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2017 Award Nominees

Check out the nominees for the 2017 Prairie State Film Festival Awards below!  Winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday and posted here within 48 hours after the close of the festival!  Congrats to all filmmakers!

 

BEST FEATURE
***WINNER***TORN CITY***WINNER***
FIREWORK
HOORAY FOR THE MADNESS

BEST SHORT
WAITING FOR HAROLD
MAHAL
***WINNER***THE SHERIFF’S CHILDREN***WINNER***

BEST DIRECTOR
MICHAEL BOEDICKER - THE SHERIFF’S CHILDREN
THOMAS NICOL - WAITING FOR HAROLD
***WINNER***DANIEL M PELLIKAN - TORN CITY***WINNER***

BEST WRITER
***WINNER***JAY ESPANO - MAHAL***WINNER***
BEN HOENE - STELLA
MIKE TRIPPIEDI - WAITING FOR HAROLD

BEST ACTOR
***WINNER***DARREN MARLAR - DETECT EVIL***WINNER***
TYSON GRIFFARD - HOORAY FOR THE MADNESS
NORTH ROBERTS - YOUR SECOND CHANCE

BEST ACTRESS
ELLEN E.K. MAGEE - THE SHERIFF’S CHILDREN
PORTIA CHELLELYNN - CELLAR SECRET
***WINNER***BARBARA EVANS - WAITING FOR HAROLD***WINNER***

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
THE SHERIFF’S CHILDREN
LATRODECTUS
***WINNER***HOORAY FOR THE MADNESS***WINNER***

BEST EDITING
THE FIRST SECRET CITY
THE NAPPERS
***WINNER***WAITING FOR HAROLD***WINNER***

BEST SOUND
***WINNER***THANKS, PAUL***WINNER***
WAITING FOR HAROLD
4 MINUTES

BEST MUSIC
BARK
***WINNER***THE SHERIFF’S CHILDREN***WINNER***
THE NAPPERS

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