Winners & Happenings at the 2013 Phoenix Film Festival!

2013 Phoenix Film Festival The films have been shown. The awards have been presented. Missed out on the ceremony or miss any of the winning films at the festival? Have no fear because we'll be showing the winning films all week long so you'll get a second chance to catch all the winning films for the rest of the festival! 2013 Phoenix Film Festival Copper Wing Award Winners

International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Fest Awards • Best Sci-Fi Short: White Room: 02B3 • Best Sci-Fi Feature: Channeling • Best Horror Short: Killer Kart • Best Horror Feature: Found.

Short Film Awards • Best Grade/HS: Alone Together • Best College Short: If You’re Serious • Best Arizona Short: Say What You Want • Best Documentary: Short:Ivan and Arnold: Day Laborers From Both Sides of the Border • Best Live Action Short: 6 Years, 4 Months & 23 Days • Best Animated Short:Head Over Heels

World Cinema Awards • Best World Cinema Short: Half Good Killer • World Cinema Best Documentary: Occupy The Movie • World Cinema Best Director: David Ondricek, In the Shadow • World Cinema Best Picture: Inch’Allah • World Cinema Audience Award Winner: Ninah’s Dowry

Foundation Awards • Arizona Filmmaker of the Year: Bob Marquis • Volunteer of the Year: Bill Mondy • Board Member of the Year: Chris LaMont

Feature Film Awards • Dan Harkins Breakthrough Filmmaker Award: Fredrik Stanton, Uprising • Special Jury Prize: Lou Taylor Pucci, The Story of Luke • Best Ensemble: The Retrieval • Best Director: Chris Eska, The Retrieval • Best Screenplay:Paul Osborne, Favor • Best Documentary: Los Wild Ones • Best Picture presented by FX Movie Channel:Putzel • Cox Audience Award: The Retrieval directed by Chris Eska

Click here for the Weekday Schedule!

Friday Night Party – 5pm to 1am

Friday is Industry Night

If you are in the film industry in any capacity, please come by and meet yourfellow filmmakers! You do NOT have to be a member of the IFP/PHX to attend. Network to win big prizes!! Cash bar will be available! Mingle with the Who's Who of the Arizona film community. If you are a part of the Arizona Film and Television Industry, you need to be at the INDUSTRY NIGHT during the Annual Phoenix Film Festival. Be sure to bring your business cards!



5pm – 9pm Micah Beverly

2009 Winner of Alice Cooper's "Proof is in the Pudding" contest in Phoenix • 2nd place in the 2010 "BOSS Loop Station National Championships" in Hollywood • "Great guitar playing" - Andy Summers (The Police) • This solo Pop/Rock artist records and layers all his parts live using only an acoustic guitar and his voice to create the sound of a full electric band. Find out more at

9pm – 1am Karaoke Provided by Karaoke Now

Come belt out your favorite songs and be the life of the Friday Night Party! Join our host Ric Reyes for a rockin’ night. KaraokeNow is the total Karaoke source for over 25000 CDs, CDG, DVD, and VCD, of karaoke music. Largest inventory of systems, machines, mixers, players and software that makes us the most comprehensive retailer of karaoke to SAVE on ALL songs, karaoke, and complete systems for a thrilling karaoke event.

Saturday Night Party – 5pm to 1am

5:30pm - Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers (lead guitar is Andy Borunda, bass is Mike George, percussion is Omar Cifuentes) is one of a very few female-fronted, all original Americana bands in the Phoenix metro area! With songs written in Americana’s mix of folk, alt-country and rock and roll, Carol brings it all to her shows with enthusiasm, ease and pure joy.

7:00pm Shahrazad Dance Company Shahrazad Dance Company performs Egyptian and Arabic Raqs Sharqi (belly dance) and folkloric dances in the Southwest. Known for their authentic dances, inspired by Egypt's rich history of queens and goddesses, and the heroine of 1001 Arabian Nights, the troupe provides the American public a glimpse into the beauty of these colorful and spirited dances, as well as providing Egyptians and Arabs, living abroad, a piece of their culture.

8:00pm Scorpius Dance Formed in 1999 by choreographer, Lisa Starry, Scorpius Dance Theatre has been a constant presence in the metropolitan Phoenix arts community since its inception, combining the motifs of humor, drama, and both organic and technical movement to form a very distinct brand of dance theater. Lisa Starry’s A Vampire Tale, is the requisite haunt of the fall season, 8 years running. Please visit our Booking page to learn about how you can hire Scorpius for your next event!

9:00pm Provocatease Do you like dancing girls, magic, high flyers, live music, and comedy galore? Oh yes, yes you do. Allow our multi-talented, smoking hot troop of Vaudevillians to captivate, amuse, and bring your temperature up. There's something for everyone in our sinfully delightful shows!

10:30pm The Legendary Barbra Seville and Friends Barbra Seville is a Valley original! When she takes the stage in a flurry of feathers, foam, and frivolity, you are in for a good time. She has delighted audiences from coast to coast for over 15 years with her high-glamor, high energy, and high heels. Experience Barbra at

11:30pm to 1am – We’ll have a DJ to help us close out the night. Stick around until last call!

Sunday Night Awards Party 5pm to 11pm

5:30pm DJ Ascension The Artist, DJ Ascension represents a uniquely diverse taste of music gathered through generations paired with both natural and fine-tuned mixing skills, the handle: Ascension. may be used to describe but one element of this experience. With remixes including The Who vs. The Chemical Brothers (England), Bob Dylan vs. Daft Punk ((France), the recent Steve Miller Band vs. Danger (France), and the powerful 9/11 tribute mix of K'naan and Datsik(BC) this DJ/VDJ is never to be underestimated.









9:30pm Copper Wing Award Ceremony Your opportunity to see who the big winners are this year. Come find out who takes home the illustrious Copper Wing Award.