2015 Film Festival Awards

The Dragon Con Independent Film Festival awards ceremony took place on Monday, September 7th. Clips were shown from each of three finalists in the categories of Animated Comedy, Animated Fantasy, Animated Musical Film, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Fan Film, Fantasy, Foreign Language, Horror, Horror Comedy, Science Fiction, Steampunk, as well as Feature. The finalists, as well as the winners, are listed below. Best Animated Short and Best Short Film were chosen from the 1st place winners in the genre shorts categories.  An Honorable Mention was given to a film that, due to particularly intense competition, did not place first in its category. The Spirit of Dragon Con was awarded to a filmmaker that embodied the overall essence of both the film festival and the convention.  This was a juried competition.

Best Short Film:  Dust
Best Animated Film: Claire & the Keys
Honorable Mention: Dread 
Spirit of Dragon Con: Trip Hope (Here Comes the BrideSavant: Kali 47, Thresher

Animated Comedy

1st Place: The Detectives of Noir Town
Finalist: After the End
Finalist: Palmer’s Beard

Animated Fantasy

1st Place: The Mill at Calder’s End
Finalist: Thundercluck: Chicken of Thor
Finalist: Toonocalypse

Animated Musical Film

1st Place: Claire & the Keys
Finalist: Clavicles
Finalist: The Fallen Phoenix 


1st Place: 7.2
Finalist: Alienated
Finalist: Stories of Alyx and Anton

Dark Comedy

1st Place: The Amazing Rondini
Finalist: Bad Guy #2
Finalist: The Bloodline

Fan Film

1st Place: Prelude to Axanar
Finalist: Breakfast with Clark
Finalist: Kragos the Dishonored



1st Place: The Sun Devil and the Princess
Finalist: Bears Discover Fire
Finalist: The Red Thunder

Foreign Language

1st Place: Replika
Finalist: Dread
Finalist: The End (La Fin)


1st Place: Mojave Junction
Finalist: The Case of Evil
Finalist: Thresher

Horror Comedy

1st Place: Dead Hearts
Finalist: Sharkasaurus
Finalist: A Tricky Treat

Science Fiction

1st Place: Dust
Finalist: Captcha
Finalist: The Shaman


1st Place: Savant: Kali 47
Finalist: Cowboys & Engines
Finalist: Topsy McGee VS. the Sky Pirates

Feature Film

1st Place: Dragon Warriors
Finalist: SuperBob
Finalist: Writer’s Cramp


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