Festival Awards

2013 Festival Awards

Narrative Features Jury Awards

Best Narrative Feature* 
($1,000 cash prize presented by Nice Shoes)
IT FELT LIKE LOVEdirected by Eliza Hittman

Duncan-Williams Scriptwriting Award*
($1,000 cash prize presented by Duncan-Williams, Inc.)
SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAYwritten by Drew Tobia

 Special Jury Award for outstanding performance
Eleanor Pienta (SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY)

Special Jury Award - The Emerging Artist Award for the creative promise shown by their debut feature
WHAT I LOVE ABOUT CONCRETE, directed by Katherine Dohan & Alanna Stewart


Documentary Jury Awards

Best Documentary Feature*
($1,000 cash prize presented by Classic American Hardwoods)
BROTHERS HYPNOTIC, directed by Reuben Atlas

Special Jury Award
GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNTdirected by Matt Reynolds


Short Film Jury Awards

Best Narrative Short*
($500 cash prize)
AFTERMATH, directed by Jeremy Robbins

Best Documentary Short*
($500 cash prize)
SWEET CRUDE MAN CAMP
directed by Isaac Gale

Best Animation or Experimental Film*
THE MISSING SCARFdirected by Eoin Duffy

Special Jury Award
MS. BELVEDEREdirected by Michael Reynolds 

Special Jury Award
HOW TO SHARPEN PENCILSdirected by Kenneth Price


Special Festival Awards

Southern Soul of Independent Film Award*
ORANGE MOUND, TENNESSEE: AMERICA'S COMMUNITY, directed by Emmanuel Amido

Ron Tibbett Excellence in Filmmaking Award*
BOB BIRDNOW'S REMARKABLE TALE OF HUMAN SURVIVAL AND THE TRANSCENDENCE OF SELF, directed by Eric Steele

Craig Brewer Emerging Filmmaker Award*
ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW, directed by Randy Moore

Indie Memphis award sculpture designed & created by Yvonne Bobo and commissioned by Duncan-Williams, Inc.


Audience Awards

Narrative Feature*
SHORT TERM 12, directed by Destin Cretton

Documentary Feature*
A WHOLE LOTT MORE, directed by Victor Buhler

Narrative Short*
COOTIE CONTAGION, directed by Joshua Smooha

Documentary Short*
MABON 'TEENIE' HODGES: A PORTRAIT OF A MEMPHIS SOUL ORIGINAL, directed by Susanna Vapnek

Hometowner Film*
MEANWHILE IN MEMPHIS: THE SOUND OF A REVOLUTION, directed by Nan Hackman & Robert Allen Parker 


Hometowner  Awards

Best Hometowner Feature*
($1,000 cash prize presented by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission)
BEING AWESOMEdirected by Allen C. Gardner

Best Hometowner Narrative Short*
($500 cash prize presented by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission)
JOHN'S FARM
directed by Melissa Sweazy

Best Hometowner Documentary Short*
($500 cash prize presented by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission)
BOOKIN', directed by John Kirkscey