14 Awards Saints & Sinners III” Film Festival (St. Petersburg, Florida; 5/31/03)

  • Best Horror Film (Sinner): Producers Andy Lalino and John Karliss

  • Audience Choice Award: Best Movie

  • Best Director(s): Andy Lalino and John Karliss

  • Best Actress: Jennifer Bass

  • Best Supporting Actor: John Biebrich

  • Best Supporting Actress: Jessica Alexander

  • Best Cinematography: Dave A. Barrett

  • Best Sound Design: Eddie Sturgeon

  • Best Production Design/Art Director: Kevin Bailey

  • Best Costume Design: Julie Biebrich

  • Best Special Make-Up Effects: Joy & Brian Angeloff

  • Best Special Effects: Ron Keller

  • Best Make-Up (Glamour): Julie Biebrich, Gina Benenati, Brook Sauer

  • Best Casting: Andy Lalino and John Karliss


Grand Prize Winner Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival (Melbourne, Florida; 9/12/03)

  • Crystal Apple Peer Award


5 Awards Crystal Reel Awards (Clearwater, Florida – representing excellence in the State of Florida productions; 11/22/03)

  • Best Lead Actress in a Short Film: Sheri Lawrence (Silver Award)

  • Best Lead Actress in a Short Film: Jennifer Bass (Bronze Award)

  • Best Art Direction for a Short Film: Kevin Bailey (Silver Award)

  • Best Editing for a Short Film: Tom Linkiewicz (Bronze Award)

  • Best Cinematography for a Short Film: Dave A. Barrett (Bronze Award)


Grand Prize Winner Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival (Providence, Rhode Island; 10/26/03)

  • Best Short Horror Film 2003


Winner: John Biebrich voted by Weekly Planet/Creative Loafing readers

  • "2004 Best Actor in Tampa Bay" for his role as "Rocky" in Filthy


Winner International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival (Phoenix, Arizona; 10/22/ & 10/23/05)

  • Best Splatter Film 2005


“Best of the Fest” (Top Honor) Chicago Horrorfest Film Festival (non-competitive festival; audience voted for favorite film)


“Best Short Horror Film” (Honorable Mention) Shockerfest Horror  Film Festival (Modesto, CA)


Nomination: “Best Indie/B-Movie” Internet Horror Awards 2004 (sponsored by


Honor: Filthy 10th Anniversary Cast and Crew Reunion Screening (Gasparilla International Film Festival; 3/21/14)


Grand Total: 27 Awards/Honors (Filthy)




  • “Saints & Sinners III” Film Festival (St. Petersburg, FL) 5/31/03

  • “Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival” (M.I.F.F.) (Melbourne FL) 9/12/03

  • "Anti Babe Deviance Festival” (Orlando, FL) 9/27/03

  • “Fright-Fest” Film Festival (Gainesville, GA) 10/12/03

  • “Wellfair” Film & Art Festival (Atlanta, GA) 10/28/03

  • “Chicago Horrorfest Film Festival” (Chicago, IL) 10/30/03

  • “The Halloween Horror Picture Show 2003” (St. Petersburg, FL) 10/31/03

  • “Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival” (Providence, RI) 10/26/03

  • “Screamfest 2003” Horror Convention (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) 11/10/03

  • "Saints & Sinners IV" Film Festival (St. Petersburg, FL) 12/6/03 - "Diamond in the Rough - The Making of Filthy" screened

  • "Exofest IV" Horror Film Festival (Detroit, MI) TBD

  • "TamBay Film Festival" (Tampa, FL) TBD (late April, 2004)

  • "Sedona Film Festival" (Sedona, AZ) 3/5/04

  • "New York Short Film Festival" (New York City, NY, 2004)

  • "Brouhaha Film Festival" (Maitland, FL, 2004)

  • "Pro Moe Music Festival" (Gainesville, FL) 8/27/04

  • "Shockerfest Horror Film Festival" (Modesto, CA) 9/25/04

  • "Substream Film Festival" (Gainesville, FL) 9/27/04

  • "Halloween Horror Picture Show 2004" (Tampa, FL) 10/30/04

  • "Flicks at Fairbanks" (Winter Park, FL) 11/1/04

  • "MegaCon 2005 Indie Film Expo" (Orlando, FL) 2/25/05

  • "Fearless Tales Genre Fest" (San Francisco, CA) 4/3/05

  • "Tampa Comic Book & Toy Convention Film Festival" (Tampa, FL) 8/28/05

  • "The Festival of Fantastic Films" - FILTHY U.K. premiere (Manchester, U.K.) 9/2-4/05

  • "DragonCon Film Festival" (Atlanta, GA) 9/4/05

  • "International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival" (Phoenix, AZ) 10/22-23/05

  • "Horror + Hotties Film Festival" (Tampa, FL) 3/3/07

  • "Cult Movie Mania Screaming Cinema Series" (Tampa, FL) 2012

  • "Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF)" - 10th Anniversary Screening (Tampa, FL) 3/21/2014

  • "MegaCon presents The Halloween Horror Picture Show Film Festival 2016 (Tampa, FL) 10/29 and 10/30, 2016


Grand Total: 30 International Screenings (Filthy) - More Coming Soon!


Crystal Apple Award (MIFF)
Crystal Apple Award (MIFF)

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Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival
Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival

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Best of the Bay - J. Biebrich
Best of the Bay - J. Biebrich

John Biebrich won Creative Loafing's "Best of the Bay" award for "Best Actor" ("Filthy")

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Crystal Apple Award (MIFF)
Crystal Apple Award (MIFF)

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Slideshow of Awards Filthy has received