November 1st, 2017 marks DIFF’s second quarter online competition series.  Quarterly Vitruvian Award Winners will go on to showcase at our Live Event in May 2018 for their shot at The Leo award.  STORYLINE Vitruvian recipients will likewise compete against other quarterly winners for The Leo in screenwriting.

Vitruvian Award Winners

Feature Film

Short Film

Screenplay

MY ATARI CHRISTMAS

Screenplay: Chris Parrish
Category:  Feature
Genre:  Family, Drama

EMILY'S STARS

Screenplay: Bill Baber
Category:  Feature
Genre:  Family, Drama

STRAIGHT MAN

Screenplay: Kelly Jean Karam
Category:  Short
Genre:  Crime, Drama

BEHIND THE CURTAIN

Screenplay: Dene Stark
Category:  Short
Genre:  Crime, Drama, Mystery

Feature Film

BORDER BROTHERS

Director: RICKEY BIRD
Writer(s): RICKEY BIRD
Producer(s): JEFF CHRISMAN
Category:  FEATURE FILM

POMPEII, OREGON

Director: MARK ANDRES
Writer(s): MARK ANDRES
Producer(s): MARK ANDRES
Category:  FEATURE FILM, ANIMATION

TREASON

Director: M. WATKINS
Writer(s): JAMES TOOLEY, CHRIS REYNOLDS
Producer(s): MICHA LeMARR
Category:  FEATURE FILM

TORMENTS OF LOVE

Director: CAROLINE JULES
Writer(s): CAROLINE JULES
Producer(s): KONTRAS’ PRODUCTIONS
Category:  FEATURE FILM, FOREIGN

Short Film

MARC CHUNG PROTECTS HIS ADDRESS

Director: MICHAEL CHAN
Writer(s): DREW POLLINS
Producer(s): AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE (AFI), DANIEL LEIGHTON
Category:  SHORT FILM

FROM HASAKAH WITH LOVE

Director: MOHAMMAD FARAHANI
Writer(s): FARZAD FKHRIZADEH
Producer(s): KHANE FILM DASTANI
Category: SHORT FILM

POST NO BILLS

Directors: ROBIN HAYS, ANDY POON
Writer(s): ROBIN HAYS
Producer(s): ROBIN HAYS
Category:  SHORT FILM, ANIMATION

THE PAPERCLIP

Director: JUSTIN MANNTAI
Writer(s): LEE KOVEL
Producer(s): JUSTIN MANNTAI, JOHN LOCKMER
Category:  SHORT FILM

KNIGHTS TEMPLAR: SECRET FOUND

Director: MARTIN BRIGHTY
Writer(s): MARTIN BRIGHTY
Producer(s): DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY PRODUCTIONS, LONDON
Category:  SHORT FILM, NARRATIVE

DREAM JOB

Director: CHRISTINA CIGALA
Writer(s): SIERRA GLASSROCK, CHRISTINA CIGALA
Producer(s): KATE KRASSOWSKI, LINDSEY SCHUBERTH
Category:  SHORT FILM

SCREEN COWBOY

Director: MORGAN GUERING
Writer(s): MORGAN GUERING, NICHOLAS LEMOINE
Producer(s): MORGAN GUERING
Category: SHORT FILM

JACK IN THE BOX

Directors: BLAKE MILES
Writer(s): BLAKE MILES
Producer(s): KELLY BRENTSON, BEER ENTERTAINMENT
Category:  SHORT FILM

Documentary

STOPPING TRAFFIC: End Sex-Trafficking

Director: SADHVI SIDDHALI SHREE
Producer(s): SADHVI SIDDHALI SHREE
Category:  DOCUMENTARY

THE BUS TRIP

Director: SARAH GAMPEL
Producer(s): SARAJ GAMPEL
Category:  DOCUMENTARY

BURN IN LOVE

Director: MATHIEU ZEITINDJIOGLOU
Producer(s): MATHIEU ZEITINDJIOGLOU
Category:  DOCUMENTARY

RAISING ROOFS

Director: MARK HULSEY
Producer(s): JASON ZON, MARK HULSEY
Category:  DOCUMENTARY