Congratulations to the 2017 Josiah Media Festival Winners!

In 2017, more than 1,800 films from 38 countries were submitted to URBAN-15’s 11th annual Josiah Media Festival.  Out of all of these films, we are proud to announce the 12 prize-winners in each of our four genre categories. Congratulations to these young filmmakers and their crews!

For full bios of winners and other selected filmmakers, please click HERE.



1st Place:

“iRony” by Radheya Jegatheva, 18

Joondanna, Australia



2nd Place:

“Sabana” by Vincenzo Imbimbo, 23

Madrid, Spain



3rd Place:

“A Table Game” by Nicolas Petelski, 22

Valencia, Spain



1st Place:

“Gente di Mare” by Ben Sorscher, 21

Cambridge, MA, USA



2nd Place:

“Silence” by Bianca Rego, 22

Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil



3rd Place:

“Concrete Canvas” by Gema Ceron, 19

San Francisco, CA, USA




1st Place:

“Trippy Firedance” by Hunter Harding, 22

Lawrence, KS, USA



2nd Place:

“Journey” by Radheya Jegatheva, 18

Joondanna, Australia



3rd Place:

“To the Water that Steams” by Tyler Gordon-Fordyce, 23

Northwich, U.K.



1st Place:

“The Trees Will Remember” by Ash Sumpter, 19

Dubnica Nad Vahom, Slovakia




“Fork You” by Keaton Applebaum, 20

Pasadena, CA, USA




“Mars is Calling” by Astrid Lund Johansen, 16

Hvidovre, Denmark


The 2017 Josiah Media Festival will take place Thursday, October 19th – Saturday, October 21st and will be held at the URBAN-15 Studio, located at 2500 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX, 78210. For more information on this year’s festival, contact us at (210) 736-1500 or

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