Independent Shorts Awards

Boy Racer

Evan Murphy sneaks away into his grandfather’s shed and discovers a world of trinkets to play with including his grandfather’s rally car.
Directed by Barry Fahy (Ireland)

In Perspective

“In Perspective” is a story about human or human beings who take place in an inappropriate place and time and…
Directed by Arshia Zeinali (Iran)


Follow characters, who are all connected to each other in some way, as they portray their best selves on social media while reality is catching up to them.
Created by Mariya Ranieli (USA)


From the place of a heroin owner detention. On the back side of a drug’s pop image. In sleeping areas of Moscow outskirts where supplications, inevitable diagnosis and the inappeasable demon of addiction are present.
Directed by Nikita Kaf (Russia)


A man who lost his family and settles in a village. His life revolving around alcohol is enough to make him a drunkard until he meets a young girl who changes his life completely.
Directed by Shreyas Gupta (India)

The Fishing Game

For making films, Rafsaan is asking for a camera to his parents for a long time. Parents force Rafsaan to make good results by a “fake-gift-giving-policy” plan. Without explaining the real motive of education to their children, many capitalist busy parents make such plans. Losing hope, Rafsaan becomes depressed, frustrated and suicidal. This film is inspired by a true story.
Directed by Muzahidul Islam Zahin (Bangladesh)