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2014 Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival Award Winners Announced

November 12, 2014

BETHLEHEM, PA--Several Lehigh Valley-area filmmakers were honored with awards for their work during the fourth-annual Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival (GLVFF), which took place Nov. 6-8 at the ArtsQuest Center’s Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks. The awards were presented Nov. 8 at the conclusion of the festival, which featured more than 20 different shorts and feature films produced by filmmakers from throughout the region.

2014 GLVFF award winners are:

Best Feature
Living with the Tiger
Mike Thomas and Roberta Morris Purdee, Easton

Best Documentary
Jaccii Farris, Allentown

Best Short 10-40 minutes
S.T.E.M. Education and Technology: Philly Snapshot
Sumitha Ramesh, Colmar, Pa.

Best Short <10 minutes
Plugged In
Ryan Spence, Allentown

Best Commercial/PR Video
El Sistema
Phil Osborne, Allentown

Best Web Series
Shark Week
Marie Guglielmo, Allentown

Audience Award
The White Faced Man
Luke Ramer, Macungie

Honorable Mention, Audience Award
Just Like We Used To
Suzanne Doran, Allentown

Winners were selected by the GLVFF Jurying Panel, comprised of members of the ArtsQuest Film Committee and Lehigh Valley film community. Jurors were Courtney Eady, past GLVFF winner, ArtsQuest Cinema Committee member, filmmaker and post production supervisor for Beyonce: Life is But A Dream; Ben Hickernell, director of the independent films Backwards and Lebanon, PA; Gershon Hickson, founder of Movies at the Mill and currently editing Into the Woods; Ann Knerr, ArtsQuest Cinema Committee Chair and Southside International Film Festival Board member; and Michael Kramp, ArtsQuest Cinema Committee member and Professor of English at Lehigh University.

For more information on the Greater Lehigh Filmmaker Festival, visit our GLVFF festival page.