We are beyond ecstatic to be bringing back our End of the Year Awards for the fifth consecutive year in a row!!  This is your chance, as the film community, to give recognition where recognition is deserved and to put your best work forward.  You can check out all our past End of the Year Award winners here and all the details on this years awards below.

Currently we are in the voting stage of the awards and the form for this can be found at the button at the very bottom of the page.  Please look through all the finalists before you vote.  Thank you and good luck everyone!

PRIZES

We are ecstatic to announce our sponsors for our 2017 Image of the Year Award prize package!!  Each winner of the three categories will not only receive recognition in our industry but a copy of the spring/summer 2018 issue of Belle Lumière, there image featured in that issue, your image printed up as a large fine art print from Kala Albums, a stunning Montana box from the wonderful people at H.H. Boogie, ribbon from our favorite ribbon company Stella Wolfe, and a pro pack of Fuji 400 Film from Fuji Film, and scanning and processing of that film from Photovision.  Winners of our Film Photographer of the Year and Emerging Film Photographer of the Year will not only receive recognition in our industry but a copy of our spring/summer issue of Belle Lumiere and a special feature in that issue.

DATES

November 13 – December 4th
This will be our nomination and entry period.  At this time you can nominate anyone in our industry for our Film Photographer of the Year and Emerging Film Photographer of the Year as well as enter your images for our Image Contest.  A business website is required to nominate.  We do this to be fair and to make sure only creatives in our industry are taking part in the awards and multiple forms are not submitted.  Creatives can include, but are not limited to, photographers, labs, stylists, HMUA, calligraphy artists, and other vendors.

December 14th – January 4th
On the 14th the top nominees from our categories will be posted, as well as the selected top images from our guest judge and myself for each of the three image categories.  Voting will begin on the 14th as well. Voting is only open to creatives in our industry and a business website is required to vote. Only one vote per person.

January 10th
Winners will be announced on January 10th and awards sent out after the announcement.  Good luck everyone!

Film Photographer of the Year

You have spoken and we have the three top nominated photographers for you to decide on for Film Photographer of the Year.  We want to know who you think did an extraordinary job of representing film and the community for 2017.  This includes supporting others in the film industry, capturing beauty in film, and doing an amazing job of representing the industry.  Below you can find these three finalists and vote for which one you think deserves the title at the voting link at the bottom of the page.  You can click on each photographers website and IG link to learn more about them and see more of their work.

* All images taken from the photographers IG page and is fully credited to them.

Justin and Amanda
Thehappybloom.com
@thehappybloom

Emerging Film Photographer of the Year

You have spoken and we have the three top nominated photographers for you to decide on for Emerging Film Photographer of the Year.  We want to know who you think is an up and coming film photographer new to our community.  This photographer has to have been shooting film for less then 2 years and has to have a business.  Their business does not have to be 100% film though and the business can be more then 2 years old. Below you can find these three finalists and vote for which one you think deserves the title at the voting link at the bottom of the page. You can click on each photographers website and IG link to learn more about them and see more of their work.

* All images taken from the photographers IG page and is fully credited to them.

Film Image of the Year

Below you will find the finalists for the Film Image of the Year awards in all three categories.  Color, Black and White, and double exposure as well as the photographers name underneath.  We also have a handful of honorable mentions that will be posted when the winners are posted!

Cindy Habel

Ben Yew

Nicole Clarey

Callie Manion

  Mallory Haren

Clay Austin

Dani Cowan

Alexandria Smith

Kate Anfinson

Elena Widmer