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2017 Award Nominations

“TOSTEVIN” AWARD:

Tracey Anarella
Tommy Faircloth
David Reyes
TL Westgate
Cameo Wood
Bill Hass
Kathryn Gould
Lukas Hassel
Corbin Saleken
Lisa Belcher

HORIZON AWARDS (Texas Legends):

4 awards given to contributors to indie film on a whole. Each year named after a different Texas hero.
To be announced

ARFF HALL OF FAME

Inductees are chosen based on contributions to ARFF over the life of the festival. For filmmakers, they must have played at least 3 projects to be eligible for 2017.
To be announced

Scarlet Waters Genre Award

To be announced

Eric Adair Veteran Award

Terry Bluez
Gunnar Garrett
Linda Lee-Goney
Ernie Smith
Nathan Ludwig
Glenn Towery



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FEMALE FILMMAKER OF THE YEAR:

Savannah Rodgers
Christine Chen
Cameo Wood
Mischa Marcus
MJ Isakson
Tracey Anarella
Corrin Evans
Lisa Donato
Samantha Ireland
Jenness Rouse

SHELLY AWARD:

To be announced

"ADAM HAMPTON" Award:

Given to the best actor/director
Jenness Rouse
Sean Patrick Leonard
Samantha Ireland
Lukas Hassel
Ben Richardson
Corrin Evans
TL Westgate
Wendy Keeling
Nathan Ludwig
Katie Uhlmann

SCRIPT TO SCREEN

Nicky
Rockabye
The Son, the Father...
Off Book

STUDENT FILM AWARDS

To be announced

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“RANDALL GREENLAND” Screenwriter of the Year:

Ashley Marie Ryan
Harold Brown
Bob Nevens
Jeff Bassetti
Gregory Fishwick
Kathryn Gould
Ted Satterfield
Joy Lin
Jonathan Nininger
Ron Podell
Marilyn Swick/Laura Koons
Kate Longoria
Joy Shatz / Bianca LeRoux
Patrick Hampton

"TEXAS RENEGADE" BEST SOUNDTRACK /SCORE

Not Black Enough
The Saw
Waiting
My Ranger
Family Possessions
Soulsmith
Down The Fence
The Bulleteers
Marc Chung Protects His Address

Margaret Ann Garza Acting Award

Ruth Reynolds
Lukas Hassel
Darrell Mitchell
Diana Rose
Ella Jae Stewart
Morgan Floyd
Leah Wiseman
Tristan McKinnon
Adam Langton
Brian Shea

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Juried Film Awards

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TEXAS

Texas Drama Short

Butterfly
Chasing Grace
The In Between Place
In The End
In the News Today
Nicky
Roadside Assistance

Texas Comedy Short

Little Green Men
Shotgun

Texas Micro Comedy

A Wheel Predicament
Alternative Math
Battleground
The Bitters Truth
Here Boy
Resolve
The Saw
Token Support Group

Texas Micro Drama

Every Tuesday
Unchained Love
Coda

Texas Horror

Hell Of A NIght
Death Metal

Texas Feature Film


Hell Of A Night
My Ranger

Texas Actor

Keith Berry - Melissa
Haath Allyn - Butterfly
Jake Bardin - My Ranger
Christopher Backus - Chasing Grace
Charles Brockman - Resolve
Nick Carlin - Nicky
Darrell Mitchell - Little Green Men
Jake Matthews - The News Today

"Allison Wood" Texas Actress

Morgan Floyd - Melissa
Allyn Carrell - Alternative Math
Diana Rose - Ya Albi
Samantha Ireland - The Saw
Chynna Walker - Shotgun
Rachael Hevrin - Hell Of A Night
Cynthia Fray - Every Tuesday


Texas Director

David Reyes - My Ranger
Brian Childs - Hell Of A Night
Sam Henderson - Nicky
Chris McInroy - Death Metal
Lisa Donato - The News Today
Lisa Belcher - Every Tuesday
David Maddox - Alternative Math
Samuel Thomas - Birthday Boy
Trey Huguley - The Bitters Truth

Texas Script

Nicky
Token Support Group
Alternative Math
Battleground
The News Today
Birthday Boy
Butterfly

