Craig Bettendorf, the creator and director of ISA Gold award-winning “Treading Yesterday”, talks on the challenges involved in the development of the series and gives some tips for the newcomer’s independent filmmakers.
Two young hitmen try to get made by taking out a rival mob boss. The storyline of “Rookies”, awarded Bronze Best Crime Short in ISA’s July season. A short film by experienced writer, director, and actor John Anthony.
After the romantic drama “Gift Giver”, Canadian film director Trent Newton brought us a challenging, dark narrative in the impressive thriller short “Contrition”, double awarded in ISA’s July season.
Awarded Silver Best Animation Short in ISA’s July season, “Shipwrecked” brings attention to a newcomer British female filmmaker. In a four-minute film, Sabrina Marengo managed to create a brilliant and funny portrait of one of the most disturbing phenomena of the so-called modernity.
Chris Vanderhorst, the director of “Lifelike” (awarded Best Sci-Fi short in ISA’s July season), reveals how long it took to bring life to this film about a heartbroken woman who orders a lifelike android.
Belgian film director Nicolas Van Ruychevelt brought to Independent Shorts Awards one of the most challenging films of July season: “Far Away”.
ISA award-winning Kelly Sarri statement and interview on her award for Best Documentary Short for “Tax Evasion: A Greek National Sport”, a journey of a Greek filmmaker to find the reasons why tax evasion rates in Greece are that high.
ISA award-winning James Todd talks about his short film “Post Mortem”, awarded Platinum Best Animation Short in July season, a portrait of Death’s job from… Death’s perspective.
Iranian ISA award-winning Maryam Pirband talks on “Fermysk”, a short film about a young pregnant Kurdish girl who survived an ISIS attack.
ISA award-winning Cameron McHarg talks about his latest film, “Deer Season”, double awarded in the July season.