DATES FOR THE 16th Annual Bare Bones International
Independent Film, Arts & Music Festival
April 14, 2014
Film festival presents awards, encourages creativity
As hail pelted the roof and thunder boomed outside, actors and filmmakers united to be honored
at the awards reception for the 2014 Bare Bones International Film Festival.
as your film is your baby, this festival is ours,” said ShIron Ray, who with her husband, Oscar, founded Bare Bones.
The festival began April 3 and came to an end Sunday evening at the Oklahoma
Music Hall of Fame. Guests from across the world attended.
Oscar Ray stood
in front of the crowd and spoke about the meaning of the festival.
years from now, no will remember the awards, but everyone will remember 30 years from now how you treat them,” he said.
The Bare Bones Festival is to create, complete, and keep going when things begin
to crack, he said.
Awards were given in a variety of categories, ranging
from Best Family Drama to Best Use of Blood/Makeup. Many recipients mentioned their gratitude to the city of Muskogee and
to the Rays.
“Thank you, Muskogee,” said Robyn Ross, one of the
night’s many award recipients. “You are the nicest people on the face of the earth.”
The Rays took time to show their gratitude also by delivering the “Volunteer of the Year”
award to Cliff Moore.
“It’s always nice to feel appreciated,”
Moore said. “I wouldn’t have done it for anybody else.”
special moment during the awards ceremony came when Oscar and ShIron Ray honored Roger Davis, who died one year ago.
Oscar and ShIron Ray handed a special award to Davis’ widow, Ann.
“He was a very sweet and humble man,” Ann Davis said. “He was crazy about ShIron and
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MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Bones International Film & Music Festival is dedicated to screening feature motion picture projects with budgets less
than one million dollars.
Our philosophy is to promote and support the efforts of the small budget filmmakers and
producers. We treat everyone the way we would like to be treated and provide lots of encouragement.
A spring break
and networking opportunity for Actors, Writers, Filmmakers and Producers. Our small town experiences will give you a break
from the hustle and bustle of a big city.
In the city of Muskogee, OK USA everyone greets you with a smile and a friendly "howdy".
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
was created by filmmakers, screenwriters and actors and was created for filmmakers, screenwriters and actors who are involved
in independent motion picture projects anywhere in the world.
Named one of the
"25 Festivals worth the entry fee" by Moviemaker Magazine and named one of the "20 best festivals for new and emerging filmmakers."
PBS included Bare Bones as one of the top 20 documentary festivals. The Bare Bones Film Festival experience has long
been touted as the "Friendliest Film Festival" by the many filmmakers who return year after year.
The festival will
feature narrative and documentary features, short documentary, short narrative and student films, music videos, animation
and live screenplay readings in it's competitive program.
Live music and entertainment, classic car shows, receptions,
afterparties, tours of surrounding areas make this festival a relaxed atmosphere where you are treated like royalty, make
lasting friends and receive the recognition you deserve whether you are the top winner or not.
We strive to help
you find a home for your film. Bare Bones World Cinema is launching a distribution sales option for short and feature filmmakers.
Our panels are designed to give you the filmmaker a chance to be in
the spotlight as you share and enhance your filmmaking and film marketing knowledge. Bare Bones is also known for it's focus
on youth in front and behind the camera, introducing visiting film festival participants to the next generation of filmmakers
via movie-biz career days, kids view talk show and youth talent spotlight during the Bonehead Awards Gala.
Bare Bones is home of the Indie Auteur where recognition is given
to those who manage to wear a minimum of 5 hats (positions) bridging pre-post production and marketing. Up to 12 Indie
Auteurs may be honored during the festival with one being named Indie Auteur of the Year!
