168 Film Festival - 2015 Award Nominations

Winners will be revealed at the 13th Annual 168 Film Festival Awards Show August 30th.

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Nominees for 2015

Sorted by Team Number

Best Film (can be drama or comedy)
Washed UpJason Walter Vaile, Tim Powell, Mark Blitch, Danielle Wheeler, Brandon Carmichael
The End - Rod March
The Artifact - Aaron Kamp
With or Without - Vince Williams
Wherever I’m With You Daniel Furukawa, Dominique Furukawa, Genevieve Penn, Chris Hussar
Jubilee - Shawn Patrick Thomas, Nate Bell, Andrew Morehouse

Elixir - Scooter Downey, Katherine Hamilton, Jonathan Miranda
Riva - Meredith Adams, Christopher Wiegand, Alan Tregoning

Best Comedy
Washed Up - Jason Walter Vaile, Tim Powell, Mark Blitch, Danielle Wheeler, Brandon Carmichael
Die TryingApril Manor
The Artifact - Aaron Kamp

Best International Film
The End - Rod March
The Artifact - Aaron Kamp
Ends - Victor Carrera

Best Write of Passage Spotlight Film
PB&J - Don Heap, Peter Xifo             
The Brotherhood - Troy Latto

Best Documentary
Finding Cleveland - Baldwin Chiu, Larissa Lam
The Life - Ralph Garcia, Lucy Garcia
Running For The Prize - Brent Burden, Jim Richards
Operation Freedom: Rescue From Skid Row - Henry Wong
Victory In Christ - Sarah Williams, Greg Williams, Elias Nawawieh
The Nephilim NowGwen McGee, Anthony Coleman
City Impact - Arthur Delgado, Tyler Reagin

Best Director
Ronald Montgomery for Die Tür (The Door)
Rod March for The End
Aaron Kamp for The Artifact
Vince Williams for With or Without
Daniel Furukawa for Wherever I’m With You
Scooter Downey for Elixir
Christopher Wiegand for Riva

Best Actor
Beau Chevassus as John in Die Tür (The Door)
Edward Tustian as Alex in The End
Jack Jovcic as Jimmy in The Artifact
Van Brown as Joe in Wherever I’m With You
Glenn Turney as Ray in Red
Shawn Patrick Thomas as Levi in Jubilee
Reginald McGuire as Marcus in Moving Still

Best Actress
Sharnya Thomson as Lauren in The Artifact
Jenni Mabrey as Julie in With or Without
Doree Seay as Amy in Wherever I'm With You
Brett Freeze as Jade in Elixir
Marianne Haaland as Birdie in Birdie's Song
Meredith Adams as Riva in Riva
Lynn Cruz as Roxana in Ends

Best Supporting Actor
Taylor Brandt as Chad in Washed Up
Ben Weirheim as Nick in The Artifact
Regi Davis as Frank in Wherever I'm With You
Terry Hoge as Cyrus in Elixir
Nick Lavelle as Sentinel in Elixir
Guillermo Tipan as Tito in Ends
Robert Wu as Theo in Peradventure

Best Supporting Actress
Avery Clynes and Mackenzie Clynes as the Twins in Mother's Day
Heidi Appe as Vet in Luke Unleashed
Genesis Frontino as Sarah in Die Trying
Madeleine Norton as Val in With or Without
Tea Mckay as Meagan in Red
Colleen Trusler as Megan in Birdie's Song
Andrea Cohen as Waitress in Riva

Best Screenplay – Drama
Annie Poling for Die Tür (The Door)
Fraser Tustian for The End
Aaron Kamp & Michael Jepson for The Artifact
Vince Williams for With or Without
Kyle Welch for Wherever I'm With You
Andrew Morehouse for Jubilee
David Kiang for Peradventure

Best Screenplay – Comedy
Jason Walter Vaile & Mark Blitch for Washed Up
Liz Hewes & April Manor for Die Trying
Aaron Kamp & Michael Jepson for The Artifact

Best Scriptural Integration (Use of Foundational Scripture)
Liz Hewes, April Manor for Die Trying
Kyle Welch for Wherever I’m With You
Andrew Morehouse for Jubilee
Scooter Downey for Elixir
Alan Tregoning, Meredith Adams for Riva
Les Gaddis, David Skelton, Ian Gray, Cassandra Gaddis & Mayson Minor for Jubilee
David Kiang for Peradventure

Best Cinematography
Bobby Oei for Washed Up
Nicholas Ryan for The End
Dion Borrett for The Artifact
Chris Hussar for Wherever I'm With You
Mike Simpson for Elixir
Lukas Colombo for Birdie's Song
Christopher Wiegand for Riva

Best Editor
Mark Blitch for Washed Up
Steven Burlinson & Aaron Kamp for The Artifact
Vince Williams for With or Without
Daniel Furukawa for Wherever I'm With You
Lukas Colombo for Birdie's Song
Christopher Wiegand for Riva

Best Special Effects
Die Tür (The Door) - Ronald Montgomery
The Network - Amir Shehata
The End - Rod March
Peradventure - Brian Buffon

Best Sound Design
Nicholas Ryan for The End
Nayomi Pattuwage for The Artifact
Michael D. Head for Red
Scooter Downey for Elixir
Austin Creek & Blake Collins for Birdie's Song
Christopher Wiegand for Riva
Daniele Carli for Peradventure

Best Original Score
Andrew Clarke for The Artifact
Sean Massey for Wherever I'm With You
Bill Rogers for Walking in Freedom
Barbara Baker & Austin Creek for Birdie's Song
Pablo Molina for Ends
Oliver Schnee for Peradventure
Bryan Sims for Moving Still

Best Production Design
Vince Williams for With or Without
Christian Snell for Elixir
Shari Rigby & Cinthia Bolden for Birdie's Song
Robin Cook & Christopher Wiegand for Riva
Stan Baker for Jubilee (Gaddis)
Victor Carrera for Ends
David Kiang for Peradventure

Best Hair and Make-up
Dale Johnson for Mother's Day
Cory Taylor Bryant for Washed Up
Nicole Kier for Luke Unleashed
Rheagan Wallace & Jenni Mabrey for With or Without
Caren Elle for Elixir
Maddie Hill for Birdie's Song
Meredith Adams for Riva

Best KidVid
Stumble - Mark Baird
True Freedom - Rachel Lowry
Freedom Gate - Susan Shearer
Everything Will Be Alright - Zulema Nall
Bill the Bear - Peter & Carmi Fellwock

Evangelista Award (Best Gospel Presentation)
One Day at a Time - Katherine Miller
Die Tür (The Door) - Ronald Montgomery
The Brotherhood - Troy Latto
Bound - Jason De Ford
True Freedom - Rachel Lowry
Free To Eat - Eric Holmlund
Shemita - Daphne Grayson, Vincent Grayson

Making of 168 Award (Behind the Scenes)
Luke Unleashed - Rick Ward
Bound - Jason De Ford
Wherever I'm With You - Charles Zablan
Freedom Gate - Susan Shearer
The Rock - Silas Firth
Free to Eat - Eric Holmlund

 

Previous Year Nominations/Awards

  • 2015 - "Freedom"
  • 2014 - "The Gift"
  • 2013 - "Atonement"
  • 2012 - "Promises"
  • 2011 - "Second Chances"
  • 2010 - "Hearing God"
  • 2009 - "Family Business"
  • 2008 - "Free the Captives"
  • 2007 - "Decisions and Destiny"
  • 2006 - "Faith and Fear"
  • 2005 - "Teachings of Jesus"
  • 2004 - "Proverbs"
  • 2003 - Year One - multiple themes
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