Sunscreen Film Festival Winners

Dwight CenacThis year’s awards recipients are:

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – Matthew Ziff (Martial Arts Kid)
Presented by: Dwight Cenac, Director of Sunscreen Film Festival

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Ellah Durliat (Chomp)
Presented by: Jason London, Awaken, Dazed and Confused, Scandal, Dallas, NCIS, Saving Grace

EMERGING YOUNG DIRECTOR – Veronica Ortiz Calderon, Y Ya No Te Gustas
Presented by: Linda Friedman-Ramirez, Latin American Committee & Sponsor

BEST WEB SERIES – Skyship Chronicles (by Jeff Zampin & Christian Cashmere)
Presented by: Joanna Fang, Lionsgate

BEST LATIN SHORT – I’ve Just Had A Dream
Presented by: Vanessa Vasquez, Latin American Committee Member

BEST LATIN DOCUMENTARY – El Tigre y El Venado
Presented by: Jose Ramirez, Copa Airlines

BEST LATIN FEATURE – Norte Estrecho
Presented by: Jose Ramirez, Copa Airlines

BEST SHORT – Down in Flames: The True Story of Tony Volcano Valenci
Presented by: Ryan Tarrant, Courtyard Marriott, Hotel Sponsor

BEST FLORIDA FILM – Martial Arts Kid (Directed by Michael Baumgarten)
Presented by: David Downing, Executive Director of Visit St. Pete/Clearwater

BEST ACTRESS – Natalie Burn, Awaken
Presented by: Tony Armer, Film Commissioner

BEST ACTOR – Isaac De Bankole (Where the Road Runs Out)
Presented by: Jason Matthew Smith, Star Trek I & II

BEST STUDENT FILM – Attack of the Killer Skeleton from Outer Space (by Will Smith)
Presented by: Dave DeBorde

BEST DIRECTOR – Rudolf Buitendach (Where the Road Runs Out)
Presented by: Stanley Clarke, four-time Grammy winner & composer of dozens of films including Boys in the Hood and The Transporter

BEST DOCUMENTARY – Next Goal Wins
Presented by: Natalie Burn, Awaken

BEST ANIMATED FILM – The Belief
Presented by: Dr. Robert Nucci

BEST FEATURE FILM – The Man Who Saved The World (Mark Romeo & Christian Bruun)
Presented by: Steve & Nancy Westphal, Owners of 400 Beach

The awards ceremony was held Saturday, May 2, at the Mahaffey Theater – Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. The 10th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival was held April 30-May 3, with screenings as well as educational workshops and panels held at locations throughout downtown St. Petersburg.

About Sunscreen Film Festival
The Sunscreen Film Festival is organized and presented by the St. Petersburg-Clearwater Film Society Inc., a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, screening top notch films and providing educational workshops, parties and events in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa, Florida.

Ann Marie Cash Levasseur

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