168 Film Festival - 2017 Awards and Nominations

Nominees for the 15th Annual 168 Film Festival Awards, Tickets Here 

(Winners will be posted in BOLD after the Festival). 

 

8168 FINALISTS (9) ARE TO BE DETERMINED- Top 3 Speed Films, Best Int'l, Best Alumni, Best Write Of Passage, Best VR and Best Kid Vid. The Best "168 Days" writer (James De Vince for Military Grade).

NOMINATIONS:

Best Speed Film

  • 17s011 Here, Chase Baker
  • 17s020 Drive, Jeff Hamm
  • 17s026 Fool Me Once, Trevor & Laura Black
  • 17s027 Brother, Chris Hussar
  • 17s034 Gone Into Night, Andrew Morehouse, Nate Bell                                              
  • 17s043 Under Water, Amanda Llewellyn
  • 17s050 A Father's Love, Douglas James Vail
  • 17s051 How Soon Is Now? Rob Beunk
  • 17s053 Talentland, David Kiang

Best Alumni Film (Non-Speed)

  • 17u001 The Other Son, Michael Head
  • 17u003 The Mediator, Amir Shehata
  • 17u017 Torn, Lane Walton
  • 17u021 The Thought Of You, Aaron Kamp
  • 17u035 Remember Me, Sheila Hart

Best Write of Passage Film (Non-Speed)

  • 17w009 In Tune, Laura Woodworth
  • 17w013 The Gift, Andrew Matthews
  • 17w030 Abide, Molly Vernon
  • 17w031 The Ring, Eric C. Jones

Best KidVid (Non-Speed)

  • 17k007 Fork, LaShunda Smith
  • 17k010 Get In The Game, Eric McClenahan
  • 17k046 Lost, Rachel Lowry

Best International Film (Speed or Non-Speed)

  • 17u003, The Mediator, Amir Shehata
  • 17w013, The Gift, Andrew Matthews
  • 17u021, The Thought Of You, Aaron Kamp

Best Music Video (Non-Speed)

  • 17m015 Grace, Joshua Barker
  • 17m028 Torn, Kent Walton
  • 17m042 Remedy, Sheila Hart

Best VR Film (Non-Speed)

  • 17v038 The Father's Love, Jen Tousey & Paul Moran
  • 17v054 Captives, Shervin Youssefian

Best Documentary (Non-Speed)

  • 17d008 Sunday Drivers, Paul LeGrand
  • 17d014 The Door, Dianne E. Butts

Best "168 Open" Film

  • 17o008 Wanted, Nathan Jacobson
  • 17o010 Star Wars: Rivals, Jay Sherer
  • 17o014 An Ocean Away, Bob Arvin
  • 17o015 One Nightstand, Gary Emrick
  • 17o016 Super, Josh Murray
  • 17o020 All Things, Wes Llewellyn
  • 17o004 Creak, Elizabeth Dean

Best Director (Speed Film)

  • 17s011 Here, Chase Baker
  • 17s016 The Emergence, Brian Wood, Steve Forsyth
  • 17s027 Brother, Daniel Furukawa
  • 17s034 Gone Into Night, Andrew Morehouse
  • 17s043 Under Water, Wes Llewellyn
  • 17s045  E.T.O.D., Andrew Garces
  • 17s050 A Father's Love, Douglas James Vail
  • 17s051 How Soon Is Now?, Rob Beunk
  • 17s053 Talentland, David Kiang

Best Director (Non-Speed)

  • 17u003 The Mediator, Amir Shehata
  • 17w009 In Tune, Laura Woodworth
  • 17w013 The Gift, Andrew Matthews
  • 17u017 Torn, Daniel Lane Walton, Kent Walton, Lane Walton
  • 17u021 The Thought Of You, Gary Centrone
  • 17w030 Abide, Molly Vernon
  • 17u035 Remember Me, Sheila Hart

Best Actor (Speed Film)

  • Fabian XIV as Boyd, The Emergence 17s016
  • Richard L. Jackson as Grandpa Walker, Drive 17s020
  • Chad Brannon as Jordan Brother, 17s027
  • Peter Xifo as Sam Love Always, 17s032
  • Ryan Russell Izay as John Price, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Jason Vail as Josh, Under Water 17s043
  • Jason Flores as Eli I-70, 17s044
  • Drew Moore as Jim Marshall E.T.O.D., 17s045
  • Lonnie Colon as Charles Walker (Father), A Father's Love 17s050

Best Actress (Speed Film)

  • Juliana Hansen as Katherine, Here 17s011
  • Gracie Wakefield as Grace, The Emergence 17s016
  • Amber Alexander as Leslie, Opposite Actions 17s018
  • Grace Patterson as Brandee Taylor, Drive 17s020
  • Laura Black as Lexa, Fool Me Once 17s026
  • Tori London as Kory, Love Always 17s032
  • Dixie Light as Audra, Under Water 17s043
  • Heather McPhaul as Jacy Thompson, Wood & Stone 17s047
  • Dee Marcucci as Zoey, How Soon Is Now? 17s051
  • Jule Nelson Duac as Sunny, Talentland 17s053

