The Beach House HHI,

Press Release

Winners Announced

Official Host Hotel

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2015 Arkhaios Film Festival


​​9/28/15
For Immediate Release

Hilton Head Island, SC, USA:   2015 Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is partnering with The Beach House Hilton Head Island to serve as the official host Hotel.

The Beach House, Hilton Head Island is nestled in the sand on Coligny Beach just a 10 minute stroll from Coligny Theater where the Film Festival takes place. The newly enhanced Beach House welcomes guests with its casual beach charm and offers an authentic beach experience. Enjoy pool side inside or outside dining at the Island’s newest culinary star "The Porch Southern Kitchen & Bar" or kick back beachside to live entertainment each day at the legendary barefoot beach bar, The Tiki Hut.

The Arkhaios rate negotiated is $109.00 per night for stays October 22, 23, and 24. The block code for the group rate is AFF.

To make a reservation, just click the booking link below and you will be directed to your group booking page. The group code AFF is already auto populated on the link.
http://www.holidayinnresorts.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=rs&localeCode=en&regionCode=1&hotelCode=hbisc&_PMID=99801505&GPC=AFF

Or you may choose to call 866-975-1860. Please call early and mention Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival, make sure to reference the group code AFF..


10/26/15
For Immediate Release


​2015 Arkhaios Film Festival Awards

Grand Prize of the Arkhaios Film Festival
"Saving Mes Aynak"
Director: Brent E. Huffman

Award for Best Cultural Heritage Film
"On the Trail of the Far Fur Country"
Director: Kevin Nikkel
Honorable Mention: "Lightning Strikes Twice"
Director: Stephani Gordon
Producer: Kelly Keogh

Award for Best Archaeology Film
"Kingdom of Salt: 7000 years of Hallstatt"
Director: Domingo Rodes
Producer : Joan Vicent Hernandez
Honorable mention: "Square Holes: Digging the Kolb Site"
Director: William C. Judge
Producer : Bodhi Leaf Productions

Award for Best South Carolina Heritage Film
"Down on Bull Street"
Director: Lynn Cornfoot

Award for Best Archaeology Reconstruction
""Monique Peytral: Painting Lascaux, Painting Life""
Director: Constance Ryder
Producer: Laurence Milon

Award for Best Innovative Representation of Scientific Archaeology
""The X-ray Time Machine""
Director: Martin Freeth
Producer: Dr. Tony Freeth

Arkhaios Founder Award for Public Archaeology
""Square Holes: Digging the Kolb Site""
Director: William C. Judge
Producer : Bodhi Leaf Productions

Audience Favorite Film Award, Day 1
""Square Holes: Digging the Kolb Site""
Director: William C. Judge
Producer : Bodhi Leaf Productions
Runner-up: ""Amerindian Fingerprint""
Director Pierre-Nicolas Durand

Audience Favorite Film Award, Day 2
""On the Trail of the Far Fur Country""
Director: Kevin Nikkel
Runner-up: ""Mapping Kosciuszko’s Tunnel""
Director William Ira Richardson
""Roman Engineering: Aqueducts""
Director José Antonio Muniz

Audience Favorite Film Award, Day 3
""Saving Mes Aynak""
Director: Brent E. Huffman
Runner-up:""Sea Island Secrets: A Journey Through Time""
Director R. Gibbes McDowell
""Monique Peytral: Painting Lascaux,Painting Life""
Director Constance Ryder

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL !!!