THE AWARDS

VIP JUDGES : James Choi, Emily Griffin, Fletcher Powell 

 1st Place + Audience Choice Award : Team #18 – The Fifth Sense DTTW

2nd Place : Team #12 : Fast & Delirious

3rd Place + Student Spotlight Award + DTTW:KC Showcase Winner : Team #07 – Invitation To Burn

Team 04 : High-Low Split (Dir. Nate Jones & Roy Nugen / Prod. Nate Jones)

Team 07 : Invitation to Burn (Dir. / Prod.Levi Feil)

Team 11 : No Mess Too Big (Dir. / Prod. Kevin Keplar)

Team 12 : Fast & Delirious (Dir. Kelly Johnson & Jake Trease / Prod. Taylor Dietterich)

Team 17 : Echoes of Sorrow (Dir. / Prod. Naythan Smith)

Team 18 : The Fifth Sense (Dir. Landon Barton / Prod. Jake Fisher)

Team 09 : Fast & Delirious (Dir. Kelly Johnson & Jake Trease / Prod. Taylor Dietterich)

Team 23 : Petal Pusher (Dir. Alex Thomas / Prod. Brooke Russell)

Team 27 : UBERMUNCH (Dir. Dan Overholt / Prod. Kris Broadley)

Team 32 : Clipped (Dir. Colin Wassinger)

Additional Awards Team # Film Name
Best Production Design 22 Soft Impressions
Best Ensemble Cast 23 Petal Pushers
Best Location 33 Table for Two
Best Costumes design 9 Puzzled
Best Emerging Directors 13 Elemental
Best Fancy Meal 21 Larp
Best Cinematography 32 Clipped
Best Actor : Alexander Matthew 17 Echoes of Sorrow
Best Actress : Briley Meek 11 No Mess Too Big
Best Editing 12 Fast and Delirious
Best use of Prop 28 Fresh Start
Best use of Visual Effects 5 Puzzled

VIP JUDGES : Rod Pocowatchit, Hannah Davis, Rod Pocowatchit

Emcees: Sarah Kallail & Emily Strom

STUDENT AWARDS:
Emerging Student Filmmaker Award:
Team # 9: AGENT OF CHANGE, Director/Producer Levi Feil
Student Filmmaker Award:
Team #6: PHO HOT LOVE: Producer Joey Laurie/Director Jackson Laurie

 

JUDGES AWARDS:
1st Place: PLENTY OF YOU TO GO AROUND – team # 22
2nd Place: LEMON PARADE – team # 18
3rd Place: GRIN & BEAR IT -team # 8

 

Audience Award:
Team #18 – LEMON PARADE

TOP 10 SHOWCASE IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE:
Team 14: FOOD CON (Producer Patrick Calvillo/Director Ian Blume)
Team 9: AGENT OF CHANGE (Producer/Director Levi Feil )
(Student: Middle School) Team 16: MACK (Producer/Director DJ Canfield)
Team 18: LEMON PARADE (Producer/Director Shane Konicki)
Team 4: FRESH FRUIT & YOGHURT (Producer Brent Duncan/Director Tim Rogers)
Team 8: GRIN AND BEAR IT (Producer/Director Brooke Russell)
Team 19: THE EQUATION (Producer Eelinh Torrell/DirectorKerry Burrow)
Team 1: FRANK GARRETT: OFFICE RAIDER (Producer Greg Steinert/Director Chris Steinert)
Team 22: PLENTY OF YOU TO GO AROUND (Producer/Director Nick Brown)
Team 6: PHOT HOT LOVE (Producer Joey Laurie/Director Jackson Laurie)

Honorable Mention – Team 20: OFF THE BEAT (Proudcer Naythan Smith/Director Andre Kahmeyer)

VIP JUDGES : Anita Cochron, Jason Opat, & Shawn Rhodes

1st place: Team #5 – Copy Cat (Fictional Biopic)
2nd place:Team #12 – Cat Zero (Creature Feature)
3rd place: Team #16 -One Life Left (Adventure)

