The 2016 Winners!

Audience Award Best Feature


Audience Award Best Short
...but you look so good


Best Feature Film


Best Short Film
Childhood Tears


First Time Female Filmmaker Fellowship
Christine Hunt


William Gerrity Award for Best Production
Es Rever - Sean Carmichael


SSFF Women in Film Award
Emilie Barbault, Sarah Barbault


Samuel Fuller Independent Spirit Award
Luigi Cozzi



Best Documentary


Best Comedy
Scary Little Fuckers


Best Experimental Film (Tie)
You're Just Projecting 


Best Horror Film Feature


Best Horror Film Short
The Stylist


Best Foreign Short


Best Foreign Horror Film


Best Director 
John Mosetich (Permanent)


Best Director Short
Emilie Barbault, Sarah Barbault (Childhood Tears)


Best Actor
David Graziano (Delusion)


Best Actor Short
Bruce Tessore (Childhood Tears)


Best Actress
Jami Tennile (Delusion)


Best Actress Short
Tennessee Maquignon (Childhood Tears)

Best Local Horror Short
Devil's Work


Best New England Film


Best Newcomer (Tie)
Gwen Callahan
Carol Conley


Outstanding Achievement Award
From Grief to Gratitude


Outstanding Achievement Award
The Secret of the Woods

Check out the scenes from SSFF 2016

The Shawna Shea Film Festival celebrates independent films and the people who make them. Established in 2012 as a program of the Shawna E. Shea Memorial Foundation Inc., SSFF honors Shawna's unique independent spirit by bringing audiences films that share the same quality. 


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