Red Dirt Film Festival

Stillwater, OK

2020 Official Nominees

Short Screenplay:

 

Dummy by Matthew Macola

The Long Drive Home by Jennifer Farley

No Man’s Land by Mohammad Monem

No Man’s Land by Preston Ray

Off Point by Laura Frenzer

Living in the Past by

Downballot by John Goshorn

Swamp Witch by Ron Hervey

 

 

Short Documentary:

 

iRony dir. Radheya Jegatheva

Why She Smiles dir. Caroline Smith of The Joyful Co.

Why Can’t We Go Home? dir. Amy Smith

Ashes to Ashes dir. Taylor Rees, Renan Ozturk

From the Ashes dir. Jaye Alison Moscariello

Empowered dir. Travis Holt Hamilton

Arapaho Truths dir. George Giglio

A New Deal dir. Graham Carroll

 

 

High School:

 

Tina’s Story dir. Sophie Zawadzki

Roses Are Red dir. Sophie Zawadzki

Horizon dir. Lance Pospiech & Jason Baker

Halfway dir. Kristóf Lendvai

To Bloom at Night dir. Ryan Manley

 

 

Feature Screenplay:

 

Because I Can by Paul Cooper

Away From My Heart by Hoyt Richards

Redeemed

LAJJAWATI by Sumathy Ramakrishnan & Charles Leopardo

The Roughnecks by William Wade

 

 

Feature Documentary:

 

The Unbelievable Plight of Mrs. Wright dir. Greta Valenti & Robin Davey

Triplex dir. Nadia Ramoutar & H. James Gilmore

Faces of the 47th: The Art of Activism dir. Cacky Poarch

When All That’s Left is Love dir. Eric Gordon

Brokelahoma dir. Titus Jackson

The Butterfly Trees dir. Kay Milam

Illegal dir. Nick Alexander

The Seer and the Unseen dir. Sara Dosa

 

 

University Film:

 

The Book of Job dir. Andrew Oh

Deciduous dir. Aaron Hanzel

What People Are dir. Jordan Wilson

 

 

Director Feature Documentary:

 

Cacky Poarch for Faces of the 47th

Greta Valenti & Robin Davey for The Unbelievable Plight of Mrs. Wright

Nadia Ramoutar & H. James Gilmore for Triplex

Eric Gordon for When All That’s Left is Love

Titus Jackson for Brokelahoma

Kay Milam for The Butterfly Trees

Nick Alexander for Illegal

 

Short Narrative:

 

Annabel Lee dir. Amy Coop

Soul Bones dir. Andrew Huggins

Bury It dir. Leigh Murphy

Litany For Mister President dir. Christopher Meyers

Iapetus dir. Eric Kuritz

Five Old Comedy Writers Talking Sh*t dir. Dean Cameron

 

 

Indie Spirit:

 

To Be Announced at the Ceremony!

Best Music Video:

 

Kiss Me Malibu dir. Mikel Arraiz

Smoke Signals dir. Nicole Ludowese

Milestones dir. Dave Streudulinsky

Notable Oklahoman:

 

To be Announced at the Ceremony!

 

 

Feature Narrative:

 

Lord Finn dir. Al Mertens

The Book of Job dir. Andrew Oh

Thank You 5 dir. Reid Estreicher & Michael Barnard

Sins of the Fathers dir. Ethan       Cartwright

 

 

Director Narrative Short:

 

Amy Coop for Annabel Lee

Jordan Wilson for What People   Are

Ecem Çelik for Ukde

Jamal Bilal for The Norm

Bury It for Leigh Murphy

Christopher Meyers for Litany For Mister President

Andrew Huggins for Soul Bones

 

 

Lead Actor in a Narrative Feature:

 

Ben Richardson for Lord Finn

Benjamin Singel for The Book of   Job

Alena King for To Bloom at Night

Theo Koppel for Thank You 5

Reid Estreicher for Thank You 5

 

 

Lead Actor in a Narrative Short:

 

Gülte Tepe for Ukde

Isabelle Patricia for Bury It

Dominic Best of Litany For Mister President

Angel Parker for Annabel Lee

John Cruncleton for The Lonely   Hunter

Stephen Radley III for The Rural   Road

 

 

Supporting Actor in a Film (Short or Feature)

 

Ed Asner for Five Old Comedy Writers Talking Sh*t

Lukas Hassel for Sparky & Butch

Roberta Moses for Lord Finn

Hoyt Richards for Hollowed

Desiree’ Jones for All Alone

Presley Reese for All Alone

John Durbin for Litany For Mister   President

David Lee Anderson for Assisted   Living

Jennifer Suter for Sins of the   Fathers

Bill Wise for Sins of the Fathers

 

 

Comedy:

 

Sparky & Butch

Thank You 5

The Book of Job

Fine

Five Old Comedy Writers Talking Sh*t

 

 

Director of a Feature Film:

 

Al Mertens for Lord Finn

Andrew Oh for The Book of Job

Reid Estreicher & Michael Barnard for Thank You 5

Ethan Cartwright for Sins of the Fathers

 

Most Inspirational Film:

 

The Adventures of Wonderboy dir. Marti King Young

Bury It dir. Leigh Murphy

What People Are dir. Jordan Wilson

Tina’s Story dir. Sophie Zawadzki

Soul Bones dir. Andrew Huggins