8th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival . Lights. Camera. ACTION!
RECOGNIZING THE BEST OF BRONZELENS 2017
Best Short | Burning Angel Dust (USA) directed by Jackie J. Stone
Best Documentary | Little Music Manchild (USA) directed by Malena Cunningham Anderson
Best Documentary Short | Ashley Ashley (USA) directed by Ted Sananman
Best Student Film | The Homecoming directed by Paulina Bugembe
Best Feature | Created Equal (USA) directed by Bill Duke
Best International Documentary | Journey of a Soca King (Trinidad & Tobago, USA) directed by Bart Phillips
Best Music Video | Broken Pieces (USA) directed by Lem Collins
Best Webisode | Brooklyn. Blue. Sky. (USA) directed by Rhavynn Drummer and Dui Jarrod
Best of Festival | Best International Short | The Suit (South Africa) directed by Jarryd Coetsee
2017 BronzeLens Audience Award | Spilled Milk (USA) directed by Jaqai Mickelsen
Best Actress | Elle Jae Stewart for JUNIOR
Best Actor | Kendre Berry for Trouble Man
2017 BronzeLens Founder’s Award – Brenda Mills, Florida State University Festivals Coordinator and Industry Liaison
2017 BronzeLens Chairman’s Award – Heritage Cadillac
2017 BronzeLens Spirit Award – Crystal Emery, writer, director, producer
The BronzeLens Awards Show celebrates the works of people of color in front of and behind the bronze lens. The show features entertainment to celebrate work of the nominees.
Established in in 2010, The BronzeLens Award honors the best of the festival’s filmmakers as well as other noteworthy industry leaders. Categories include the best in Features, Documentaries and International films, Shorts, Student Films, Web Series, Actress and Actor. The highest award presented is for Best Overall.