Best Writer

Exceptional Achievement Passion FruitWritten by: Samuel Frederick Ashkenazy Winner Graham-LandWritten by: Colleen Frances Franklin

Best Web Series/TV Pilot

Exceptional Achievement CrayDirected by: Sonia Sawkar Crystal: The Interview (Short)Directed by: Skylar Barrett GlossophobeWritten by: Lisa Nagy Isaacson Walk A Mile In My ShoesDirected by: Alvin Moore Winner Fugitive SuperfanWritten by: Lisa Nagy Isaacson

Best Unproduced Script

Exceptional Achievement A LIFE TO LIVE FORWritten by: SARAH HARVEY Cochise EmergencyWritten by: Leonard Jack Meenach THE PROMISEWritten by: FRANK P MANCUSO, Chris J Adams Winter SolsticeWritten by: Armand Arekian Winner Passion FruitWritten by: Samuel Frederick Ashkenazy Finalist When we enjoyed HalloweenWritten by: Etsushi Watanabe

Best Student Film

Exceptional Achievement Be FreeDirected by: Samuel Owonte Chase’s ShadowDirected by: Brad Tessin The MagicianDirected by: Brielle S. Carroll Winner Untitled InterviewDirected by: Tommy Bonner Finalist Breesa Dreamin’ In The Apple TreeDirected by: Valera Ashcraft in deep watersDirected by: Francesca Beatrice Marie Just BelieveDirected by: Nya Chambless The Prejudiced HierarchistDirected by: Conform Cox

Best Silent Film

Exceptional Achievement Hear My Protest DanceDirected by: Jaye Allison, Charles Tyson Jr. Winner THE RED CLOCK (2021)Directed by: Alexandra Balda

Best Short Film

Exceptional Achievement The TreehouseDirected by: Nicholas Winter TimothyDirected by: Tymika Chambliss UnOrdinary LoveDirected by: Amanda Rosario Glass, Curtis Brown Winner Grave ‘n’ BreakfastDirected by: Benedikt Keller-Zeller Finalist 2004 An UN-SILENT FilmDirected by: Jaye Allison Beautiful ViolenceDirected by: Joey Medina Ding DongDirected by: Robert Rankin Jr. DisappearDirected by: Veronica Narang MasqueradeDirected by: Jason Pitts Possessed by […]

Best Script or Screenplay

Exceptional Achievement A Shared ManWritten by: Heidi Walter Elvis the BullWritten by: Kalynn Huffman Brower SNOWWritten by: Christian Nielsen Wolflike GrinWritten by: Demian Cuthbertson Winner CHIEF NIPWritten by: Dawn Brown Finalist Redemption: Queen of the WolvesWritten by: Stephanie Jacobsmeyer Rosebud LaneDirected by: John Richard Lacy

Best Sci-Fi Film

Winner Detective Jack BerdettDirected by: Arek Zasowski Finalist Chase’s ShadowDirected by: Brad Tessin SIPHONDirected by: Veronica Small