​   Central States Indie FanFilmFest

​       Awards and Prizes  

Each Award Winner will receive Laurels, a Certificate suitable for framing, and a custom engraved Bronze Medallion.
In addition to the above, the top three Awards (Best Central States Film, Atman Award for Diversity in Film, and Best of Fest) will also receive a unique engraved custom Trophy.
All filmmakers with an Official Selection will receive Laurels, and any who attend the festival will receive a VIP pass for themselves & their guests.


Best Short Film 
Best Featurette 
Best Feature Film

Best Central States Short Film
Best Central States Featurette
Best Central States Feature Film
Best Short Documentary 
Best Feature Length Documentary 
Best Central States Documentary 
Best genre categories - Comedy, Foreign Language, etc.  
 and Best craft - Cinematography, Soundtrack, Director, etc. 
Best Web Series Pilot

Best Animated Film 
Best Drone Film
Best Smart Phone Film
Best LGBTQ Film
Best Experimental/Art House Film
Best Actor and Actress - Feature, Featurette, Short, Foreign Language, Central States 
Best Supporting Actor and Actress 
Best Director - Feature, Featurette, Short, Foreign Language, Central States 
Talented New Director 
Talented Student Filmmaker 
Best Film Poster 
“Top Trailer” Award 
Best Music Video 
Best Original Soundtrack (various categories) 
Best Original Song (with Lyrics and Instrumental) 
Best Central States Film 
Atman Award for Diversity in Film 
Best of Fest