- Gold Winner in Political/Current Events
- Gold Medal Winner in Current Events (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)
- Bronze Winner in Political Science
- Gold Winner in Political/Current Events
- Gold Medal Winner in Environment/Ecology/Nature
Love Gov Season 1: From First Date to Mandate portrays the federal government as an overbearing boyfriendScott Gov Govinskywho foists his good intentions on hapless, idealistic college student, Alexis. Each episode follows Alexis's relationship with Gov as his intrusions wreak (comic) havoc on her life, professionally, financially, and socially.
2016 Anthem Film Festival
- Best Comedy Award
The Anthem Film Festival began in 2011 with a goal to provide a venue for filmmakers who care about individuality and libertarian ideals. Love Gov has it allexcellent production qualities, excellent libertarian values, and a powerhouse message about the suffocating nature of government delivered in an entertaining package. It was our privilege to give it the award for best libertarian comedy of 2016.Jo Ann Skousen, Founder and Director, Anthem Film Festival
2016 Best Shorts Competition
- Award for Merit for Leading Actress
- Award for Merit for Leading Actor
- Award for Merit for Supporting Actress
- Award for Merit for Web Series
- Award for Merit for Short Film
Attracting both powerhouse companies as well as talented new filmmakers the Best Shorts Competition is an exceptional, truly international awards competitionwhich allows filmmakers from around the world to enter their films in this prestigious competition Currently in its 5th year, Best Shorts is an avant-garde worldwide competition that strives to give talented directors, producers, actors, creative teams and new media creators the positive exposure they deserve. It discovers and honors the achievements of filmmakers who produce high quality shorts and new media.
2016 HollyWeb Festival
- Winner: Best Editing
As the premiere web series festival, HollyWeb aims to honor web series creators for all of their hard work. We know how difficult it can be do produce a web series, we've done it ourselves! As the web series industry continues to grow, HollyWeb is at the forefront of the web series festival movement, giving creators an opportunity to see their work duly recognized.
2015 Lights, Camera, Liberty Film Festival (Atlas Network)
The award recognizes the most successful online video released in the last year. Strong candidates will be able to articulate the strategic impact of their video and most typically will have reached significant and strategic audiences, utilized effective messaging or storytelling, and demonstrated capable production and editing techniques.
2015 Reason Video Prize
The Reason Video Prize honors short-form video and film that explores, investigates, or enriches our appreciation of individual rights, limited government, and the free market.
- One of 50 Books Recommended by 2017 TED Speakers
- One of The Five Best Introductory Books on Macroeconomics
- One of The Five Best Introductory Books in Austrian Economics
- Paperback Edition: #1 Bestseller in Economic Theory
- Paperback Edition: #3 Bestseller in Free Enterprise & Capitalism
- Kindle Edition: #2 Bestseller in Economic Theory
- Kindle Edition: #2 Bestseller in Free Enterprise
- Finalist in Business & Economics
- Halbrook established beyond any rational doubt that Nazi gun laws were enacted, among other things, to disarm Jews and further or even enable the Holocaust. Discourse in America about the role of disarming civilians and genocide will continue, but not on a factual basis in light of Halbrook's seminal work. JPFO was founded with Aaron Zelman's research at the forefront, establishing that U.S. gun laws were built upon Nazi gun laws. Now the tapestry of disarmament and dictatorial control is more complete, and impervious to specious unraveling.
- Silver Winner in Finance/Investment/Economics
- Honorable Mention (Business)
The Independent Institutes blog, The Beacon, was named the Number 1 Best Libertarian Blog by The Washington Times (August 11, 2013).
The Beacon is the flagship blog of the Independent Institute. Marked by a calm demeanor, it features over forty authorsArt Carden, Anthony Gregory, and Robert Higgs among the most well known of themcovering topics from healthcare to privacy and everything in between.Unemotional yet unique, The Beacon is a must-read for all libertariansyoung or old, monarchist or anarchist, Austrian or Public Choice. A delicate balance of positive and normative analysis, together with unrivaled consistency in quality, elevates this blog above the rest.
- Bronze Winner in Current Events (Political/Economic/Legal/Media)
- Silver Winner Political/Current Events
- Honorable Mention in Economics
- Silver Winner in Current Events (Political/Economic/Legal/Media)
2013 PROSE Awards (Awarded by the Association of American Publishers)
- Best Book in Law & Legal Studies
- One of The Five Best Introductory Books on Public Choice