Congratulations to the filmmaker and screenwriter winners of the 2012 Hollywood Black Film Festival.  The winners are as follows:

 

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNER

Title:  Against the Grain

Written By:  Elias Mael

Directed By:  Elias Mael

 

JURY AWARD WINNERS

***FEATURE WINNER***

 Title:  Dar He: The Lynching of Emmitt Till

Written By:  Rob Underhill & Mike Wiley

Directed By: Rob Underhill

 

***FEATURE HONORABLE MENTION***

Title:  Against the Grain

Written By:  Elias Mael

Directed By:  Elias Mael  

 

***SHORTS WINNER***

Title:  White Space

Written By:  Maya Washington

Directed By:  Maya Washington  

 

***SHORTS HONORABLE MENTION***

Title:  Junior Written

By:  Marcus Dupree

Directed By:  Jeffrey Elmont  

 

* * * ***STUDENT WINNER***

Title:  Astorgos

Written By:  Solomon Onita

Directed By:  Solomon Onita  

 

* * *STUDENT HONORABLE MENTION* * *

Title:  A Tar Baby is Born

Written By:  Theron Smith

Directed By:  Theron Smith

***DOCUMENTARY WINNER***

Title:  Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution

Written By:  Deborah Riley Draper

Directed By:  Deborah Riley Draper  

 

***DOCUMENTARY HONORABLE MENTION***

Title:  Even Me

Produced by: Megan Ebor

 

STORYTELLER COMPETITION

1st place – Six Figures written by Regina Junior

2nd place – Blu’s Country written by Corey Moore

3rd place – Raped written by Malcolm Rector

Honorable Mention – The Puppy Cure written by Sherry and Michael Compton