Best Supporting Actor (Speed Film)

  • Monte James as Carl, Opposite Actions 17s018
  • David Boller as IRS Agent, Fool Me Once 17s026
  • Parker Mack as Casey, Brother 17s027
  • Bill Ewing as Father, Brother 17s027
  • D. Rio as Bill, Love Always 17s032
  • Ryan Echols as Detective Ambrose, Gone Into Night 17s034 
  • Cameron Arnett as Pastor, Under Water 17s043
  • Ryan Wesen as James Marshall, E.T.O.D. 17s045
  • Josh Murray as The Appraiser, Talentland 17s053
  • Joshua M. Bott as The Father, Talentland 17s053

Best Supporting Actress (Speed Film)

  • Tonya Nichols as Kate (Mom), Opposite Actions 17s018
  • Stacey Yee as Momma Taylor, Drive 17s020
  • Stephanie Hylton Wang as Anne, Fool Me Once 17s026
  • Christine Juarbe as Rachel Price (wife), Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Ramsey Hanchette as Allison, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Amy Sutherland as Leia, Under Water 17s043
  • Desiree Lee as Emani, I-70 17s044
  • Kelsey Walton as Paige Taylor, Drive 17s020

Best Actor (non-speed)

  • Ben Stidham as Chris, The Other Son 17u001
  • Frazer Lee as Matt, The Gift 17w013
  • Jeff Tendall as Eddie Raskin, Torn 17u017
  • Luke Thornley as Tom, The Thought Of You 17u021
  • Greg Dean as Harry (Father), Abide 17w030
  • Matthew Carter as Dr. Donald Crane, The Ring 17w031
  • Michael Dohrmann as Radio Host, Remember Remember 17u037

Best Actress (non-speed)

  • Nicole Panton as Nicole, The Mediator 17u003
  • Audrey De Leon as Jen, In Tune 17w009
  • Sage Tousey as Ellie Raskin, Torn 17u017
  • Rose McKenna as Trudy (Mum), The Thought Of You 17u021
  • Celeste Roberts as Beck, Abide 17w030
  • Mackenzie Clynes as Jaycee Crane, The Ring 17w031
  • Hana Hayes as Maddy Jensen, Remember Me 17u035

Best Supporting Actor (non-speed)

  • Todd Terry as Dad, The Other Son 17u001
  • Austin Terry as Adam, The Other Son 17u001
  • Barry "Bear" Clifton as Robert Grenwald, In Tune 17w009
  • Samuel A. Woodworth as Lee, In Tune 17w009
  • Trevor McCarthy as Maestro, Torn 17u017
  • Jahmone Duhaney as Badger, Torn 17u017
  • Michael Harrelson as The Homeless Man, The Advocate 17u029
  • David Matranga as Jeremy (Son), Abide 17w030
  • Alec Mizerik as Donald Jr., The Ring 17w031
  • Victor Browne as Michael Jensen, Remember Me 17u035

Best Supporting Actress (non-speed)

  • Anna Terry as Mom, The Other Son 17u001
  • Emma Docker as Nurse, The Mediator 17u003
  • Amy McDowall as Mother, The Gift 17w013
  • Helen Vogiatzakis as Nurse, The Thought Of You 17u021
  • Avery Clynes as Jaycee Crane B, The Ring 17w031
  • Alyvia Alyn Lind as Little Maddie, Remember Me 17u035
  • Barbara Alyn Woods as Grace Jensen (Mom), Remember Me 17u035

Best Cinematography (Speed Film)

  • Matthew Giblin, Here 17s011
  • Steve Colwill, The Emergence 17s016
  • Christopher Vaughan, Drive 17s020
  • Chris Hussar, Brother 17s027
  • Water Philip Hurn, Under Water 17s043
  • Donte Pipkins, Ruben Sarian, I-70 17s044
  • Armir Camangian, Wood & Stone 17s047
  • Cody Clemons, Rob Beunk, Nicholas Ouklore, How Soon Is Now? 17s051
  • David Kiang, Talentland 17s053

Best Editor (Speed Film)

  • Chase Baker, Here 17s011
  • Steve Forsyth, The Emergence 17s016
  • Jeff Hamm, Drive 17s020
  • Daniel Furukawa, Brother 17s027
  • Wes Llewellyn, Under Water 17s043
  • Andrew Garces, E.T.O.D. 17s045
  • Douglas James Vail, A Father's Love 17s050
  • Rob Beunk, Dee Marcucci, Nicholas Ouklore, Norbert Swiatek, How Soon Is Now? 17s051
  • David Kiang, Talentland 17s053

