Congratulations to UMFF 2010 Winners!
This past weekend, independent actors, filmmakers, musicians, writers and movie buffs converging on Norcross and Duluth, Georgia for the ninth Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF), October 14-17, 2010. With the theme “Changing the World, One Story at a Time, UMFF showcased independent films from around the world with an emphasis on projects produced by or featuring individuals of African, Asian and Latin descent.
UMFF 2010 Script Competition
Best Feature Script – The Olive Branch written by Joey Kent
Best Short Script – In 3’s written by Oliver W. Ottley III
Top Three Scripts
The Olive Branch written by Joey Kent
In 3’s written by Oliver W. Ottley III
The Language of Love written by Katarzyna Kochany
Read more about the top ten scripts in competition during UMFF 2010.
UMFF 2010 Film Competition
The Company We Keep directed by Roy Campanella II
Best Documentary Feature
Shaft or Sidney Poitier directed by Jonathan Gayles
The Cab written/produced by Tanayi Seabrook; directed by Khallid Shabazz
Best Short Film
Jackpot! directed by Tony Ducret
Best International Short
Aire directed by Javier Loarte
Best Documentary Short
Bi/RACIAL Me directed by Eric Barstow
Best Student Film
Say Grace Before Drowning directed by Nikyatu Jusu
Cocoa Love directed by James Bland
Best Television or Web Series
12-Steps To Recovery directed by Tony Clomax
Dex Davis: Child of God! Episode @: “I’m Pressin’ (1 Samuel 16:7)” animated by Horace Christian and Lamar Johnson
Best International Animation
El Bandido y el Gato (The Cat and the Criminal) directed by Enoch David
Best Music Video
The Me You See directed by Jimmy Sammarco
Indie Hustler Award
Community Heroes – Episode One: Peaceful Urban Warrarios directed by Dirk Cannon; produced by Marilyn Moore
Every Scar and Dimple directed by Malik Salaam
Much love to everyone that came out to support the 9th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF), and to everyone that made it possible — volunteers, guest speakers, workshop instructors, and movie buffs!
Please continue to support the Urban Mediamakers Association’s events and the Young Urban Mediamakers (YUMs) year-round program.