Orlando Urban

Film Festival

Friday, May 24 to Saturday, May 25, 2019

Orlando Urban Film Festival 6th Year

“Where Visionaries Meet and Imagination Runs Wild”

            “2019 OUFF SUBMISSIONS CLOSED”                         FINAL SELECTIONS ARE IN PROCESS                                                                     



 Content Creators Network

Filmmakers, Actors, Music Producers, Artists, Writers, Industry Executives


Wow . . . The 2018 Orlando Urban Film Festival has wrapped its “Official Selections.” There were so many amazing projects submitted by some very talented content creators globally.

Thanks to all of the talent who submitted their films, music or screenplay projects. It is always tough selecting the final winners! We hope you will continue to work your craft and submit your projects to the 2019 OUFF.  Keep in mind, You all are winners on OUFF’s “Big Screen”!


2018 OUFF Official Winners


Grand Jury Winner Decathlon Of Music Entertainment Award for Composers & Arrangers
Honoring Dunn Pearson Jr. for his LifeTime Achievements in film, televison and as a composer, arranger, pianist, producer and artist.  “Docudrama Unhinged”, Producer

Phenomenal Woman Director In Film Award

Grand Jury Winner Phenomenal Woman Director In Film Award: Honoring                        Dr. Florence Alexander, Director – “Harry T. Moore: The Martyr Who Paved The Way For The Civil Rights Movement”

Grand Jury Winner Rising Director: Best Feature Film Honoring                                                 ”The Season” – James Hunter, Director and Amanda Marquis, Co-Director

Grand Jury Winner Best Documentary Film                                                                            “The Groveland Four” Keith Salkowski – Director

Grand Jury Winner Best Innovative Short Film
“Missy’s Musical Misadventure” –  Gerald Jackson Jr.- Director

Grand Jury Winner Best Sci-Fi Short Film
“Gramma”  – Demarcus Brown, Director

Grand Jury Winner Best Web Series
“Lost Kings”  –  Terrance Smalls, Jr., Director

Grand Jury Winner Best  Narrative Short Film                                                                              “Crescent” – Edward Worthy, Director

Grand Jury Winner Best Music Video
“Beauty Queen” –  Joey Lamar Ashley, Director

Grand Jury Winner Best Gospel Music Video                                                                      “Echo” – William B. Morris, Recording Artist

Grand Jury Winner Best Screen Play Surprise
“Letters To My Father” – Mike Ray, Writer

STAR AWARDS – “Official Selections”

Best Dramatic Short
“Unreported Crime” – Sam Kench, Director

Best Dramatic Screen Play
“The Whispering” – Terri Bea-Sopher, Writer

Best Sci-Fi Screen Play
“Cozen”  – Ricky Tyree, Writer


Steinway Piano Student Recital Awards and

Three Top Student Pianist to be Awarded A Star Award

Amrak Movie Project 

Three Top Student Actors and Artists to be Awarded A Star Award

Legacy Artists Award

Chubb Rock, Hip-Hop Artist – “Treat ‘Em Right” – Hit Song

Documentary Films Screenings – Friday Opening Night

On Friday, May 25 Opening Night, 2018 OUFF OUFF will host, Life and Death: Through Glaring Eyes, a series of independent documentary film screenings about African American History in the State of Florida.

“Harry T. Moore: The Martyr Who Paved The Way For The Civil Rights Movement“ – Dr. Florence Alexander, Director

“The Groveland Four” – Keith Salkowski, Director, Producer and Writer and Executive Producer National Productions WUCF Central Florida PBS.

“The Arthur G. Dozier Reform School For Boys” – Duane Fernandez, Director.

“Our Darkest Hour: The Trayvon Martin Story” – Anthony B. Major, Associate Professor, UCF Nicholson School of Communication and Media.

Honorable Mention Features 

“Faces of Deceit” – Michael Angelo, Director
“One Bedroom” – Darien Sills-Evans, Director
“ShadeTree Mechanics” – Donald Hollowell, Director
“Eneme” – Trevor Ball, Director and Robert Vickers, Director
“Forced Orphans” – V N Aditya, Director

 Honorable Mention Short Films

“Intercept” – Jackie_Stone, Director
“Door To Purgatory” – Alexandra Balda, Director
“The Jar” – Carleton Rodgers, Director
“Last Goodbye” – Petra Tressler, Director

Honorable Mention Documentary Short Films

“Swag Check” – Roosevelt Merisier, Director

 Honorable Mention Web Series
“Brownsville” – Dawntavia Bullard

Honorable Mention Screenplays
“Black Starr: Birth of a Supernova” – Charlene Jones, Writer                                        “Kingpin of the Hood” – Ron Chepesiuk, Writer


2018 OUFF Hosts

Music Placement Conference, Founder  President, Orlando Urban Film Festival Gene Culver

Songwriter, Producer and Engineer

Actress, model,
Interviewer, Sherron Jackson

Will Morris, Live Performance 

2018  OUFF Winners & Movies

 Special Thank You To the 2018 OUFF Sponsors 

Orlando Urban Film festival is a IRS recognized 501(c)(3) your donations are tax deductible! Help OUFF help creative people develop, exposure and distribute their projects.

Enjoy over 50 films at the AMC Univeral Studios Orlando Florida City Walk!