View winning films here:


Best Narrative Feature Film | Half and Half | Dir: Sri Charan

Best Documentary Feature Film | With Flying Colours | Dir: Christina Hogarth

Best Narrative Short Film | Ghosted | Dir: Tracie Laymon


Lifetime Achievement Award in Film and Television  

Mary Jo Slater


Best US Narrative Feature | Addict Named Hal | Director: Lane Michael Stanley

Best International Narrative Feature | Seeking Oblivion | Directors: Brent Baird, Becker Brothers

Big Bear Mountain Made Award | The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord | Directors: Jared Jay Mason, Clark Runciman

Best Director – Narrative Feature  | Welcome to the Show | Director: Dorie Barton 

Rising Star Award | The Issue with Elvis | Wolfgang Wincott

Best Ensemble Cast in a Feature | Welcome to the Show | Dir: Dorie Barton – Cast:
Richard Follin, Dillon Douglasson, Keegan Garant, Christopher Martin

Best US Documentary Feature | Firestorm ’77 The True Story of the Honda Canyon Fire | Directors: Chris Hite, Dennis Ford 

Best International Documentary Feature | With Flying Colours  | Director: Christina Hogarth 


Best Narrative Short  | Killing Time | Director: Patrick Hogan

Best US Documentary Short | Sue | Director: Nancye Ferguson 

Best International Narrative Short | The Meat | Director: Tathagata Ghosh  

Best Director – Narrative Short | Ghosted | Tracie Laymon  

Best Ensemble Cast in a Short  | All In | Dir: Jesserey Tugas – Cast: King Orba, James Paxton, Isabelle Marchand

Best Music Video | Dream Vacation | Director: Stephen Foster 

Best Experimental Film  | America: Socially Speaking | Director: Dan Parks

Best Animated Film | The Gherm Guys | Director: Bryan Beasley

Best Student Film | Back the Way We Came | Director: Joshua Gravitt, Anthony Alyassi


Best Feature Screenplay | Kill Button (Science Fiction) – Edson McClellan

Best Short Screenplay | GUS (LGBTQ, Drama) – Todd Bird