BIOGRAPHY

Stev Elam

Director/Photographer Stev Elam’s aesthetically rich cinematic style and natural storytelling ability have garnered him numerous accolades. Moving effortlessly between humor and emotion, Elam creates stunning visuals, capturing natural performances. "Walker Evans said, "The eye traffics in feelings, not in thoughts.” I identify with that. Whether I'm shooting still or live action photography, I tend to lead with my emotions".

 

AWARDS

2017 Best Fashion Film Audience Award - Seattle International Fashion Film Festival - NOVA                                                                                      

2017 Four Nominations - Seattle International Fashion Film Festival - NOVA

2015 Best Director Feature - Boston International Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

2015 Best Feature Audience Award - San Diego Film  Festival - Moments of Clarity

2015 Best Feature Audience Award - Catalina Island Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

2015 Best Feature Award of Merit Catalina Island Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

2015 Best Feature Nominee - Maverick Movie Awards - Moments of Clarity

2015 Best Director Nominee - Maverick Movie Awards - Moments of Clarity

2015 Best Feature Nominee - Cine Awards - Moments of Clarity

2015 Nine Nominations - Maverick Movie Awards - Moments of Clarity

2014 Best Family Film -  South Dakota Film Festival - Zombeo & Juliecula

2014 Best Documentary -  Los Angeles Art House Film Festival - Salvage

2014 Best Documentary - Pasadena International Film Festival - Salvage

2014 Best Family Film - California Film Awards  - Zombeo & Juliecula

2013 Telly Award (4 Categories) - Zombeo & Juliecula 

2013 Telly Award - Documentary - Salvage

2013 Best Actor - Best Film Makeup - AOF Film Festival - Zombeo & Juliecula

2013 Best Editing - Best Cinematography - AOF Film Festival - Salvage

2012 Best Director - Angeleno Film Festival - In Transit

2012 Best Short Film - Angeleno Film Festival – In Transit

2012 Best Actor - Angeleno Film Festival – In Transit

2012 Best Film Short - International Academy of Visual Arts Communicator Film Award - The Gadfly

2011 Best Film Short - International Audio - Visual Awards (AVA) Platinum Winner - The Gadfly

2011 Best Film Short - The California Film Awards Gold Winner - The Gadfly

2011 Best Dramatic Short - WorldFest Houston International Film Festival Platinum Remi - The Gadfly

2011 Best In Show - Aurora Award Platinum - Commercial

2011 Communicator Award of Excellence - Commercial

2011 Best Director EMPixx Award Platinum - The Gadfly

2011 Best Film Short - EMPixx Award Platinum - The Gadfly

2011 Best Director - Omni Award - The Gadfly

2011 Best Dramatic Short - Omni Award - The Gadfly

2011 Best Actor - Maverick Movie Awards Winner - The Gadfly

2011 Best Film Short - The Indie Fest Award - The Gadfly

2011 Best Film - Best Shorts Award - The Gadfly

2011 Best Film Short - Accolade Award - The Gadfly

2011 Winner - Silver Bulldog Awards - Commercial

2011 Best Original Score Nominee - Maverick Movie Awards - The Gadfly

2011 Telly Award Commercial

2011 Best Actress Nominee Angeleno Film Fest - InTransit

2011 Best Representation Of Theme Nominee - Angeleno Film Fest - In Transit

2011 Best Short Short Nominee - Golden Door International Film Festiva - In Transit

2011 Best Concept Short Nominee - Golden Door International Film Festival - In Transit

2011 PR Week's Public Sector Campaign of the year Nominee - Commercial

2010 Best In Show - Davy Award - Commercial

2010 Telly Award - Commercial

2010 W3 Award - Commercial 

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