2013 “Share the Story” Contest Winners & Special Thanks

2013 “Share the Story” Short Film Contest Results

Director’s Note:

The competition was tough this year! We wish to thank ALL contest participants (see complete list below) for their efforts in New Evangelation. Your work is now part of the global effort to bring Christ and the faith to others long after this contest ends. Thank you!

The Goodness Reigns team also wishes to recognize the many youth ministers and media professionals, as well as clergy and religious, who volunteered their time to view and score submissions. For a look at our judging panel, visit the 2013 Judging Page.

May Christ’s peace be with you and may His goodness reign!
The Goodness Reigns Team


2013 “Share the Story” Contest Winners


TOP WINNER: “Father John Nepil” by Seth DeMoor (Englewood, CO)

Honorable Mention:  

“C.I.A. Introduction to the YOUCAT” by John Reyes/Crux Sacra Productions
“All Things” by Sherwin Acidera/Katreina Gamil
“Lord of the Flies” by Kelly Butler
“Finding Rest” by Noelini Paison-Callueng/Sherwin Acidera
“Contraception” by Elisa Torres
“Games” by Jacob Machado
“Vocations Crisis?” by Inés Rocha
“Word in the World” by Susanna & Crew
“You Only Live Once” by Ernest Garcia


TOP WINNER: “Choosing Prayer” by LauraTremblay and Quiet Waters (North Collins, NY)

Honorable Mention:
“Purity of Heart” by Renee Shumay
“Saint Michael vs. Satan” by Anthony Pires
“Little Vocations of Life” by Caleb Schmitz
“Restored” by Michael Kenney & John Neff
“Can’t Back Down” by Sarah Elmer & the Holy Spirit Parish Youth Group


Good Samaritan in Media Award*—

Top Winner: “The Mutunga Project” by Amy Dwight (Vancouver, British Columbia)

 *The Good Samaritan in Media Award recognizes a short film illustrating the goodness found in a present-day missionary or missionary organization.


All 2013 “Share the Story” Contest Participants

Young Adult Category

“All Things” by Sherwin Acidera   Ewa Beach, Hawaii

“Humble Yourself” by Shannon Brown   London, Ontario

“Lord of the Flies” by Kelly Butler   Damascus, OR

“Catholic Teachings & Traditions” by Alvin Chan   Metro Manila, Philippines

“The One” by Thomas Cheely   Chicago, IL

“Making A plane w/ Sacraments” by Eric Coppa-Cross   Melbourne, FL

“Take Advantage of It” by Evelyn Cordero   Lima, Peru

“Father John Nepil” by Seth DeMoor  Englewood, CO

“Word in the World” by Susanna of India

“Count It Joy My Son” by Reagan Elkins   Chickasha, OK

“Called to Love” by Angelica Figueroa   Napa, CA

“Verso L’Alto” by John Funk   Gaithersburg, MD

“You Only Live Once”  by Ernest Garcia   East Fallowfield, PA

“El Lugar de Los Hombres Pequenos” by Carlos Godoy   Bogotá, Colombia

“Ojos Azul Cielo” by Carlos Godoy   Bogotá, Colombia

“The Choice” by Adam Gruszynski   Cummings, GA

“Heart of Jesus Style” by Cyl Jarasa   Glendale, CA

“Games” by Jacob Machado   Steubenville, OH

“Christ, the Truth!” by Beth Mangum                  Greeley, CO

“This Little Light” by Jeremy Mallett   Vallejo, CA

“Love” by Diana Lourdes Eroza Osorio   Cuernavaca, Mexico

“The Rosary” by Kamil Papiez   Buda, TX

“Finding Rest” by Noelani Pasion-Callueng   Ewa Beach, Hawaii

“The Seven Catholic Sacraments” by Jovan Peter   Roseau, Dominica

“C.I.A. Introduction to the YOUCAT” by John Reyes  La Crescenta, CA

“Vocations Crisis?”  by Inês Rocha   Maia, Portugal

“Men of Faith” by Rafael Rodarte   Madera, CA

“Harvest” by Colton Sullivan   Glendora, CA

“Up or Down” by Jason Taylor   Ontario, Canada

“Humanae Vitae & “Contraception” by Elisa Torres   Charlotte, NC

“Ten Commandments” by Samuel Zamarron Vestavia Hills, AL


Teen Category

“WYD Saints” by Erick Cortez   Fort Smith, AK

“Can’t Back Down” by Sarah Elmer   Kimberly, WI

“A Day in the Life of a Priest” by Rafael Figueroa   Napa, CA

“Restored” by Michael Kenney/John Neff   Livonia, MI

“Sharing God’s Love” by Brigette Korth   McKinney, TX

“Why to a Priest” by John Lahey   Cupertino, CA

“Sacraments: A Source of Hope” by Lauren Marie Moore, Roseville, CA

“Saint Michael vs. Satan” by Anthony Pires   Terrace, British Columbia

“The Church Militant” by Peter Pustejovsky   Geneseo, IL

“Un Oasis en el Desierto” by Anallely Rojas  Mexico

“Little Vocations of Life” by Caleb Schmitz   Dodgeville, WI

“Purity of Heart”” by Renee of Ohio

“Choosing Prayer” by Laura Tremblay, North Collins, NY


Missionary Spirit Category

“YOUCAT Is Pro Life” by Br. Max Connolly   St Paul, MN

“The Mutunga Project” by Amy Dwight   Vancouver, British Columbia

“St. Joseph’s House” by Ernest Garcia   East Fallowfield, PA

“El Lugar de Los Hombres Pequeños”  by Carlos Godoy   Bogotá, Colombia

“MyFertilityMD” by Marya Jauregui   Newport Beach, CA

“Sharing God’s Love in Nicaragua” by Brigette Korth

“Everything Is Grace” by Matthew Marzorati   Jackson, NJ

“40 Days For Love” by John Sohl   Shepherdsville, KY


One comment on “2013 “Share the Story” Contest Winners & Special Thanks

  1. Diana on said:

    Felicidades a toooooodos!

    Congratulations to all, you are the best!
    Keep doing what you doing to spread the Gospel!

    Never give up!

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