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March 16-18th 2018

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DeKalb, IL 60115

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2018 Award Nominees

 

BEST FEATURE
PARTY NIGHT
PSYCHO MAGNET
THE DUNES
***WINNER***MAIN STREET MEATS
***WINNER***
THE CAMPUS

BEST SHORT
**WINNER**THE HOOKER AND THE NECROPHILIAC**WINNER**
CONSURGO
AUDITORIUM 6
BALLOON
LEVEL

BEST DIRECTOR
LUIGI COMANDATORE - CONSURGO
ALEXANDRA BOSKOVICH & MAXWELL SEILER - POLAROID KINGDOM
ADAM O'BRIEN - BANSHEE

***WINNER***TARA PRICE - EARWORM***WINNER***
J. HORTON - THE CAMPUS

BEST WRITER
GHOSTED - SEVGI ISABEL CACINA - GHOSTED
ANDREW HUNT - LEVEL
JACK REDA - THE HOOKER AND THE NECROPHILIAC
CINDY MAPLES - OUT OF MY MIND

***WINNER***ANNE PAUL - PSYCHO MAGNET***WINNER***

BEST ACTOR
NOAH GILLET - LEVEL
GUY MAYFIELD - VESSEL

***WINNER***ERNEST L. THOMAS - EARWORM***WINNER***
ANTHONY J. JAMES - THE HOOKER AND THE NECROPHILIAC
BARTON BUND - THE DUNES

BEST ACTRESS
***WINNER***CHARLIE STARLING - SHE'S BEEN LIKE THIS FOREVER***WINNER***
CORRINE PAULSON - TRAUMA
SHER SHEAREY - GHOST APP
KATELYNN E. NEWBERRY - AUDITORIUM 6
ERIN KINIRY - BALLOON

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
ROB GRAND - AUDITORIUM 6
FLOOD REED - BALLOON

JOHN GAMMON - JAX IN LOVE
***WINNER***DREW SHOTWELL - PARTY NIGHT***WINNER***
TRAVIS SHEPHERD - PSYCHO MAGNET

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
CYNTHIA CAIN - PSYCHO MAGNET
***WINNER***BRIT SHERIDAN - THE CAMPUS***WINNER***
DEVI VEYSEY - JAX IN LOVE
LAUREL TOUPAL - PARTY NIGHT
APRIL MONIQUE BURRIL - CAMP KILLER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
***WINNER***LITTLE BOY BLUE***WINNER***
POLAROID KINGDOM
INJURIOUS NIGHTMARE
BALLOON
LEVEL

BEST EDITING
GHOST APP
BANSHEE
NIGHT RUNNERS
STUCK IN LIMBO

***WINNER***VESSEL***WINNER***

BEST SOUND
LEVEL
CONSURGO
JAGGED LITTLE PILL

***WINNER***SIGNAL TO NOISE***WINNER***
BALLOON

BEST MUSIC
THE FUNHOUSE WALTZ
NIGHT RUNNERS
INJURIOUS NIGHTMARE
SIGNAL TO NOISE

***WINNER***THE LAST STOP***WINNER***

BEST SPECIAL FX
DITCHPEOPLE
THIRD DATE

***WINNER***EVIL NATURE***WINNER***
MAIN STREET MEATS
SLIME

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
CANOPY
***WINNER***U.S. BUTCHER***WINNER***
CHAINSAW
SKINNY DAYS
THE SHE IN ME

DIRECTOR'S CHOICE
DARK OF THE NIGHT
***WINNER***DITCHPEOPLE***WINNER***
THE RETURN
SHAVING THE ODDS
BETTER NOT POUT

BEST SCREENPLAY (FINALISTS)
CALLBACK
SOUL PUPPET
DIGGUM
SREDNI VASHTAR

***WINNER***CAGED***WINNER***

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AWARD WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED AT
THE 2018 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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