COFF I'll Walk with God
Christian Online Film Festival Award Winner


Title: I'll Walk with God


Creator: Ian Woodward


Run Time 29:33


Genre: Musical Romance


Description: This award winning film is by Mr. Ian Woodward and ENCORE FILMS!! This wonderful short film, and musical romance, had it's world premiere at our film festival!! This uplifting movie tells the story of Reverend Jim Watson, the 'Singing Vicar', who leaves his glamorous life as an opera singer to become the Pastor at a small church in England. While there, he meets and falls in love with Ms. Emma Crawford who lives near by! This short movie shows us that God has a plan for each of us, and even if your life experiences changes (big, small, good, or bad) they are all part of that plan!! Also with a major part is Ms. Holly Watson, the Vicar's daughter, who be-friends Emma!! In the film you also get to see and hear an awesome choir!! This awesome movie was Written and Directed by Mr. Ian Woodward, and stars Mr. Norman Bowman as Rev Jim Watson, Ms. Virginia Byron as Emma Crawford, and Ms. Claire Heverin as Holly Watson! The movie poster was designed by  Ms. Stefanie Woodward!


CFF Awards: Best Movie Trailer (Ian Woodward), Best Movie Poster (Ian Woodward), Best Short Film, Best Actor Norman Bowman), Best Actress (Virginia Byron), Best Actress Supporting (Cliare Heverin), Best Director (Ian Woodward), Best Producer ((ENCORE Films), Inspire Award (ENCORE Films Choir), Best Music / Sound, Best Cast, Best Make-Up Hair Props, Best Movie Fan Favorite, Best Actress Fan Favorite (Virginia Byron), Best Actress Supporting Fan Favorite (Claire Heverin), Best Director Fan Favorite (Ian Woodward), Best Producer Fan favorite (ENCORE Films).


COLFF Awards: Best Movie Trailer (Ian Woodward), Best Movie Poster (Ian Woodward), Best Short Film (Ian Woodward), Best Director (Ian Woodward), Best Producer (Ian Woodward), Best Actor (Norman Bowman as Rev Jim Watson), Best Actress (Virginia Byron as Emma Crawford), Best Actress Supporting (Claire Heverin as Holly Watson), Best Soundtrack (Ian Woodward), Best Movie Poster (Stefanie Woodward), and finally Best Performance (Norman Bowman singer, Natalie Anne Owen Organist & Choir Vocal Coach, and the Encore Films Choir (Joyce Agbonson, Lara Cooper-Chadwick, Anastasia Drew, Aude Florentin, Elisa Hayrapetyan, Daria King, Francesca Moran, Georgina Roberts, Laia Martinez Rubir)! 


Other Awards: Best Short Film Under 40 Minutes at The Near Nazareth Festival (Afula, Israel), Best International Musical Drama at The Texas Ultimate Shorts Film Festival (Texas, USA), Award of Merit at The International Film Festival for Spirituality, Religion and Visionary (Jakarta, Indonesia), Award of Merit at The Headline International Film Festival (Hollywood, USA), Silver Medal at The Walser Film Days International Film Festival (near Salzburg, Austria), Best Actor: Honourable Mention at The GloryReelz Christian Film Festival (Detroit, USA), 4-Star Award at BIAFF (Harrogate, England), Best Foreign Musical at The Wendy’s Shorts Awards Film Festival (USA), Special Diploma at The Tallinn International Festival of Film Makers (Tallinn, Estonia), Best Actor award at The Walser Film Days International Film Festival (near Salzburg, Austria).



Ian Woodward (Writer, Director)

Norman Bowman (Key Cast - Jim Watson)

Virginia Byron (Key Cast - Emma Crawford)

Claire Heverin (Key Cast - Holly Watson)

Caroline Peberdy (Hair and Make-up)

Anna Carpozi (Costumes)

Paul Richardson (Sound and Boom)

Jamie Montgomery (Gaffer)

Zenka Woodward (Wardrobe and Props)

Stephanie Woodward (DVD Design)


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