Amy Guth, executive director of the Midwest Independent Film Festival, at the annual Best of The Midwest Awards Gala. (Photo by Brissa Del Mar @ Breeze Art Creatives) Most of us have been watching the red carpet and acceptance speeches at the Golden Globes, SAG awards and are awaiting the Oscars. As we are deep into awards season for entertainment, it has us wondering if all those industry competitions in just about every field imaginable are really worth the effort,…