While The FreeStyle Life is headquartered and based in the United States, the audience for the 2013 Exhibition consisted of viewers from 110 countries, speaking 26 different languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, and...

The FreeStyle Life Film Exhibition Audience Award Voting Closes, Winners To Be Announced Starting May 6th.

The FreeStyle Life Film Exhibition has just completed the final leg of the 2013 season, and the votes are in. The audience members have cast their votes for their favorite films competing in the premier international film exhibition. Now, the voice of the people is about to be heard as the winners of the 2013 FreeStyle Life Film Exhibition's Audience Awards will be announced starting on May 6th. The winners of the Audience Award will be announced in the following order: Best Music Video (May 6th), Best Student Film (May 7th), Best Short Film (May 8th), Best Documentary (May 9th), and Best Narrative Feature (May 10th). The winner of The Golden Swan Award for Outstanding Filmmaking will be announced Tuesday May 14th.

The online voting for the 2013 Audience Awards officially closed at 11:59 PM (EST) on April 30th, 2013. The platform's online ballot and submission process allowed for audience members all over the world to easily and securely vote on the films contending for top honors in five categories, as well as for the 36 filmmakers competing for the Golden Swan Award. FreeStyle Life CEO Tommy Swanhaus has remarked, "It is vital for The FreeStyle Film Exhibition to show the world that an online voting system can work regardless of one's location, and still be simple, secure, and reliable."

While The FreeStyle Life is headquartered and based in the United States, the audience for the 2013 Exhibition consisted of viewers from 110 countries, speaking 26 different languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, and many others. The FreeStyle Life Film Exhibition 2013 allowed for audience members to engage with and support the films through numerous avenues. While the exhibition's integration of Social Media such as sharing and commenting on Facebook are a huge component of The FreeStyle Life Platform, only official ballots that were cast between March 25th and April 30th will be used in determining the Audience Award Winners.