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Top Shorts Winners - November 2022






Film of the Month

Crackman and Robyn - Karl Allen


Best Narrative Film

Crackman and Robyn - Karl Allen


Honorable Mention: Narrative Film

Ghost Trials - Will Sidaros


Best Indie Film

Anniversary - Ali Schmahl, Stefanie Schmahl


Honorable Mention: Indie Film

Cum Laude - Corey Johnson, Stephanie A Colons


Best Drama

Embers - Benjamin Ross Johnson


Best Comedy

First Day - Ellis Flurry


Best Thriller

Bereft - Rhea Dudani


Best Sci-Fi

CRISPR - David Edwards


Best Inspirational Film

The Uncommon Garden - Olympia Stone


Best Dark Comedy

Porky - Samuel Paul Tricomo


Best Western

Warren's Gold - Nick Swezey


Best Web Series

Bless Your Heart - Bri Kaisen, Matthew Humphrey, Mary McKeon


Best Documentary

A Smallholder's Voice - Clara Wetzel


Best Animation

917 - Evan Ryan


Best Music Video

Ghost - Boo Riley, Charles Billot


Honorable Mention: Music Video

Where the Seams have Frayed - Conor Brendan Mueller, Chancey June Gannett


Best Student Film

Jimmy Boden - Christopher Pickering


Honorable Mention: Student Film

Crossroads - Hakim Robinson


Best Microfilm

Dope Mom - Carolyn Bridget Kennedy, Richard J. McRae & Cody Demory


Best Director

Jimmy Boden - Christopher Pickering


Best First Time Director

Fish - Lesette Maxwell


Honorable Mention: First Time Director

Dear Jasper - Samuel Joseph Mason


Best Indie Filmmaker

The Call - Tom Balsamides


Best Actor

Crackman and Robyn - Finn Wilson


Best Actress

Anniversary - Stefanie Schmahl


Best Young Actor

Fish - Nolan Almeida


Best Child Actress

Plunderers of Rodentia - Raley Parker


Best Cinematography

Jimmy Boden - Christopher Pickering


Honorable Mention: Cinematography

Manchukuo, 1943, Summer - Yifan Xiang

Best Sound Design

Bereft - Elle Rinaldi


Best Original Story

Sugar - Evan Galiffa, Travis Huhn


Best Screenplay

Debt Apocalypse - Phillip Alan Bowen, Chad Alan Rohn


Honorable Mention: Screenplay

Seeing Things Differently - Jim Norman


Best Comedy Screenplay

The Deadline - Mike Gallagher


Best Action Screenplay