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2021 Winners

Script Contest - Features Spectrum by Bryan Mero

Trailer - Spotlight

Proof of Concept Film - You Were Just Here

Music Video - Her Cold Hands

Best use of a Drone - God Our Refuge Documentary and Visual Art Exhibit

Best Hair and MakeUp - Disguise

Best Editing - Alone

Best Sound Design - In Memorium

Best Cinematography  - The Axe Game

Best Original Score - Spotlight

Poetic Cinema - Oklahoma Mon Amour

Diversity in Media Award - Never

Smart Phone Film Award - Carrier

New Media Award - The First Jewish Surfer

Ultra-Low Budget - Heartache

Web Series - Couples Therapy

Experimental Film - Les Dieux Changeants

Best Pandemic Film - Two Weeks to Slow the Spread

Best Student Film - A Jag in the Duplex System

Best Action in Film - Disguise

Rising Stars Award - Scam of the Century - Zack and Cody DanimalsSweepstakes

Best Indigenous Production - In Jesus' Name: Shattering the Silence of St. Anne'sResidential School

Best Children's Film - Spotlight

Women in Film - Michele Wright, Ph. D. : 54 Years Late

The Veterans Award - Firestorm '77 - The True Story of the Honda CanyonFire

Best Animation - On/Off

Foreign Language Film - Darking Way

Mockumentary - Lids

Redemptive Film - Growth

Comedy Short - Swipe

Comedy Feature  -The Good Hearts Club

Sci-Fi Film - But Happy

Thriller/Horror Short - Koreatown Ghost Story

Thriller/Horror Feature - Pretty Boy

Documentary Short - Married to Math

Documentary Feature - We, the Voyagers, our Vaka

Dramatic Short - January 14

Dramatic Feature - The Issue with Elvis

Best Young Actor - Wolfgang Wincott : The Issue with Elvis

Best Young Actress - Kate Larson : Spotlight

Best Actor - Mukesh Asopa : Depth of Pyaar

Best Actress - Lyrica Okano : Koreatown Ghost Story

First Time Director Award - David Serero : The United States of Fashion Designer Elie Tahari

Best Director - Jay Mohan : Ruins

Festival Team Award - Café Americano

Grand Jury Award - The Campaign of Miner Bo

Founders Award - Ruins