Winners of 2016 Film Festival and Imadjinn Awards Posted!

Below is a complete list of Film Festival and Imadjinn Award winners for Imaginarium 2016.  We extend our gratitude to all who participated this year and we look forward to spotlighting many more talented filmmakers and writers in the years to come!

2016 Film Festival Award Winners

Best Feature (Overall): Blood of the Tribades
Best Feature (Overall) Runner-Up: Pechorin

Best Feature (Non-Genre): Pechorin
Best Feature (Non-Genre) Runner-up: Game Changers

Best Feature (Genre): Legend of the Lich Lord
Best Feature (Genre) Runner-up: Dark Tapes

Best Short Film (Overall): Random
Best Short Film (0verall) Runner-up: Last Request

Best Short Film (Genre) Runner-up: Cassandra
Best Short Film (Genre): The Town Where Nobody Lives

Best Short Film (Non-Genre): Letters to Daniel: Awareness

Best Documentary: She Got Game
Best Documentary Runner-up: Who Did It? The Clue VCR Game

Best Music Video: Tell Me Why You Obsess Me
Best Music Video Runner-up: C.T.R.L.

Best Screenplay: Dark Tapes
Best Screenplay Runner-up: The Town Where Nobody Lives

Best Plot Development: Axiom
Best Plot Development Runner-up: Random

Best Character Development: Game Changers
Best Character Development Runner-up: Death After Pancakes

Best Director: True Design
Best Director Runner-up: Incumbent


2016 Imadjinn Winners

Best Anthology:
The Apex Book of World SF edited by Mahvesh Murad

Best Fantasy Novel:
King of the Bastards by Brian Keene and Steven Shrewsbury

Best General Fiction Novel:
Interstate Providence by Samuel Miller

Best Horror Novel (Tie)
Sins of Retribution by James Gillen
Red Letter Day by D A Madigan

Best Mystery Novel
Boneyard Beach by Bill Noel

Best Non-Fiction Book
For Exposure by Jason Sizemore

Best Paranormal Romance Novel
Dearly Beloved by Rachael Rawlings

Best Romance Novel
A Time for Everything by Mysti Parker

Best Science Fiction Novel
A Crowd of Stars By Dave Creek

Best Short Story
“Nightmare” by Tony Acree

Best Thriller Novel
Revenge by Tony Acree

Best Urban Fantasy Novel
Pouraka by Dianne Gardner

Best Screenplay Feature Length
Inhuman Resources by Hope Madden

Best Screenplay Short Length
Cemetery by Pam Turner

Imadjinn Awards Announced and Nominations Opened!

Imaginarium Convention is proud to announce the opening of nominations for the inaugural Imadjinn Awards, a series of literary awards for small presses and self-published authors in a full range of genres and categories. The process includes a nomination period, a selection of finalists by a professional jury, and then voting by the Imaginarium Academy, which includes registered attendees, vendors, and panelists/guests. Awards will be presented at the Awards Banquet at Imaginarium 2016 on October 8, 2016.

Visit this link for further information and the official nomination form.

Imaginarium 2016 Dates Announced!

The dates for the third annual Imaginarium Convention are October 7-9 of 2016, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.

The nation’s premier creative writing convention, Imaginarium 2016 will continue the mission to provide exceptional programming in a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere. Expanded gaming, the film festival, music events, the costume contest/masquerade, expo, and more will take place with well over 100 panels and a series of workshops at the center covering all aspects of writing, publishing, screenwriting, game design and more! Be sure to also get ready for the debut of the Imadjinns, a series of new literary awards!

To celebrate Imaginarium 2016, throughout the month of October, special early registration and vendor savings are being offered. A weekend pass can be reserved for just $50 and vendor space can be reserved for just $70. A variety of sponsorship options are also available now.

To take advantage of the early registration rate, visit:

To take advantage of the early vendor rate, visit:

Get ready for the biggest and best Imaginarium Convention yet! Coming October 7-9 of 2016!

Awards Banquet Reservations Now Available!

6:00 pm

Imaginarium 2014 Awards Banquet

A full dinner buffet will be served at the awards banquet which will feature the announcements of the Imaginarium 2014 Film Festival Winners, along with several other awards and the unveiling of a new series of Literary Awards to debut in 2015.

To secure reservations at the awards banquet and get further details, please visit the Awards Banquet page.