New Jersey Stage

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- All the works that were part of the New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2013 Competition were selected by a panel of judges including media professionals, journalists, students, and academics. These judges selected the 29 finalists which were publicly screened at our Festival. The finalists were selected from 388 works submitted by filmmakers from around the world. In addition, the judges chose the Prize Winners in conjunction with the Festival Director.

Winner Best Feature Film
Locomotive Jeremy Waltman (Hiawassee, Georgia)

Winner Best Documentary Film
Life With Alex Emily Wick (Oakland, California)

Winner Experimental Film
Agophobia - Benjamin Ross Hayden (Calgary, Canada)

Winner Best Short Film
Killer - Michael Turney (New York, New York)
The Portal - Michael Turney (New York, New York)

Winner Best Student Film
Rap 'n' Reno John McKelvey (Metuchen, New Jersey)

Honorable Mention Winners:
Mad Ship - David Mortin (Caledon, Canada)
Killer B3 (KB3) Murv Seymour and Joe Bamford (Clearwater, Florida)
Sick Mick and the Boys - Jos Asuncin (Chicago, Illinois)
Just Short of Sidekick - Jamison M. LoCascio (Montclair, New Jersey)
Poor Heart - Ben Phillippo (Carlisle, Massachussetts)
A Night at the Office - Eric Eppinger (Oakland, California)