ABOUT US.

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Professional Amateur Productions is a full-scale production company based in the Kansas City area. We specialize in creating video content with the ability to empower creative voices and ideals. Our award-winning projects have been showcased all over the world and online.

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ABOUT THE FOUNDER.

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Savannah Rodgers
Director/Writer/Producer

Savannah Rodgers is an award-winning director, writer, and producer. Recently, Savannah won the Next Gen Award from the 2017 Twister Alley Film Festival, recognized by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the world's Top 50 Film Festivals. Her short films have garnered national attention from the likes of Slamdance and the Tallgrass Film Festival. She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Kansas.

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AWARDS.

SKETCHES (short) (2016)

  • Best "Foreign" College Film - Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase (2017)
  • Award of Excellence - BisonBison Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Concept in a Narrative Film - Red Dirt International Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Editing - Eyecatcher International Film Festival (2016)
  • Best Local Actress (Ashley Kennedy) - Outlaw Film Festival (2016)
  • Best Micro Romance Short Film - Austin Revolution Film Festival (2016)
  • Best Student Film - LA Film Awards (2016)
  • Audience Choice Award - First Friday Film Festival (2016)
  • Best Director - The Tensie Awards (2016)

OUT HERE IN KANSAS (short) (2016):

  • Best Short Documentary - Austin Revolution Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Short Documentary - GLITTER! Oklahoma LGBT Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Director: Short Documentary (Adam Knapp) - GLITTER! Oklahoma LGBT Film Festival (2017)
  • Best LGBTQ Subject - Jim Thorpe Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Documentary Short Film - Twister Alley Film Festival (2017)

POLITICALLY CORRECT (short) (2015)

  • Director's Choice: University Film - Austin Revolution Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Micro Short Film - GLITTER! Oklahoma LGBT Film Festival (2017)
  • Best Comedy Short - Cinema Constant (2016)
  • Best Heartland Student Short Film - Kansas City FilmFest (2016)
  • Audience Choice Award: Comedy - Festigious International Film Festival (2015)
  • Best GLBTQ Film (Silver) - Global Independent Film Awards (2015)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Markisha Rangel, Bronze) - Global Independent Film Awards (2015)
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award (Bronze) - Global Independent Film Awards (2015)
  • Out Here Now Short Film Competition Winner - Kansas City LGBT Film Festival (2015)
  • Audience Choice: Best Indie Comedy - Top Shorts Film Festival (2015)
  • Judge's Choice Award - Doc Sunback Film Festival (2015)
  • Best Screenplay - The Tensie Awards (2015)

OTHER AWARDS:

  • Be You at KU Student of the Year (Savannah Rodgers) - University of Kansas (2017)
  • David Yonally Memorial Award (Savannah Rodgers) - University of Kansas (2017)
  • Next Gen Award (Savannah Rodgers) - Twister Alley Film Festival (2017)
  • Visionary Award (Savannah Rodgers) - Outlaw Film Festival (2016)
  • Fred G. Andrews Emerging Filmmaker Award (Savannah Rodgers) - Kansas City FilmFest (2016)
  • Bill Gilbert Award (Savannah Rodgers) - University of Kansas (2016)
  • Loren Dolezal Community Service Award (Savannah Rodgers) - University of Kansas (2015)