2016 Movieguide® Awards Winners

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24th Annual Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards Gala

and Report to the Entertainment Industry

Winners List

 

Sponsored by the Christian Film & Television Commission®

The Epiphany Prizes for Inspiring Movies & TV

$100,000 EPIPHANY PRIZE FOR MOST INSPIRING MOVIE OF 2015

Winner:  WAR ROOM

Other Nominees:  THE 33, BROOKLYN, CAPTIVE, DO YOU BELIEVE?, MANNY, and WOODLAWN

Supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

 

$100,000 EPIPHANY PRIZE FOR MOST INSPIRING TELEVISION PROGRAM OF 2015

Winner:  DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS

Other Nominees:  A.D.:  THE BIBLE CONTINUES, ANCIENT ROADS FROM CHRIST TO CONSTANTINE, BLUE BLOODS:  Hold Outs, CHICAGO FIRE:  Forgiving, Relentless, Unconditional, and SAINTS & STRANGERS

Supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.

 

TEN BEST MOVIES FOR FAMILIES

  1 – HOME

  2 – THE PEANUTS MOVIE

  3 – CINDERELLA

  4 – THE GOOD DINOSAUR

  5 – INSIDE OUT

  6 – MAX

  7 – SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE

  8 – WAR ROOM

  9 – PADDINGTON

10 – THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER

 

TEN BEST MOVIES FOR MATURE AUDIENCES

   1 – THE 33

   2 – JOY

   3 – MISSION:  IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION

   4 – THE HUNGER GAMES:  MOCKINGJAY – PART 2

   5 – McFARLAND, USA

   6 – THE MARTIAN

   7 – CAPTIVE

   8 – AVENGERS:  AGE OF ULTRON

   9 – JURASSIC WORLD

 10 – ANT-MAN

 

$50,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters:

KAIROS GRAND PRIZE (worth $25,000) went to Wayne Sable and Christopher Lovick of Los Angeles, Calif. for HEAVEN’S MESSENGER

1ST RUNNER UP (worth $15,000) went to Harry Keinman of Biloxi, Miss. for WIND AND A PRAYER

2ND RUNNER UP (worth $10,000) went to Birgit Myaard of Alice Springs, Australia for THE HAND OF A WOMAN

 

$50,000 Chronos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Artists:

Katherine Craddock of Chantilly, Va. won the Third Annual Chronos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Artists for her script AMERICAN EXODUS

 

BRADLEY FOUNDATION FAITH & FREEDOM AWARD FOR MOVIES

JOY

Other Nominees:  CINDERELLA, THE GOOD DINOSAUR, THE HUNGER GAMES:  MOCKINGJAY – PART 2, MAX, McFARLAND, USA, and WOMAN IN GOLD

 

GRACE AWARD FOR MOST INSPIRING MOVIE PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

Karen Abercrombie for WAR ROOM

Other Nominees:  Kate Mara for CAPTIVE and Juliet Stevenson for THE LETTERS

 

GRACE AWARD FOR MOST INSPIRING MOVIE PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Ted McGinley for DO YOU BELIEVE?

Other Nominees:  Antonio Banderas for THE 33, Sean Astin for WOODLAWN, and Jon Voight for WOODLAWN

 

GRACE AWARD FOR MOST INSPIRING TV PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS

Alyvia Alyn Lind for DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS

Other Nominees:  Jennifer Nettles for DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS

 

GRACE AWARD FOR MOST INSPIRING TV PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR

Juan Pablo Di Pace for A.D.:  THE BIBLE CONTINUES

Other Nominees:  Emmet J. Scanlon for A.D.:  THE BIBLE CONTINUES, Joe Dixon for A.D.:  THE BIBLE CONTINUES, Gordon Clapp for CHICAGO FIRE:  Forgiving, Relentless, Unconditional, Vincent Kartheiser for SAINTS & STRANGERS, and Gerald McRaney for DOLLY PARTON’S COAT OF MANY COLORS

 

SPECIAL AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Ken Wales, producer of THE PARTY, THE TAMARIND SEED, REVENGE OF THE PINK PANTHER, CHRISTY, AMAZING GRACE, and CAPTIVE

 

Did you miss the 24th Annual Movieguide® Awards on the Reelz Channel? Well you have another chance to watch the show, February 24th at 9pm PST/12am EST! You won’t want to miss it!