“The Connectionist” (2020) – Written, Directed, & Produced by: Jack Venturo

  • Best Covid-19 Film (New Cinema Lisbon Monthly Film Festival, Portugal.)
  • Finalist (The Scene Festival, Maryland.)
  • Finalist (The Quarantine Monthly Film Festival, Hollywood.)
  • Finalist (Onyko Film Awards, Estonia.)
  • Finalist (Online Isolation Short Videos Festival, Russia.)
  • Finalist (Prague International Film Festival, Prague.)
  • Official Selection (Vancouver Quarantine Performance Project, Canada.)
  • Official Selection (Berlin Flash Film Festival, Germany.)

“The Repossession” (2019) – Written, Directed, & Produced by Jack Venturo

  • Best Horror Film (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Best Horror Film (South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile.)
  • Best Drama (Best Director Award Festival, England.)
  • Best Short Film (Golden Wheat Awards, Turkey.)
  • Best Short Film (Andromeda Film Festival, Turkey.)
  • Outstanding Achievement (Flash FIlm Festival, Berlin.)
  • Honorable Mention (Anaheim International Film Festival, California.)
  • Special Mention (Madras Independent Film Awards, India.)
  • Best Director – Jack Venturo (Vegas Movie Awards, Nevada.)
  • Best Editing – Jack Venturo (The Scene Festival, Maryland.)
  • Best Actress – Michaela Myers (Eurasia International Film Festival, Moscow.)
  • Best Lead Actress – Michaela Myers (Madras Independent Film Festival, India.)
  • Lead Actress Honorable Mention – Michaela Myers (South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile.)
  • Supporting Actress Honorable Mention – Megan Feely (South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile.)
  • Best Make Up – Jacqueline Holden (The Scene Festival, Maryland.)
  • Best Make Up – Jacqueline Holden (South Film and Arts Academy Festival, Chile.)
  • Best Poster – Das Frank! (Vegas Movie Awards, Nevada.)
  • Finalist (Falcon International Film festival, London.)
  • Finalist (jelliFEST Season 6 Film Festival, Los Angeles.)
  • Finalist (Frostbite International Film Festival, Colorado.)
  • Finalist Best Independent Film (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Finalist Best Low Budget Film (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Finalist Best Cinematography – Chris Jackson (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Finalist Best Editing – Jack Venturo (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Nominated Best Short Film/Best Sound/Best Trailer (The Scene Festival, Maryland.)
  • Top Nominee Best Thriller (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Nominated Best Trailer (The Monthly Film Festival, Glasgow.)
  • Top Nominee Best Director – Jack Venturo (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Top Nominee Best Screenplay – Jack Venturo (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Nominated Best Director – Jack Venturo (The Scene Festival, Maryland.)
  • Nominated Best Writer – Jack Venturo (The Indie Horror Film Festival, Illinois.)
  • Finalist Best Production Design – Jack Venturo (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Top Nominee Best Lead Actress – Michaela Myers (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Nominated Best Actress – Michaela Myers (The Scene Festival, Maryland.)
  • Top Nominee Best Supporting Actress – Maria Olsen (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)
  • Top Nominee Best Make Up – Jacqueline Holden (FilmHaus Film Festival, Berlin.)

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

  • Dark Crystal Fan Film Competition – #2 RUNNER UP WINNER (5 Runner up films were personally selected by Brian Henson, Cheryl Henson and Blanca Lista at the Jim Henson Company, Hollywood.)
  • Distributed by: The Jim Henson Company YouTube Channel

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

  • 1st Place Jury Award (Panel of judges included a film critic for the L.A Times at the 10 Squared Film Festival, Fullerton.)
  • Best Picture – 1st Place People’s Choice (After watching all 10 films the audience chose the movie as their favorite at t he 10 Squared Film Festival, Fullerton.)
  • Best Editing (Onyko Films Awards, Estonia.)
  • Finalist (Crystal Palace International Film Festival, London.)
  • Nominated Transmitter Award (Crystal Palace International Film Festival, London.)

“The Shortest Day” (2003) – Written, Directed, & Produced 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)

“Lost in the Wilderness” (2000) – Written, Directed, & Produced by Jack Venturo

  • Official Selection (First Time Film Maker Sessions Awards, Pinewood Studios.)

Tenth Congressional District of Florida (1999)

  • An Artistic Discovery Certificate of Merit