Churches Making Movies Christian Film Fest Announces Nominations for Best of Show

The Churches Making Movies Christian Film Festival has announced the nominations for the 2019 Best of Show Awards. In addition, the festival announced the finalists of its screenwriting competition. The awards will be presented at 7:00 pm, Sunday, October 13, 2019, following the final film at the Fellowship Deaconry Christian Retreat Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Following is the full list of 2019 nominations:

Best Narrative Feature

Chloe’s Mountain

The Reliant

Resilience and the Lost Gems

Best Actress

Kenzie Mae as Chloe in Chloe’s Mountain

Mollee Gray as Sophie in The Reliant

Natalia Dominguez as Marcella in Freshman Year

Best Actor

Brian Bosworth as Jack in The Reliant

Benjamin Onyango as Chukwumah in Freshman Year

Jonta King as Frank Jackson in The Wake Up Call

Best Narrative Short (15 mins or longer)

A Blood Throne


Special Election

Best Narrative Short (under 15 mins)


When All Else Fails

When the Dust Clears

Best Documentary

Dinosaur Heart

Foreclosing on Faith

Let Me Live Again

Best Director

Brian Finn, Resilience and the Lost Gems

Paul Munger, The Reliant

Wes Bristol, Chloe’s Mountain

Spirit Award (best illustrates fruit of the Spirit)

The Harvest is Plentiful, but the Laborers are Few

It’s Good to Believe in God

Screenplay Finalists

John Martins, Arizona Sunrise

Kent Taylor, A Soldier’s Gift

Tim Rossi, The Angel Rainbow Carwash

Marcia Chandler Rhea and Margaret Ford Rogers, The Carolina Storyteller

John Martins, Trial by Trial


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