5 Wins for Calf Rope at New York International Film Awards
Updated: Jun 9, 2020
Our coming-of-age short film, Calf Rope was announced as winner of five awards from The New York International Film Awards (NYIFA) for their May 2020 competition. Bradley Hawkins took home Best Director - Short, whereas all four of the other awards for Calf Rope applied to both shorts and feature length films. Calf Rope's Ryan Geesaman won for Best Editing, 10 year-old Lukas Barnett won for Best Acting Debut and Best Child Actor, and Gorman Ruggiero, Lukas Barnett, Avery Kellington, Jackie Walker, Ryan Cassidy, and Logan Donaldson all won the rare award for Best Acting Ensemble.
In addition to the five wins mentioned above, Calf Rope was also a finalist in the New York International Film Awards for Best Short Film, Best Inspirational Film, Best Actor (Gorman Ruggiero), Best Acting Duo (Ruggiero and Barnett) and Best Soundtrack/Main Theme (Ellie Brooke and Bradley Hawkins).