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Corbin Donnelly

2023  WINNERS

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The Stolen Valley
Director / Jesse Edwards

To save her dying mother, a timid Mexican-Navajo mechanic bands together with a wild outlaw cowgirl to escape gangsters and take down a corrupt landowner in South Utah. Lupe and Maddy discover a great injustice destroying many lives. They confront many deep-seated wrongdoings of the past, and choose to redefine their future by demanding equality and FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM 

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All I Want
Director / Laura Schmitt

Some "wants" we never think to ask for because we already take them for granted. 

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Elijah Jones
Director / Kelsey Blasdell

"Elijah Jones" music video is a rock-western style “murder ballad” set in Utah in the late 1800s, highlighting the strong women from the past fighting back against abuse. 

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Briza Covarrubias
In The Stolen Valley Directed by Jesse Edwards
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Little Judas
Director / Greg Boose

Young and mischievous Judas Iscariot dreams of ruling the streets of Nazareth while reluctantly befriending his strange and annoying new neighbor, Jesus of Galilee. The kids attend the first day Josaphat's School of Shepherding, learning how to handle bear attacks and first crushes. 

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The Stolen Valley
Evolve Studios

To save her dying mother, a timid Mexican-Navajo mechanic bands together with a wild outlaw cowgirl to escape gangsters and take down a corrupt landowner in South Utah. Lupe and Maddy discover a great injustice destroying many lives. They confront many deep-seated wrongdoings of the past, and choose to redefine their future by demanding equality and FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM 

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Icarian
Director / Caleb Sean Hatton & Paul Amstone

Simon Shaw and his compatriot Isabella Hughes are the sole surviving members of an outlaw gang after a train robbery goes awry. Their only hope now is to flee across the barren wilderness before their injuries kill them or the Marshal does. 

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Curse of the Werehuahua
Director / Lucas Millhouse

Dustin and Gary (best friends till the end!) are forced to navigate their way through a modern day myth as soon as Dustin is bitten by a radioactive chihuahua. Once a curse takes hold of Dustin, Dustin and Gary are forced to run for their lives from the monster slayer, Van Helsing. 

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Eulogy
Director / Garrett Martin

A short film about Galena Madrigal’s relationship with her father, and how passing moments from childhood can take on new meaning later in life. 

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Curse of From
Director Rob York

High school teenagers accidentally unleash an ancient Irish entity on their hometown and must stop it before midnight on Halloween. 

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Hairstylists Change the World
Director / Elizabeth Faye, Trevor Haugen

Can hairstylists change the world? Can YOU change the world? Come on a journey as we explore the profound impact we all have. Hairstylists make people feel seen, heard & loved. What makes this connection so unique & how can we make this connection possible with others in our day to day lives? A film to remind you that we are all changing the world every day & are all part of the ripple effect. 

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Do I Take the Bunny With Me?
Director / Marcelo Radulovich

The work of a prominent S.F. Bay Area artist thrives during his unimaginable struggle with A.L.S. 

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The Fire Cats - Save Something Small
Director / Katharine Parsons

THE FIRE CATS – Save Something Small is the inspirational story of a group of animal rescuers who devoted months to rescuing cats who survived the Tubbs wildfire that was hot enough to melt glass and to return them to the families who had lost everything. The experience transformed everyone: the rescuers, the cats, and the fire families. But a year later, when the monstrous Camp Fire wiped out Paradise, the authorities tried to stop them. 

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Joe Fink
Director of Don't Listen To the Cricket

A man can't sleep due to an annoying cricket 

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Resurgence
Director / Krushan Naik

Ryan De Vries, a professional canyoneer, encounters a near-death experience in the canyons of Southern Utah. Post the accident, his friends and family witness a changed person as Ryan battles with himself due to the trauma caused by it— crippling his everyday life. The documentary highlights Ryan's struggles after losing his identity, along with the disparity in his journey of physical recovery, mental healing, and emotional resurgence, and how they affect one another. 

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A little Utah
Dir
ector / Dave Lindsay

A little Utah is an experimental short film that takes viewers on a journey through some of Utah's most iconic and scenic locations and travel destinations.

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