2005 Film Festival Awards

Best Short Film: Apartment 206
Best Animated Film: The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello
Honorable Mention: Turn

Animated Comedy

1st Place: Rattus Pistofficus
Herman, The Legal Labrador*
The Love Train
Surly Squirrel*
Timmy’s Lessons in Nature: Lessons 1-3
To A Man With A Big Nose
Zombie Skunk Ghouls Preview

Animated Fantasy & Science Fiction

1st Place: The Mysterious Geographic
Explorations of Jasper Morello
Cold War
Joy Comes in the Morning
Knights in the Enchanted Museum*
Valley of Gwombi*

Animated Horror

1st Place: Little Dead Girl
Circle of Freaks
L’amour est…*


1st Place: Final Sale
I am Stamos
It’s About Time
Pirates Vs. Ninjas*
Prayers From Pelham
The Three R’s*

Extreme Horror

1st Place: Means To An End


1st Place: Apartment 206
The Babel Trunk
The Big Thing
Claang: The Origin
The Commission*
Nie solo seiN (Never even)
Rainbow’s End


1st Place: Colour Blind
Legion The Word Made Flesh*
I’ll See You in My Dreams
Stephen King’s Gotham Café
Thirty Five
We All Fall Down

Horror Comedy

1st Place: Pee Shy
Snow Day, Bloody Snow Day*
To Psigio (The Fridge)


1st Place: Confederate Zombie Massacre!
Imperial Chopper*
Jedi House*
Mosquito: Behind the Scenes Preview
Portrait of a Zombie
Teenage Superhero Pregnancy Scare

Science Fiction

1st Place: Cost Of Living
The Cost of Living
Farmer Brown
Into the Maelstrom
Star Wars: Revelations*
Terror In The Outer Zone


1st Place: D
Kyoto Nocturnes, Part I: Elegant Slaughter
Le Manian
The Neighborly Thing
One For The Road
Staring at the Sun*


The 2005 D*CIS Film Festival Jury consisted of:

Fran Burst-Terranella
An Emmy-winning filmmaker with over 700 credits, Fran is a founding member of IMAGE and Women in Film-Atlanta, has served on the Governor’s Film and Video Advisory Board, is currently on the Board of NATAS’ Southeast chapter, and has earned more than 100 national and international awards. She is also on the Digital Media faculty at the Art Institute of Atlanta.

Bob Coughlin
A professional writer and editor since 1967 as well as a long-time film festival director, Bob has produced film segments for Jon Ludwig’s Heaven Hell Tour and other projects at the Atlanta Center for Puppetry Arts, worked with Jim Henson on The Muppets Take Atlanta, and produced, written, and scored several short films, including the 1988 documentary Bob Smith and Howdy Too.

Doc Ezra
With a near-encyclopedic knowledge of bad action movies, and a superhuman capacity for cynicism and sarcasm, Doc joined the SDI fold at Needcoffee.com where he has been a contributor for nearly a decade, writing his own weight in DVD Reviews. He has also served as a former contributor to Corona’s Coming Attractions.

Matthew M. Foster
Your not-very-humble Festival Director and Film Critic.

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