Welcome to the Second Annual Wildwood By The Sea Film Festival.


Film Icon Award - Paul Sorvino

2008 Jury Award – Lucie Arnaz

2008 Rising Star Award - Jenn Gotzon

2008 Rising Star Award – Ryan Homchick

2008 Chairman’s Award – Scott Bryce

Director’s Award – Alyssa Bennett (director-‘The Pack’)


The Cave: An Adaptation of Plato's Allegory in Clay

Honorable Mention:


Narrative Short:

Trial By Fire

Honorable Mention:

The Arab

Short Documentary:

Beneath The Surface

Honorable Mention:

The Rising Tide

Feature Film:

A Soldier’s Heart

Honorable Mention:

Finding Kraftland

Narrative Feature:

Defying Gravity

Honorable Mention:

War Eagle, Arkansas

Jury Picks:

Manny - Animated

A Ripple in the Water – Short Documentary

Scenes Missing – Narrative Short

Tribute This! - Feature

Radio Cape Cod – Narrative Short

Must See Film:

New Jersey: The Movie- Home-State Pick

This four day event features film exhibitions from filmmakers across the globe. International films from Israel, New Zealand, Japan, England, South Africa, Canada and the United States have been submitted. Along with these exhibitions are over 30 World Premiere Films.
Daily Parties, Gala Award Ceremonies, Surprise Guests and the famous Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk will make for an exciting event. Directors, Producers, Actors, Filmmakers and movie buffs are invited to mingle and enjoy the Wildwood nightlife. This year’s after party entertainers include a beach party tribute to Jimmy Buffet with ‘Jimmy and the Parrots’ and a 60’s musical tribute to the Beatles featuring ‘ Beatlemania Again'.
Wildwood’s own state of the art Oceanfront Arena makes for a great backdrop for this ‘Premiere’ Event.

See You at the Movies!



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Wildwood By The Sea Film Festival
609-SAY-WILD (729-9453)
September 25-28