WINNERS
OCTOBER 2017

Winners may order a statuette for themselves and their team, for $290 including shipping.

After making an order, please send us an email to info.topshorts@gmail.com with the following details: 

1. Award (for example: Best Director)

2. Name

3. Film title

4. Full shipping address, including phone number

 

We'll email the design for your approval prior to engraving it on the statuette.

Film of the Month
THE RED CASE
Loran Perrin
 
Best Narrative
THE RED CASE
Loran Perrin
 
Honorable Mention: Narrative
UNEXPECTED
Jessy Langlois
 
Best Indie Film
THE TROUBLE WITH EDGAR LYNCH
Steve Curley
 
Honorable Mention: Indie Film
JON
Gemma Addy, Dave Slade
 
Best Drama
EXPLODING FEELINGS
Christina De Leon
 
Best Comedy
EVERY TORTURE HAS A SILVER LINING
Dan Tambling
 
Best Thriller
VESPER
Keyvan Sheikhalishahi
 
Best Horror
THE RUINS
Matilda Szydagis, Ric Sechrest
 
Best Action
GAUNTLET RUN: BREACH
Jyo Carolino, Garrett Atkinson
 
Best Sci-Fi
ZACKMAN
Jack Tong
 
Honorable Mention: Sci-Fi
UU
Jeremiah Hammerling
 
Best Experimental
PESSIM
TAKCOM
 
Best Inspirational
SENSE OF FREEDOM
Daniel Mohsun Guliyev
 
Honorable Mention: Inspirational
GISELLE
Severine Reisp
 
Best Fantasy
A TOLSTOY BROTHERS FILM
Zach Tolstoy
 
Best Dark Comedy
CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL
Paul Adelizzi
 
Best LGBTQ
MILK FANG
Nicholas Cunha
 
Best Mystery Film
A VERY MERRY UNBIRTHDAY
Kiyanoush Jahaandideh
 
Best Web Series
REUNION
Jacob Small, Kara Bartek, Brenna Gehlan, Jamie Osganian, Gabriella Salemi, Blake Lyon
 
Best Animation
THE ROBOT BUTLER
Jens Broström
 
Best Documentary
DISCOVERING HEAVEN
Stephen Gray
 
Honorable Mention: Documentary
CITY OF CARS
Guy Whittaker
 
Best Music Video
WHISPER IN THE WIND
Director: Julien Lascar
Song by: Fidji
 
Honorable Mention: Music Video
DANCE INTO THE PARTY
Directors: Wayne Isham, Chuck Maldonado
Song by: Ari B
 
Best Student Film
JAILBIRD: THE MUSICAL
Lexy Anderson
 
Honorable Mention: Student Film
CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL
Paul Adelizzi
 
Best Director
MAMA
Eduardo Vieitez
 
Honorable Mention: Director
THE RED CASE
Loran Perrin
 
Best First Time Director
CATHARSIS
Romain Fusilier
 
Honorable Mention: First Time Director
DEADLY IN LOVE
José Gilberto Vaca
 
Best Indie Filmmaker
THE DIFFERENT BEING
Rosario Brucato
 
Best Actor
CATHARSIS
Fabien Grenier
 
Honorable Mention: Actor
THIS IS JACK
Jackson George
 
Best Actress
THE RED CASE
Elisabeth Ventura
 
Honorable Mention: Actress
ABROAD
Pascale Seigneurie
 
Best Actor in an Indie Film
EXPLODING FEELINGS
Torrey Drake
 
Honorable Mention: Actor in an Indie Film
SAM
Yifan Luo
 
Best Actress in an Indie Film
ATTACHMENT
Crystal Day
 
Honorable Mention: Actress in an Indie Film
UNBREAKABLE TIES
Diana Perez Riveros
 
Best Supporting Actor
CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL
Paul Adelizzi
 
Best Supporting Actress
THE RED CASE
Emilie Schnitzler
 
Best Young Actor
A TOLSTOY BROTHERS FILM
Zach Tolstoy
 
Best Young Filmmaker
VESPER
Keyvan Sheikhalishahi
 
Honorable Mention: Young Filmmaker
THE MISSING
Ian Martin
 
Best Ensemble
THE RED CASE
Elisabeth Ventura, Bernard Metraux, Emilie Schnitzler, Eloïse Auria, Louise Danel, Gaétan Borg, Christian Pelissier, Fabrice De La Villeherve, Paula Brunet-Sancho, Hervé Rey
Best Editing
CATHARSIS
Arnaud Desne
 
Best Cinematography
MAMA
Hayk Kirakosyan R.G.C
 
Honorable Mention: Cinematography
PESSIM
Makoto Tajima
 
Best Score
MAMA
Rahman Altin
 
Honorable Mention: Score
CATHARSIS
Daniel Fusilier
 
Best Song
ALL OVER AGAIN
Joseph Fuoco, Joseph McGovern
 
Best Trailer
TIME FLIES
Daniel Chan
 
Best Visual Effects
ZACKMAN
Edmond Kwan, Loki Ho
 
Best Original Story
THE RED CASE
Loran Perrin
 
Honorable Mention: Original Story
ALL OVER AGAIN
Joseph McGovern
 
Best Screenplay
MERRY GO-ROUND
Robert D. Rice
 
Honorable Mention: Screenplay
CARRIER BAGS
Xavier Guignard
 
Best First Time Screenwriter
NEVER TOO LATE
Bryan Whorton
 
 

Top Shorts Film of the Month: 

"The Red Case", Directed by Loran Perrin (Official Trailer)

Top Shorts Best Director: 

"Mama", Directed by Eduardo Vieitez (Official Trailer)

Top Shorts Best First Time Director: 

"Catharsis", Directed by Romain Fusilier (Official Trailer)

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