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.