2017 Winners


Short Film Winners and Nominations 
1.

Best All Around Short Film
* Winner - Somewhere Between Heaven And Hell

Top Prize:  BEST ALL AROUND SHORT FILM 
Prize: $15k value
A. $5,000 in US Funds
B. Marketing Campaign w/Upliftv (valued at $5k)
C. CONTENT17 Promo Package (valued at $5k)

The following will be displayed at the conference,
voted on by attendees to determine the Top Short in each Category
and the Top Prize Winner Overall.

Nominees are...

CHILDRENS
* 3 Days in the Fish
* Fast Fact
* Winner - Weapons of Mass Instruction: Unearthing the Truth

DRAMA
* Camila
* Dance With Jesus: From Grief to Grace
* Winner - ONE DAY

DOCUMENTARY/BIOGRAPHY
* Reparations: Who Should Pay
* The Porcom Miracle
* Winner - We are STRONGER

MUSIC VIDEO
* Winner - Shabby Chic Ministries: music video

NARRATIVE FILM
* A Child's Touch
* In Tune
* Winner - Somewhere Between Heaven And Hell
* Under Water

TV AND WEB PROGRAMS
* Winner - deBunked - Can I earn my Salvation
* Go Beyond the Rim
* Shoring Up: broken hearts pouring upward
* Storm Warriors - Cori Learns to Navigate

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2.

Recognition Awards - Short Films

Winners and Nominees are...

BEST ACTOR
* One Day - Andrew Hurt (John)
* Winner - Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell - Keith Rushing (William)
* Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell - Tommy Kendrick (Drew)
* We are Stronger - Don Ortolano (Tommy)

BEST ACTRESS
* Winner - A Child's Touch - Haley Sheffield (Hannah)
* In Tune - Audrey De Leon (Jen)
* Under Water - Amy Sutherland (Leia)

BEST CINEMATIC QUALITY
* A Child's Touch - Jordan Monk
* Camila - Dickie Cruz
* One Day - Gwendelynn Martindale
* Winner - Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell - James Burgess
* Under Water - Philip Hurn
* Weapons of Mass Instruction: Unearthing the Truth - Tom Small

BEST STORYTELLING
* A Child's Touch - Jarrod Monk
* Camila - Zaida Claudio
* deBunked - Can I Earn my Salvation - Bub Kuns
* In Tune - Laura Woodworth
* One Day - Gwendelynn Martindale
* Shabby Chic Ministries Music Video - Shabby Chic Ministries
* Winner - Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell - Andrew Librizzi
* Under Water - Wes Llewellyn, Amanda Llewellyn

BEST BIBLICAL MESSAGE (Exhortation or Teaching)
* deBunked - Can I Earn my Salvation - Bub Kuns
* Winner - Go Beyond the Rim - Matthew Hasselblad
* Shoring Up: Broken Hearts pouring Upwards - Shabby Chic Ministries
* Shoring Up: Searching Hearts - Shabby Chic Ministries
* Weapons of Mass Instruction: Unearthing the Truth - Tom Small

BEST BIBLICAL MESSAGE (Narrative)
* Dance With Jesus: From Grief to Grace - Susan Mead
* One Day - Gwendelynn Martindale
* Shabby Chic Ministries Music Video - Shabby Chic Ministries
* Three Days in the Fish - Ryan Nitsch
* Winner - Under Water - Amanda Llewellyn
 * Winner - We are Stronger - Carla McDougal

BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORE
* Winner - A Child's Touch - Jonathan Walker
 * Winner - In Tune - Michael Farren, Dustin Smith and Alisa Turner
* Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell - Damon Criswell
* Under Water - Samuel Trawick


Trailer Winners and Nominations

1.

Best All-Around Trailer
* Winner - Champion - Judd Brannon

Top Prize:  BEST ALL AROUND TRAILER
Prize: $5k Value
Marketing Campaign w/Upliftv (valued at $5k)

 Top 10 Trailer Winners and Nominations

Winners and Nominees are...

In no necessary order

* From Pusher to Preacher - Daniel Jacobo
* Lost and Found A New Beginning - Gina Davis
* Brushstrokes of a Man, the story of Thomas Kinkade - Deborah Stone
* Top 5 Runner up - Daily Bread The Series: Season One Trailer - Colby May
* Threads - Christopher Lovett
* Top 5 Runner up - Daily Bread The Series Trailer - Colby May
* Top 5 Runner up - Economic War Room with Kevin Freeman - Russell Lake
* Best All Around Trailer Winner - Champion - Judd Brannon
* Top 5 Runner up - The Gospel Truth - Deborah Stone
* Top 5 Runner up (second place) - We Are Stronger - Carla McDougal

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2.

Recognition Awards - Trailers

Winners and Nominees are...

BEST CINEMATIC QUALITY

* Threads - Colton Bostick
* Winner - Champion Movie - Wes Llewellyn
 * Winner - The Gospel Truth - Lee Schneider
* We are Stronger Movie - Jake Allen


BEST STORYTELLING

* Daily Bread The Series - Nina May
* Champion Movie - Judd Brannon
* The Gospel Truth - Deborah Stone
* Winner - We are Stronger Movie - Robin Murray


BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORE

* Winner - Daily Bread The Series - Andrei Shulgach


 
3. 

Recognition Awards - Option 3
Best All-Around Short Film
* Winner - Roses - Paul Hastings
(over 2 yrs of age – under 5 yrs and/or over 30 minutes in length)

Nominees are...

BEST CINEMATIC QUALITY
BEST STORYTELLING
BEST ACTING

* Winner - Roses - Paul Hastings


Prizes and Recognition Awards:

1.
Cash and Prize Awards
BEST ALL AROUND SHORT FILM 
Prize: $15k value
A. $5,000 in US Funds
B. Marketing Campaign w/Upliftv (valued at $5k)
C. CONTENT17 Promo Package (valued at $5k)

BEST ALL AROUND TRAILER
Prize: $5k value
A. Marketing Campaign w/Upliftv (valued at $5k)

2.
Recognitions (plaque) - for Shorts and Trailers
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST CINEMATIC QUALITY
BEST STORYTELLING
BEST CHRISTIAN/BIBLICAL MESSAGE
BEST MUSICAL SCORE
BEST CHILDREN'S

3.
Recognitions (plaque) - for Feature Films, Trailers and Shorts
over 2 yrs of age - under 5 yrs and/or over 30 minutes in length
SPECIAL RECOGNITION FOR BEST: FEATURE FILM, TRAILER, SHORT