Hyperion Award

Deb Havens, Recipient of the 2016 Hyperion Award

Deb Havens

pictures from 2017

And the 2017 Eclipse Awards go to...

Best Editing in a Documentary

Rich Jackson for "Stuck in Traffic, Modern-Day Slavery in Michigan"

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Laura Walczak for "Wake"

Best Cinema Trailer

"Migration" – David Huizingh, producer

Best Director in a Documentary

Rich Jackson for "Stuck in Traffic, Modern-Day Slavery in Michigan"

Best Editor in a a Feature or Short

Cameron Lewis for "Mordecai"

Best Local & Regional Segments & Promotional Pieces

"Gabe" – David MacKenzie, Jilaine Snoeyink, Producers

Best Music Video, Original Performance

"Private Slum" – Zachary Clark, Andy Westra, Producers

The 2017 Hyperion Award

Dr. Deb Havens

Best Sound Design

Todd Lewis for "The Rotation"

On-Line programs, Segments or Promotional Pieces

"Grand Rapids Glossary" – Brian Kelly, Producer

Best Director in a Feature or Short

Andrew Behm for "Hold On"
Kyle Misak was for "Crazy Carl"

Best Original Score

Gregory De lulio for "Crazy Carl"

Best Cinematography

Ben Wilke for "Baxter Community Center"

Best Narrative Short

"Shadows" – Geoffrey Young Haney, Joseph Scott Anthony, Dustin Wilfert, Producers

Best Writing in Documentary & Promotional Piece

Jason Ley for "Modern Ahabs"

Best Documentary Short

"Renardo" – Nathan Roels, Producer

Best Local TV & Cable

"Modern Ahabs" – Ben Wilke, Jason Ley, Producers

Best Feature Documentary

"New Heights: Restoring A City" – Eric Schrotenboer, Taz Painter, Producers

Best Animation

Erik Sebert for "Space Scavenger"

Best Screenplay

Harper Philbin and John Dufresne for "Lucky Jay 2"

Best Actor in a Lead Role

Morlan Higgins for "Lucky Jay 2"

Best Narrative Feature

"Needlestick" – Steven Karageanes, Producer



The 6th Annual Eclipse Awards Nominees: