Official 2022 Award Winners

Below are the official Award Winners for the 2022 Simply Indie Film Festival!

Best Micro Short

Stage Fright

Best HS Film

Ca Va?

Best Short Drama


Best Short Documentary

Fire in Little Africa - the Doc

Best Short Comedy

Stick Up

Best Music Video


Best Short Thriller

Exit Package

Best Student Film

That Night

Best Short Animated

Do Mi Sol

Best Foreign Language

A Real Friend

Best Narrative Feature 

Human Resources

Best Oklahoma

Stick Up

Best Feature Documentary 

Sakthi Vibrations

Best Acting in a Feature

Hugh McCrae Jr. for Human Resources

Best Direction in a Feature 

Braden Swope for Human Resources

Best Acting in a Supporting Role

Erika Ervin for Falling South

Best Direction in a Short 

Mike Hayhurst for Cook With The Heart

Best Ensemble Cast 

Curb Service

Best Acting in a Short Drama

Micky O’Sullivan for Love Me Tinder

Best Experimental Film


Best Acting in a Short Comedy

Ashleigh Domangue for Pap Trap


  • People: Paul Gatto for Michael and the Book of Psalms

  • Architecture: James Cable for Simplicity

  • Nature: David Conn for Oklahoma Insects and Arachnids

  • Best Student: Christian Chenevey for Butterfly Effect

  • Best Shot on a Phone: Roberto Wohlmuth for The Other Bogota

  • Most Interesting: Sean Patrick Leonard for The Chi on the 4th

  • Best Landscape: David Bradburn for Gradient Rays

Best Short Screenplay

  1. Josh Eliot for The Actors

  2. Mekko Toretto for The Killbournes

  3. William Scott Williams for South of the Border

Best Feature Screenplay

  1. Jamie Campbell for Call Me Thor

  2. Michael Dunker for Cold Dead Hands

  3. Lorraine Portman for Paradise Pond & Jake Richardson for Spooklight

© Simply Indie Film Festival, 2022

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