WORLD

World Short

Alfred J Hemlock
Fun
Break Room
I Love You So Much It’s Killing Them
Time Out

World Actor/Actress

Adam Langton - Time Out
Tristan McKinnion - Alfred J. Hemlock
Clayton Chitty - I Love You So Much It’s Killing Them
Julia Hourahine - The Break Room
Tiffany Hunter - Fun
Alex Duncan - I Love You So Much Its Killing Them
Jen Pogue - Time Out
Renaye Loryman - Alfred J. Hemlock

World Feature

Art of Obsession
The Gateway
Soulsmith

World Director

Kevin Henry - Soulsmith
John Soto - The Gateway
Ryan Andrews - Art of Obsession
Navin Ramaswaran - Time Out
Troy Greenwood - Faded Image
Greg Kovacs - Fun
Joel McCarthy - I Love You So Much It’s Killing Them
Andy Hourahine - The Break Room
Edward Lyons - Alfred J. Hemlock

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US

Drama Short

Do We Part
The Faceless Man
Father of Jayla
Junior
Low Tide
Pickup
Ya Albi
Walk of Shame
Wake

Thriller Short

Cellar Door
Repercussions
The Son, the Father...
The Suit

Romance/Rom Com Short

Simple Little Kiss
SPACEMAN.
The Finger
Cousins

Comedy Short

The Conch
The Eliminadora
Orange Lipstick
The Pickle
Penny and Paul
Subculture

Sci Fi / Fantasy Short

Real Artists
The Tunnel
Wish You Were Here
Spy Girl
The Earth Below
Population Zero

Horror Short

A Familiar Spirit
The Babysitter Murders
Evil Rising
Justice Served
Mauvaises Tetes
Puppy
The Unconventional Gourmet

Western Short

The Bulleteers
Manifest Destiny
Prisoner of Perdition

Micro Comedy

The Backroom
Checking Out
Coming Out
For Luck
Not Tonight Dear
Politically Correct
Justin Has A Date
Off Book

Micro Horror

The Corner
Debbie Flynn
Let The Bodies Hit The Floor
What’s For Dinner

Micro Drama

The Dead Party
Deep In The Heart of Texting
For Sale
Undefeated
Population Zero

Short Actor

William O’Leary - The Faceless Man
Nathan Ludwig - What’s For Dinner
David Farrington - The Suit
Chris Carfizzi - The Finger
Ben Richardson - Repercussion
Sean Patrick Leonard - Rockabye
C. Michael Whaley - Puppy
Scott Nelson - SPACEMAN.
Branden McKenzie - Wish You Were Here
Lukas Hassel - The Son the Father...

Short Actress

Olivia Grace Applegate - Penny and Paul
Paula Rhodes - Do We Part
Alice Dessuant - Mauvaises Tetes
Elizabeth Trieu - The Earth Below
Mindy Fay Parks - Off Book
Ella Jae Stewart - Junior
Mandy Evans - Pickup
Joy Flatz - Low Tide
Tamlyn Tomita - Real Artists
Maddie McGuire - Cousins
Ruth Reynolds - Walk of Shame

Actor Feature

Jason Vail - Family Possessions
Johnny Rey Diaz - I Am Still Here
Ry Barrett - Art of Obsession
Myles Pollard - The Gateway
Mathew O’ Brien - Soulsmith
Dan Michael - It Knows
Chris Wolfe - Mock And Roll
Michael Leydon Campbell - Looking for the Jackalope
Brian Shea - Waiting on Mary

Actress Feature

Jaqueline Mackenzie - The Gateway
Ciara Jiana - I Am Still Here
Emile Dupree - Waiting on Mary
Winny Clark - Art of Obsession
Leah Wiseman - Family Possessions
Felissa Rose - Family Posessions
Aditi Molly Bhanja - Mock and Roll

Feature Comedy

Looking for the Jackalope
Mock and Roll
Waiting on Mary

Feature Drama

I Am Still Here
Waiting on Mary

Horror Feature

Family Possessions
Art of Obsessions
Frazier Park Recut
It Knows

Short Director

Kyle William Roberts - The Bulleteers
TL Westgate - For Luck
Taylor Noland/Justin Ray - Justin Has a Date
Alberty Fry Jr - The Backroom
Nathan Ludwig - What’s For Dinner
Cameo Wood - Real Artists
Dylan Tuccillo - The Tunnel
Christine Chen - Ya Albi
Gavin Michael Booth - Orange Lipstick