April 14, 2014
BEST DRAMA FEATURE
“Suck It Up Buttercup”
BEST COMEDY FEATURE
BEST HORROR FEATURE
BEST SCI-FI FEATURE
FAMILY DRAMA FEATURE
ROMANCE DRAMA FEATURE
“The Only Oly”
BEST COMEDY SHORT
BEST SCI-FI SHORT
“Rose, Mary & Time”
BEST FAMILY DRAMA SHORT
“The Mary Contest”
BEST THRILLER SHORT
“A Convenient Man”
BEST ROMANCE DRAMA SHORT
BEST ROMANCE COMEDY SHORT
“Sardines Out of a Can”
BEST OKLAHOMA SOIL SHORT
“Hope for the Holidays”
BEST DOCUMENTARY EDUCATIONAL FEATURE
“They Are We”
BEST DOCUMENTARY MUSIC FEATURE
“But It Doesn’t Have Me”
LEGACY KEEPERS AWARD
BEST STUDENT DOCUMENTARY SHORT
BEST ANIMATION FILM
BEST CHRISTIAN-FAITH PICTURE
BEST EROTIC PICTURE
Opposite of Romance”
BEST USE OF BLOOD/MAKEUP/ F/X
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE (Subtitles)
“La Vie Reveede David L (The Dreamlife of David L)” — France
BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
BEST FILM/MUSIC FOCUSED MOVIE
“Rough Cut Southern”
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST IN A FEATURE FILM
“Suck It Up Buttercup”
BEST YOUTH IN A FEATURE
Aaron McCormick, “Collapse,” first; Rachel
St. Gelais, “Moving Mountains,” second; Kale McCormick, “Collapse,” third
BEST ENSEMBLE CAST IN A SHORT FILM
“A Convenient Man”
BEST ACTRESS IN A SHORT
Rheagan Wallace, “Amazin’ Grace”
BEST ACTOR IN A SHORT
Perry White, “Noah Hammer”
BEST PERIOD COSTUMING/SET DESIGN
“The One Who
BEST COMEDY MICRO SHORT
BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT
“Life Is for Living,”
BEST WESTERN SHORT
BEST YOUTH IN A SHORT
Adanna Avon, “The Mary Contest,”
and Ainslee Watterston, “Amazin’ Grace,” first (tie); Madison Gilbert, “Damage-Joy,” second;
Samuel Mason, “Those Poor Things,” third
BEST SCI-FI/HORROR MICRO
“The Fly Trap Episode 2: ‘Dogma’ ”
BEST THRILLER MICRO SHORT
BEST FAMILY DRAMEDY MICRO SHORT
“Love Eterne Mourning”
BEST ZOMBIE PICTURE
BEST AVANTE-GARDE/ALTERNATIVE SHORT FILM
BEST SILENT FILM
BEST STUDENT SHORT-HIGH SCHOOL
“Chee-wi Learns to Growl”
BEST STUDENT SHORT
“A Wheel & the Moon”
BEST STUDENT MICRO SHORT
BEST DRAMA MICRO SHORT
Daniel Espeut, “Greasepaint,” Indie Auteur of the Year 2014 Lawrenceville,
AL & JAYNE CLOUTIER-"Makua Charley"
BENITO MAESTRE-"Love Thy Neighbor"
DOUG ROOS-"The Sky Has Fallen"
EDGAR JIMZ-"Dirty Shield"
CHRIS MAMMERILLI & RYAN PHILLIPS-"Southern Comfort"
TYLER ROBERDS-"The Only Oly"
BEST ACTOR IN A FEATURE
Nate Teron, “Dirty Shield”
BEST ACTRESS IN A FEATURE
Renee Michaels, “Pruning the
BEST INDIEWOOD SCREENPLAY
West of Arkansas” by Gerald Huckleberry
BEST HOLLYWOOD SCREENPLAY
“3 Sons of a Gun” by James Christopher
“Lake Wendigo” by Jason Vaile
BEST INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY
“Grace” by Lynda Lemberg
BEST FEATURE BARE BONES SCREENPLAY
“The Lord’s Lie” by Randy
BEST BARE BONES SHORT SCREENPLAY
Angel” by Christopher Ellis
CLU GULAGER’S BEST ACTOR AWARD
Katharyn Grant, “The One Who Loves You
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