Prizes for the 2023 Competition – Theme “LAUGH OUT LOUD BONITA”
The Henderson Franklin Grand Prize – Best Overall Film
In addition to the best overall grand prize winner, the categories for this years’ event are as follow:
• The TLC MARKETING AND CREATIVE SERVICES AWARD – Best depiction of Bonita Springs (must include significant portion of Bonita Springs).
• The BONITA PRINT SHOP AWARD – Most original (for unique interpretation of the theme).
• The KATHY MCGRATH AWARD – Best under 18 (Producer must been under 18).
• The BONITA SPRINGS HISTORIC SOCIETY BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD – Non-fiction
• The PRADO STADIUM 12 THEATERS AWARD – People’s choice (to be voted by audience members at the gala)
Note: Special awards – The organization of the festival reserves the right to add awards for merit in film making.