ReelHeART 2016 – Films and Screenplays – Complete Winners List

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

 

  • Best Music Video
    “I Only Tell The Truth”, dir. Felipe P. Soares
  • Best Animated Film
    “Olilo”, dir. Ao Li
  • Best Experimental Film
    “The Maze”, dir. Thomas Keumurian
  • Best LGBTQ Film
    “Reinventing The Reel”, dir. Michael Gorlick
  • Best Actor  *TIE*
    • Juan García del Santo
      “Flow”, Spain
    • Christy Coysh
      “Busking Turf Wars”, United Kingdom
    • Ron Wilder
      “iFeel”, Quebec, Canada
  • Best Actress
    • Melissa De Mol
      “Chasing Fame”, United Kingdom
  • Best Ensemble Cast
    • Ebony Obsidian, Erin Sanderson, Chris M. Hutchinson
      “Punkin Pie”, dir. Allen J. Redwing
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  • Best Canadian Film
    “iFeel”, dir. Ludwig Ciupka
  • Best Foreign Film
    “Flow”, dir.  David Martínez
  • Best Sound
    “Reconnection”, Maksim Varfolomeev
  • Best Cinematography
    “iFeel”Pawel Pogorzelski,
    “iFeel”, Ron Wilder
  • Best Editing
    “iFeel” Ludwig Ciupka
    “iFeel” Dominique Fortin
  • ReelHeART Spirit Award
    “Busking Turf Wars”
    Peter Trifunovic, Mark Trifunovic,
    Christy Coysh

    • The ReelHeART Spirit Award goes to the filmmaker, documentary or documentary subject who most demonstrates the “Indie Spirit”, through pride of film production, promotion of film, audience engagement and producing a memorable contribution on film. This year we give this award to three people from Team Busking Turf Wars who embody this spirit for their tireless efforts in promoting their film, engaging the public, traditional and social media marketing, going that extra mile – literally with Christy Coysh flying into ReelHeART mid-week and the team’s passion for making their film – This year that Team is from Busking Turf Wars
  • ReelHeART Mentorship Award
    Phil Peel “Chasing Fame”

    • For the 2nd year in a row, The ReelHeART Mentorship Award goes to a Filmmaker, Screenwriter whom we first met in 2014. This filmmaker embodies what ReelHeART is all about: Interaction, Inspiration, Creativity, Mentoring and Collaborating with Others. This year we could only give this award to one person who embodies this spirit for his tireless efforts sprinting into action all year long without a break to have his creative voice heard through, films and screenplays after being overwhelmingly inspired by his experience the last 2 years at ReelHeART to the point where in his latest short, he actually cast Toronto actors that he had seen perform in the ReelHeART Live Script Reads. Ladies and Gentlemen, we present to you, from Southampton, United Kingdom– Mr. Philip Peel
  • ReelHeART Founder’s Award
    “Flow”, dir. David Martínez

    • The ReelHeART Founder’s Award is presented to the film that embodies everything great to exceptional in a film and being transported to a place by a character(s) and story we simply can’t take our eyes of the screen. Ladies and Gentlemen: Our 2016 Founder’s Award Winner is Director – David Martínez

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Dance / Music Film Category

  1. No Winners

Short Film Category

  • 1st Place “Reconnection”, Maksim Varfolomeev
  • 2nd Place “At Last”, dir. Anna Skrypa
  • 3rd Place “Maintenance Required”, dir. JC Falcón

Feature Film Category

  • 1st Place “Flow”, dir.  David Martínez
  • 2nd Place None
  • 3rd Place None

Short Documentary Category

  • 1st Place “Soul Of A Tree”, Mari Walker
  • 2nd Place “Harry’s Gift: A New York Story”
    dir. Alexandra M. Isles
  • 3rd Place “Guilty of Being Black : Paris to Ferguson”, dir. Rokhaya Diallo

Feature Documentary Category

  • 1st Place “Searching for Dragons”
    dir. Dan Gainsford
  • 2nd Place “Lost Tongue”
    dir. Davison Mudzingwa
  • 3rd Place “Women Are The Answer”
    dir. Fiona Cochrane

Honorable Mention

  1. “Dancing Through The Corn”
    dir. Thomas Florek
  2. “Rwanda and Juliet”
    dir. Ben Proudfoot
  3. “Symbiofaerietaxiplasm”
    dir. Georg Vogt, dir. Christian Karst

FEATURE SCREENPLAY WINNERS

  • 1st Place “Speak Easy“
    Writer, Joey Perotti
  • 2nd Place “The Lost Sock
    Writer, Tom McIntire
  • 3rd Place “Jack And The Box Store
    Writer, Heidi Fitzgerald

    • Each Writer will receive a gift of Software from our Gold Sponsor Final Draft
    • Each Writer will receive a Membership from our Silver Sponsor InkTip

SHORT SCREENPLAY WINNERS

  • 1st Place Short Screenplay*
    “Yuletide Carol
    Writer, Tammy Gross
  • 2nd Place Short Screenplay*
    Searching For Mr. Godfrey”
    Writer, Carrie Ann Lee
  • 3rd Place Short Screenplay”
    Real Artists
    Writer Cameo Wood

    • Each Writer will receive a gift of Software from our Gold Sponsor Final Draft
    • Each Writer will receive a Membership from our Silver Sponsor InkTip

ReelHeART 2016 – Feature Screenplay – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications are Complete!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Feature Screenplay Competition Category. In alphabetical order they are:

