Inaugural Big River Film Festival Wraps And Announces Award Winners


Domenica Cameron-­Scorsese Honored with 2016 Best First Time Director Feature for Almost Paris. l-r: Lisa Black, Michael Scorvino, Abigail Hawk, Domenica Cameron-­Scorsese, Samone Norsworthy, and Wally Marzano-­Lesnevich
Domenica Cameron-­Scorsese Honored with 2016 Best First Time Director Feature for Almost Paris. l-r: Lisa Black, Michael Scorvino, Abigail Hawk, Domenica Cameron-­Scorsese, Samone Norsworthy, and Wally Marzano-­Lesnevich

The Big River Film Festival wrapped up a highly successful inaugural event with a Closing Awards Ceremony Saturday evening followed by an intimate VIP & Filmmaker Party. The festival hosted a bevy of special screenings and events over the course of its three-­day run including a VIP & Filmmaker Hospitality Suite, Master Classes, and multiple Film Competitions. The Big River Film Festival also featured a varied list of awards including film competition awards, film & screenwriter awards, and other special awards. “We couldn’t be more excited about the talent represented in this year’s festival and are already making plans for next year,” said Samone Norsworthy, CEO & Founder of Big River Film Festival.

To view full list of the 2016 Big River Film Festival winners, please visit: www.bigriverfilmfestival.com/2016-awardwinning films.html.

For more information on how to become a member of the Big River Film Society, please visit: www.bigriverfilmfestival.com/big-­river ­film ­society. html

For those interested in being considered for inclusion in the 2017 Big River Film Festival, the call for new film submissions will open in September. Please visit the official site of the Big River Film Festival for updates: www.bigriverfilmfestival.com


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