(Winners announced)…They were judged at the 5th Annual Imperial County Film Festival and Artist Showcase.
The two day event was held last Friday and Saturday at the Imperial Palms Resort at the Barbara Worth Country Club. 18 films were entered in this year’s competition. Judged the Best overall film was Mi Tierra by Joey Gonzalez. The Best actor was Eduardo DeColosio in Mi Tierra. Best Direction went to Eduardo Maytorena with the film Soledad. Best Short Film was If Only by David Malley. Best Depiction of the Valley was awarded to La Cuenta Por Favor. The Up and Coming Filmmaker award went to Jezai Torres. The Audience Favorite was The Red River Valley. The event was presented by the Imperial County Film Commission.