2014 Award Winners

Cinema Dulce – Best of Fest
Intramural | Directed by Andrew Disney

Audience Choice Award
Cootie Contagion | Directed by Joshua Smooha

Best Feature Film
Before I Disappear | Directed by Shawn Christensen

Best Short Film
Cootie Contagion | Directed by Joshua Smooha

Best Texas Film
The Grove, Texas | Directed by Lori Najvar

Best Actor
Jake Lacy | Intramural | Directed by Andrew Disney

Best Actress
Rebekah Downs | Where the Red Fox Lies | Directed by Jeff Ray

Best Feature Screenplay
Pawn | Written by Uyen Le and VW Scheich

Best Short Screenplay
Hyperspace | Written by Taegan Carter

2014 Festival Line-up

Official Selections - Feature Films

Before I Disappear | USA | Drama | Shawn Christensen

Elsa & Fred | USA | Dramedy | Michael Radford

Intramural | USA | Comedy | Andrew Disney

Lord Montagu | USA | Documentary | Luke Korem

Roswell FM | USA | Comedy | Stephen Griffin

Tu seras un homme | France | Drama | Benoît Cohen

You Are Here | USA | Comedy | Matthew Weiner

Official Selections - Short Films

A Girl Named Elastika | Canada | Animation | Guillaume Blanchet

A Lasting Sorrow | USA | Drama | David M. Geary

America 101 | USA | Comedy | Richard Speight, Jr.

Behind Me | USA | Drama | Rebecca Pugh

Best Man | Sweden | Drama | Gunnar Järvstad

Between Land and Sea | USA | Documentary | Sarah Berkovich & Christian Jensen

Bird Food | Ireland | Animation | Richard Keane

Boomtown | USA | Documentary | Bryce Seifert

Broke  | USA | Drama | Benham Jones

Chopper | Belgium | Animation | Lars Damoiseaux & Frederik Palmaers

Cootie Contagion | USA | Comedy | Joshua Smooha

Days Like This | USA | Dramedy | Daniel Angeles

DIE SCHAUKEL DES SARGMACHERS | Azerbaijan | Drama | Elmar Imanov

Domoj | Germany | Drama | Simona Feldman

Door God | China | Drama | Yulin Liu     

Drive-Thru | UK | Comedy | Georgina Higgins

Easy | USA | Drama | Daniel Laabs

Eat | Germany | Drama | Moritz Krämer

Endeavour | USA | Dramedy | Brendan Feltrup-Exum

Flight of Magic | USA | Animation | Tommy G. Warren

Flight of the Soul | USA | Animation | Caitlin Inzinna

Fool’s Day | USA | Comedy | Cody Blue Snider

Front Porch | USA | Drama | Chris J. Rodriguez

Giant Visions of Tiny Places | USA | Documentary | Travis Ratcliff

Godka Cirka | Spain | Documentary | Àlex Lora & Antonio Tibaldi

Grandma’s Not a Toaster | USA | Comedy | Andrew Napier

Help Wanted | USA | Comedy | Ethan Moore

Hotel | Spain | Horror | Jose Luis Alemán

Hotel Rendezvous | USA | Drama | Nathan Crenshaw      

Ice Queen | USA | Drama | Rohan Khublall

If We Were Adults | USA | Dramedy | Michael Fitzgerald

Insomniacs | UK | Drama | Charles Chintzer Lai

Into the Silent Sea | Sweden | Drama | Andrej Landin                             

Le Pardon | USA | Art/Drama | Margarethe Baillou

Long Way Home | USA | Drama | Mylissa Fitzsimmons

Love in the Time of Advertising | USA | Animation | Matthew Berenty & David Bokser

Lunchtime | Ireland | Dark Comedy | Andrew Berry

Ma forêt | Belgium | Fantasy | Sebastien Pins

Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution | USA | Documentary | Matthew Vandyke

People Food | USA | Comedy | Jenny Goddard-Garcia

Pint | Australia | Comedy | Nic Barker

Potasio | Spain | Drama | Pedro Moreno del Oso

Première neige | Canada | Drama | Michaël Lalancette

Rabbit and Deer | Hungary | Animation | Péter Vácz

Return to Mogadishu: Remembering Black Hawk Down | USA | Documentary | Matt Knighton

Romeo, Juliet and the Shark | USA | Drama | Jon Keeyes

Roy & Betsie | Australia | Drama | Stuart Willis

Second Kiss | USA | Comedy | Robbie Norris

Sheltered Love | USA | Drama | Alex Italics

Side Effected | USA | Comedy | Lev Pakman

Sing-Song | USA | Dramedy | Kathryn Kane

Spirited | USA | Western | William Leonardo Molina

Static | USA | Drama | Leslie Langee

Stay Calm Stan | USA | Comedy | N.T. Bullock

The Big Meet | USA | Drama | Christian Elder

The Calm Before | USA | Drama | Rupert-Anthony Ortiz

The Collector’s Gift | USA | Animation | Ryan Kravetz

The Grove, Texas | USA | Documentary | Lori Najvar

The Heeler | USA | Drama | Justin Steele

The Long Wait | USA | Drama | Wolfgang Bodison

The Rapture and Gammy Gwen | USA | Drama | Brittany Reeber

Ticket to Ride | USA | Comedy | Matt Allen & Travis Hicks

Transidentity | USA | Documentary | Jenny Phillips & Grace Powell     

Uncommon Threads | USA | Drama | Caitlin Stickels

Une balade à la mer | France | Drama | Damien Stein

Wayfaring Stranger | USA | Music Video | Timothy Baird

When It Is Dark | Canada | Animation | Kate Yorga

Where the Fireflies Die | USA | Drama | Jonathan Hal Reynolds

Where the Red Fox Lies | USA | Drama | Jeff Ray

Wildus Johnitus | USA | Documentary | John Hill

Wind | Germany | Animation | Robert Löbel     

Feature Screenplay Competition Finalists

A Whole Life, A Head – Written by Phillip Hardy

Falfurrias – Written by Edward Tyndall

Flame – Written by Derek McDaniel

God’s Apology – Written by Jennifer Hightower

Lafitte – Written by Gary Branfman

Mass Exodus – Written by Shaun Delliskave

Pawn –Written by Uyen Le and VW Scheich

Sweetwater Silver – Written by David Lewis

Short Screenplay Competition Finalists

A Tell Tale Heart – Written by Stephen Hunt

Altered Love – Written by Christopher Setten

Bully – Written by Derek McDaniel

Hitting A Wall – Written by Todd Koenitz

Hyperspace – Written by Taegen Carter

Street Scene – Written by Joe Houde

Tattoo – Written by Rich Gray

This Time – Written by Jeffrey Bradley

Underwater – Written by Bryan Fitzgerald

Special Screenings - Feature Films

Bernie | USA | Drama | Richard Linklater

Khumba | USA | Animation | Anthony Silverston

Special Screenings - Short Films

Bet on Red | USA | Drama | John Murray

Bluefin on the Line | USA | Documentary | Bradley Beesley

Ctrl | UK | Kids live-action | Amy Coop

Little Star’s Journey | USA | Animation | Yi-An Chien

Love Sick Lonnie | USA | Comedy | Chad Mathews

Macy’s Journey | USA | Animation | Eva Nordholt

Moongirl | USA | Animation | Henry Selick

Peaceosaurus | Canada | Barb Taylor

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