'Roller Coaster' just as thrilling
- Pamela Powell, The Daily Journal
- John Latimer, Lebanon Daily News
-Matt Baczewski, FilpSidePA.com
- Graham Blake, movie-blogger.com
Friday, June 24, 2016
Roller Coaster was announced as the big winner at the
taking home BEST DIRECTOR, and the BEST OF THE FEST Award!
(included all genres, both in short and feature film formats)
The film also won the Audience Choice Award (bronze) which was selected by those in the audience coming out to support their local films in Maryland.
March 4, 2016
Roller Coaster chalked up FOUR awards from the International Independent Film Festival Awards in Encino, CA.
The film won Silver Awards for Narrative Short
(executive producers Jared Odrick, Karl Holtz, Rolando G. Vega; producer Bradley Hawkins; assoc. producer, Michael Ortiz) Directing (Bradley Hawkins),
Actress in a Lead Role
and Original Score (Jim Casella).
Feb. 21, 2016
Roller Coaster added two more awards to its growing collection at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards in Hollywood.
The film won for
(exec. producers Jared Odrick, Karl Holtz, Rolando G. Vega; producer Bradley Hawkins; assoc. producer, Michael Ortiz)
and for BEST ACTRESS
Nov. 16, 2015
Roller Coaster won five International IndieFEST Film Awards just one week after its Hollywood Premiere.
The film was honored with
Awards of Merit for:
(exec. producers Jared Odrick, Karl Holtz, Rolando G. Vega; producer Bradley Hawkins; assoc. producer, Michael Ortiz) DIRECTION (Bradley Hawkins), EDITING (Daniel Hoppes), MUSIC SCORE (Jim Casella), and SOUND EDITING/SOUND MIXING (Tyler J. Bailey).
Sunday, April 4, 2016
Tuesday, June 8, 2016
Sarah Hawkins won her fourth award for her performance as "Emily Chadwick" in Roller Coaster. She was selected as the "Audience Favorite Actress"at the NYC PictureStart Film Festival held in The Big Apple!
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Roller Coaster was awarded
at the Snake Alley Festival of Film in Burlington, Iowa.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
at the Endless Mountains Film Festival in Wellsboro, PA,
and took home the award for BEST DIRECTOR short film format!
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Roller Coaster was honored with an astonishing 8 awards from the Southern Shorts Awards in Roswell, Georgia for Direction (Bradley Hawkins) Lead Actress (Sarah Hawkins), Editing (Daniel Hoppes), Cinematography (Mitch McClure), Music Scoring (Jim Casella) Audio (Tyler Bailey), Screenplay (Bradley Hawkins), and Production Design.
Friday, October 21, 2016
February 15, 2018
Roller Coaster re-entered the film festival circuit in 2018 for two festivals in Europe and was awarded Best Acting Debut (Sarah Hawkins) and Honorable Mention recognition for Comedy Film at the Oniros Film Awards in Aosta, Italy.
Roller Coaster received a nomination for Best Original Soundtrack at this event as well. In May 2018, Roller Coaster will be screened at the Romford Film Festival in East London, along with the other Dadley Productions short film, Filling In.