Congratulations to our 2016 RYFF Mentor of the Year
 
Morose Leonard

Advanced Placement Teacher in the East Ramapo Central School District

We invite you to see the works of our 3rd annual film screening gala!

Movie of the Year
Best Special Effects
Hum
Tom Teller

Best Drama
Revolving Child
Francisco Cabrera - 17 Years Old; Pembroke Pines, FL


Best Documentary
Art for a Lifetime
Azzan Williams - 20 Years Old; Poughkeepsie, NY

Best Cinematography
History Speaks
Trevor Chase

Best Screenplay
The Election
Aviva Okeson-Haberman and Emma Crosswhite; 18 Years Old; Springfield, MO

Best Young Director
War
Timothy Elisha Hill - 11 Years Old; Spring Valley, NY

The Visionary Award
Thespian Troupe 721: A Dedication to the Arts
Melissa Denizard - 17 Years Old; Spring Valley, NY


Best Public Service Announcement
Road to Unity
Fez Zafar - 14 Years Old; Clive, IA

Best Mystery & Suspense
Little Red
Wynter Rhys - 16 Years Old; North Bend, WA​​

Best Comedy
The Working Dead
Becca Meaney, Brynn Jefferson, Caroline Cox, Karson Monger, Saunder Boyle - 16-18 Years Old; Charlottesville, VA​​

Best Music Video
Girls Don't Cry Wolf
John Chigas and Anna Kotyza - 18 Years Old; Interlochen, MI​​

Best Animation
American Seoul
Jeeyoon Lee - 17 Years Old; Alexandria, VA

Best International
4PM Rain
Jonah Haber and Aidan Tanner - 18 Years Old; New York, NY

Director of the Year
Samsung Level Soundtrack Award
Smoke That Travels
Kayla Briët - 19 Years Old; La Mirada, CA

Best from EELEF
Hokey Pokey Ball
Spring Valley, NY