WINNERS 2022
  1. Best New Filmmaker: Home From School By Angela Lavelle

  2. Best Student Filmmaker: Ruby Days By Noah Wong

  3. Best Comedy Short Film: Letter From God By Johnny Rey Diaz

  4. Best Suspense/Thriller Short Film: Trafficked By Doug Stroup

  5. CIFF Art Award: Desert Sounds Performing Arts

  6. Best Horror Short Film: Finally, You By J.R. Rivera

  7. Best Screenplay: Act Naturally (Big and Rich) By Kenny Rice

  8. Best International Short Film: The Prism By Eric Wong

  9. Best Animation Film: A Journey to the Moon By Jack Getschman

  10. Best Woman Filmmaker: Who Wants Dessert? By Venita Ozols-Graham

  11. Best Short Film: The Plumber By Cate Carson

  12. Best Documentary Short Film: Desert Uprising By Cullen Hamblen

  13. Career Icon Award: Sean Young

  14. Dr. A. J. Chandler Award: Alberto Esparza

  15. Best Drama Short Film: A Work of Art By Kristoffer Polaha

  16. Jury's Choice Award: Obsessions By Aashish Chanana

  17. People's Choice Award: Hashtag Blessed The Movie By Stephanie McBain

  18. Best Arizona Film: Lucid By Ramiro Villagomez

  19. Best Actor: Pat Finn for Pat TV: The First 15 Years

  20. Best Actress: Allyson Cristofaro for Second Chances

  21. Best Director:  Tiffany Rhodes for Match Struck

  22. Best US Narrative Feature: Second Chances By Rick Walker

  23. Best International Narrative Feature: Beneath the Banyan Tree By Nani Li Yang

  24. Best Documentary Feature: Hot Money By Susan Kucera

  25. Best Late Night Feature: The Long Night By Rich Ragsdale

  26. Best Feature Film: Abandoned Creatures By Bill Zahn