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Best Promotional Trailer

Best Web Series

Best Short Film - $500 to winner sponsored by BWFN 

Best Social/Variety Comedy

Best Comedy Teleplay

Best Drama Teleplay

Best Web Series Screenplay

Best Short Screenplay

Best Feature Screenplay

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CCA Award Winners 2018

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Leland Frankel

"Woke" - Best Short Film

A man and a woman meet by chance on a hot day in a park in the city of Atlanta. Sunny is a Pakistani-American wannabe rapper in search of some inspiration. Rebecca is an African-American activist on the run from a rent-a-cop. He lends her a helping hand, and soon the two are caught in a furious debate about where art and identity intersect.

Mista Martel

"Momotami: Rising Son" - Best Feature Screenplay

Momotami: Rising Son is taken from modern day real events, but set in a fictional historical setting. The story takes place 14 or 15 years after World War II. The story follows a Japanese-American boy--from life in America, to the young man he becomes in the internment camps, his struggles in between, and his rise to the top.

Ariel Hairston

"Outlandish" - Best Web Series

Outlandish is a mockumentary-style sitcom about finding yourself, whether that's through your friends, relationships, or the Outlandish moments in life we all experience.

Kaye Singleton

"The Checklist" - Best Comedy Teleplay & "Trap Queen" - Best Web Series Screenplay

The Checklist | If God laughs when we plan, then Desiree’s love life is comedy gold. But when it comes to happiness, will Desiree trust her Checklist or her heart?

Trap Queen | A penniless, $1000 shoe-wearing diva flying by the seat of a C-Class she can't afford, loses her job and apartment in one day and turns to dealing drugs to maintain her faux-ballin' lifestyle.


Nakia Stephens

"Cream x Coffee (Season 2)" - Best Promotional Trailer & "Noise" - Best Short Screenplay

Noise | When a hearing impaired teen, is offered the opportunity of a lifetime, she must come to terms with the fact that her world will never be the same.

William Feagins, Jr.

"The Possibility of Her" - Best Documentary

The Possibility of Her is a feature-length documentary which highlights 12 women of color who are actively involved in non-traditional careers or passions. The film delves into each woman's personal and professional life discussing their beginnings, challenges, their take on gender norms as well as addressing some myths and misconceptions about women in their respective fields.

Christopher Young & Tay Smith

Cultivator of the Year

BYSB Talent Agents Christopher Young and Tay Smith have been dedicated to the Atlanta film industry for years. Thank you again for your excellence in service.

CCA 2018 Sponsors


Sharon Tomlinson is the CEO or Studio 11 Films and has worked with numerous independent writers to help get their work produced and nationally distributed.

Sharon Tomlinson - Cultivator of the Year - 2017

CCA Awards 2018 

Sentiments of a New Era

Early Bird Tickets on sale until May 31st, 2018

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Evening Highlights

Welcome to our 2nd Annual rock-star night for the real heroes of content - the Writers!

This is the first event in Atlanta to highlight independent screenwriters and other content creators. 

2018's theme; Sentiments of a New Era is to highlight the emergence of a new, original voices in Atlanta.

Artwork Gallery

Mix and Mingle in the Art Gallery with artwork by renowned artists Kevin Sipp (interior) and Arnold Butler (exterior).

Program Schedule

Media Check-In: 4:30p - 5:30p 

Red Carpet: 6:00p - 7:15p

Mix & Mingle: 7:30p - 8:15p

Open Ceremony: 8:30p - 9:00p

Awards Presentation: 9:00p - 10:15p

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