2017 Winners

2017 Beverly Hills Film Festival Golden Palm Award

The Golden Palm Award

2017 Screenplay Awards

Golden Palm Award for Best Screenplay: “The Midnight Son” by Levi Taylor


1st Runner up:This Close” by Marc Messenger

2nd Runner up: “The Race to The Top of The World” by Nick DeRuve

Student Screenplay Award: “Sunset” by Nicholas Rodriguez

2017 Film Awards

Best Directing

Sam Upton: “Gun”

Best Producer

Morten Hansen: “Zen Dog”

Best Cinematography

The Shadow Hours

Best Actor

Dash Mihok, “The Girl Who Invented Kissing”

Best Actress

Gabrielle Stone, “It Happened Again Last Night”

Best Editing

Before The Fall

Best Foreign Film


Best Animation

The Trees of Eden

Best Student Film

The Artist’s Awakening

2017 Audience Choice Awards

Best Feature


Best Documentary

Rod Taylor: Pulling No Punches

Best Short


2017 Jury Awards

Best Feature


Best Documentary

John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs

Best Short

It Happened Again Last Night