March 2020

Best Picture

Deadly Promises

Joseph Ramos

Best Narrative Film


Christopher Kay

Honorable Mention: Narrative Film

A State Of Self

Justin Ivan Hong

Best Indie Feature

Deadly Promises

Joseph Ramos

Best Indie Short

Tea Time

Javier Alfonso Bartolozzi

Honorable Mention: Indie Film

Face to Face

Weigang Song


Best Drama

American Hate

Daniel Brea, Alexander Dean Williams, Shawn Parikh, Nellie Christine

Honorable Mention: Drama


Wenqin Ni

Best Comedy


Naoto Tsukiashi

Honorable Mention: Comedy

Mix It Proper

Stephen Inniss

Best Thriller

Deadly Promises

Joseph Ramos

Honorable Mention: Thriller


YiHeng Li

Best Horror

Tea Time

Javier Alfonso Bartolozzi

Honorable Mention: Horror


Michael Coulombe, Jesse Hughes

Best Romance Film

A Tango To Remember

Severine Reisp

Best Sci-Fi


Fei Chen

Honorable Mention: Sci-Fi

The Prospector

Wade Chitwood

Best Experimental Film


Chloé Dupeyrat

Honorable Mention: Experimental Film


Paul Warner

Best Inspirational Film

I Want To Be

Apizsara Praisin

Honorable Mention: Inspirational Film

The Modern Superhero

Alberto Bechis

Best Musical/Dance Film

Freestyle by Nina, TheBalletBGirl

Dan Park

Best LGBTQ Film

Das Kleid

Ethan Ardalan

Best Fantasy Film

The Adventurers Diary

Ben Wicks, Jean Maye

Honorable Mention: Fantasy Film

Blueberry Flytrap

Ali Matlock

Best Action Film


Tim Earnheart

Best Web/TV Pilot

Double Jack

Stephanie Stern

Best Web Series


Ken Foong

Honorable Mention: Web Series

The Honey Trapper Season 2

Felise Garcia

Best Documentary Feature

Last Call for Tomorrow

Gary Null, Valerie Van Cleve

Best Documentary Featurette

Savoy: Saga Of An Icon

Kshitij Sharma

Best Documentary Short

In Her Memory

Erica Thompson

Honorable Mention: Documentary

Wolf & Duce

Aswin Ramachandran

Best Music Video

Parker - Become The Fool

Hans Van Vliet, Tash Parker


Honorable Mention: Music Video

Lili Kendall - I Am My Own

Caroline Iaffaldano


Best Student Film

Inside the Notebook

Alejandra Hou

Honorable Mention: Student Film

Voice Cracking

Wenhao Gao

Best Director (Feature)

Deadly Promises

Joseph Ramos

Best Director (Short)

Tender is the Kiss

Longwei Deng

Honorable Mention: Director

A State Of Self

Justin Ivan Hong

Best First Time Director (Feature)

Deadly Promises

Joseph Ramos

Best First Time Director (Featurette)


Jiten Mehta

Best First Time Director (Short)

Sixth Grade

Yuzhuo Wang

Honorable Mention: First Time Director

The Donkey & The Hare

Keith Aaron Jarvis, Taidge Mathieu

Best Indie Filmmaker

Life is Now

Michael Coppola

Honorable Mention: Indie Filmmaker

Small World

Brandon Russell

Best Actor


Tim Constantine

Best Actress

Tea Time

Ann Smith

Best Actor in an Indie Film


Justin Miltenyi

Best Actress in an Indie Film

The Adventurers Diary

Patricia Loveland

Best Supporting Actor

Deadly Promises

M.J. Wolfe

Best Young Actor

Deadly Promises

Julian Crouser

Best Young Actress


Lola Charm McMurray

Best Child Actor

Das Kleid

Aias Dalman

Best Child Actress


Kinsley Ingram

Best Duo

Deadly Promises

Julian Crouser & Isabella Salazar

Honorable Mention: Duo

The Honey Trapper - "Anomalous Allies"

Brian Shorkey & Felise Garcia

Best Ensemble

Deadly Promises

Julian Crouser, Isabella Salazar, Braeden Wilson, M.J. Wolfe

Best Cinematography

A State Of Self

Benjamin Dell

Honorable Mention: Cinematography


Matt Fleming

Best Editing


Tim Earnheart

Honorable Mention: Editing

Savoy: Saga Of An Icon

Kshitij Sharma

Best Score

Sixth Grade

Yuqi Zhou

Best Song


Thorsten Kramer, Daniel "Barry" Brach, Dominik Schlüter, Daniel Fischer, Sven Sander, Christian Sander, Frank Enders

Best Sound Design

Tender is the Kiss

Chris Garcia, Audrey Gu, Longwei Deng

Best Visual Effects

The Prospector

Wade Chitwood

Best Makeup

Deadly Promises

Jessica Chynoweth

Best Commercial

We Give Everything For You

Daniel Díaz, Gloria Tejero

Best Virtual Reality


Pavel Lamkov

Best Original Story

Deadly Promises

Thomas Crouser Jr, Julian Crouser, Sandra L Bucy

Honorable Mention: Original Story


Dieter Grohmann

Screenplay of the Month


Erin Hazlehurst

Best Feature Screenplay

Carbon Reaper

Remi Vaughn

Best Short Screenplay


Gio Forlenza

Honorable Mention: Screenplay

Tragedy of Children

Balázs Pethő

Best Drama Screenplay

Notes from Paris

Cloe de la Vega

Best Comedy Screenplay

Iron Lung

Kevin Kraft

Best Action Screenplay

Under The Moon

Seppe Van Beneden

Best Horror Screenplay

Flight AD4515

Martina Lisec

Best Thriller Screenplay

American Mascot

Isaac Ballesteros Barba

Best First Time Screenwriter

La Masquera Negra

Ariel Relaford

Best Television Script


Erin Hazlehurst

Honorable Mention: Television Script

Balthazar & Snirt

Jim McCullough, Chad Crenshaw, Davis DeRock




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