2015 FESTIVAL

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festival program 

2015 AWARD WINNERS

Cinema Dulce – Best of Fest
Night Owls | directed by Charles Hood

 

Audience Choice Award
Stray | directed by Tyler Glodt

 

Best Feature Film
WILDLIKE | directed by Frank Hall Green

 

Best Short Film
The Gunfighter | directed by Eric Kissack

 

Best Texas Film
Man in the Can | directed by Noessa Higa

Best Documentary Film
Mount Lawrence | directed by Chandler Wild

Best Actor
Joe Hursley | The Origins of Wit & Humor directed by Christian Gridelli

 

Best Actress
Hannah Ward | Sunny in the Dark directed by Courtney Ware

 

Best Feature Screenplay
Boomerang Moon written by Craig Casselberry

 

Best Short Screenplay
Promise Me  written by Kevin Machate

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS

Night Owls | USA | Comedy | Charles Hood

 

One Eyed Girl | Australia | Drama | Nick Matthews

 

The Origins of Wit and Humor | USA | Comedy | Christian Gridelli

 

Somebody Marry Me | USA | Comedy | John Asher

 

Sunny in the Dark | USA | Drama | Courtney Ware

 

WildLike | USA | Drama | Frank Hall Green

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILMS

Mount Lawrence | USA | Documentary | Chandler Wild

 

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS

Cloth Paper Dreams | USA | Documentary | Greg Davis

The Curse and the Symphony | USA | Documentary | David Schulte

END OF WATCH: The Kevin Will Story | USA | Documentary | Glen Muse

Gnarly in Pink | USA | Documentary | Kristelle Laroche & Benjamin Mullinkosson

The Granny Globetrotter | USA | Documentary | Vince Williams

Man in the Can | USA | Documentary | Noessa Higa

Master Hoa’s Requiem | USA | Documentary | Scott Edwards

The Sweet Spot | USA | Documentary | Shelby Hadden

What Cancer Leaves Behind | USA | Documentary | Bronwyn Walls

 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS - FEATURE FILMS

SEC READY | USA | Documentary | Lindsay Crouch & Andrew Cagle

SPECIAL SCREENINGS - SHORT FILMS​

ACC RTF ESTABLISHING SHOTS Showcase

  • The Algophoic | Taylor Perkins

  • ATX/SATX | Daedelus Hoffman, Alexa Ramirez, Ryan Bazan

  • Binding Contract | Harley Karchmer

  • The Date | Kayla Olson

  • Debbie | Michael Vilaythong

  • Empowering Austin: Body, Mind, and Soul | Cassandra Gonzale, Gregg Baethge, Paige Brauer

  • Eyes Wide Open | Willie Rockefeller

  • For Granted | Armando Santos

  • Herb and Harry | Ryan Hamilton

  • Playing Doctor | Willie Rockefeller

  • Speed Dating | Gregg Baethge, Paige Brauer, Ethan Perry

  • Still In Motion | Derek Gildersleeve

  • Woman I Know | Miguel Angel

 

Men Talking Themselves Out of Sex | USA | Comedy | Adam Josef

 

Morning Shift | USA | Comedy | Gary Weeks

 

Peter Pix | Denmark | Comedy | Trine Heller Jensen

 

White Alibi | USA | Drama | Cullen Douglas & Harry Frishberg

FEATURE SCREENPLAY FINALISTS
Boomerang Moon written by Craig Casselberry
The Man Who Bore the Myth written by Phillip Hardy
Text Messages To God written by David Bryant Perkins
Tyler, Texas written by Patrick Norman

SHORT SCREENPLAY FINALISTS

Autumn In Aroostook written by Eric Borden
Gone Fishing written by Steven Canfield Crowley
Promise Me written by Kevin Machate
Sunny and the Seal written by Jake Teeny

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - SHORT FILMS

37°4S | France | Drama | Adriano Valerio

 

Anagram | UK | Drama | Frederic Casella

 

Another Day Gone By | USA | Dramedy | Daniel Angeles

 