  • Jack and The Box Store
    writer, Heidi Fitzgerald
    (103 Pages)
  • Speak Easy
    writer, Joey Perotti
    (116 Pages)
  • The Lost Sock
    writer, Tom McIntire
    (108 Pages)

These screenplays will compete for Best Feature Screenplay at ReelHeART 2016. Each Screenplay will get a full screenplay rehearsed Cast-To-Type Live Script Read in Front of a Festival audience on July 06-08, 2016 – 11AM-2PM

The Complete
12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program
and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online
Wednesday April 11 at ReelHeART.org

We’d also like to Congratulate our Semi Finalists

  • Backfired
    writer, David Pantano
    (114 Pages)
  • Jane
    writer, Deborah Allen
    (100 Pages)
  • Mind’s Eye
    writer, Deborah Heslop
    (114 Pages)

 

ReelHeART 2016 – Short Screenplay – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Short Screenplay Competition Category. In alphabetical order they are:

  • Real Artists
    writer, Cameo Wood
    (11 Pages)
  • Waiting For Mr. Godfrey
    writer, Carrie Lee
    (31 Pages)
  • YuleTide Carol
    writer, Tammy Gross
    (26 Pages)

These screenplays will compete for Best Short Screenplay at ReelHeART 2016. Each Screenplay will get a rehearsed Cast-To-Type Live Script Read in Front of a Festival audience on Tuesday July 05 – 11AM-1PM

The Complete
12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program
and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online
Wednesday April 11 at ReelHeART.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Feature Film – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Feature Film Competition Category. In alphabetical order they are:

  • Flow
    dir. David Martínez
    (89min, Spain)
  • Telling Tales
    dir. Burak Aksak
    (101min, Turkey)

These films will compete for Best Feature Film at ReelHeART 2016.

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Feature Documentary – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Feature Documentary Competition Category. In alphabetical order they are:

  • Guilty of Being Black: Paris to Ferguson (De Paris a Ferguson: coupables d’etre noirs) *Just Added
    dir. Rokhaya Diallo
    (51:10, France)
  • Busking Turf Wars
    dir. Peter Trifunovic
    (73min, Leeds, United Kingdom)
  • Lost Tongue
    dir. Davison Mudzingwa
    (75min, South Africa)
  • Rwanda and Juliet
    dir. Ben Proudfoot
    (87min, East Coast Canada, USA, Germany)
  • Searching For Dragons
    dir. Dan Gainsford
    (82min, Ottawa, Canada)
  • Symbiofaerietaxiplasm
    dir. Georg Vogt
    (103min, Austria)
  • The Anatomy of Vengeance
    dir. Bogdan Szyber
    (44min, Sweden)
  • Women Are The Answer
    dir. Fiona Cochrane
    (90:50, Australia)

All of these films will compete for Best Feature Documentary at ReelHeART 2016.

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Short Documentary – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Short Documentary Competition Category. In alphabetical order they are:

  • Harry’s Gift: A New York Story
    dir. Alexandra Isles
    (30min, USA)
  • Reinventing The Reel
    dir. Michael Gorlick
    (20min, Toronto, Canada)
  • The Anatomy of Vengeance
    dir. Bogdan Szyber
    (44min, Sweden)
  • The Soul Of A Tree
    dir. Mari Walker
    (17min, USA/Japan)

All of these films will compete for Best Short Documentary at ReelHeART 2016.

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Short Film – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Short Film Competition Category. In alphabetical order they are:

  • 29/6
    dir. Francesco Faralli
    (7min, Italy)
  • At Last
    dir. Anna Skrypka
    (9min, USA)
  • Edward
    dir. Derek Parsons
    (14:48min, United Kingdom)
  • Freedom Lost
    dir. Mischa Auzins
    (11min, USA)
  • Reconnection *Just Added
    dir. Maxim Varfolomeev
    (41min, India, Russian Federation)
  • Jailhouse
    dir. Andrew Ahmed
    (24min, Thailand)
  • Punkin Pie
    dir. Alan Redwing
    (39min, USA)
  • Ravi
    dir. Andrew Ahmed
    (24min, India, Canada)
  • Sparks
    dir. Areej Mahmoud
    (4min, Lebanon)
  • Whateverland (The Tom and Doug Show)
    dir. Thomas Florek
    (27min, USA)

These films will compete for Best Short Film at ReelHeART 2016.

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Experimental Film – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Experimental Film Competition Category. In no particular order they are:

  • Marian
    dir. Shom Ghosh
    (11m, New York/Canada)
  • The Maze
    dir. Thomas Keumurian
    (52, France)

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Animated Film – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

Official Notifications Continue!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Animated Film Competition Category. In no particular order they are:

    • Frequences
      dir. Andréanne Drolet
      (5m, Quebec, Canada)
    • Olilo
      dir. Felipe P. Soares
      (6m, China/Korea/USA)
    • Lily Gets A Pet
      dir. Maezy Dennie, Medina Dennie, Sol Demuth, Berlin Demuth, Ocean Demuth, Zaiyah Dennie, the Bum Family
      (6m, Canada)

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org

ReelHeART 2016 – Music Video – Official Selections Announced

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival July 04-09, 2016

 Official Notifications Have Begun!

We are pleased to announce our Official Selections for the 12th Annual ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival in the Music Video Competition Category. In no particular order they are:

    • Dancing Through The Corn
      by Thomas Florek (3m, USA)
    • I Only Tell The Truth
      (featuring Charlie Lim) by Felipe P. Soares (6m, Singapore, USA)

The Complete 12th Annual ReelHeART Festival Program and Advance Ticket Sales will be Online Wednesday April 04 at reelheart.org