A Dance – 1999; short film – G Sharp Productions

  • Broadcast on Drexel University TV in Philadelphia to over 320,000 homes

  • Broadcast on Short TV.com, a Cable TV station which broadcast short films

       in major cities across the United States

  • Screened at 2000 Spindletop/Lamar University Film Festival

The Story of Marcus and Reyna – 2000; a romantic comedy – G Sharp Productions

  • First prize in category at the 2001 Spindletop/Lamar University Film Festival

  • First prize in category  at the Houston Multicultural Independent Film Festival

  • Third place at Outhouse 2001: Louisiana State University Film Festival

  • Finalist at the 2001 Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival

  • Broadcast on Drexel University TV in Philadelphia to over 320,000 homes

  • Screened at 2003 Memphis Black Writers Conference and Southern Film Festival

The Greater Ambition – 2002; a romantic drama – G Sharp Productions

  • Screenplay Finalist at the 2002 Houston Multicultural Independent Film Festival

  • Second place in category at the Spindletop/Lamar University Film Festival

  • Second place in category at the Pencil Head Dusk Till Dawn Film Festival

  • Finalist at the Film Expo Texas

  • Finalist at the 2003 Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival

  • Named a national finalist in the Fox Searchlight/Urban Filmmakers Workshop Contest and to become eligible for a two picture movie deal

  • Screened at 2003 Diversity TV & Film Market in Washington D.C.

  • Screened at 2003 Black Star Cultural Explosion in Houston

Gemini – 2004; a short action adventure film – G Sharp Productions & CGL Studios

  • 2005 Southslam Film Festival Web Fest Winner

  • Independent Spirit Award at the 2005 Seguin Film & Arts Festival

  • First Place at the Film Expo Texas 2005

  • Honorable Mention at the Pencil Head’s Dusk Till Dawn Film Festival

  • Finalist at the 2005 Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival

  • Broadcast to over 2 million homes through distribution deal with Westpark Foundries & Akimbo Systems

  • Screened at 2005 Spindletop/Lamar University Film Festival

  • Screened at Fest-Eye-Ful 2005 in Texarkana, Texas

  • Screened at 2005 Love Bug Film Festival in Cat Springs, Texas

  • Screened at 2005 Memphis Black Writers Conference and Southern Film Festival in Memphis, Tennesse

  • Screened at Outhouse 2005 Film Festival in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Screened at Frame 2 Frame Microcinema Event in Houston - June 2005

  • Screened at Café Featuring, Food and a Film Series in Atlanta - July 2005

  • Screened at Way Out Wallis Film Festival in Houston –July 2005

  • Screened at Microcinema Fest in Chicago – August 2005

Sacred Flames – screenplay

  • First Place, Film Expo Texas 2006 Screenwriting Competition

 

The Game of Love – screenplay

  • Honorable Mention, 2006 Spindletop/Lamar University Film Festival

Surviving Rita: Looking Forward – 2006; a documentary – Lamar University Television

  • Selected Best Documentary, Outhouse 2007: Louisiana State University Film Festival

  • Selected Best Documentary at the 2007 Gulf Coast and Video Film Festival

  • First place, Documentary Category at the Houston Press Club

  • First Place, Documentary Category at the Press Club of Southeast Texas

  • Best film overall at the 2007 McAllen Film & Arts Festival

  • Second place at the 2007 Urban Media Makers Film Festival

 

Do You – 2008, a short comedy – G Sharp Productions & CGL Studios

  • Honorable Mention Screenplay, 2007 Urban Media Makers Film Festival            

  • First Place, Historically Black College and University Film Festival 2009

  • Second Place, Short Film Division at the Cine Noir Festival of Black Film

  • First Place & “Best Drama” at the Writer’s In Literary Discussion Original Film Contest

  • Third Place, Narrative Film Division at The 2009 Boomtown Film Festival

  • “Best Comedy” at The Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival 2009

  • “The Most Entertaining Award” at The Red Wasp Film Festival 2009

  • Broadcast on Spike Spillberg Presents to over 650,000 homes in Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Broadcast on The African American Channel, internet distributor

  • “Best Romantic Comedy” at The 2010 Southslam Film Festival

  • Screened at That’s Not Mine Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina – February 2009

  • Screened at the Louisiana State University Outhouse Film Festival in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - March 2009

  • Screened at the Black Images in the Media Symposium Art and Film Festival in Houston – April 2009

  • Screened at the the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival in Seattle - April 2009

  • Screened at the Johnstown Wine and Film Festival - July 2009

  • Screened at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival in Minneapolis – September 2009

  • Screened at the Urban Media Makers Film Festival in Atlanta - October 2009

MyFoxBeaumont.com – commercial campaign, KUIL-TV & LUTV Productions

  • won “Bronze Addy” & Second Place in category at Southeast Texas Press Club

 

“LU on the U” – thirty minute television show that aired on KUIL-TV

  • First Place, Documentary Category at 2010 Southeast Texas Press Club

 

CUSH Magazine Honoree – Outstanding Achievement in Media/Broadcasting in 2009

 

Divorcing Maya – 2010, short screenplay

  • Honorable Mention, Screenplay Competition, 2010 Urban Media Makers Film Festival

Not Like The Commercials – 2012, short film produced by G Sharp Productions & CGL Studios

  • Won The Best Screenplay Award at The 2011 Red Wasp Film Festival

  • Third Place Juried Award Winner at The Rocket City Short Film Festival - Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Named “Director’s Official Selection” at the Lagniappe Music and Film Festival in Beaumont, Texas - March 2013

  • Second Place in the Short Film Category in the North Carolina Black Film Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina - March 2013