Balcony | Kosovo | Comedy | Lendita Zeqiraj

 

Bardo | USA | Drama | Chad Sersen

 

Beneath Water  | USA | Drama | Charlie Manton

 

Berline Troika | Germany | Comedy | Andrej Gontcharov

 

Busted | Australia | Comedy | Steven Hirst

 

Carry On | China | Drama | Yatao Li

 

Catch | USA | Drama | Eric Stern  

 

The Cat’s Cradle | USA | Drama | David Spaltro

 

Children of the River | Spain | Drama | Javier Macipe

 

Chupacabra | USA | Drama | Annette Flores & Jenny Joslin


Cry Baby | Canada | Comedy | Gabi Kislat

 

The Dove Scouts | USA | Comedy | Shelby Hadden

Farewell | Canada | Drama | Spencer Ryerson

 

Firefly | USA | Drama | Amelia Austin & Micah Austin

 

Fire Season | USA | Drama | Courtney Saunders

 

The Gift | USA | Dramedy | Stu Weiner

 

Goodbye Papa | Germany | Drama | Hendrik Maximilian Schmitt

 

Good Morning Sun | USA | Drama | Marshall Dungan

 

The Gunfighter | USA | Comedy | Eric Kissack

 

The Heebie-Jeebies | USA | Comedy | Todd Slawsby

 

Highsmith | USA | Drama | Lauren Pruitt

 

Hitchhiker | USA | Drama | Nathan Crenshaw

 

Home for the Holiday | USA | Drama | Christopher Kelly

 

Homeward | USA | Drama | Phillip Montgomery & Josh Franer

 

In Lieu of Honor | USA | Drama | Coco Bermudez

 

In the Blind | USA | Comedy | Davis Hall

 

Job Interview | Germany | Drama | Julia Walter

 

Lake | Australia | Drama | Asuka Sylvie

 

La Petite Fille | Spain | Drama | Guillermo Alcalá

 

Lilly’s Big Day | Canada | Animation | The Bum Family

 

Listen | Denmark | Drama | Rungano Nyoni & Hamy Ramezan

 

Little Big Hero | Australia | Animation | Nirali Somaia

 

Make Like a Dog | USA | Comedy | Marshall Allman

 

A Man on the Edge | Australia | Drama | Edward Lyons

 

Nayan and the Evil Eye | Canada | Drama | Shaleen Sangha

 

Nocebo | Germany | Drama | Lennart Ruff

 

The OceanMaker | USA | Animation | Lucas Martell

 

Oh Lucy! | Japan | Dramedy | Atsuko Hirayanagi

 

Poop | USA | Comedy | Mitchell O’Hearn

 

The Quota | USA | Drama | Cush

 

Recursion | USA | Drama | Sam Buntrock

 

Red Reflections | UK | Drama | Jay Choi

 

The Re-Gift | USA | Comedy | Joe Bandelli & Debbie DeLisi

 

Roses | USA | Drama | Alex Lerma

 

Small Yellow Field | Australia | Drama | Rodd Rathjen

 

Somos amigos | Spain | Drama | Carlos Solano Perez

 

Still Here | USA | Drama | Ethan Rains

 

Stray | USA | Comedy | Tyler Glodt

The There | USA | Drama | Scott Cobb

 

Tiebreaker | USA | Comedy | Thomas Leisten Schneider

 

Times Like Dying | USA | Western | Evan Vetter

 

Time to Kill | USA | Comedy | Justin Rettke

 

To Have and Withhold | Australia | Drama | Nic Barker

 

The Toll | Canada | Drama | Scott Simpson

 

The Treehouse | UK | Drama | Amy Coop

 

A Tropical Sunday | Mozambique | Drama | Fabián Ribezzo

 

You Have a Problem | Russian Federation | Comedy | Lena Tsodykovskaya

 

We’ll Find Something | USA | Comedy | Casey Gooden

 

Whale Valley | Iceland | Drama | Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

 

With Best Regards | Austria | Comedy | Bernhard Wenger

 

Withering Heights | Canada | Drama | Liz Cairns

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