AWARDS

Nominee, Golden Film Award Outstanding Picture, US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award, 2019

Nominee, Golden Film Award Excellence in Music, US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award, 2019: Asuka Ito

Nominee, Best Producer, US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award, 2019: Douglas & Diane Heil

Nominee, Best Supporting Actor, US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award, 2019: Billy Chengary

Nominee, Best Supporting Actress, US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award, 2019: Akiko Shima

Nominee, Best Picture Golden Film Award, US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award, 2019

"US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award Ceremony strives for a world in which enlightenment, knowledge and tolerance prevail.  We believe film as an art form has the power to bridge cultures and illuminate the universality of the human experience. US Hollywood Int'l Golden Film Award enthusiastically pursues its artistic and public service goals: to enrich, to educate, to entertain, to initiate, to enhance cultural dialogue and celebrate cinematic excellence in any language."  —HIGFA

Award of Outstanding Excellence, Feature Film, CineMagic Film Fest, Greenville, SC, 2019

Winner, Best Directing, Drama, CineMagic Film Fest, Greenville, SC, 2019: Steven Heil

Award of Exceptional Merit, Music/Songwriting, CineMagic Film Fest, Greenville, SC, 2019: Asuka Ito & Douglas Heil

"Our Festival has a special focus on superior quality, creativity, originality, and innovative entertainment content."  —CineMagic Film Fest

Silver Award, Best Feature, CINEMAFEST, Ellington, NY, 2019

Winner, Best Feature, The Network Film Festival, New York, NY, 2019

Nominee, Best Screenplay, The Network Film Festival, New York, NY, 2019: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Indie Feature, Los Angeles Film Awards, 2019 Annual Nominations

Nominee, Best First Time Director, Los Angeles Film Awards, 2019 Annual Nominations: Steven Heil

Semi-Finalist, Directors Cut Int'l Film Festival, New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada

Nominee, Best Narrative Feature, New York Film Awards 2019 Annual Nominations

Nominee, Best First Time Director, New York Film Awards 2019 Annual Nominations: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Duo, New York Film Awards 2019 Annual Nominations: Kento Matsunami & Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Nominee, Best Music Score, Southeastern International Film Festival, Nashville, 2019: Asuka Ito

Winner, Best Cross-Culture Award, Japan Film Festival Los Angeles, 2019

"Cinema is the bridge that connects us all.  Through this festival, we can . . . encourage communication and the exchange of

ideas between Japan and the U.S." —JFFLA

Nominee, Best Song, Paris Art & Movie Awards, Paris, France, 2019: Douglas Heil

Winner, Queen Supreme Award for Best Young Actress—Feature, Queen Palm International Film Festival

Annual Screening & Award Show, Palm Springs, CA, 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Nominee, Queen Supreme Award for Best Feature—First Time Filmmaker, QPIFF Screening & Award Show: S. Heil

Nominee, Queen Supreme Award for Best Original Song, QPIFF Screening & Award Show: Douglas Heil

"Queen Palm's International Film Festival's mission is to discover diverse new voices and to promote artists' work through numerous platforms."

Nominee, Best Drama Feature, Genre Celebration Festival, Tokyo, Spring 2019

Nominee, Best Editing, Genre Celebration Festival, Tokyo, Spring 2019: Steven Heil

"We're looking for the best genre films irregardless of budget.  Our jury consists of industry veterans and professionals around the world."

 

Winner, Best Central States Film (all genres from 14 states), Central States Indie FanFilmFest, Rock Island, IL, 2019

Winner, Best Original Soundtrack Central States Film, Central States Indie FanFilmFest, 2019: Asuka Ito

Nominee, Best English Language Feature or Featurette, Central States Indie FanFilmFest, 2019

Nominee, Best Director Central States Film, Central States Indie FanFilmFest, 2019: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Actress Central States Film, Central States Indie FanFilmFest, 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Nominee, Best Actor Central States Film, Central States Indie FanFilmFest, 2019: Kento Matsunami

Nominee, Best Song, Central States Indie FanFilmFest, 2019: Douglas Heil

"CSIFFF celebrates the diversity of Americans and all human beings, so in addition to our general call for

submissions, we are issuing a call for films with innovative, progressive and balanced stories . . ."  – CSIFF

 

Winner, Best Film of the Festival, Manhattan Rep's STORIES Film Festival, New York, NY, 2019

"Submissions are reviewed and selected under the following criteria:  1) Does it tell a great story?  2) Do the production values rock?  3) Does this Film make one feel something?"  The Festival embraces "compelling, exciting, inspirational" stories which prompt one to "look at the world in a new light."