  • Third Prize at the Metropolitan College of New York Short Film Festival in New York City – April 2013

  • Second Place at 2013 Nacogdoches, Texas Film Festival – April 2013

  • Short Narrative Film Winner at the 2013 Reel Film Expo in Smithville, Texas- May 2013

  • Named Finalist at The Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival – September 2013

  • Third Place at the Johnstown Film Festival - September 2013

  • Named “Best Comedy Short” Winner for C-47 Houston “Best in Houston” – September 2013

  • “Winner” of Beautiful Mistakes Film Night – Dallas – September 2013

  • Second Place, Comedy Short Category at Highway 61 Film Festival – October 2013

  • First Place, Short Film Category at The Lake Charles Film Festival – October 2013

  • Best of Show – Short Film Division at The Lake Charles Film Festival – October 2013

  • Second Place, Comedy Short – Highway 61 Film Festival – October 2013

  • First Place, “Shorts Under 10 Minutes” Category at the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival – October 2013

  • “Winner” Screened at the 4th Our Image Film & Arts Festival – October 2013

  • “First Place” – Writer’s In Literary Discussion Film Contest – November 2013

  • Earned distribution deal from IndieFlix – December 2013

  • Screened at The Red Wasp Film Festival in Bryan, Texas – October 2012

  • Screened at The Englewood Film Festival in Chicago - October 2012.

  • Screened at Southern Screen Film Festival in Lafayette, Louisiana – November 2012

  • Screened at the 19th Annual African-American Film Marketplace and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase Los Angeles – November 2013

  • Screened at The Blue November Micro Film Festival in Seattle - November 2012

  • Screened at the Florence Short Film Showcase in Florence, South Carolina – February 2013

  • Screened at Toronto Black Film Festival - February 2013

  • Screened at the Charlotte Black Film Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina – March 2013

  • Screened at the Women and Minorities in Media Festival in Towson, Maryland – April 2013

  • Screened at the Black Images in the Media Symposium & Arts Festival in Houston - April 2013

  • Screened at the Artists For Creative Theatre Film Festival in New York City – April 2013

  • Screened at Texas Independent Film Festival at Texas A&M University – April 2013

  • Screened at 2013 University of New Orleans Film Festival – May 2013

  • Screened at The Diamond Film Festival in New York City – May 2013

  • Screened at Films on 79 Film Festival in Chicago – May 2013

  • Screened at East Harlem International Film Festival – June 2013

  • Selected as “Official Selection” at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival - August 2013

  • Screened at the National Black Theatre Film Festival – August 2013

  • Screened at the Puerto Rico International Film Fest & Convention – August 2013

  • Screened at Black August Independent Film Showcase – August 2013

  • Screened at 2013 Nyack Film Festival – August 2013

  • Screened at Independent Film Night At The Ashbary – August 2013

  • Screened at Summer Shorts Series at WhiteSpace Gallery – Atlanta – August 2013

  • Screened at the Montreal International Black Film Festival – September

    2013

  • Screened at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival – September 2013

  • Screened at the Capital City Black Film Festival – Austin – September 2013

  • Broadcast on Cameras, Rolling, Action – Chicago – September 2013

  • Accepted to the Berkeley Media Center Collection – BETV – September 2013

  • Screened at the Indiana Short Film Festival – October 2013

  • Screened at the No/Gloss Film Festival – Leeds, England – October 2013

  • Screened at Austin Indie Flix Showcase – Austin – October 2013

 

“LUTV On Fox” – thirty minute television show that airs on KBTV Fox 4

  • First place, TV Documentary, 2010 Press Club Of Southeast Texas

  • Second Place, Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards 2011

  • Second Place, Houston Press Club Lone Star Award 2012

  • First Place, TV Documentary, 2013 Press Club of Southeast Texas

  • First Place, TV Documentary, 2014 Press Club of Southeast Texas

  • Third Place, Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards 2014

  • Second Place, TV Documentary, 2015 Press Club of Southeast Texas

Beaumont Fire Department Recruitment Video – corporate video for Beaumont Fire

  • First Place, Corporate/Institutional Video – 2013 Press Club of Southeast Texas

  • First Place, Public Relations Corporate Video, 2013 Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards

  • Third Place, Television Public Service Announcement, 2014 Press Club of Southeast Texas

The Bounty Hunter – 2013, produced independent short film for Ministry Of Cinema

  • “The Lagniappe Award” for Best Short Film , The Lagniappe Film and Music Festival 2014

  • “Best Short,” The Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival – Houston – September 2014

  • “Semi-Finalist – Drama Short” – Highway 61 Film Festival – October 2014

  • Screened At “A Night Of Short Films IX” – Philadelphia – August 2014

  • Screened At “The Gong Shorts Film Competition” – San Antonio – October 2014

  • “Audience’s Second Favorite Film “ – The Beautiful Mistakes Film Night – October 2014

  • Screened At Texas Independent Film Festival - Bryan, Texas - April 2015

THE MERITS

Below is a compilation of award recognitions, film festivals/venue screenings, and merits from content that has been written, produced, or directed by

Gordon S. Williams.

Lamar University – South Houston Recruitment Campaign – 2014, LUTV Productions/Lamar University Marketing

  • Second Place, Television Public Service Announcement, 2015 Press Club Of Southeast Texas

 

City of Beaumont’s 311 Mobile App – 2014, commercial for the City Of Beaumont

  • First Place, Television Public Service Announcement, 2015 Press Club Of Southeast Texas

 

Big Red Sports Network’s All Access Player – 2014, commercial for Lamar Video/ Big Red Sports Network.

  • First Place, Broadcast Internet Video, 2015 Press Club of Southeast Texas

 

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