ReelHeART 2016 – Films and Screenplays – Complete Winners List

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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

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