On March 24, 2014, the Fort Myers Film Festival (FMff) announced to the public the names of the winners from their award ceremony that was held on March 23. The event was held in Fort Myers, Fla.
Filmmakers, celebrating the best of the fest, were not only from Southwest Florida, but they also hailed from all over the world. A few of those global locations included London, NYC and L.A.
"The Fort Myers Film Festival has completed a week-long celebration of indie films. We enjoyed the event with champagne and dessert. The ceremony was hosted by Eric Raddatz and Melissa DeHaven at the Broadway Palm Theatre in Fort Myers." - FMff
The film reveals a music-based breakthrough that has already transformed lives. It was spearheaded by social worker Dan Cohen and captured on camera over the course of three years by filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett.
And the winners are...
- Best Feature - "Laying Over" by Jacob Halpren
- Best Documentary - "Alive Inside" by Michael Rossato-Bennett
- Best Short - "Mystery" by Chema Garcia Ibarra
- Best Short Short - "Yearbook" by Bernardo Britto
- Best Local - "Job" by Bryan F. Davis and Jennifer Keister Davis
- Best Audience Favorite - "A Summer Hamlet" by Helen Lawson
For more information visit Fort Myers Film Festival. In addition, enjoy even more photos of FMff's Red Carpet Opening Night Gala. Photos are by Garth Francis Photography and can be viewed below, plus HERE!