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Southern States Indie FanFilmFest 2020

Biloxi, Gulf Coast, MS, USA January 2021

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PAST EVENTS - AWARD RECIPIENTS

Southern States Indie FanFilmFest 2019

Biloxi, Gulf Coast, MS, USA January 2020

#SSIFFF​

Best of Fest - Easy Does It

 

Atman Award for Diversity in Film - Who Is James Meredith?

 

Best Southern States Film - Catatonia

FILM CATEGORY

Feature - This World Won't Break      Featurette - Watermark      English Language Short - Portrait of a Woman at Dawn     

 

Foreign Language Short - The House in the Suburbs      Southern States Short - Catatonia        Horror - Room 566

 

Comedy - We Should Hang Out More       Animated Film - The Ribbon       Drone - Day Thirty-Three

 

Experimental/Art House/Film Noir - SPIRIT: A Martian Story      Short Short - Another Love Story

 

Feature Documentary - Forced Change           Short Documentary - Ashes to Ashes    

 

Southern States Short Documentary - Water is Life           Student Film - Gasp

 

DIRECTOR

 

Feature - Easy Does It/Will Addison     Featurette - Inhaling Red/Scott Allan Pardue

 

Foreign Language Film - It Comes From the Heavens/Oldren Romero

 

English Language Short - For Hope/James P. Rees     Southern States Short - Magnolia & Clementine/Ashley Shelton          

 

Comedy - The Ham Sandwich/Paul Catalanotto      Horror - Ghost in the Gun/Andrew Chen

 

Talented New Director  - Jules/Alexandra Gilbreath

 

ACTRESS

 

Feature or Featurette - Watermark/Katie Peabody         Comedy or Horror - Ethnically Ambiguous/Tiffany Phillips

 

English Language Short - Portrait of a Woman at Dawn/Elizabeth Roberts

 

Foreign Language Short - The House in the Suburbs/Eleni Sani      Southern States Short - Lillian/Shanae'a Moore

 

Supporting Actress  - Easy Does It/Linda Hamilton

TALENTED YOUNG ACTOR or ACTRESS

Soul Bones/Lucien Rattray

 

ACTOR

 

Feature or Featurette - Easy Does It/BenMatheny & Matthew Martinez      Comedy - Chronic/Bill Rogers 

 

English Language Short - Dreaming of the Moon/Tony Greengrass     Southern States Short - Swagger Back/Lawrence Green

Foreign Language Short - It Comes from the Heavens/Carlos Rafael Sanchez Vazquez

 

Horror - Fifty/Sasha Golberg     Supporting Actor - This World Won't Break/Matthew Posey     

CINEMATOGRAPHY

 

Feature - Limbo/Joe Stauffer        Featurette - Chapter 9/Jake Brown     

 

English Language Short - Bella/John Spencer     Southern States Short - I Resign/Jay Mohan

 

Foreign Language Film - It Comes from the Heavens/Alexander Gonzales      

MUSIC, POSTER, TRAILER

 

Feature or Featurette - This World Won't Break/Michael Paraskevas   

 

Short Film - The Blurry World of Marcello Casagrande/Luigi Porto

 

Original Song - The Island of Dr. Moron/Mission Statement     

Music Video - Across the River and Into the Trees/Enzo De Rosa

 

Southern States Music Video - I Will Survive/Don Smith

 

Trailer - Crowbar       Movie Poster - Lillian

 

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Southern States Indie FanFilmFest 2018

Biloxi, Gulf Coast, MS, USA January 2019

#SSIFFF

AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

Best of Fest - Rice (California)

 

Atman Award for Diversity in Film - Marching Forward (Florida)

 

Best Southern States Film - The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle (Georgia)

FILM CATEGORY

Feature - Technicolour Daydream        Featurette - Esther’s Attic      English Language Short - Jump     

 

Foreign Language Short - Carro          Southern States Short - Scarlet Begonias       Comedy - The Writer   

 

Horror - The Invaders         Animated Film - Day of the Western Sunrise        Drone - Namibia       Web Series - Momtress 

 

Experimental/Art House/Film Noir - Liquid Soul       Silent Film - Poster Boy         Smartphone Film - Apartment 14

 

Feature Documentary - Day of the Western Sunrise            Short Documentary - Sugar Glass Ceilings     

 

Southern States Documentary - Sound and Sole        Music Video - Crosstie Town             Trailer - Death and Compromise 

 

DIRECTOR

 

Feature or Featurette - Beside Me (Tedy Necula)     Southern States Feature or Featurette - Luke & Jo (Joshua Overbay)

 

English Language Short - The Conversation (Adam Ethan Crow)   Foreign Language Short - Bhauvra (Saraswathi Balgam)

 

Southern States Short - Nashedonia (Will Berry)            Comedy - Incommunicado (John Marcucci)  

 

Web Series  - I Do (Nathalie Schmidt)           Talented New Director  - Sunrise, Sunset (Hannah Roark)

Talented Student Filmmaker - Bingo Night (Brooklyn Alexander)

