Independent Shorts Awards

Permeation

Douglas unknowingly lays on the grass in a park. He wakes up and looks at his surroundings. Douglas sees nothing and starts to walk to get out of the park. Douglas encounters plenty of guys who have the same face. Douglas feels paranoia. Douglas finally arrives at a parking lot. Douglas looks himself through a window on a car, and his face already changes what he has met at the park.
Directed by James Seojin Park (USA)

The Secret Admirer

A lonely man who enjoys taking pictures of women without them knowing meets his match when an unknown person takes interest in him.
Directed by Val Del Rio (USA)

Life is Love

Two hopeless romantics start following around a couple that is seemingly in love. Who has the answer to love?
Directed by Andrew Sindt (USA)

The Artefact

A small team is sent to retrieve an artefact at all costs. They are faced with a small enemy force, but the biggest threat is the very mission they were sent for.
Directed by Christopher Mark (Australia)

Sting

Youtube celebrity, Coyote Peterson has reached almost 10 million subscribers after he climbed the Insect Sting Pain Index. The Insect sting pain index is a pain scale ranking the most painful insect stings. It was created by Entomologist and Nobel Prize winner Justin Schmidt. For the first time, Coyote and Justin meet for the first time to discuss what it feels like to be stung by the most painful insects in the world.
Directed by Cassandra Rosa (USA)

A Long Way From Home

In an old western tavern, the fate of a town is about to change when an outsider arrives and doesn’t have the money to pay for a glass of water.
Directed by Andy Tai and Eduardo Enriquez (USA)

Pharaoh

In a legacy of tradition, a newly ordained Pharaoh must learn and decide what kind of ruler she wants to be for her people.
Directed by Derrick Forkel and Mitchell Jao (USA)

Golden Days

Music video for the song ‘Golden Days’ by the artist Kinley.
A love letter to Prince Edward Island in the summer. A call to all who have moved away out West to find jobs, to remember the simplicity of life and the beauty of nature and how good it is for your soul to swim in the ocean and be with friends. A call to be yourself.
Directed by Jenna MacMillan (Canada)