THE AWARDS

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!