Nov 7th, 2012Press Release from ArtsQuest, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

BETHLEHEM, PA—Six Lehigh Valley-based filmmakers were honored with awards for their work during the second-annual Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival (GLVFF), which took place Nov. 2-4 at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks. The awards were presented Nov. 4 at the conclusion of the festival, which featured more than 25 different shorts and feature films produced by filmmakers from throughout the region.

The 2012 GLVFF award winners are:

Best Feature
Wallowitch & Ross: This Moment
Richard Morris (Bethlehem)

Best Short (15-50 min)
Collin Kornfeind (Slatington)

Best Short (less than 15 min)
Please Kill Me Again
Spencer Snygg (Allentown)

Best Web Series
The Flighty Ducks
Dan Maher (Bethlehem)

Honorable Mention (by the Jury)
A Cure
Matthew Herbertz (Center Valley)

Audience Award
The Super List
Adam Winston (Macungie)

The 2012 GLVFF was juried by Courtney Eady, Ben Hickernell, Gershon Hinkson, Ann Knerr and Michael Kramp. Submitted films were pre-screened by the ArtsQuest Cinema Committee and ArtsQuest Cinema staff, who then selected the films for the festival and put select titles in competition.  The jury screened all festival films for the first time at the festival and collaboratively selected the award winners. The GLVFF Audience Award was presented to the film with the highest average score based on 2012 GLVFF audience voting only.

“ArtsQuest thanks everyone who took part in the 2012 Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival, including the filmmakers who submitted, the amazing panelists who made up our jury and all the audience members who came out for the screenings,” said Ryan Hill, ArtsQuest Programming Manager in charge of Cinema and Comedy. “This year’s festival was a huge success, and we are already looking forward to beginning work on next year’s event.”

Dates for the 2013 GLVFF are Nov. 1-3. For more information visit www.artsquest.org.


Ryan Hill, ArtsQuest
610-297-7110 or gro.tseuqstranull@llihr

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