Orlando Urban

Film Festival

AMC Universal Cineplex

Friday, May 25 to Saturday, May 26, 2018

Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF

5th Year Celebration

“Where Visionaries Meet and Imagination Runs Wild”

Content Creators Network

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

AMC Theater located on Universal Studios City Walk6000 Universal Blvd #740, Orlando, FL 32819

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AMC Theater Universal Studios – Opening Night

5th Anniversary Toast, Open Bar, Wine, Beer and Drinks Available 

Screenings, Conversation with Directors and Photo Op Meet & Greet, Interviews with the Media on the Red Carpet.  

DinahLynn Biggs will be “Broadcasting Live Globally” along with Sherron Jackson. They will be interviewing attendees and filmmakers throughout the 2 days.

Lance Stephens will host the 2018 OUFF Awards on Saturday.

Will Morris will open the 2018 OUFF Awards and perform his hit song “Echo”.

Rosen Centre Hotel – Accommodations – Traveling to Orlando? Visit the Travel tab to take advantage of the 2018 OUFF Special Hotel Rates.

The Orlando Urban Film Festival (OUFF) is Orlando, Florida’s African American film festival. We are filmmakers and experienced music business executives with over 20 years behind us and who have helped build the careers of many of today’s superstars. We are energized by the diversity and inclusion of all types of cultural films, movies, documentaries, videos, shorts, clips, music, and photography from content creators globally.

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2018 OUFF AWARD WINNERS

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.
The 2018 OUFF “Official Selections” are listed below!  Keep in mind, You all are winners on OUFF’s “Big Screen”!

2018 OUFF Official Winners

GRAND JURY AWARDS

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”  –  Michael Faulkner, 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

SPECIAL STAR AWARDS 

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

Phenomenal Woman Director In Film Award

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

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

Host

Actress, model,
Interviewer, Sherron Jackson

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!