On Sunday, June 26 at 7 PM at The Orpheum, we hosted our top film showcase with special VIP Judges Lonita Cook, Ryan Johnson, and Eliaz Rodriguez. The Take 36 2022 edition had 18 competitive teams. Read on for what was selected and what won prizes plus more news.
The Top 10 selected for the program were (in order of screening):
- Pouring Your Heart Out
- Heart-Shaped Pancakes
- Eat Your Art Out
- Downtown Wolves
- Mad Heart
- Hottest News in Town
- Case of the Mondays
- Chekhov’s Hand Grenade
Best Actor goes to TRAVIS MCCARTHY from CARAVAGGIO TEAM 11
Best Actress goes to ISLA BELLE WARREN from VROOM! TEAM 6
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Ensemble Cast goes to the cast of TEAM 13, EAT YOUR ART OUT DIRECTED BY JERED BECKER
Best Cinematography goes to ALEX SCHNEIDER, TEAM 16, CASE OF THE MONDAYS
Best Editing goes to TROY ANDREWS, TEAM 10, MAD HEART
Best Score/Soundtrack goes to HADLEY WHITE, TEAM 4, GRATUITOUS SERVICE
Best Screenplay goes to ROY NUGEN, TEAM 14, CHEKOV’S HAND GRENADE
Best Visual Effects
Best Visual Effects goes to TEAM 13, EAT YOUR ART OUT DIRECTED BY JERED BECKER
Best Costume Design
Best Costume Design goes to RONNIE GLENN WILLIAMS, TEAM 7, GET RICH OR DIE LIT
Best Make-up Design
Best Make-up Design goes to TEAM 1, POURING YOUR HEART OUT DIRECTED BY NAYTHAN SMITH AND VICTORIA GAYER
Best Production Design
Best Production Design goes to TEAM 12, HEART SHAPED PANCAKES, DIRECTED BY CAITLYN CODY
Best Use of Required Elements
Best Use of Required Elements goes to TEAM 3, STAGES, directed by TODD RAMSEY
Best Emerging Filmmaker Team
Best Emerging Filmmaker Team goes to TEAM 8, ATIHCIW directed by JUDE ROGERS
Student Filmmaker Award
The Student Filmmaker Award, which includes a prize of $500 and All-access Tallpasses to the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, goes to TEAM #9 Downtown Wolves directed by Judah Hansen.
Female Filmmaker Award
The Female Filmmaker Award, which includes a prize of $500 and All-access Tallpasses to the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival goes to TEAM #12 Heart-Shaped Pancakes directed by Caitlyn Cody.
We’ve tallied your votes, and the winner of the Audience Award, which includes a prize of $100, All-access TALLPasses to the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival and will be an Official Selection at the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, and the winner is CASE OF THE MONDAYS from TEAM 16 directed by BRAYDEN FRAZIER.
Host 2: And now it’s time for the Judge’s awards: Third Place, winning $500 and Individual Film Tickets to the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival; the winner is TEAM #11 Caravaggio directed by Brennan Barger.
Our Second Place winner, sponsored by Monarch, received a prize of $500 and All-access FilmPasses to the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival is TEAM #16 Case of the Mondays directed by Brayden Frazier.
And finally, our Grand Prize, this team will win $1,000 Cash, All-access TALLPasses to the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival, and an Official Selection at the 20th Annual Tallgrass Film Festival. Our Grand Prize winner is TEAM #9 Downtown Wolves directed by Judah Hansen.
All 18 films will be screened in the Tallgrass Film Center on July 23-24.
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