Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of August 2018. Thank you for sharing your works and congratulations to all!
Filmed in one weekend for the first annual 72-hour Women's Weekend film challenge, "Unheard" is a narrative horror short that uses hyperbole in a dystopian future to explore how women's voices are silenced. Directed by Emilie Martel (USA)
As a professional viola player, teacher, and street musician, the entire D.C. area serves as Vasili Frankos’ stage as he "busks” - performing in public on street corners, at the Metro, and in parks; his string case open in front …
A bunch of teens sees a meteorite come down and when they go to find the impact site they find more than they expected. A cautionary tale about being home before dark, listening to your mum and not going into …
A man invites his ex on a hike to heal old wounds and bury the hatchet. But are his true intentions really to heal? And is the hatchet all he wants to bury? Directed by Justin Adams (USA)
As seventeen-year-old Roseanna struggles with her mental health, living under the shadow of her abusive mother, a friendship grows to mean something more in helping towards her lifelong dream of becoming a successful actress. Written by Christian Pavlik (USA)
In a semi-distant orderly society, two women face each other in a strange duel left to the odds. Directed by Jerome Leclere (USA)