2019 Twin Tiers International Film Festival

2018 Festival

Highlights of the First ever Twin Tiers International Film Festival:

Hollywood Actor Jon Donahue hosted the awards ceremony

Syracuse University Professor Alex  Mendez Giner hosted a  cinematography workshop

Ithaca College Professor Jack Bryant hosted a screenwriting workshop

54 films were screened over 3 days at the beautiful Kappel Theater in Norwich, NY

26 trophies were given out to the top films, performers and crew along with 2 copies of Final Draft Software for our best feature and short screenplays.

Every film award nominee received a free 3-month subscription to and every film award winner received a free 12-month subscription


Best Documentary Feature:

    Smacked! Heroin Addiction             

   and Recovery in Rural America

Best Documentary Short:

     Rhino Shield

Best Comedy Feature:

Captain Hagen's Bed and Breakfast

Best Comedy Short:

That Smell

Best Horror Short:

She Came From the Woods

Best Drama/Thriller Feature:

Proper Binge

Best Drama/Thriller Short:

88 Cents

Best Sci-Fi/Action Short:


Best Animation Film:

The Velvet Abstract

Best Student Film:

When Darkness Falls

Best International Film:

A Sublime Life

Best Local Film: 

(filmed within 100 miles of Norwich)

House Shark

Best Director Feature:

Luis Diogo (A Sublime Life)

Best Director Short:

Tyler Pina (88 Cents)

Best Actor Short:

Shane Attwooll

Best Actress Short:

Keilly McQuail (That Smell)

Best Actor Feature:

Dave Payton (Thy Neighbor)

Best Actress Feature:

Kasha Fauscett

Best Cinematography Short:

A Father's Day

Best Cinematography Feature:

Thy Neighbor

Best Unproduced Screenplay - Short:

The Bench

Best Unproduced Screenplay - Feature:


Best of Fest Short:

88 Cents

Best of Fest Feature:

Proper Binge

Audience Choice Award:

Thy Neighbor

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