Awards for 2017

The Lon Chaney Award for Excellence in Independent Horror

WINNER

George A. Romero (director/producer/writer)

FANtastic Award

Best Actor in a Short Film

WINNER

Nyctophobia (short film): Roberto Ramon (actor)

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Feature Film

WINNER

Toxic Tutu (feature film): Mark Torgl (actor)

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Short Film

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Feature Film

WINNER

Garden Party Massacre (feature film): Nichole Bagby (actress)

NOMINEES



Best Supporting Actor in a Short Film

WINNER

NOMINEES



Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film

WINNER

Toxic Tutu (feature film): Lloyd Kaufman (actor)

NOMINEES




Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film

WINNER

Toxic Tutu (feature film): Genoveva Rossi (actress)

NOMINEES




Best Supporting Actress in a Short Film

WINNER

NOMINEES




Screenplay Competition

WINNER

Neil Chase (writer)
Dead Strays

NOMINEES

Michael Coulombe (writer)
The Beauty of Death

Jeff Rosenberg (writer)
Out of the Shadows

Kelly Parks (writer)
Drawing Dead

John Kestner (screeenwriter), Rusty Case (story by)
The App

Best Editing

WINNER

Garden Party Massacre (feature film): Brett Noborikawa (editor)

NOMINEES

Hada: Tony Morales (director)

Kumal: Julio García Escames (editor), Sam Khoze (editor), Duyen Nguyen (editor), Jack Sherman (editor)

The Follower: Kévin Mendiboure (director / editor)

Cypress Creek: Michael Crum (editor), Gerald Crum (editor) (MGI Productions (production company))

Best Special Effects

WINNER

Buzzard Hollow Beef (feature film): Joshua Johnson (director), David Cramton (associate producer), Tara C. Hall (executive producer), Colin Peeples (producer), Amanda Spinella (producer), Jacob Sunday (producer)

NOMINEES

Kudzu Zombies: Matthew Grant (special effects assistant), Casey Heflin (special effects assistant), Christian Hokenson (special effects assistant), Stephan Stromer (special effects assistant), Jonathan Thornton (special effects makeup / special effects supervisor)


Best Original Score

WINNER

Thrill Kill (feature film): Giuseppe Asaro (director)

NOMINEES




Vexed: Marc Jovani (music by)

Best Short Film

WINNER

Attack of the Killer Chickens (short film): Genoveva Rossi (director/producer), Rocco George (executive producer), Pamela Martin (producer), Nick Petito (executive producer)

NOMINEES


Girl #2: Susan Iskiwitch (co-producer), David Jeffery (producer), Mark Relyea (executive producer), Melanie Tooker (co-producer), Meta Valentic (producer), Kari Wahlgren (executive producer), Ian B. Williams (producer)

Mr. Bones: Joseph Meli (executive producer)

Vexed: Marc Cartwright (producer), Baker Chase Powell (producer)

Best Thriller

WINNER

Cypress Creek: Gerald Crum (director), Joshua Winch (executive producer), Jason Mcroberts (producer), Michael Crum (editor) (MGI Productions (production company))

NOMINEES




Best Feature Film

WINNER

Garden Party Massacre (feature film): Gregory Blair (director/producer), Gary Philipp (associate producer), Roxy Shih (producer)

NOMINEES

Buzzard Hollow Beef: Tara C. Hall (executive producer), Colin Peeples (producer), Amanda Spinella (producer), Jacob Sunday (producer)

Devil's Whisper: Sanjeev Advani (executive producer), Ricky Budhrani (executive producer), Sheldon Brigman (executive producer), Rizal Risjad (executive producer), Liam Finn (line producer), Richard Handley (associate producer), Brian Hanson (co-producer), Dominika Posserén (co-producer), Manoj Punjabi (producer), Adam Ripp (producer), Mark Stolaroff (producer), Paul Todisco (co-producer)

Kudzu Zombies: Per Ericson (producer), Miller Greenlee (executive producer), Tony Hewett (consulting producer), Juri Koll (producer), Ronnie Lee Michael (assistant producer), Mark Newton (producer), Jason Rochelle (executive producer / producer), Justin Stafford (co-producer), Stephan Stromer (co-producer), Laura Warner (producer), Daniel Wood (executive producer / producer)

Thrill Kill: Jayson L. Amoroso (co-producer), Giuseppe Asaro (producer), Vikas Bushan (co-producer), Ian Fletcher (co-producer), Bruce Hall (co-producer), Lorenzo Marangoni (co-producer), Alessandro Sforza (producer), Gregory Stennatt (co-producer)

Goriest Film

WINNER

NOMINEES

Girl #2: David Jeffery (director)


Best International Film

WINNER

First Impressions Can Kill (short film): Eddie Bammeke (director), Eirian Cohen (producer), Michael Haberfelner (producer)

NOMINEES

Hada: Tony Morales (director / writer)

Blaze of Gory: Precious: Jason Wright (director), David V.G. Davies (screenplay), Blaize-Alix Szanto (original story)

Stolen: Damon Rickard (director)

Best Comedy Film

WINNER

Attack of the Killer Chickens (short film): Genoveva Rossi (director/producer), Rocco George (executive producer), Pamela Martin (producer), Nick Petito (executive producer)

NOMINEES

Toxic Tutu: Anthony Abbas (additional scenes), Joe Nardelli (writer / director), Mark Torgl (additional scenes)


Garden Party Massacre: Gregory Blair (writer / director / actor)

Killerz II: Chris Schramm (writer / director / actor)

Special Thanks

Awards Ceremony MC

WINNER

Celebrity Judge

WINNERS


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