Film Stars July/August 2021

August 17th, 2021 by Nathan Hobbs

Meet the 2021 Tint-Off™ Champions

By Chris Collier


1 Paul Phinney

Solar Eclipse | Mechanicsville, Va.

“I was definitely surprised because there were lots of truly professional window film installers out there,” Phinney said. “I think luck definitely played a part.”

2 Ross Brackett

Sun Stoppers | Fort Mill, S.C.

3 Matt Adams

Adams Window Tinting | New Bern, N.C.

(2013 Architectural Bronze Medalist/2015 Architectural Silver Medalist)


1 Chris Van Sickle

Tintz & Graphx LLC | Fraser, Mich.

“Just be yourself—the main thing is don’t watch anybody else and don’t change your game,” Sickle said. “Just go out there and do the best you can do the way you know how to do it. That’s what I did.”

2 Jason Teasley

Tint Pro | Springdale, Ark.

3 Jason Collings

Auto Trim Design | Riverdale, Utah (2015 Automotive Bronze Medalist)

Paint Protection

1 Nick Blek

Premier Armor Inc. | Corona, Calif.

“A lot of the competition was steep,” Blek said. “I didn’t think I had it but I was pleasantly surprised … These guys really are good at what they do, and I’m really proud to compete alongside them.”

2 Matt Somerville

Oz Braz | Gilbert, Ariz.

3 Andrew Garcia

Oz Braz Gilbert, Ariz. (2017 Paint Protection Film Bronze Medalist)

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