ACTRESS

 

Feature or Featurette - Rice (Valerie Fortin)            English Language Short - Girl (Lindsay Trachtenberg

 

Foreign Language Short - Simple Simon (Amelie Radulescu)      Southern States Short - Polished (Andie Morgenlander)

 

Comedy - Gilda Sue Rosenstern: The Motion Picture! (Kelly O’Neal) 

 

Web Series  - The So-So You Don’t Know (Sachi Parker)    

 

Supporting Actress  - The 12 Lives of Sissy Carlyle (Stephanie Northrup)

 

ACTOR

 

Feature or Featurette - Synthetic Phoenix (Ryan Perich)       English Language Short - The Conversation (Corey Johnson)

Foreign Language Short - I Killed Vincent (Cyril Caumont)    Southern States Short - A Leg Up (Phoenix Washington)

 

Comedy - Incommunicado (Felipe Viana)            Supporting Actor Drama - Last Call (Dustin Prince)

 

Supporting Actor Comedy - Gilda Sue Rosenstern: The Motion Picture! (Robin Spriggs) 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

 

Feature or Featurette - Rice (Alex Vargas)          English Language Short - Peggy (Justin O’Neal Miller) 

 

Foreign Language Film - Cold Feet (Toshiya Chimura)       Southern States Short - A Leg Up (Derek Bauer)

SOUNDTRACK, SONG, POSTER

 

English Language Feature or Featurette - The Pea Shooter (Teri Lennox)   English Language Short - Dreamwisher (Asaf Sagiv)

 

Foreign Language Film - Sisya, The Disciple (Sarit Sekhar Chatterjee)     Southern States Short - Ripe Figs (Eric Laws)

 

Original Song - Epic Quest, Sevrin the Magnificent Mage (Philip Derochie)    Movie Poster - Sur'vi

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Southern States Indie FanFilmFest 2017

Biloxi, Gulf Coast, MS, USA January 2018

#SSIFFF

 

AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

Best of Fest - Zelos (Australia)

 

Atman Award for Diversity in Film - Staring Down Fate (N. Carolina))

 

Best Southern States Film - The Importance of Sex Education (Texas)

FILM CATEGORY

 

Feature Film - She, The Sergeant Matacho     Featurette - Tyson!     English Language Short - It Gets Better?

 

Foreign Language Short - Baba      Best Southern States Short - Christine     Animated Film ​ - Blows with the Wind

 

Comedy Film - The Importance of Sex Education      Drone Film - Kiss​     Experimental/Art House/Silent - Xing

 

Smart Phone Film - Signal      Web Series Pilot - Sounds of Freedom       Short Short - Balloon

 

Feature Documentary - Outcaste - The House that Carol Built     Short Documentary - The Healing of Heather Garden

 

Southern States Documentary - House of Saints    Top Trailer - Inherit the Stars​

 

DIRECTOR

 

Feature - Just a Fling (Gorune Aprikian)       Featurette - Last Dream for the Moon (Octavian Repede)

 

English Language Short - The Importance of Sex Education (L. Elizabeth Powers)

 

Foreign Language Short - Baby One More Time (Paolo Turro)

 

Talented New Director - Xing (Rosa Costanza)       Southern States Short - Barrow (Daniel Earney)

 

Talented Student Filmmaker - The Secret Life of Balloons (Lauren Graham, Nina Graham)

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

 

Feature - Ann (Sofia Oggioni)     Featurette  - One Year on a Bike (Martijn & Siebren Doolaard, Julian Wunderle, Hanz Lasthuis)

 

English Language Short - Imbolc (Rory Moore)       Foreign Language Short - The Victim (Rassam Feali)

 

Southern States Short - House of Saints (Gerry Melendez)      Short Short - Forgotten Birmingham (Ben McCafferty)

 

ACTRESS

     Feature or Featurette ​- She, The Sergeant Matacho (Fabiana Medina)      English Language Short - Pickup (Mandy Evans)

 

     Foreign Language Short - The Victim (Shahrzad Borjian)     Southern States Short - Greenwood (Tammy Thomas)

 

     Supporting Actress Drama - Zelos (Ainslie McGlynn)        Supporting Actress Comedy - This is Jack (Amanda Tepe)

ACTOR

 

Feature or Featurette - Zelos (Ben Mortley)      English Language Short - It Gets Better? (Gys DeVilliers)

 

Foreign Language Short - Time Escapers (Cyril Benoit)      Southern States Short - Christine (Logan Reinhart)

Comedy - Those Shoes! (Crafty St. James)       Supporting Actor - Mombie (Nate Wells)

SOUNDTRACK, SONG

     

 Feature or Featurette - Do U Want It? (Eric Heigle, Andy Rathbone, Kirkland Middleton)

 

English Language Short - Deirdre (Audio Network)     Foreign Language Short - Baba (Nadaka)

 

Southern States Short - Mombie (N.T. Bullock)      

 

Original Song - Wilmington on Fire (Voice of the Regular People/Ness Lee)