Hollywood Blood Horror Festival

Hollywood Blood Horror Festival

Saturday, February 8, 2020

"HBHF": Winners of January 2020

It's time to announce the winners of JANUARY'S CONTEST!
Many films were simply outstanding... Our sincere congratulations to the winners and all the finalists!
And now, drum roll please!!! The winners are:


- Best Feature:
"The Sanctuary" (Allen Kool, Canada)

- Best Horror:
"Beckoned" (Richard Zelniker, USA)
"It's A B$tch Birthday" (Felicia Rivers, J. Paul The Demi God, USA)

- Best Sci-Fi:
"Dark Matter" (Lalo Davia, Spain)

- Best Thriller:
"Silent Day" (Mike McDougall, UK) 

- Best Fantasy:
"A Vampire wants a gumball" (Diego Lacámara, USA) 
"Dante Falls" (Nancy Lin, USA)

- Best Gore:
"Amnesia" (Thomas S. Normandy, USA)
"The attack" (Vincent Cotroneo, Emily Short, USA)

- Best Dark Comedy:
"Loosely a Killer" (Larry Rosen, USA)
"The Knowledge" (Alexander Osman, UK)

- Best Mystery:
"Goodnight" (Jake Roth, USA) 

- Best Crime:
"Betrayal" (Jerry García, USA)

- Best Action/Adventure:
"Blood Choke Retribution" (Michael Hoad, USA)

- Best Drama:
"The Sound of Silence" (Donald Wilson, USA)

- Best Animated:
"Afterglow" (Ariana Bolaños Guevara, Costa Rica)
"Grandma & The Skeleton" (Michael Aiello, USA)
"Idiot" (Dušan Davidov, Slovakia) 
"My little goat" (Tomoki Misato, Japan)


- Best Producers:
Michea Bryant, Don Ohmer for "Dante Falls" (USA)
Apocalypse Pictures for "Redcon-1" (UK)

- Best Director:
Nancy Lin for "Dante Falls" (USA)

- Best First Time Director:
Ariana Bolaños Guevara for "Afterglow" (Costa Rica)
Barney Burman for "Wild Boar" (USA)

- Best Actor:
Ross Heath for "Jessie" (UK)
Joshua Winch for "Lake Fear 3" (USA)

- Best Actress:
Tricia Fukuhara for "Dante Falls" (USA)
Hilary Barraford for "Hot Dog" (USA)

- Best Supporting Actor:
Eric Roberts for "Anatomy of an antihero redemption" (USA)

- Best Supporting Actress:
Ciara Hanna for "Beckoned" (USA)

- Best Young Actress:
Jasmine Mitchell for "Redcon-1" (UK)

- Best Acting Ensemble:
Tricia Fukuhara, Daniel Chung, Noveen Crumbie, Jesten Mariconda for "Dante Falls" (USA)
"Redcon-1" (UK) 

- Best Acting Duo:
Alessandra Guarino, Noel Jason Scott for "Alex and the Ghost" (USA)
Alan Delabie, Eric Roberts for "Anatomy of an antihero redemption" (USA)

- Best Cinematography:
David O'Keefe for "The Sanctuary" (Canada)

- Best Editing:
Donald Wilson for "The Sound of Silence" (USA)

- Best Sound Design:
Jonathon Goetz for "Amnesia" (USA)

- Best Original Score:
Chris Wirsig for "Trick of the Old Cat" (USA)

- Best Original Screenplay:
Thomas S. Normandy for "Amnesia" (USA)
Rachel Brewer for "He’s waiting" (UK)
Jason Lor for "Sleep" (USA)
Robin E. Crozier for "The Sanctuary" (USA)

- Best VFX:
LaMar Ford, Stephen Burchell, Cory Siu, Sura Jyothi Kalyan for "Dante Falls" (USA)

- Best Costume Design:
Bronya Arciszewska, Beverley Huynh for "Redcon-1" (UK)

- Best Special FX:
Agnieszka Kukulka for "Redcon-1" (UK)

- Best Makeup and Hairstyling:
Marijke Nothaft, Kamella Moore for "Amnesia" (USA)

- Best Special Makeup:
Nick Reisinger for "Wild Boar" (USA)

- Best Production Design:
Kevin Reeves for "Dante Falls" (USA)

- Best Trailer:
"Amnesia" (Thomas S. Normandy, USA)
"Jessie" (Ross Heath, Christopher Livermore, UK)
"Redcon-1" (Chee Keong Cheung, UK)

- Best Poster:
"Afterglow" (Ariana Bolaños Guevara, Costa Rica)
"Amnesia" (Thomas S. Normandy, USA)
"Dante Falls" (Nancy Lin, USA)
"Redcon-1" (Chee Keong Cheung, UK)

- Best Photography:
"Frankenstein" (Becky Doyon, USA)


  1. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE HONOR OF BEING SELECTED AS BEST HORROR SHORT! What an honor and what a good feeling for being recognized for our humble little film! And thanks for awarding Ciara Hanna best supporting actress award. That's so amazing! I can't wait to break the big news to her!