11023431_10152803193418513_1285634164088397708_nGreg Castro, a BFA film student at the University of Arizona, won the $1,000 prize for Best Film in Independent Film Arizona’s 2015 Arizona Film Competition for his short On Vacation Waiting to Die. Ina Shivack won the award for Best Actor for her lead role in the film.

All awards presented for 2015 included:

The Opening Act (Linda Chorney) – Best Documentary

Ambiguity (Grisel Wilson) – Best Foreign Film

Love a la Carte (Tim McSpadden) – Best Comedy

C-Bar (Patrick Ball, Aaron Newton, [Mark Baugher]) – Best Cinematography

Mirage at Zabul Province (Philip Sedwick) – Best Screenplay

Walk Safe Drive Safe‬ (Evan Grae Davis) – Best PSA

The Pet Friendly Traveler (Rosie Zwaduk) – Best Television Concept

Shoot All the Lawyers (Wynell Waters, [Bill Brilles]) – Best Supporting Actor

Donnie (Anna Augustowski) – Best Short Film

Durant’s Never Closes (Travis Mills) – Best Feature Film