Watch and Vote for your favorite film, from the 2016 Monster Film Challenge

Congratulations! MFC 2016 Film, "Cursed" wins the Audience Favorite Award!

The Awards

Awards Presentation Video

(Video courtesy of Ken Anthony II)

Award

Place

Film Title

Name

Leading Actor

1st Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Tom Siedle

2nd Place

Wait What’s Going On?

Austin Janowsky

3rd Place

Ava’s Blood

Andrew Durliat

Supporting Actor

1st Place

Wait, What’s Going On?

Henry Jekyll VIII

Phil Todd

Jeffery O. Evans

2nd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Frankenstein Therapy

Belispeak

Mathew Leverone

Kadesh Lewis

Jon Armand

3rd Place

Ava’s Blood

Ray Dwyer

Leading Actress

1st Place

Cursed

Jessica Lemon

2nd Place

Ava’s Blood

Alison Burns

3rd Place

Wait, Whats going on?

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Monika Eldred

Ashlyn Kimery

Supporting Actress

1st Place

Ava’s Blood

Ellah Durliat

2nd Place

Henry Jekyll VIII

Lisa McConnell

3rd Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Cursed

Alex Madden

Judy Wood

Best Monster Sequence

1st Place

Belispeak

Shawn Valentine

2nd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Joe Rosenberger

3rd Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Cursed

Henry Jekyll VIII

Jesse Jaques

John Williams

Robert J. Smith

Best Screenplay

1st Place

Ava’s Blood

Kira Howe

2nd Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Justin William Phillips

3rd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Henry Jekyll VIII

Belispeak

Joe Rosenberger

Robert J. Smith

Shawn Valentine

Costume Design

1st Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Joe Rosenberger

2nd Place

Belispeak

Shawn Valentine

3rd Place

Wait, Whats going on?

Jenny Todd

Hair & Makeup

1st Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Sarah Walston

2nd Place

Belispeak

Jessica Leithauser

3rd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Henry Jekyll VIII

Ava’s Blood

Leo Glitterbomb

Sharon Roznoeski

Josh Warden

Cinematography

1st Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Jesse Jaques

2nd Place

Ava’s Blood

Daniel Michael

3rd Place

Henry Jekyll VIII

Roberto Hernandez

Editing

1st Place

Ava’s Blood

Daniel Michael

2nd Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Justin William Phillips

3rd Place

Belispeak

Shawn Valentine

Visual Effects

1st Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Jesse Jaques

2nd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Belispeak

Joe Rosenberger

Shawn Valentine

3rd Place

Ava’s Blood

Daniel Michael

Special Effects

1st Place

Cursed

Mark Angenola

2nd Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Jesse Jaques

3rd Place

Henry Jekyll VIII

Alan S Greenwald

Sound Editing

1st Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Joe Rosenberger

2nd Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Cursed

Kadesh Lewis

Robert Hernaiz

3rd Place

Henry Jekyll VIII

Ava’s Blood

Scott Fitting

Daniel Michael

Soundtrack

1st Place

Cursed

Rashaan Thomas

2nd Place

Ava’s Blood

Andrew Durliat

3rd Place

Henry Jekyll VIII

Gary C. Schutt

Production Design

1st Place

Ava’s Blood

Kira Howe

2nd Place

Henry Jekyll VIII

Frankenstein Therapy

Robert J. Smith

Kadesh Lewis

3rd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Joe Rosenberger

Directing

1st Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Justin William Phillips

2nd Place

Belispeak

Shawn Valentine

3rd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Ava’s Blood

Joe Rosenberger

Kira Howe

Best Film

1st Place

Frankenstein Therapy

Justin William Phillips

2nd Place

Ava’s Blood

Andrew Durliat

3rd Place

Peek-A-Boo RUN!

Joe Rosenberger

Our Judges

Joel D Wynkoop

Joel Wynkoop is a Florida-based actor/director with roughly 3 decades of no-budget moviemaking under his belt. He’s best known for his collaborations with microcinema pioneer Tim Ritter: TRUTH OR DARE, KILLING SPREE, and the brilliant DIRTY COP, NO DONUT. Wynkoop is also an avid martial artist whose talents are on display in his feature-length directorial effort LOST FAITH.

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Barbara Wilcox

Barbara Wilcox was born Barbara Cannon to Milton and Carol Cannon. Born and raised in San Fernando Vally. Because her Dad worked at Warner Brothers Barbara was highly influenced however, other then school plays and skits. Acting was only a dream till she was given a Scholarship after going though the program she was invited to join an Agency and did over 100 commercials like 3 Musketeers /Revlon and Burger King. She enjoyed more when Barbara moved to New York doing commercial modeling and study acting at HB Studios for seven years. The first New York stage preformed was BLITHE SPIRIT. one of her biggest part on the New York stage was Lois in BILL W. and Dr. BOB. she did 10 plays in 7 years. while working as a shoe model at the International Fashion week and many others. one of the most recent plays the she loved doing was EVERYMAN a play written in the 1500’s. Opportunities showed themselves in Florida and true to form Barbara has enjoyed working in short films like GLAMP a woman who loves camping in style. MOVING ON a woman on her own for the first time. (In film festivals around the world.) The two worlds of Hollywood and New York have merged with films, theatre and training currently studying at Venue Acting Studio in Florida.

Rick Danford


Monster Film Challenge


Premiere Info

Location: Necronomicon http://www.stonehill.org/necro.htm

Day:
Sunday, Oct 30

Location:
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, Florida, USA, 33607

Time: 10am-2pm (viewing and awards)

Price: $15 (purchased at the event and tell them that you are there for the festival to get discounted price)

Reminder:
Teams signed the agreement to have 5 team members show up, in order to win any award.

Enjoy Necronomicon events with your ticket purchase!


Shooting Dates:
Friday, September 2 – Monday, October 3

Kick Off Party
Friday, 7pm
Tampa Pitcher Show

Premiere:
October 30th

20 Awards & Cool Prizes

Team Fee – $79


Kickoff Party

We will have a kickoff party, on the start date. We will let the teams pick their genre from a stack of envelopes with a slip of paper with a genre written on it.



Event Details

This year we are adding a twist to the Monster Film Challenge. Filmmakers will be asked to attend a kick-off meeting in which they will receive the requirements. The requirements are: prop, line and creature. Each team will blindly pick a creature from a basket. Potential creatures/monsters are:

• Innocently Evil (Ex: Clown, child, animal, plant)

• Magical Person (Ex: Witches, warlocks, psychics, curses)

• Toy

• Object other than Toys

• Human (Ex: Psycho, Serial Killer, Cannibal)

• Extraterrestrial

• Outbreak (Ex: Zombie, viral)

• Ghosts

• Classic Monster (Ex: Frankenstein, Vampire, Werewolf, Invisible Man, Mummy)

• Urban Legend (Ex: Monster who lives under bed, Bloody Mary, Slender Man)

• Mythological (Ex: Evil Gods, demons, Werecreatures, Cthulhu, Krampus, cenobites, mermaids)

• Robot

• Death (Ex: Reaper , Final Destination)