Award Winners of October 2020

Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of October 2020. These projects were shortlisted from a pool of submissions from 33 countries with total runtime of 79:52:07.

Official Selection 36,9%

Award Winners 25,6%

The full list of awards winners is available in the following sections:







All awards, including the Honorable Mentions, can be added to IMDb. All selected projects receive a laurel and customized certificate of achievement.

Some of the award-winning films will be screened at the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA, and their crews invited to attend and participate in a public Q&A (*). The others are in the pool from which it will be chosen the nominees for the annual awards.

All nominated projects (award winners of the monthly qualifying competitions from the annual cycle April 2020-March 2021) will be screened at the 2021 ISA Hollywood Annual Awards event in August, held also at the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, CA. The nominations will be announced in May 2021.

As an additional reward, the highest-rated projects from all categories receive also a 12-month free subscription to IPitch and special discounts for our associate film festivals.

Also, the highest-rated films of this round will be invited to join the exclusive ISA streaming TV channel.

Finally, all award winners can order here the ISA official trophy, an exclusive piece of art constructed from pure optical crystal customized with 4 engraved lines.

Thank you for sharing your projects. And congratulations to everyone!

(*) Important note on COVID-19: Although currently postponed, all of the ISA live screenings, Q&As and annual awards gala will be scheduled for the first safe opportunity, merged in extended events. Until then, Independent Shorts Awards has optional streaming opportunities for those who want to join via ISA TV channel.

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