2015 US Hollywood International Film Festival Reveals Its Competition Winners At Awards Night


The US Hollywood International Film Festival (USHIFF) held its annual gala to present the Golden Film Awards. Michael Tse, USHIFF Founder & Committee Chair, proudly announced the winners of the 2015 US Hollywood International Film Festival Competition. The goal of the US Hollywood International Film Festival founders is to expose international talent and to build bridges of understanding and creativity within the film industry. We invite a new generation of filmmakers to “Twist the System” by rewarding unique and unorthodox approaches to filmmaking. USHIFF emphasizes emerging technologies such as mobile devices and digital media in film production and distribution.

When you believe in others and give them a positive reputation to uphold, you can help them to become better than they think they are.” said festival Chair, Mike Tse.

Over 230 films from the United States, China, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Brazil, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Belgium, Brazil, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Ecuador, Australia, Romania, Mexico, India, Switzerland , Netherlands are participating as well as providing a platform for up and coming independent filmmakers representing the art and craft of cinematic storytelling. The USHIFF Film festival was developed to foster meaningful global communication between all cultures through Cinema exposing international talent and building bridges of understanding and creativity within the film industry.

This year the USHIFF Golden Film Awards Ceremony was held Tuesday, December 15 at 8:00pm at Taglyan Complex, Hollywood, Ca.The evening celebrated filmmakers from around the world including Outstanding

Filmmaker, Buting Yang from China, Executive Producer (China) of Mission Impossible III who received the Special Achievement Award. And OutstandingHomeless_Poster_1(1) Documentary was given to

As Always Stay By Me  Lily Lisa Hollywood

Hosts Sterling Long and Veronica Zou introduced the nominee film clips and brought to the stage Committee Co-Chairs Jimmy Jiang, AICEF Sam Liu, Vice Chair Fei Fei, and Kimberly Kates, along with advisory board members, and special guests to present the awards.

Winners were chosen from over 300 submissions from 45 countries and regional zones. Below are the awardee highlights:

USHIFF Special Jury Award 2015


Outstanding Up & Comer Actor –“3,000” – Danovich Han

Outstanding Composer – Dr. Bruce Lee – “The Mosquito Man”

Outstanding Up & Comer Director  – Jose Paredes – “Amir”

Outstanding Actress – Tse Yuet Mei – “The Corner”

Outstanding Short Film – “The Sentinel”

Outstanding Foreign Film – “Sassy Girl”

Outstanding Feature  – “Ben & Ara”

Outstanding in Cinematography –“Hero”

Outstanding Animation Feature Film –“Jewish Girl in Shanghai – The Mystery of the Necklace”

Special Recognition Awards:

Outstanding Producer –Kimberley Kates

Special Jury Award- Monty Thumper Bane

USHIFF Goodwill Ambassador –Jin Ye

Outstanding Director – Mr. Xi Xi Gao

Winners of 2015 Golden Film Awards in Best Categories:

Best Visual effect “The Mosquito Man” – The Deka Brothers

Best Screenplay “Tangled Spirits” – Eric P. Granger

Best Make Up “The Eve” – Luca Machnich

Best Editing “Road To The Sky” – Bruce Nachbar

Best Cinematography “Delicacy” – Theo Kirkpartick

Best Short Film“Winters Journey” – Susanne Boeing

Best Documentary“The Last Tear” – Christopher Lee

Up & Comer Actress“Road To Sky” – Xiao Xiao Liu

Up & Comer Actor “On the Horizon” – Tayler Johnson

Best Foreign Film “Billion Star Hotel” – Ovidiu Radian Vasu

Best Supporting Actor “The Corner” – Yue Ka Lun

Best Actress “We Promised” – Nancy Hamilton Myers

Best Actor “Intersection” – Hoyt Richards

Best Director “Ben & Ara” – Constance Ejuma

Best Picture “Intersection” – Tim French

The award ceremony was organized by the USHIFF Committee, coordinated by IFSM Fashion Production,New Wave Int’l and IFSM Committee; Co-organized by American International Cultural Exchange Foundation, Hollywood International Film Exchange.

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