DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards

 Peacock Hall in Rossmoor

Peacock Hall in Rossmoor

Each year in August, Rossmoor’s marvelous Peacock Theater hosts a competition of short videos and slideshows by members of the Rossmoor Photography Club and our Diablo Valley Mac User Group. Our filmmakers work hard to create their masterpieces. The best win certificates or the coveted grand prize Jeddo trophy handed out at a Wine & Cheese Social/Awards ceremony. Support is offered to aspiring videographers through DVMUG SIGs as well as direct support from experienced members. Check out some of our previous award-winning videos below.


DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards 2019

DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest 2019 Cheese Photos

Best of Show – Moroccan adventure – Ken Lezin

Photographic excellence – Moroccan adventure – Ken Lezin

Inspiration award – You are the light – Eric Cox

Best nature video – Yellowstone and grand teton national parks – Robert Adler

Cinematic excellence – Ascension – Shari Dyer

Multimedia award – A fairy tale – Peter Weiler

Best educational video – Irene – Bergamini – Alaskaís brown bears, grizzlies


DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards 2018

DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest 2018 Cheese Photos


DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards 2017

DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest 2017 Cheese Photos

Best of Show – Dollar Pool – Carmencita Lozano

Photographic Excellence – Highlights of Pride Parades – Lynn Letteris

Creativity – Dollar Pool – Carmencita Lozano

Story Telling – Bees! – Shari Dyer

Documentary – A Visit to the Western Railway Museum – Vern Hance

More 2017 Film Fest photos at, photos.app.goo.gl/gzEWhtK4vZ2pVVYS6


DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards 2016

Best of Show Ken Lezin “The Face of Cuba”

Best Nature Video Carol Hance “Peacock’s Spring Break

Best Music Video Shari Dyer “Give Me Jazz

Best Photo Story Ken Lezin “The Face of Cuba”

Originality Carmencita Lozano  “Have You Seen My…?

Best Documentary Sharon Beck “Sparkle Plenty” The Nun Too Bright

Lifetime Achievement Award Dick Dowell


DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards 2015

DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Cheese Photos 2015

Best Nature
Video Irene Bergamini – Fauna Down Under

Best Travel Video
John Mentil – Iceland: An Amazing Adventure

Editing & Photographic Excellence
Ken Lezin – New York: A Photo Essay

Peter Weiler – Something’s Coming

Best of Show
John Mentil – Iceland: An Amazing Adventure


DVMUG-Rossmoor Film Fest Awards 2014

Category Winners

Best Documentary – Jennifer Langan – 9/11 Memorial Museum

Best Editing – Shari Dyer – Journey to Canada

Best Humor – Vern Hance – When Are You Going to Mow the Lawn?

Best Photo Story – Steve Goodall – Reality in Black & White

Best Travel Video –  Irene Bergamini – A Walk on the Wild Side

Award for Photographic Excellence – Kenneth Lezin – Central Mexico: A Photo Essay

Best in Show Winner

3rd Place – Irene Bergamini – A Walk on the Wild Side

2nd Place – Dick Dowell – On the Road Again

Best of Show – Kenneth Lezin – Central Mexico: A Photo Essay


Best iPhone Documentary, Demolition of the Dome, Jennifer Langan

Best Storytelling, Della and the Gentle Giant, Vern Hance

Best Nature Video, Life in the Kelp Forest and Coral Reefs, Peter Weiler

Best Travel, A Glimpse of London, Shari Dyer

Best Slideshow, Winged Friends, Steve Goodall

Best of Show, A Glimpse of London, Shari Dyer


Best of Show, Ring of Fire, Peter Weiler

Photographic Excellence, Ring of Fire, Peter Weiler

Promotional Excellence, BePeace, Shari Dyer

Best Travelogue , 60 Years Ago, Vern Hance

Excellence in Editing, Stepping into the Ruth Bancroft Gardens, Jennifer Langan


Best of Show, Journey into the Past, Phyllis OíShea

Story Telling Award, Journey into the Past, Phyllis OíShea

Best Travelogue,  Viva Italia, Rose Bowe

Scenic Achievement,  Colorado Autumn, Shari Dyer


Best of Show, Dearest Darling, Lynn Curtis

Creative Camera Award, The Blue Angels, Ed Mason

Family Film Award, Smile!, Jeff Rade

Travelogue Award, Why England?, Philip Neff

Story Telling Award, Urban Lumberjack, Vern Hance and Carol Hance


Video Travelogue Award, Why Alaska, Philip Neff

A Tour of the Buddha Gate Monastery, Daniel Yu

Nine Lawyers And My Husband, Dorothy Davis

Zain Meets Reyna, Jeff Rader

Oceans R Us, Lynn Curtis

My Wall – My Life, Dick Dowell


Beat of Show,  Coronation of Spring, Robert Rothgery

Photography,  Many Faces of China, Rose Bower

Documentar, Preston’s First Haircut. Mike & Connie Grover

Storytelling,  Flying and Me, Ed Mason

Editing,  Coronation of Spring, Robert Rothgery

Creativity, Lynn Curtis, Faces of Viet Nam


Best of Show, Safari Serengeti,Lynn Curtis

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