2022  WINNERS

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Underdogs
Director / Alex Estrella

"At the California Men's Colony in Central California, a special connection forms between dogs and their inmate handlers, as the prisoners lovingly prepare the canines to become fully operational service animals."

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Something
Director / Brandon Treadway

"After a woman hears something upstairs in her empty house, she goes to investigate."

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Quiet Town by The Killers
Director / Joshua Britt, Neilson Hubbard

"Animated Music Video for the new album "Pressure Machine" about the small town of Nephi, Utah."

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Tyson Chanticleer
In Fishbowl Directed by Austin Schadewald
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Quiet Town by The Killers
Director / Joshua Britt, Neilson Hubbard

"Animated Music Video for the new album "Pressure Machine" about the small town of Nephi, Utah."

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Sweet Disaster
Director / Laura Lehmus

"Frida unexpectedly falls pregnant and Felix, the father of her child, breaks up with her to re-unite with his ex. Although some serious health problems caused by the late pregnancy force Frida to rest, she still tries to get Felix back, using methods which are absurd, exaggerated and sometimes hilarious."

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La Plata Del Real
Director / Caleb Sean Hatton

"A soldier in the United States army deserts while in the Northern Mexico searching for the bandit Pancho Villa. He goes to find a woman he met, and fell in love with while still serving. Intrigued by her stories of hidden silver left behind by the beloved bandit Pancho Villa, he goes to her hometown in search of love and riches, when he arrives she must choose between him, and her home and community."

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Extra Credit
Director / Jacob Hamblin

"A wacky professor enlists his failing student for an illegal heist in hopes of bumping his grades and finding the treasure of a lifetime."

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Whiling
Director / Evan Jonigkeit

"What if the only difference between you and a killer was an idle mind?"

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Home Crag
Director / Tim Behuniak, Simon Fraser

"Home Crag is about conservation, community and climbing. The film features Gnarly Nutrition athlete and Olympic medalist Nathaniel Coleman, Salt Lake Climber's Alliance Executive Director Julia Geisler and USA Climbing CEO Marc Norman. Home Crag shares their perspectives on a current development issue in Salt Lake's Little Cottonwood Canyon and reveals why the rock climbing in the canyon deserves protection."

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Sauerkraut
Director / Dhiney Ramos

"How is sauerkraut made? With this question filmmaker Dhiney Ramos went on a search for this recipe from the south of Brazil."

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Big Old Goofy World- The Story of Oh Boy Records
Director / Joshua Britt, Neilson Hubbard

"BIG OLD GOOFY WORLD is the story of the little record label that could! Founded by the great John Prine and his two managing partners Al Bunetta and Dan Einstein. This film traces the 40 year history from its origins as a mail order business to a thriving family operated label in Nashville, TN. The everyman hero story of one artist believing in himself and his fans to help reinvent the music industry and create a path for today’s artists to stay independent. The film features previously unseen footage and untold stories. Big Old Goofy world was made by the award winning filmmakers Joshua Britt & Neilson Hubbard who were allowed into the wild and inspiring world of John Prine and Oh Boy Records."

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Sauerkraut
Director / Dhiney Ramos

"How is sauerkraut made? With this question filmmaker Dhiney Ramos went on a search for this recipe from the south of Brazil."

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Isabelle R. Farrell
Director of Route One North

"Isabelle's debut feature film, Route One North, is a coming-of-age comedy following Sarah and Bee- two sisters who set off to track down their long-absent father after their mother refuses to give 16-year-old Bee permission to marry her military boyfriend."

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Malibu Horror Story
Director / Scott Slone

"A team of paranormal investigators search a sacred Native American cave for clues in the unsolved disappearance of four local teens."

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Sweet Disaster
Director / Laura Lehmus

"Frida unexpectedly falls pregnant and Felix, the father of her child, breaks up with her to re-unite with his ex. Although some serious health problems caused by the late pregnancy force Frida to rest, she still tries to get Felix back, using methods which are absurd, exaggerated and sometimes hilarious."

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Route One North
Director / Isabelle R. Farrell

"Isabelle's debut feature film, Route One North, is a coming-of-age comedy following Sarah and Bee- two sisters who set off to track down their long-absent father after their mother refuses to give 16-year-old Bee permission to marry her military boyfriend."

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Cryo
Director / Barrett Burgin   Producer & Screenwriter / Mason Davis

"Trapped in an underground facility, five scientists wake from cryogenic sleep with no memory of who they are or how long they've been asleep for. They soon make a shocking realization: a killer is hunting them down there, and may even be hiding among them."