Independent Shorts Awards

Sister With A Gun

Anabelle Yates stumbles upon a church looking for a savior and is welcomed with open arms as she embarks on a journey to rebuild her life. After eight years she is sworn in and her old life as she knew is left behind but not without a price. As the saying goes “Vengeance is mine” said the lord but an old habit resurfaces forcing her to make the ultimate choice.
Directed by Kathryn L. Scurry (USA)


Baydagh is like a sign of light. Where there was a Baydagh, means that there was a wedding party. They placed a piece of wood and above this piece of wood standing apple .the groom was not going to bring his wife from her father’s house, but they brought to the groom’s house with a white horse .when he got the bride one agiler jumped over the tent to take Baydagh, took the cloth itself and the apple offered it to the groom.
Directed by Mohammad Hadi Esfandyari (Iran)

Review of “My Week With Maisy”

Mark Oxtoby, the director of ISA award-winning short film “David’s Here”, is back with the remarkable script “My Week With Maisy”, also a recipient of an ISA Platinum Award. A sensitive and touching writing piece in which Oxtoby turns a simple idea into something beautiful with the power to touch the viewer.

Cuban Queens

“Cuban Queens” is a rhythmic study of subliminal hand-drawn portraits that evolve though shifting relationships of image-to-image and image-to-sound. The film is a collaboration by Warren Bass (direction, experimental animation, and music), Lowell Boston (additional animation), and Liz Goldberg (original graphics, sketched in the streets of Havana).
Directed by Warren Bass (USA)

I Cant Lose

A man down on his luck pressures his girlfriend, who works part-time in a private social club, to help him set up the robbery of the local hustler who runs the club. When she refuses, he decides to take matters in his own hands.
Directed by Patrick House (USA)

Blood & Water

A henchmen Ramon Anderson (Alex West) wants to change his life and leave the family business behind him. His Uncle Andres Sosa (Giovanni Silva) has other plans for Ramon and his crew.
Directed by Mr. West Ashe (USA)