12th Annual 168 Film Festival 2014

  SCROLL DOWN to read the list of nominees for the 12th Annual 168 Film Festival. Winners will be revealed here live during the Festival Awards Show September 13, 2014.

 

Years/Themes

  • 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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Nominees for 2014

Winners in Bold

Best Film

  • Caught Inside – Greg Laurie, Dwight Thompson, Gary Zelasko
  • Ride On - Jason Rodriguez
  • Skywatch: The Duster of Doom - John DeVries
  • The Ranch -  Rick Marcus
  • Tula Tula - Diane Vermooten (Runner Up)
  • We Choose You - Michael Head
  • What Showers Bring - Daniel Furukawa

Best Comedy

  • Finding Her - Jessica Chaney
  • Skywatch: The Duster of Doom - John DeVries
  • The Mantle of Granny Belle - Travis Grenke
  • The Nose Job - Christopher Shawn Shaw
  • The Parcel - April Manor
  • Unplugged - James Runcorn

Best International Film

  • Cipta Gelar - Fredrik Wattimena
  • Lake of Fire - Andrew Thorn
  • Tula Tula - Diane Vermooten

Best Write of Passage Spotlight Film

  • Polyphony - Aaron Ybarra
  • Stuck - Aaron Kamp

Best Documentary

  • God’s Glory Through Glass - Ray Blumhorst
  • Identity - Arthur Delgado

Best Director

  • Christopher Coats for The Beautiful Exchange
  • Damar Rezky Rahmawan for Cipta Gelar
  • Daniel Furukawa for What Showers Bring
  • Domonic Smith-Weston and Jerome Harris for Ayaan
  • John DeVries for Skywatch: The Duster of Doom
  • Michael Duisenberg and Rick Marcus for The Ranch
  • Shane Vermooten for Tula Tula

Best Actor

  • Don Robbas Russell in The Ranch
  • Greg Kreik -- as Dr. Schmidt in Tula Tula
  • J. Patrick Wiseas Tyus Cain in Ayaan
  • Jack Jovcicas Alexei Machina in Lake of Fire
  • Jason Rodriguezas The Dad in Ride On
  • Nathan Marlowas Nick in Caught Inside
  • T. Preston Pollardas Eli in Crossing Over

Best Actress

  • Danielle Rayne – as Samantha in The Ranch
  • Kate Barnett – as Emma in Insulin
  • Kelli Goss – as Rachel in What Showers Bring
  • Nay Nay Kirby – as Clarissa Jamison in Clarissa’s Gift
  • Paige Spara – as Leah in What Showers Bring
  • Tea McKay – as Skylar in We Choose You

Best Supporting Actor

  • Anele Matoti – as Dr. Zolani in Tula Tula
  • Cory Assink – as Nick in The Parcel
  • Dalton Thompson – as Teen Nick in Caught Inside
  • Lance Aaron – as Simon in Insulin
  • Trevor Black – as Marqk Jakobs in The Nose Job
  • Tshamano Sebe – as Dr. Sante in Tula Tula
  • Vincent Irizarry – as Brad Cunningham in Clarissa’s Gift

Best Supporting Actress

  • Aloma Wright – as Grandma Bessie Wells in Clarissa’s Gift
  • Desi Molinari – as Ally in The Parcel
  • Chanel Perry – as Waitress in Finding Her
  • Ciera Foster – as Sydney in The Mantle of Granny Belle
  • Michael Learned – as Beverly in the Parcel
  • Michael Learned – as Grandma Katie in Unplugged
  • Pumeza Matoti – as Allile in Tula Tula

Best Screenplay – Drama

  • Christopher Coats for The Beautiful Exchange
  • Diane Vermooten for Tula Tula
  • Jason Rodriguez for Ride On
  • Kyle Welch for What Showers Bring
  • Michael Head for We Choose You
  • Richard Lee Warren for The Ranch
  • Susan A. St. Peters, Dwight Thompson, Gina Thompson for Caught Inside

Best Screenplay – Comedy

  • April Manor and Liz Hewes for The Parcel
  • John DeVries for Skywatch: The Duster of Doom
  • Lisa Sheffield-Martin for Finding Her
  • Penny Gibben for The Mantle of Granny Belle
  • Thor Ramsey & Ron McGehee for The Nose Job
  • Unplugged - Ken Niblock & Alicia Marie Schudt

Best Scriptural Integration (Best use of Foundational Scripture)

  • Diane Vermooten for Tula Tula
  • Jason Rodriguez for Ride On
  • Kyle Welch for What Showers Bring
  • Pressplay Team for Cipta Gelar
  • Richard Lee Warren for The Ranch

Best Cinematography

  • Aaron Kamp for Lake of Fire
  • Fredrik Wattimena for Cipta Gelar
  • Kathryn L. Bucher for Ride On
  • Rick Marcus for The Ranch

Best Editor

  • Dwight Thompson for Caught Inside
  • Brandon Loeser for The Ranch
  • Charles E. Willis III for We Choose You
  • Duel Persona Productions for Ayaan
  • Jason Rodriguez for Ride On
  • Matt Raubenheimer for Skywatch: The Duster of Doom
  • Shaun Wood for Insulin

Best Sound Design

  • Aaron Ashe for Ayaan
  • Paul Royer for Caught Inside
  • Herb Rawlinson for The Ranch
  • J. Edwards for Insulin
  • John DeVries for Skywatch: The Duster of Doom
  • Chris van der Burgh for Tula Tula
  • Sean Massey for What Showers Bring

Best Original Score

  • Corey Martin for The Ranch
  • Priam Bacich for Lake of Fire
  • Robert William Barner for Ride On
  • Sean Massey for What Showers Bring

Best Production Design

  • Andrea Royer for Caught Inside
  • Andrew Garces for The Beautiful Exchange
  • Deidre Rodriguez for Ride On
  • Diane Vermooten for Tula Tula
  • Nicole Ricketts for What Showers Bring
  • Pressplay team for Cipta Gelar
  • Shar-Lee Jessica Nel for Skywatch: The Duster of Doom

Best Hair and Make-up

  • Anita Salamanca for Lake of Fire
  • Bianca Schmitz for Tula Tula
  • Christopher Coats for The Beautiful Exchange
  • Dayna Miller for The Mantle of Granny Belle
  • Dominique Furukawa and Christine Reyes for What Showers Bring
  • Kimberley Leaver for Skywatch: The Duster of Doom

Best Student Film

  • DGRachel Martin

Best KidVid

  • Gift of Grace - Mark Baird
  • My Favorite Gift - Jay Hanan

Evangelista Award (Best Evangelical Film)

  • Caught Inside - Susan A. St Peters, Dwight Thompson, Gina Thompson
  • DG - Dana Dirksen
  • Gift of Grace - Mark Baird
  • God’s Glory Through Glass - Ray Blumhorst
  • Insulin - Jonathan Moch
  • McKenzie’s Gifts - Nancy Bethea

Making of 168 Award (Behind the Scenes Films)

  • Making of Caught Inside – Michael Berger
  • Making of Insulin - John Moch
  • Making of Skywatch - John DeVries
  • Making of The Parcel - April Manor
  • Making of Tula Tula – Diane Vermooten