Awards

After winning over 30 awards, the shocking and beautiful true crime documentary Where There is Darkness has been called the best documentary of 2019 in a number of film festivals.

The movie has been honored among the Official Selections of more than 40 film festivals around the world. Awards for the movie include Best Director, Best Documentary, Best Soundtrack, and even Best Actor.

Where There is Darkness continues to gain recognition and touch the hearts of audiences through hosted screenings and film festivals, as evidenced in the high number of awards it has received. See some of the film’s latest accomplishments below or at our Film Freeway page, and learn more about our film here.

 

Here’s the latest list of our film festival selections and awards:

Official Selections

  • Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
  • James Bond III Film Festival
  • Prison City Film Festival
  • Ocean City Film Festival
  • George Lindsey UNA Film Festival
  • Queen Palm International Film Festival
  • Aphrodite Film Awards
  • Magnolia Independent Film Festival
  • International Independent Film Awards
  • California Film Awards
  • Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
  • Indiefest Film Awards
  • Prague Film Festival
  • Miami Independent Film Festival
  • Ferrara Film Festival
  • Silk Road Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland
  • Snowdance Film Festival, Munich, Germany
  • London International Cinema Festival
  • The Impact DOCS Awards
  • Docs Without Borders Film Festival
  • 16th Internacional Festival Signos de la Noite
  • Central Michigan International Film Festival
  • Fort Myers Film Festival
  • Dumbo Film Festival
  • 6th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra
  • Louisiana International Film Festival
  • L-DUB Film Festival
  • Milledgeville + Eatonton Film Festival
  • Big Apple Film Festival (Florida Filmmakers and Screenwriters showcase)
  • Maryland International Film Festival
  • Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival
  • Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
  • Internationales Festival Zeichen der Nacht
  • Australian Inspirational Film Festival
  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
  • Back In The Box Competition
  • Oniros Film Awards, Italy
  • Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
  • Near Nazareth Festival (NNF)
  • Los Angeles CineFest
  • New Hope Film Festival
  • Saints and Sinners Film Festival
  • AFIN International Film Festival
  • Annual Hamilton International Film Festival
  • Ellensburg Film Festival
  • Black Cat Picture Show
  • Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival
  • Royal Starr Film Festival
  • Annual Central Florida Film Festival
  • Catalina Film Festival
  • Four Corners Film Festival
  • (In)Justice for All Film Festival
  • Full Bloom Film Festival
  • Rendezvous Film Festival
  • Sanford International Film Festival
  • Awareness Film Festival
  • Emerge Film Festival

Awards

  • Best Documentary – Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
  • Best Director – Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
  • Best Documentary – James Bond III Film Festival
  • Best Director – James Bond III Film Festival
  • Best Lead Actor – James Bond III Film Festival
  • Best Soundtrack – James Bond III Film Festival
  • Best Director – Prison City Film Festival
  • Best Cinematography – Prison City Film Festival
  • Best Sound Mixing – Prison City Film Festival
  • Best Feature – Ocean City Film Festival
  • Best Professional Documentary – George Lindsey UNA Film Festival
  • Best Feature Silver Winner – Queen Palm International Film Festival
  • Best Director Silver Winner – Queen Palm International Film Festival
  • Best Producer Bronze Winner – Queen Palm International Film Festival
  • Best Documentary Feature – Aphrodite Film Awards
  • Best Documentary Cinematography – European Cinematography Awards
  • Best Director – Magnolia Independent Film Festival
  • Best Feature – Magnolia Independent Film Festival
  • Best Documentary Directory – Hollywood Florida Film Festival
  • Ron Tibbett Award for excellence in film – Magnolia Independent Film Festival
  • Gold Award Documentary Feature – International Independent Film Awards
  • Diamond Award Documentary Film – California Film Awards
  • Silver Award Winner – Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
  • Award of Merit – Indiefest Film Awards
  • Special Mention – Prague Film Festival
  • Second Place – Gabriel Awards, Catholic Media Conference
  • Nominated – Miami Independent Film Festival
  • Nominated – Gold Dragon – Ferrara Film Festival
  • Nominated – Snowdance Film Festival, Munich, Germany
  • Nominated – London International Cinema Festival
  • Finalist  – Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
  • Finalist – Back In The Box Competition
  • Finalist – Oniros Film Awards, Italy
  • Finalist – Colorado International Activism Film Festival
  • Semi-Finalist – Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards
  • Semi-Finalist – Near Nazareth Festival (NNF)
  • Semi-Finalist – Los Angeles CineFest
  • Semi-Finalist – Festpro International Film Festival
  • Semi-Finalist – Social World Film Festival
  • Semi-Finalist – Burbank International Film Festival
  • Audience Award – Best Feature Film – Sands Film Festival
  • Best Documentary – Milledgeville Eatonton Film Festival
  • Best Director – Milledgeville Eatonton Film Festival

Important Links

Directors and producers of Where There is Darkness attending a screening of the film in Washington, DC

 

Director Sean Bloomfield with three awards from the Magnolia Independent Film Festival

 

 

 

 

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