Top Shorts Winners - November 2021






Film of the Month

Life After - Jesse Edwards


Best Narrative Film

Life After - Jesse Edwards


Honorable Mention: Narrative Film

HomeBound - Usher Morgan


Best Indie Film

Eldorado - Kevin James Bond


Honorable Mention: Indie Film

Lily - Zichen Liang


Best Drama

The Last Light - Dave Craighead


Best Comedy

Rock Hard with the Clown - Brown Frown the Clown


Best Thriller

Reshape - Siming Zheng


Best Horror

The Roast - Erim Şişman


Best Experimental Film

Sounds - Andrew Michael Frescas


Best Inspirational Film

The Nest - Jammie Patton, Kiziana Jean-Louis


Best Fantasy Film

Eunuch - Félix Gómez Amaya


Best Dark Comedy

My Dinner With Werner - Maverick Moore


Best Crime Film

Blue Lanterns - Brandon Chi-Wei Chen


Best Musical/Dance Film

When Snow Falls - Anthony Morigerato


Best Western

Outlaw - Alpay Andy Birdinc


Best Web/TV Pilot

The Last Song - Matthew Cooke


Best Web Series

My Human Experience - Sylvia Ray, Aimee Dansereau, Sarah Cooke


Honorable Mention: Web Series

Hamlet & Ophelia - Scott Westerman


Best Animation

Perfectionism - Rustam Turaliyev


Honorable Mention: Animation

Timeless - Susan Mey Lee Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia, Christina Teenz Tan


Best Music Video

Beast In Black - Moonligh Rendezvous - Katri Ilona Koppanen


Honorable Mention: Music Video

Timeless - Susan Mey Lee Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia, Christina Teenz Tan


Best Student Film

Chopped & Stacked - Mykael D. Wood


Best Director

Life After - Jesse Edwards


Honorable Mention: Director

Blue Lanterns - Brandon Chi-Wei Chen


Best First Time Director

The Last Light - Dave Craighead


Honorable Mention: First Time Director

No Hard Shells Crack? - Rich Mcafee


Best Indie Filmmaker

LOVE.HURT - Alexia Eteveneaux-Birks


Honorable Mention: Indie Filmmaker

Mommy - Emily Wahlund, Matt Knudsen


Best Actor

The Last Light - Joshua Malekos


Honorable Mention: Actor

My Dinner With Werner - Matthew Sanders


Best Actress

HomeBound - Katie Vincent


Honorable Mention: Actress

My Human Experience - Lana McKissack


Best Young Actor

Blue Lanterns - Julian Chan


Best Young Actress

The Moon Child - Laila Moore


Best Duo

Chopped & Stacked - Jackson Schombert & Julian Attaway


Best Cinematography

Life After - Aaron Seldon


Honorable Mention: Cinematography

Blue Lanterns - Federica Marchese


Best Editing

Life After - Zach Prichard


Honorable Mention: Editing

MONEY (What’s It Gonna Do 4 Me) - C.Hope Belmont, Brian Drillinger, John Chibbaro


Best Score

Life After - Ryan Taubert


Honorable Mention: Score

Time Boys - Randy Allan, Michael Winston Terry, Justin William Terry, Killian Josiah Terry, Andrea Allan Terry


Best Sound Design

Chopped & Stacked - Chris Porter


Best Song

Timeless - Ron Josef Danziger, Christina Teenz Tan


Best Commercial/Promotional Video

Mazda, Made to inspire - Theodoros Tzartos


Best Original Story

The Last Light - Dave Craighead


Honorable Mention: Original Story

MONEY (What’s It Gonna Do 4 Me) - C.Hope Belmont, John Chibbaro


Best Screenplay

The Ballad of Billy & The Bully - Hogan Hiatt


Honorable Mention: Screenplay

Once Upon a Time in Stray Cat Town - Wei Zhou


Best Drama Screenplay

The Silent Recital - Lia Wu


Best Comedy Screenplay

Rough Cut - "Running of the Bulls" - Matthew Margo


Best Thriller Screenplay

Silver Tunnel - Raluca Dobrescu


Best Sci-Fi Screenplay

X THE END TIME - Sean GK


Best First Time Screenwriter

I'm Sorry Deer - Jackie Fiorillo


Best Television Script

End of Days - Danny Alex


Honorable Mention: Television Script

Positives - Katie Fahey


Special Jury Award

Sam's Decision - Marcelo Ribeiro Carvalho


Special Jury Award

Real Monsters - Isaiah Thomas Butler


Special Jury Award

Snake - Perry Schwartz





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