 

Winner, Best Writing, Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Spring 2019: Steven Heil

Winner, Best Actress, Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Spring 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Nominee, Best Feature, Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Spring 2019

Nominee, Best Director, Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Spring 2019: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Original Idea, Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Spring 2019: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Actor, Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Spring 2019: Kento Matsunami

 

Nominee, Best International Feature, Hollywood North Film Awards, Toronto, 2019

Nominee, Best International Screenplay, Hollywood North Film Awards, Toronto, 2019: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Int. Supporting Performance, Hollywood North Film Awards, Toronto, 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Nominee, Best International Production Design, Hollywood North Film Awards, Toronto, 2019: Eve Funnell

Nominee, Best International Sound Design, Hollywood North Film Awards, Toronto, 2019: Beth Hubbard

Nominee, Best International VFX and Colour, Hollywood North Film Awards, Toronto, 2019: Ryan Zum Mallen

"Hollywood North Film Awards' mission is to promote and award heart-wrenching, world-building, character-driven films that push the boundaries of

storytelling . . .  We strive to bring attention to stories that have yet to be told, and to award creative excellence for exemplary filmmaking achievements.

 

Winner, Best Narrative Feature, New York Film Awards, April 2019

Winner, Best Drama, New York Film Awards, April 2019

Winner, Best Fantasy Film, New York Film Awards, April 2019

Winner, Best Mystery Film, New York Film Awards, April 2019

Winner, Best First Time Director, New York Film Awards, April 2019: Steven Heil

Winner, Best Original Story, New York Film Awards, April 2019: Steven Heil

Honorable Mention, Best Actor, New York Film Awards, April 2019: Kento Matsunami

Gold Award, Best LGBTQ+ Film, Global Independent Film Awards, 2019

Gold Award, Best Actor, Supporting Role, Global Independent Film Awards, 2019: Billy Chengary

"The Global Independent Film Awards recognizes filmmakers for exceptional achievements.  Studios may have the same old formulaic

blockbusters, but indie filmmakers are going to create the films that will shape the world we live in for future generations."  – GIFA

Winner, Best Actor, Actors Awards, Los Angeles, Feb. 2019: Kento Matsunami

Winner, Best Actress, Actors Awards, Los Angeles, Feb. 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Winner, Best Supporting Actor, Actors Awards, Los Angeles, Feb. 2019: Naoyuki Ikeda

Winner, Best Supporting Actress, Actors Awards, Los Angeles, Feb. 2019: Natalie Duch

Winner, Best Ensemble, Actors Awards, Los Angeles, Feb. 2019

"The Actors Awards is a monthly competition for actors worldwide.  Our judges carefully picked the

best performance in every category, giving the time and honor to each of the nominees." – Actors Awards

Nominee, Best Director, Utah Film Festival and Awards, 2019: Steven Heil

Nominee, Best Supporting Actress, Utah Film Festival and Awards, 2019: Akiko Shima

Finalist, Feature Screenplay, Utah Film Festival and Awards, 2019: Steven Heil

Utah Film Festival and Awards is one of the top 100 best-reviewed festivals (out of thousands) 0n FilmFreeway.

Official Selection, Prisma Rome Independent Film Awards, Feb. 2019

           "A multi-layered story that also presents an interesting and innovative mixture of different genres, from drama to coming-of-age to horror.

