14th Annual West Virginia Filmmakers Festival

West Virginia Filmmakers Festival 2013 poster.

The 14th Annual West Virginia FILMmakers Festival was held in Sutton, West Virginia’s Elk Theatre Oct. 4-6.

The award-winning films for this year included:

Best Short Film, “Miracle Boy”, Based on the Short Story by Pinckney Benedict. Jason Brown, Producer; Jake Mahaffy, Director. (WV Filmmaker).

Best Student Short Film, “Thyme”, Max Lincoln, Director.

Best Short Documentary, “Going Dark: The Final Days of Film Projection”, Jason Gwynn & Jay Sheldon, Producers.

Best Feature Documentary, “Where’s the Fair?
 Brad Bear”, Producer/Editor; Jeffrey Ford, Writer/Director.

Best Animation, “Oh Willy…” , Ben Tesseur and Nidia Santiago, Producers.

Best Feature Film, “Ladybeard”, Jason Brown & Brandon Millman, Producers, David Smith, Director; (WV Filmmakers) and WV FILMmaker of the Year, John Nakashima. Senior Producer/Director, West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

The 15th Annual WVFF will be held Oct. 3, 4, 5, 2015. Call for Films will take place in late Spring 2015.

For more information visit the West Virginia Filmmakers Festival website.