The 10th annual Fort Myers Beach Film Festival wrapped up last Sunday after screening more then 30 original independent films. Award winners were:
People’s Choice: “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago”
Peter Pardini, director
Best Student Film: “Coming to Terms”
Director, David Betran
Best Local Film: “The Hanging Millstone”
Filmmaker, Curtis Collins
Best Short Film: “Immunity”
Written by Shari Umansky and Directed by Alyn Darnay.
Best Feature: “Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?”
Produced by Lori Miller. Directed by Matt Cooper.
Best Documentary: TIE “Conversations with Alan Ladd Jr: It’s Always About the Story” – Stanley Isaacs and “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago”
Rising Star Award: Peter Pardini
Director and Filmmaker, “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago”
Star Achievement Award: Rena Sofer
Actress – “Immunity”