Prizes and Awards


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 filmmakers in each of the four film categories with an additional prize awarded to the “Best of Show” winner – 13 winners total!

Prizes will be awarded in the form of gift cards to B&H Photo and Video. Using these cards, winners can order anything they choose from B&H’s enormous variety of film, audio, lighting & storage equipment. We hope that through this purchase at B&H, making your next film will be a little bit easier!

First-place Winners – $250 B&H Gift Card
Second-place Winners – $100 B&H Gift Card
Third-place Winners – $50 B&H Gift Card
Best of Show Winner – An additional $250 B&H Gift Card ($500 total!)

All LOCAL (San Antonio-based) filmmakers MUST be in attendance at the Josiah Media Festival Awards Ceremony in order to receive their awards and prizes. Awards and prizes will not be mailed or delivered to LOCAL filmmakers. LOCAL filmmakers understand that they forfeit their award and prize(s) if they are not in attendance at the Awards Ceremony.

All winning-filmmakers outside of San Antonio, Texas will be asked to accept their awards and prizes via Skype. Awards and prizes will be mailed out to all non-local filmmakers immediately following the Awards Ceremony.

Filmmakers MUST email if they are unable to attend the ceremony or if they would like to Skype to accept your award. The URBAN-15 Group reserves the right to withhold or retract any cash prizes awarded.

Please Note

The URBAN-15 Group reserves the right to use still-images and/or video from the submitted films for publicity, promotional purposes, or future events in perpetuity.

All submitting filmmakers and their film crew will receive FREE admission to every screening and workshop held during the Josiah Media Festival; passes can be picked up at the door!

The Josiah Media Festival is supported, in part, by the San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture, the San Antonio Film Commission, VuTURE Art and Friends of URBAN-15.


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