Top Shorts Winners - May 2021





Film of the Month

Final Deathtination - Marika Tamura


Best Narrative Film

Conscription - Zach Beckstrand


Honorable Mention: Narrative Film

Kato - Julius Wiege


Best Indie Film

The Invite - Jordan Rader


Honorable Mention: Indie Film

At the Hairdresser's - Jay Notley, David Cornwall


Best Drama

The Stranger - Kurt Hale


Best Comedy

The Invite - Jordan Rader


Best Horror

Bloody Mary - Shreco Bakari


Best Experimental Film

Never Die - Xue Song


Best Inspirational Film

Sebastian and Max's Grand Canyon Adventure - Max King


Best Dark Comedy

The Day the Sky Fell - Karina Yager


Best Musical/Dance Film

Kintsugi - Justine Kaneda


Best Film Noir

One Night Noir - Ernie Berger


Best Web/TV Pilot

Audition - Cosimo Tucci


Best Documentary

J. S. BACH - An Endless Journey - Alexandre Ritter


Honorable Mention: Documentary

Far From Home: The Steve Dalkowski Story - Tom Chiappetta


Best Animation

The Sky Below - Charlie Rose


Honorable Mention: Animation

Welcome Home - Dana Crypto


Best Music Video

Shame - Marianne Bernhard


Honorable Mention: Music Video

Adirondack - Jonathan Sprout


Best Student Film

Final Deathtination - Marika Tamura


Honorable Mention: Student Film

Conscription - Zach Beckstrand


Best Microfilm

House Troll Halloween - Kanja Chen


Best Director

The Invite - Jordan Rader


Best First Time Director

Dahlia White - Alison Moir


Honorable Mention: First Time Director

Window - Hunter Hawkins


Best Indie Filmmaker

Barry - Alexander Henninger


Honorable Mention: Indie Filmmaker

My Brother's Keeper - Quaz Degraft, Rich Adofo


Best Young Filmmaker

What If - Hao Zhenjia


Honorable Mention: Young Filmmaker

Valuables - Tayden Hilton


Best Actor

Conscription - Chandler Reed


Best Actress

Dahlia White - Shay Fox


Best Supporting Actor

Hide Your Love Away - Bryan Douglas