• Stacey Bradshaw

Best Actress Award - ICFF

Updated: May 13, 2019

I am speechless, overwhelmed, humbled, and so honored to have won the award for Best Actress (Short Film) for The Chance of a Lifetime at the International Christian Film & Music Festival!!! With 14 amazing nominees, this was wholly unexpected. To God be all the glory for allowing me to be a part of such impactful, redemptive stories like this short pro-life film!

I’ve wanted to attend ICFF for several years, and this was the first year that all the details lined up perfectly for that to happen. I had a very strong sense that this was the year to go. Clearly God had a plan!

Watch the video below to see my award announcement and brief (47 second) acceptance speech! It was so cool to have my friend and former co-star Ben Davies present the award!

After the screening for The Chance of a Lifetime with Zak Stam (who played my son), & Timothy Stam, the director:

Interviews on the red carpet:

Here are some more pictures from the event with details going left to right:

- My amazing agent Jean Wenger! It was so special to share this occasion with her!

- Three of my role models: Karen Abercrombie (War Room), Cameron Arnett (Overcomer), & Shannen Fields (Facing the Giants). Cameron & Shannen were also in the upcoming pro-life film The Order of Rights, which I enjoyed seeing at the festival!

- My new friend from London, Stephen Levy, won Best Director for his short film Epiphany!

- Issac Hernandez, my long time friend who works tireless to promote faith based films! Check out his new podcast style tv show called Faith on Film!

- My beautiful friend Alexandria Danya won 3rd Place for her script, The Dragonologists!!!

- Josh Murray & Ben Davies - I love these guys!! Super talented actors & great friends!

- It was great to reconnect with actor Tony Senzamici after meeting at a different festival in Orlando in 2014! His credits include NCIS: New Orleans, Homeland, & Burn Notice!

- Celebrating with Jonathan & Xavier Garcia on their 2nd Place Short Film award for A Blood Throne!

- I really enjoyed meeting Scott & Laura Pryor and watching their film Blackbear! (It's about a US Marine, a mission gone wrong, and underground fighting. Featuring Eric Roberts!)

- Always a joy spending time with this powerhouse couple, Cameron & BJ Arnett!

Just a handful of the Treasure Coast Talent team members at the festival! With Marty Jean Louis (in front), the founder and director of the International Christian Film Festival.

Watch The Chance of a Lifetime here:

One of my red carpet interviews:

For the full list of winners, visit the ICFF website.

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