2017 Award Winners

We have introduced film festivals to an entire new group of citizens in Enid and NW Oklahoma. Our 5th year is looking to be bigger and brighter. Don’t miss out!

Congratulations to all of our nominees and our winners. If you won and did not attend the celebration, someone will be in touch with you soon.

AwardWinner
Creativity Award Delusion by Lisa Gierlinger and Victoria Wolfersberger
 Best Actor in a Short – MaleJoe Ochterbeck (The Root Cellar)
 Best Actor in a Short – Female Alison Zatta (Girl Meets Roach)
 Best Actor in a Feature – MaleJae McCain (The Last Beautiful Girl)
 Best Actor in a Feature – FemaleRachel Clark-Spear (The 5 Year)
Maxine Austin Screenplay AwardeDisharmony by Lorraine Portman
Best Documentary I Stand: The Guardians of the Water directed by Kyle Kauwika Harris
 Best Oklahoma Short FilmThe Hill directed by Dan E. Tibbs
 Best Short FilmMidnight Oil: The Making of a Mural directed by Larry Ray Causey II
 Best Feature Film The Red Pill directed by Cassie Jaye

2017 Movie Nominations

Note

There are sometimes special awards given that may not be announced or listed prior to the festival. So all winners and nominees may not be recognized below.

Best Short Film

MovieDirected By
Midnight Oil: The Making of a MuralLarry Ray Causey II
Girl Meets RoachChristopher Zatta
Falling SouthLorraine Portman
Celebrity Sex TapeKeith Black Films
Root CellarKyle Kleinecke

Best Feature Film

MovieDirected By
The Last Beautiful GirlJames Christopher
The 5 YearJames Christopher
The Red PillCassie Jaye
ReduxBret Jones

Best Short Film – Oklahoma

MovieDirected By
Our Home DocumentaryBunee Tomlinson
The HillDan E. Tibbs 
NetherEthan Norvell
WRUNGLogan Alexander
RefractionChad Baker
The BulleteersKyle William Roberts

Best Documentary

MovieDirected By
I Stand: The Guardians of the WaterKyle Harries
Midnight Oil: The Making of a Mural Larry Ray Causey II
Our Home DocumentaryBunee Tomlinson
The Red Pill Cassie Jaye

2017 Acting Nominations

Note

There are sometimes special awards given that may not be announced or listed prior to the festival. So all winners and nominees may not be recognized below.

Best Actor in a Short Film – Male

MovieActorDirected By
NetherSeth TurnerEthan Norvell
WRUNGTye ChapmanJ. Logan Alexander
The Root CellarRichard FolmerKyle Kleinecke
The Root CellarJoe OchterbeckKyle Kleinecke
Fox & The FeastBen SantiagoAbrienne Summerer

Best Actor in a Short Film – Female

MovieActorDirected By
Girl Meets RoachAlison ZattaChristopher Zetta
The BulleteersAlyssa Rose FordKyle William Roberts
The Unforgiven Luiz Alexandria Ramos James W. Hawk
Falling South Erika Ervin Lorraine Portman
Celebrity Sex Tape Jaclyn SokolKeith Black Films

Best Actor in a Feature Film – Male

MovieActorDirected By
The Last Beautiful Girl Jae McCainJames Christopher
The 5 YearJames Christopher James Christopher
Redux Robert ThomasBret Jones

Best Actor in a Feature Film – Female

MovieActorDirected By
The Last Beautiful GirlMorgan Floyd James Christopher
The 5 YearRachel Clark-Spear James Christopher
ReduxRian LeighBret Jones

2017 Screenplay Nominations

Not Alone in This by Micha Watney

Follow a snippet of life between two kids, Walt and Robby. Walt seems a bit distant to Robby, however. Everything may not be as it seems.

Attic Ashes by Lorraine Portman

A closed space thriller. Cleaning out her deceased father’s farmhouse, Piper discovers a meth lab and is forced to defend her life against a terrifying onslaught of attacks from sadistic meth cookers hell bent on protecting their secrets, while she uncovers the truth about a father she never knew.

The Outlaw Henry Starr’s Absolutely (Mostly) True Tales of Derring-Do by Mark Archuleta

In 1919, Oklahoma bank robber Henry Starr ended his life of crime and began a more despicable career — he went into show business.

The Valley of Blood by James Christopher

In the late 1860’s, as a wagon train moves west toward Oregon in search of a fresh start, four riders must commit unthinkable acts of violence in order to keep their families safe. Years later, the murder of the town prostitute forces the horrible events to the surface. As each man must struggle with the sins committed in their past, they must fight for the future of the town of Eden’s Valley, their families and their souls.

eDisharmony by Lorraine Portman

Black Comedy. Single, socially awkward Molly, 44, who is trying to meet men on line, invites all the men she is chatting with to evacuate to her home on high ground when a hurricane threatens. SIX men show up and all must survive what turns into a deadly storm.

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