15th Annual Teen Filmmaker Festival Awards!
2018 Award Winners and Finalists
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists in the 15th annual Teen Filmmaker Festival!
This Year’s Award Winners
2017 Best Film Award
Upright by Dominic Krupp
Written, directed, shot & edited by Dominic Krupp. Starring Maria Krupp
Best Experimental Film
Learning to Forget by Hannah Powless
Starring Hannah Gibbs as "Her." Poem and picture by Hannah Powless. Alex Rosewarne: "Tripod" Manager. Ally Weston: Videographer.
Music 1: She Lost Her Wings by Josh Woodward. Music 2: She Dreams in Blue by Josh Woodward. Music 3: Lafayette by Josh Woodward.
Best Music Video
Mrs. Potato Head by Hannah Biddlecome
Starring Hannah Biddlecome, Brie Bradley and Ross Argue, with Lucia Brosco, Jasmine Barnes, Brian Schrieber, Tyler Helgeson, Frank Bravata, Jaylen (Butter) Clark, Kaylee Peterson, Micah Graff, and Keegan Russell.
Hannah Biddlecome: screenplay, director, camera and editor. Keegan Russell: camera.
Best Short Film
Sweater of Doom by Dorian Murphy
Starring Austin Kemp as James, Jalexia Stoutmyre as Julie, Josh Dominowski as Mysterious Man.
Director: Dorian Murphy, 1st A.D.: Jordan Dykema, Director of photography: Austin McCormick, Art Dept.: Jordan Dykema, Sound Mixer: Nick Buwalda, Lighting & Grip: Forrest Gelinas, Editor: Nick Buwalda.
Best Technical Merit
The Renegades by Sebastian Cubillejo
Written and directed by Sebastian Cubillejo. Produced by Teddy Sweeney. Executive Producer: Brian Stackpoole. Starring Max Rakozy and Emily Cherry, with Derrick McBride-Hackett and Spencer Szczpanski as "The Dealer."
Animated and directed by Sebastian Cubillejo. Music composed by Sebo Simon. Additional tracks provided by Audioblocks. Additional sound effects by Audioblocks and Splice. Special thanks to Carson Dara and Andreas Marinescu.
Best Cinematic Merit
See The Sun by Adam Burns
Music: "See the Sun (feat. Oblivion)" by Tres Crow
A film by Adam Burns
Her by Izak Schipper
Song: Her by Eery. Produced by Izak Schipper.
Thanks to: Edin Garberic, Raymond Budd.
Young Filmmaker Award
Pure Imagination by Ella Thomas
Music: Pure Imagination
A film by Ella Thomas.