Feature Director

Tommy Faircloth - Family Possessions
Ryan Andrews - Art of Obsessions
Ben Bacharach-White - Mock and Roll
Karl Shefelman - Looking for the Jackalope
Corey Horton - Waiting on Mary
Mark Maness/Rob Winfrey - It Knows
Mischa Marcus - I Am Still Here
John Soto - The Gateway
Kevin Henry - Soulsmith
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ALL

Best Trailer

The Lurking Man Trailer
New York: 2150
Shady Glen
Prepare to Die

Best Poster

Walk of Shame
Wish you were here
Looking for the Jackalope
My Ranger
Waiting on Mary
Down The Fence
Family Possessions
Subculture
The Faceless Man
The Beginning and Ending of Everything
What’s For Dinner?
Unchained Love
Real Artists
I Am Still here
Mock and Roll

Best Editing Short

Walk of Shame
The Suit
Justice Served
The Eliminadora
Cyril
The Earth Below
The Bulleteers
Cellar Door
The Babysitter Murders
The Faceless Man

Best Editing Feature

Family Possessions
Mock And Roll
I Am Still Here
Waiting on Mary
My Ranger
Art of Obsession
The Gateway
Soulsmith

Best Cinematography Short

The Finger
Penny and Paul
Low Tide
Orange Lipstick
Pickup
SPACEMAN.
Cryril
The Tunnel
The Pickle
Subculture

Best F/X Short

Death Metal
The Bulleteers
Mauvases Tetes
The Faceless Man
Population Zero
Let the Bodies Hit the Floor
I Love You So Much It’s Killing Them
Real Artists
Wish You Were Here
Debbie Lynn
Justin Has A Date
Justice Served
The Tunnel

Best Cinematography Feature

Hell Of A Night
Family Possession
Waiting on Mary
Art of Obsession
Soulsmith
The Gateway
Looking for the Jackalope
I Am Still Here

Best F/X Feature

The Gateway
Hell Of A NIght
Family Possession
It Knows

Youth Actor

Gideon Jones - Here Boy
Lydia Tracey - Chasing Grace
Lauren Lasseigne - It Knows
Aliyah Conley - I Am Still Here
Nadia Renteria - The Eliminadora

Best Series Director

Ya’Ke Smith
Jenness Rouse
Elias Plagianos
Katie Uhlman
Matthew Gudernatch & John Orchard
Marc Wasserman
Lauren Terilli
Bianca Jamotte & Jennifer Enskat

Best Actor In A Series

Kenny Pitts - Rough Cut
Matthew Gudernatch - Breakfast: Series
William Sadler - Shoot Me Nicely
Adam Hampton - Rough Cut
Mark Davis - Catch Em Lane
John Behlman - Shoot me Nicely

Best Actress In A Series

Jenness Rouse - Becca on Call
Monica Pena - The Beginning and Ending of Everything
Katie Uhlmann - My Roommate’s an Escort
Phoebe Mar - So SOHA
Marcie Price Jackson - Rough Cut
Linda Hamilton - Shoot Me Nicely

Produced Series

Catch Em Lane
Rough Cut Episode 4
Becca on Call
Shoot Me NIcely

Web Series

The Beginning and Ending of Everything
Becca on Call
So SOHA
Breakfast: The Series
Pot Brothers
My Roommate’s an Escort
Real Mommy Confessions

Music Video

Silk’s Funk Factory
Postcard: New York
Burn the River Down
Comrade
Don't Feed The Party Animal
Loganio
Mercy Marie

Documentary Short

4 Quarters of Silence
Last Halloween
Men
Out Here in Kansas

Documentary Feature

Not Black Enough
Down The Fence

Documentary Director

Corbin Saleken
Darius Clark Monroe
Adam Knapp
Tracey Anarella
Cody Broadway
MJ Isakson

Produced Script: Short

The Faceless Man
Ya Albi
Low tide
SPACEMAN.
Wish You Were Here
Subculture
Do We Part
The Finger
The Backroom
The Son, the Father...
The Tunnel
I Love You So Much it’s Killing Them

Produced Script: Feature

I Am Still Here
Looking for the Jacklope
Waiting on Mary
The Gateway
Family Possessions
Soulsmith


LGBTQ FILM

Cousins
In The News Today
Mercy Marie
The Beginning and Ending of Everything

Producer Award

Robert Zobel
Lisa Reyes
Ruth Reynolds
Blair Johannes
Jen Pogue
Chris Cull
Savannah Rogers
Gina Gatto
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