2023 Winners


Feature Films

Best Picture – Grace by Night
2nd Place – I Can
3rd Place – Pursuit of Freedom
Most Inspirational – Running The Bases
Best Director – Marty Roberts and Jimmy Womble (Running the Bases)
Best Screenplay – Robert Krantz (A Marriage Made in Heaven)
Best Foreign Film – Red Faust
Best Cinematography – The Mulligan
Best Lead Actor – Antonio Sabato Jr (Grace by Night)
Best Lead Actress – Sarah LeJeune (Amazing Gracie)
Best Supporting Actor – Tim Perez-Ross (Washington’s Armor)
Best Supporting Actress – Delyla de Castro (An Unlikely Angel)
Best Musical Score – Kathie Lee Gifford Presents The Way
Audience Choice – Senior Year: Love Never Fails

Special Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award – Stephen Baldwin
Outstanding Woman in Film – Shari Rigby
Best Humanitarian Film Award – Beautiful Faces
Farthest Traveler – Bin Li, Australia


Best Documentary – Just.One.Mile.
2nd Place – Good morning Skid Row
3rd Place – The True Summit
Best Director – John P. Ondo (Station Identification – The Story of WTLW-TV)
Most Creative – From Anxious to depressed to freedom in Christ – A personal Journey
Most Inspirational – A Drop of Water
Audience Choice – #BUTGOD

Short Films

Best Short Film – Shiva
2nd Place – The Situation Room
3rd Place – Transient
Most Inspirational – The Way
Best Director – Spencer Cameron (Shiva)
Best Screenplay –  Dennis O’Neill & Marcelle McDaniel (A Time for Love: Something Beautiful)
Best Lead Actor – Robert Amaya (So You Want To Marry My Daughter)
Best Lead Actress – Sharonne Lanier (I Really Miss You)
Audience Choice – Life Goes on


Best Musical Performance – Jessa Rae (Rain)
Best Songwriter – Yulia Petrova (Keep The Faith)
Best Music Video – HASTI
2nd Place – Night of Dreams
3rd Place – Rain Down
Audience Choice – One Way Ticket


Best Script – Melissa Sheridan & Amy Traurig (Back to Christmas)
2nd Place – Cheryl McKay (Never the Bride)
3rd Place – T. W. Lawrence & Bradley Hawkins (Wrangled)


Best Animated Film – Lost Sheep
Audience Choice – Kapow

TV Show / Series

Best TV Show – Kids Beach Club
Best TV Series – Fragment: Oblivion
Best Lead Actor – Terry Weaver (Breaking Strongholds)
Best Lead Actress – Isabelle Almoyan (Fragment: Oblivion)
Best TV Show Host – Anne K Miranda (Creative Icons)
Audience Choice – Guardians

Student Film

Best Student Film – The Glitch
Audience  Choice – Ember


Best Trailer – Running The Bases
Audience Choice – Fragment: Oblivion

Special Recognition

Deepest Appreciation

BJ Arnett
Bob Saenz
Scott Branen