Audience Award winner: The Gunfighter

The Oxford Film Festival is proud to announce the winner of this year’s Ron Tibbett Audience Award is the narrative short The Gunfighter, directed by Eric Kissack and narrated by Nick Offerman.

Our audience award was named for Mississippi filmmaker Ron Tibbett, after his untimely death in 2004 in a car accident just over a year after his short film Buffalo Common debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. He was one of the founding directors of the Magnolia Film Festival in Starkville, Miss. and a mentor to countless filmmakers around the state.