top of page

Rosies 2023

 

Audience Awards

 

Documentary Long Form

The World’s Best Film

Joshua Belinfante

 

Documentary Short Form

The Militiaman,

David Peter Hansen

 

Drama

Welcome to Forever

John Gray

 

Comedy

I Have to Tweet that

Jake Allen

 

Faith based

Anima

Jennifer Jessum

 

PSA

The Real Impact

Daniel Blu Cervantes

Faith Based Film:

 

Anima

Jennifer Jessum

 

Festival Special Awards
 

 

Voice of the Voiceless Award

Finding Courage

By Kay Rubacek

The Earth and its Creatures Award

 

Manatee Rescue: Last Stand of a Florida Treasure

Riverside Conservancy & Red Rock Films, 

 

Emerging Filmmaker

 JOHNNY CASSIDY

Authenticity, the Musical USA 

 

Film School Standout

It’s Over, Florida State University

Charlee Andelman, Director

 

Cinematography Award

Moonlight Serenade

Ruslan Aknov, Russia

 

6-12th Grade Student Filmmaker of the Year

Axe Soup, Screenplay by Candido Soto, III

 

Most Creative Title credit

ALL  IN

Philippe Vanasse-Paquet All IN 10:50

Canada

Heart of the Festival

Alexa Sheehan

 

Festival Director's Best of Festival 2023

 

As they say, when it's the best written, best acted, and best edited, it's the director...

Welcome to Forever, USA 9:22

Directed by John Gray

Drama, Short

The Reel Deal Film Festival is an independent film festival based in

​Volusia County, Florida

We accept worldwide entries and seek the widest array of voices and perspectives possible, both student and indie. We love traditional comedies, dramas, PSAs, documentaries & faith-based, and also include new media: Smartphone, Sports Edits, TikTok.

Volusia Public and Private School Students Enter for Free as part of our Community Outreach. Alpha Code and School Name Required to be Considered or your film will not be viewed. Private/Home School students email us for a code: festivaldirector@reeldealfilmfestival.com

bottom of page