          . . . As the plot reaches its climax, [the story] becomes a powerful metaphor on love and reconciliation."  – Prisma Review

Gold Award Winner, Best Feature – First Time Filmmaker, Queen Palm Int. Film Festival, Jan–Feb 2019: Steven Heil 

Gold Award Winner, Best Young Actress, Queen Palm Int. Film Festival, Jan–Feb 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

Gold Award Winner, Best Original Song, Queen Palm International Film Festival, Jan–Feb 2019: Douglas Heil

Honorable Mention, Best Producer, Queen Palm Int. Film Festival, Jan–Feb 2019: Douglas & Diane Vlajcic Heil

Nominee, Best Director (Feature), Queen Palm International Film Festival, Jan–Feb 2019: Steven Heil

Crown Selection, Best Original Score, Queen Palm International Film Festival, Jan–Feb 2019: Asuka Ito

"We are looking for compelling, unique stories.  Projects must be extremely high quality and polished."  – Queen Palm International Film Festival

Winner, Best Indie Feature, Los Angeles Film Awards, Jan. 2019

Winner, Best Drama Feature, Los Angeles Film Awards, Jan. 2019

Winner, Best Original Story, Los Angeles Film Awards, Jan. 2019: Steven Heil

Winner, Best First Time Director (Feature), Los Angeles Film Awards, Jan. 2019: Steven Heil

Winner, Best Supporting Actor, Los Angeles Film Awards, March 2019: Billy Chengary

Winner, Best Supporting Actress, Los Angeles Film Awards, Jan. 2019: Akiko Shima

Honorable Mention, Best Actress, Jan. 2019: Lucía Rodriguez-Nelson

"Bold and ambitious, Another Yesterday explores multi-layered relational conflicts by taking us on a journey of unexpected twists and turns, all with a compelling visual sophistication.  We look forward to more from writer/director/editor Steven Heil and his talented team."  – Ronn Kilby, Lead Judge 

Finalist (Runner-Up), Best Score, American Tracks Music Awards International Contest, Feb. 2019: Asuka Ito

Winner, Best Original Song for a Film, American Tracks Music Awards International Contest, Jan. 2019: Douglas Heil

"We receive submissions from a wide range of artists, established or emerging.  We select many different talents and people,

not regarding their fame or achievements but regarding what they send us to listen to."  – American Tracks Music Awards

Winner, Best Song, Festigious International Film Festival Los Angeles, Jan. 2019: Douglas Heil

For this festival, features couldn't exceed 90 minutes, so this was the only category we were eligible to enter.

Competitively selected for the 2019 Creative Minds in Sundance Film Program: Steven Heil

 

Gold Reel Winner, Feature Film Competition, 2018 Nevada International Film Festival

"At NIFF, films are awarded solely on the basis of their merits, with an eye for great screenwriting, originality and storytelling.  Our selection committee reviewed hundreds of projects originating from many countries around the world, with your select group of films and screenplays emerging as the very finest.  Congratulations on your outstanding work!"  – NIFF

PAST FILM FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

CINEMAFEST, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, 6:30pm, Carriage House Cinema, 770 West Main Street, Ellington, NY

Sleepy Hollow Int. Film Festival, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, 3:00pm, Warner Library Venue, 121 N. Broadway, Tarrytown NY

The Network Film Festival, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, 7:15pm, Cinépolis Chelsea, 260 W. 23rd St., New York, NY

California Independent Film Festival, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, 8:30pm, Orinda Theatre, Orinda, CA

Japan Film Festival Los Angeles, Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 5:00pm, Nat'l Center for the Preservation of Democracy, L.A

New Hope Film Festival, Thursday, July 25, 2019, 3:15pm, New Hope Arts Center, New Hope, PA

Queen Palm International Film Festival, Sunday, July 14, 2019, 7:00pm, Mary Pickford Theater, Palm Springs, CA

Central States Indie FanFilmFest, Thursday, May 30, 2019, 7:15pm, Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Rock Island, IL

Manhattan Rep's STORIES Film Festival, Saturday, May 18, 2019, 3:00pm, Manhattan Repertory Theatre, NY, NY

Steven Heil, Douglas Heil, Diane Vlajcic Heil

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