Evangelista Award (to Writer)

  • Joshua Barker, Capo 17u005, 1 John 2:1-2
  • Dianne E. Butts, The Door 17d014, Job 1:21b
  • Joshua Barker, Grace 17m015, Luke 15:20, 24
  • Robert Leigh, Change of Heart 17s022, Luke 15:31-32
  • Peter Xifo, Love Always 17s032, 1 John 3:1a
  • Amanda & Wes Llewellyn, Under Water 17s043,  Matthew 6:14
  • Andrew Garces, E.T.O.D. 17s045, Proverbs 20:20
  • Rachel Lowry, Megan Lowry, Lost 17k046, Matthew 18:12-14
  • Rob Beunk, Dee Marcucci, Norbert Swiatek, How Soon Is Now? 17s051, Genesis 37:4

Best Scriptural Integration (to Writer - Speed Film)

  • Lee Kovel, The Teacher Among Us 17s012
  • Brian Wood, The Emergence 17s016
  • Jason Walter Vaile, Drive 17s020
  • Thor Ramsey, Rebekah Score, Paul E. Luebbers, Stephanie Wang, Fool Me Once 17s026
  • Kyle Welch, Brother 17s027
  • Peter Xifo, Love Always 17s032
  • Amanda & Wes Llewellyn, Under Water 17s043
  • David Kiang, Talentland 17s053

Best Screenplay (Speed Film)

  • Penny Gibben, Opposite Actions 17s018
  • Kyle Welch, Brother 17s027
  • Andrew Morehouse, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Amanda & Wes Llewellyn, Under Water 17s043
  • Andrew Garces, E.T.O.D. 17s045
  • Rob Beunk, Dee Marcucci, Norbert Swiatek, How Soon Is Now? 17s051
  • David Kiang, Talentland 17s053

Best Production Design (Speed Film)

  • Chase Baker, Here 17s011
  • Jeff Hamm, Drive 17s020
  • Keith Sikora, Stephanie Hylton Wang, Gabriel Gonzales, Susanna Velasquez-Eaton, Fool Me Once 17s026
  • Nicole Ricketts, Brother 17s027
  • Andrew Morehouse, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • John Henderson, Under Water 17s043
  • Andrew Garces, E.T.O.D. 17s045
  • Katy Clemons, Chelsea Marquez, How Soon Is Now? 17s051
  • Megan Mantia, Talentland 17s053

Best Original Score (Speed Film)

  • Oliver Schnee, Eric McClenahan, Here 17s011
  • Jordan Montoya, Drive 17s020
  • Sean Massey, Brother 17s027
  • Wes Langdon, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Samuel Trawick, Under Water 17s043
  • Guy Moon (Songs by: Savannah Moon, David Kiang, Guy Moon, and Joshua M. Bott), Talentland 17s053

Best Score (non-speed)

  • David Mesiha, The Mediator 17u003
  • Brian Green, Get in the Game 17k010
  • Bruce Retief, The Gift 17w013
  • Joel Irwin, The Last Command 17u019
  • Andrew Clarke, The Thought Of You 17u021
  • David Michael Hyde, Abide 17w030
  • George Oldziey, Remember Me 17u035
  • Joel Kreimeyer-Kelly, Remember Remember the 23rd of September 17u037

Best Sound Design (Speed Film)

  • Jennifer Seip, Here 17s011
  • Steve Forsyth, The Emergence 17s016
  • Eric Lucas, Opposite Actions 17s018
  • Jeff Hamm, Drive 17s020
  • Sean Massey, Brother 17s027
  • Wes Langdon, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Patrick Anderson, Under Water 17s043
  • Dave Wilwayco, Wood & Stone 17s047
  • Daniele Carli, Talentland 17s053

Best Making Of

  • 17b035 Making of Remember Me - Sheila Hart
  • 17b027 Making of Brother - Carvin Ortega
  • 17k046 Making of Lost - Rachel Lowry & Tim Lowry
  • 17b029 Making of The Advocate Rita Betti & Mark Deboer

Best Make-Up & Hair (Speed Film)

  • Juliana Hansen, Marissa Williams, Here 17s011
  • Gabrielle Rossbach, Michael Mosher, The Teacher Among Us 17s012
  • April Finger, Fool Me Once 17s026
  • Ryan Russell Izay, Christine Juarbe, Ramsey Hanchette, Ryan Echols, Shawn Patrick Thomas, Gone Into Night 17s034
  • Renonda Anderson, Under Water 17s043
  • Constance Foe & Lillie Frierson, I-70 17s044
  • Andrew Garces, E.T.O.D. 17s045
  • Camille Dupin, Veronica Rodarte, Bruna Nogueira, Talentland 17s053

Anne Beyer and Jeff Hamm

Previous Year Nominations/Awards

  • 2016 - "Work"
  • 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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