STUDENT AWARDS
Emerging Student Filmmaker: Team #26 – Little Kitty in the Big City (Western) Circle High School
Student Filmmaker Team: Team #31  – Dress Xing (Coming of Age)

HONORABLE MENTIONS (Rounding out Top 15:)
Team #15: Conscious (Adventure)
Team #17: From Wichita with Love (Spy Film)
Team #8: Mr Hawthorn’s Missing Items (Film Noir)

AUDIENCE AWARD:
Audience Award: 1. Team #18 – The Good, The Bad & The Furry (Western)
(Runner up: 10. Team #16 -One Life Left (Adventure)

(in order of appearance)
1. Team #18 – The Good, The Bad & The Furry (Western)
2. Team #13 – Better Luck This Time (Fantasy)
3. Team #1 – The Curse of the Cat (Musical)
4. Team #19 – Le Chat Noir (Film Noir)
5. Team #4 – Pussies (Western)
6. Team #5 – Copy Cat (Fictional Biopic)
7. Team #29 – Clowder (Coming of Age)
8. Team #11 – Catnap (RomCom)
9. Team #12 – Cat Zero (Creature Feature)
10. Team #16 -One Life Left (Adventure)

VIP Judges included Kevin Keplar, Carol Hughes, & Lonny Quattlebaum

GRAND PRIZE: UNMASKED
2nd Place: </PHISH<
3rd Place (tie): Vlad & Coco & FRAMES
Student Award: Identity of a Shattered Mind (Maize High School)
Audience Choice Award: UNMASKED

(in order of appearance)


Film #1: </PHISH<
Film #2: Close Encounters of the Bird Kind
Film #3: FRAMES
Film #4: Identity of a Shattered Mind
Film #5: Vlad & Coco
Film #6: Special Delivery
Film #7: Sudden Confusion
Film #8: UNMASKED
Film #9: No Time for Polar Bears
Film #10: Nick Gets Replaced
Honorable Mention: Why Not?

VIP Judges included Sarah Kallail, Wynn Ponder, & Peter Jasso

GRAND PRIZE: RE-UP
2nd Place: Step-Hooker
3rd Place: PANTS
Student Award: Or Maybe…
Audience Choice Award: PANTS

89 Tempo
Cede
PANTS
The Inciteful Tree
Last Stop
Or Maybe…
RE-UP
Step-Hooker
Visser
ZugZwang
Honorable Mentions: The Room & Control

REQUIRED ELEMENTS

Action: Eating fancy meal (all teams)
Sensory: Smell (all teams)
Cinematic Technique: Hitchcock “Vertigo” Effect (all teams)
Location: Keeper of the Plains / Union Station / Commerce Arts District / Delano Roundabout (varied by team)
Prop in a Box (varied by team)

GENRE : Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Fantasy/Supernatural • RomCom • Science Fiction • Thriller • Wildcard (Musical / Creature Feature / Coming of Age)

PLOT DEVICE : A Plot Twist

CHARACTER ARCHETYPE : The Alchemist • The Child  • The Engineer • The Femme Fatale • The Fool • The Medicine Man • The Pioneer • The Scribe • The Thief • The Trickster

LOCATION: In a Closet

ACTION:  Walk like an Egyptian

CHARACTER: Short Haired Cat Rancher

LOCATION: Downtown Wichita Bridge (1st/2nd St • Douglas Ave • Maple)

PROP: Cars + Drivers courtesy of BlackTop Nationals 

GENRE: Musical • Creature Feature • Fictional Biopic • RomCom • Film Noir • Fantasy (PG) • Adventure • Spy Film • Western • Thriller • Coming of Age

ACTION: Slap in the face

DIALOGUE / LINE:
 “You can’t stand up in a Cadillac, either.” – Bill Lear

PROP: Car Radio 

THEME:
 Identity Theft

BONUS LOCATION:
 a B-52 cockpit simulator provided by NuTek Simulations

PROP: Keys on a Keying

LINE: “This isn’t going to have a happy ending.”

LOCATION: At a Bus Stop

THEME: Catch 22

THAT'S IT FOR NOW!