Awards and Prizes

Every year, the top films get cash and/or prizes. All award winners receive a certificate of award.

This Years (2017) Z-Fest VIII Grand Prizes:

Over $18,000 in Cash and Prizes*

  • Ditch and MPC Color Correction/Finishing Pkg $10,000 value
  • TBD- AJA Io 4K (Retail value $1,995)
  • Z Systems Sony F55 Camera Rental Pkg (Retail value $1,500)
  • A Big Check for $1000 cash
  • McNally Smith -Jemma Heigis Music Composition ($1000 value)
  • Echo Boys- Sound Design Mentor Day $600 value
  • A Big Check for $500 cash
  • Z Systems Sony PXWS5 Camera Rental Pkg (Retail value $450)
  • Future Necessities- Bushcrafting Essentials (Retail value $350)
  • A Big Check for $350 cash
  • G- Tech 1 TB USB 3.0 HD (Retail value $299)
  • G- Tech 1 TB Thunderbolt HD (Retail value $299)
  • Grey Goose Bows – Tailored Ashwood Bow (Retail value $250)
  • Fiilex v70 desktop LED light (Retail value $200)
  • * retail value of prizes determined by Sponsor of prize.

Category Awards

  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Overall Acting
  • Best Audio/Sound Design
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Production Design
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Make Up
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Editing
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Screenplay/Writing
  • Best Lighting
  • Best Prop
  • Best WTF Moment
  • Best Kiss
  • Best Hero
  • Best Villain

Achievement Awards

  • Best Comedy (including romantic)
  • Best Drama
  • Best Suspense/Horror/Adventure
  • Best Fantasy/SciFi
  • Best Documentary Film
  • Best Specialty Film (Music Video/Animated/Silent/Art)

Trailer Contest Prizes

  • 1st place – $200
  • 2nd place – $100
  • 3rd place – $50

Audience Favorite
The audience will vote each session of the four screenings, and four teams will win the Audience Favorite award. One for each session.

 

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