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BEST FEATURE FILM NOMINATIONS
  • Blood Country
  • Painted Woman
  • Vermijo
  • The Legend of Ben Hall

BEST SHORT NOMINATIONS
  • Once Guilty, Now Innocent, Still Dead
  • Hoss
  • The Last Request of Sheriff Johnson
  • The Prisoner Of Perdition
  • A Fistful of Candy
  • Shoot in Any Direction and You'll Hit a Bastard

Best Actor (Feature) Nominations
  • Robert Craighead - Painted Woman
  • Jack Martin - The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Adam Gold - Vermijo
  • Cotton Yancey - Blood Country

Best Supporting Actor (Feature) Nominations
  • Jamie Coffa - The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Noah Woods - Vermijo
  • Matt Dallas - Painted Woman
  • Chris Bosarge - Blood Country

Best Actor (Short) Nominations
  • Garrett Moldrem - Change of Heart
  • Dane Johnson - Joeleen Learns to Listen
  • Bertrand Constant - Honeymoon in the West
  • Ethan McDowell - Frontier Innocence
  • Larry Poole - Once Guilty, Now Innocent, But Still Dead
  • Alan Smyth - Hoss
  • Hayden Wilson - Retribution

Best Supporting Actor (Short) Nominations
  • Stéphane Duprat - Honeymoon in the West
  • Johnny Sneed - Hoss
  • Peter Sherayko - Once Guilty, Now Innocent, But Still Dead
  • Tim Miles - Retribution
  • Bob Fanucchi - Black Totem

Best Actress (Short) Nominations
  • Lyndsy Fonseca  - Hoss
  • Sara Jackson - Change Of Heart
  • Annie Ethington - Dead West
  • Nathalie Franceschi - Honeymoon in the West
  • Mackenzie Coffman - Frontier Innocence
  • Willow Hale - The Ones
  • Bai Ling - Yellow Hill: The Strangers Tale

Best Supporting Actress (Short) Nominations
  • Michele Bauer - Change Of Heart
  • Claire Benedek - The Ones
  • Christine Johnnie - The Ones
  • Rebekah Lynn Bruflodt - Black Totem
  • Cyn Dulay - Yellow Hill: The Strangers Tale

Best Actress (Feature) Nominations
  • Brandi Barbee - Texoma
  • Stef Dawson - Painted Woman
  • Joanne Dobbin - The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Heather Fusari - Blood Country
  • Sarah Berg - Vermijo

Best Supporting Actress (Feature) Nominations
  • Lauren Grimson - The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Heather Woods - Vermijo
  • Monica Peña - Painted Woman

Best Child Actor Nominations
  • Flynn Allen - A Fistful of Candy
  • Charlie Hennessey - A Fistful of Candy
  • Keagan Melton - Painted Woman

Best Child Actress Nominations
  • Chanel Marriott - The Last Request of Sheriff Johnson
  • Madisyn Kunze - Joeleen Learns To Listen
  • Chloe Wyatt - Painted Woman

Best Director (Feature) Nominations
  • James Cotten - Painted Woman
  • Matthew Holmes - The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Travis Mills - Blood Country
  • Paul Vernon - Vermijo

Best Movie Poster Nominations (Facebook/East Polls Fan Vote)
  • Bad Men and the Devil
  • Black Totem
  • Painted Woman
  • The Legend of Ben Hall

Best Director (Short) Nominations
  • Burney Starks - Joeleen Learns To Listen
  • Laurent Ardoint - Honeymoon in the West
  • Tino Luciano - Bad Men and the Devil
  • Mark Vizcarra - Once Guilty, Now Innocent, But Still Dead
  • Spencer Cameron - No Sunday West of Newton
  • Christopher Claxton - Retribution
  • Willow Hale - The Ones

Best Cinematography (Feature) Nominations
  • Samuel Calvin - Painted Woman
  • Peter Szilveszter - The Legend of Ben Hall
  • Nicholas Fornwalt - Blood Country
  • Paul Vernon - Vermijo

Best Comedy Western Nominations
  • Clam Chowder
  • The Pickle
  • Wanted: Dead or Abducted
  • Honeymoon in the West

Best Cinematography (Short) Nominations
  • Dale C. Metz - Manifest: Destiny
  • Carole McClintock - Hoss
  • Ian Miller - No Sunday West of Newton
  • Chance Roberts - Retribution

Best Original Score Nominations
  • Travis Lee Eller - Bad Men and the Devil
  • Matt Costa - The Last Request of Sheriff Johnson
  • Marc Kaducak & Brahm Taylor - Shoot in Any Direction and You'll Hit a Bastard
  • Omri Lahav - Clam Chowder

Best Documentary Nominations
  • Mining the Mother Lode
  • Floating Horses: The Life of Casey Tibbs
  • Home on the Range

Best Faith Based Nominations
  • The Ones
  • Change Of Heart
  • Joeleen Learns To Listen

Best Student Film Nominations
  • Bite the Bullet
  • Retribution
  • Frontier Innocence
  • Fever
  • Clam Chowder

Best Horror/Thriller Nominations
  • Dead West
  • Bad Men and the Devil
  • Sparkleville

Best Foreign Film Nominations
  • A la Hora Marcada
  • Honeymoon in the West
  • Antiheroina
  • A Fistful of Candy

Best Stunt Nominations
  • Noah Woods - Vermijo
  • Hayden Wilson - Retribution

Best Originality Film
  • Sparkleville


Festival Director's Choice Awards

Best Music Video
  • That Old Guitar

Directors Choice - Feature
  • The Legend of Ben Hall

Directors Choice - Short
  • HOSS

Directors Choice - Student Film
  • Frontier Innocence

Directors Choice - Faith Based
  • Joeleen Learns to Listen

Directors Choice - Foreign Film
  • A la Hora Marcada

Directors Choice - Horror/Thriller Film
  • Bad Men and The Devil

Directors Choice - Comedy Western
  • Clam Chowder

Directors Choice - Documentary
  • Home on the Range







BEST SCREENPLAY OVERALL
  • Return to Freedom TWBFF GRAND WINNER OVERALL

BEST MODERN DAY WESTERN SCREENPLAY FINALIST
  • The Outlaw Henry Starr 1ST PLACE MODERN WESTERN
  • Heart of a Champion 2ND PLACE MODERN WESTERN
  • The Road To Contention 3RD PLACE MODERN WESTERN

BEST WESTERN SHORT SCREENPLAY FINALIST
  • Trouble Maker 1ST PLACE - SHORT
  • Leave 2ND PLACE - SHORT
  • Wren Bone 3RD PLACE - SHORT
  • The Mishap of Jonas DIRECTORS CHOICE - SHORT

BEST WESTERN FEATURE SCREENPLAY FINALIST
  • The Legend of Frank Gardiner 1ST PLACE
  • Gunslinger 2ND PLACE
  • Hell's Half-Acre 3RD PLACE
  • Sanctuary SCI-FI WINNER
  • Bogus Beauchard WILD BUNCH WINNER
  • Heart of the Gun WILD WEST WINNER
  • Revenge at Redemption Flats WILD CARD WINNER
  • Restitution -The Legend Of Cordell Pierce DIRECTORS CHOICE
  • The Lonesome Trail HONORABLE MENTION
  • Grave Injustice HONORABLE MENTION
  • "The Peace Makers" "The Night of the Ripper" HONORABLE MENTION