Awards Ceremony

Be the first to learn of the award-winning films! Limited seating is available and champagne will be served, courtesy of our National Partner Barefoot Winery. A Sunday Mid-day session ticket or Weekend Pass is required and seating is limited.

Sunday, January 15, 2017, 1 pm
At Stone Hall in the Miners Foundry
A Sunday Afternoon session ticket or Weekend Pass is required. First come, first served.



DRP FF13 IMG_5719People’s Choice Award

YOU vote for your favorite film!

You’ll receive one ballot with your festival ticket. Ballot boxes are located at each venue and ballots are due by the end of the film sessions on Sunday.

The winner will be announced Sunday evening on our website and live at the Nevada Theatre during the special screening of award winning films.

Award Winning Films at the Nevada Theatre

In collaboration with the Nevada Theatre Film Series we will be showing a selection of this year’s award winning films. Keep your ears open for the line-up after the awards are announced on Sunday at 1 pm. This session requires a separate ticket, which you can purchase ahead of time online or at Fest HQ. This event usually sells out in advance. Monday is our first ever locals appreciation night! All films will be award winners, but a different selection from Sunday night.*

Award Winning Films
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 7 pm
At The Nevada Theatre

Tonight’s Lineup Of Award Winner’s Includes:
Katie Schuler, Nick Rogacki | 13 min

Douglas Tompkins: A Wild Legacy
James Q Martin, Chris Cresci | 2016 | 16 min

Fractured Land
Damien Gillis, Fiona Rayher | 2015 | 80 min

*Monday’s Locals Appreciation Night will have a different selection of Award Winning films from this weekend*


Locals Appreciation Night
Monday, January 16, 2017, 7 pm
At The Nevada Theatre

*Please note the Sunday Award Winning Films and Monday Locals Appreciation Night Tickets ARE NOT included with any Festival Pass. These are separately ticketed Special Events and require their own ticket.