“Akasta: The Salvation of Thra” (2016) – Written, Directed, Produced, & Performed by: Jack Venturo

The Jim Henson Studios (Hollywood, CA)

  • Dark Crystal Fan Film Competition – #2 RUNNER UP WINNER
  • Distributed by: The Jim Henson Company YouTube Channel


“The Death of Tempo” (2010) – 
Written, Directed, & Produced by: Jack Venturo

10 Squared Film Festival (Fullerton, CA)

  • 1st Place Jury Award (Panel of judges included a film critic for the L.A Times)
  • Best Film – 1st Place People’s Choice (After watching all 10 films the audience chose the movie as their favorite)

The Crystal Palace International Film Festival (London)

  • Finalist (Nominated)
  • Transmitter Award (Runner Up)

“The Shortest Day” (2003) – Written & Directed by: Jack Venturo

The Circle of Excellence Film Festival & Archie Awards – (Burbank, CA) – 2003

  • Best Director – Jack Venturo
  • Best Screenplay – Jack Venturo
  • Best Actor – Chris Pagano
  • Best Film (Nominated)

Tenth Congressional District of Florida (1999)

  • An Artistic Discovery Certificate of Merit