and produced by Adrian Ramos and Oriol Segarra

  • Best Animation: “Claire & The Keys” – Written and directed by John Ludwick

Screenplay Awards

  • Screenplay Competition Winner:  Jeff Affrunti for “Survival of the Fittest”

  • First Runner-Up: Lorraine Portman for “eDisharmony”

  • Second Runner-Up: Sheila and Tony Watson for “Turning August”

Special Honors

  • Best Actress: Sterling Jerins in “Before the Bomb”

  • Best Actor: Ben Condron in “Hunter’s Fall”

Outstanding Supporter of the Arts

  • Mayor Joseph P. Riley