2019 AWARD WINNERS
We are the storytellers of the current generation and it is our duty to share visual stories with audiences all over the world. Films hold real power, so we as a creative collective, must continue to tell these stories to reach as many people as we can, so that we can do our job of inspiring and entertaining the world.
Kilroy and the Boy Soldier Directed by Joseph Spillane
As the experiences of modern day Iraq and Afghanistan mirror what is written by a soldier 75 years ago, the truth of what occurs as a soldier in combat, and the reality that follows the return home is revealed.
Beach Day Directed by Max Silver
Lexi takes her boyfriend Sam for a date on a nice abandoned beach, when Sam becomes suspicious that there may be ulterior motives at play. Can their relationship be saved, or is it, so to speak, dead?
Doorstep Directed by Michael Capone
As a couple searches a remote corner of Pennsylvania for their missing daughter, family secrets spill out into the open, fracturing everyone’s sense of reality.
Hoan Alone Directed by Aaron Johnson
Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and the suicide there through three intimate interviews.
Mt. Molehill Directed by Jesse Stewart
In the late 1800s, a young girl traverses the Rocky Mountain wilderness to enact revenge upon the grizzly bear responsible for her father’s death.