The 13th annual Tupelo Film Festival was held April 14th thru the 16th at the Malco Cinema in Tupelo, Mississippi. The festival showcased the winners of the last twelve years honoring the work they’ve done and where they’ve gone since.
A new logo and award trophy (which represented our city of music, art and film) were used.
1st Place – Rob Under for “Karma’s Shadow”
2nd Place – Katrina Kinder for “Man on a Mission: Marcus Smith”
3rd Place – Jesse Hughes for “Sam”
Ron Tibbett Award – Lawayne Bontrager for “Super Dog”
Elvin Whitesides Director’s Award – Rob Under for “Karma’s Shadow”
Robert Reed Documentary Award – Katrina Kinder for “Reel Street”
MISSISSIPPI HIGH SCHOOL FILM COMPETITION
1st Place – Juliette Buckholdt for “A Little Love Goes a Long Way”
2nd Place – Isabelle Kinder for “Reel Street”
3rd Place – Sierre Antone with “Origins of Nightmares”
Casey Spradling Student Award – Elmhear Davis for “Heart to Heart”
Audience Award – Dylan McCalla for “Drought”