Gutsy Gals Inspire Me!®  

is proud to announce the winners of the

2014 GUTSY GAL FILM AWARD

To be presented at

The Berkshire Festival  of Women Writers

March 21, 2014

GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Cathryn Michon, writer and director – Best Feature Film/Comedy – Muffin Top: A Love Story

Cathryn Michon

Cathryn Michon

 

Best of Categories

Feature Length

Naomi McDougall Jones, writer and Meredith Edwards, director – Best Feature/Drama – Imagine I’m Beautiful

Heather Taylor, writer and director – Best Feature/Historical Documentary – Breaking through the Clouds

Maria Agui Carter, writer and director – Best Feature/Documentary of the Americas – Rebel

 

Shorts

Marion Gagnon, writer and director – Best Short/Historical Documentary –          Ida Lewis

Judith Finneren, writer and director – Best Short/Narrative – Ghost Bike

Ingrid Pfau, writer and director – Best Short/Student Emerging Talent – Seizing the Unrecorded

 

Special Category

Outstanding films that provide insight into an important issue of our times

Sarah Moshman, writer and director – Special Category/Women’s Empowerment – The Empowerment Project

Dawn Engle, director – Special Category/Peace Award – Children of the Light

Marion Lipschultz, writer/Marion Lipschultz and Rose Rosenblatt co-directors – Special Category/Social Justice – Young Lakota

Marilyn Schlitz, writer and director – Special Category/Contemporary Spirituality – Death Makes Life Possible

 

Official Selections

Julie Akeret and Christian McEwen, co-directors – Official Selection – Tomboys

Angie Klink, director – Official Selection – Rise Above the Mark

Virginia Robinson, writer and director – Official Selection – Mitchel and Russell