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April 21st-23rd 2017

Landmark Cinema
Peoria, IL

 

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2017 Award Nominees

 

BEST FEATURE
THE NIGHT WATCHMEN
INSOMNIUM
TALES OF FEAR

BEST SHORT
BLURRED VISION
SMALL TALK
BURLAP

BEST DIRECTOR
SCOTT POWERS - INSOMNIUM
DEAN WHITNEY - ABERRANT
MITCHELL ALTIERI - THE NIGHT WATCHMEN

BEST ACTOR
BRENDON KRICK - THE BACKPAGE
JUSTIN GORDON - GEHENNA: WHERE DEATH LIVES
BRAD PENNINGTON - INSOMNIUM

BEST ACTRESS
DINA MEYER - THE UNWILLING
BRANDI ALYSSA YOUNG - EVIL RISING
NICOLE MARK JOHNSON - QUARRIES

BEST STORY
THE TEMPTER
ABERRANT
THE UNWILLING

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
GENENNA: WHERE DEATH LIVES
THE NIGHT OF THE VIRGIN
INSOMNIUM

BEST SOUND
BURLAP
QUARRIES
BLURRED VISION

BEST EDITING
THE NIGHT WATCHMEN
MAX AND THE BOX
BURLAP

BEST SPECIAL FX
THE NIGHT WATCHMEN
BURLAP
THE NIGHT OF THE VIRGIN

BEST MUSIC
THE BARN
MAX AND THE BOX
THE NIGHT WATCHMEN

DIRECTORS CHOICE
THE TEMPTER
TALES OF FEAR
I WANT YOU INSIDE ME

SHORT SCREENPLAY CONTEST
SEE SOMETHING SCREAM SOMETHING
DISINTERRED BONES
THE PALSEY
UNSPEAKABLE
KALEIDOSCOPE

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AWARD WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT
THE 2017 INDIE HORROR FILM FESTIVAL


More Information On The Indie Horror Film Festival Awards:

*Award Winners will be announced in a ceremony at the end of the festival. Winners in attendance will be presented a certificate. Those not in attendance will be sent a digital certificate to print by email. Winners will also be posted in the news feed (front page) of IndieHorrorFest.com within 48 hours of the close of the festival.

** Our Selection / Awards Procedure: Festival Director / Producers make official selections for the festival by vote. Official Selections are then screened/graded by 5 different judges anonymously and given an overall grade on a 10 point scale for each of the qualifying award categories. All judges points are then added together to give it a grade. The top 3 films by grade in each category are then considered an award nominee and listed on this page. The film with the highest grade in each category is considered and announced that category’s award winner at the festival. In the event of a tie for highest grade, the festival director, festival producer and festival founder will each vote on the tied films giving the majority vote the award. In the event that one of the production staff are involved in one of the films involving a tie, a 3rd party will be selected to vote in place of the production staff member involved.

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