"One of the best weekends of my life. Thank you so much for letting the orphan brigade be a part of this amazing festival. Your hospitality, vibe, and true soul are an inspiration. From Joshua Britt, James DeMain and I, we send our absolute thanks your way."
-- Neilson Hubbard, Nashville, Tennessee / The Orphas Brigade: Sountrack to a Ghost Story / World Premiere / Documentary Feature Special Jury Mention Award
"Thank you so much for everything!!!!!!!! Long live to cinema on the bayou!"
-- Maxime-Claude L'Écuyer / Montréal, Québec / Zsofika / U.S. Premiere / Narrative Short Special Jury Mention Award
"Great festival run by super awesome folks. I'd almost say we ate too much gumbo, but no . . . there is never enough gumbo!"
-- Jay Pennington / Jacksonville, Florida / Ocean Pond / Louisiana Premiere / Audience Award
"Just a little word to tell you how much David and I enjoyed the festival. Its been a feast of movies: tapas, starters, entrees and deserts. You really fed us well. You are responsible for bringing a community together and for this too, I thank you. I'm still floating on a cloud."
-- Christian Fleury, Montréal, Québec / Everybody Wants To Be A Cajun / World Premiere / Documentary Short Special Jury Mention Award
"Cinema on the Bayou was the nicest festival I ever went to. Warm and cheerful! There is no better place than Louisiana for a first award!"
Éléonore Goldberg, Montréal / Québec / Errance (Wandering) / U.S. Premiere / Animated Short Special Jury Mention Award Winner