Simply remarkable. The documentary “The Song Of Galesh” by Iranian Kondor Shekari conquered all the judges of ISA. Learn more about this young director, awarded Platinum in the round of September.
Awarded Platinum Best Dark Comedy Short, “Shotgun” is one of the funniest and most surprising films of the round of September. A bloody 16-minute work full of talent, directed by Colin A. Borden. Absolutely mandatory.
“Stalled” tells the tense story of a scummy defense attorney who finds himself trapped in a bathroom stall with an armed and desperate young man. A powerful 10-minute thriller awarded Gold Best Director (Male) in the round of September.
“Traveling Soldier” is a story of hope, strength, and loyalty. It follows a young couple struggling to beat the odds of WW2 while keeping their relationship alive via letters. A heart-wrenching story awarded by ISA an honorable mention for Best Drama Short.
From South Africa, one of the pleasant surprises of September round, “The Crossing”, directed and produced by Jaak Erasmus and co-produced by Nathan Brooks. Awarded Platinum Best Sci-fi Short Film and Best Original Story.
Iranian filmmaker Aliasghar Behboodi talks about his challenges to do “The Crossroads”, a film about a girl who doesn’t know how to make a right decision while at a crossroads of her life.
Mr. Bouhaïk, an independent filmmaker based in France, brought us the intriguing “Max”, awarded ISA Bronze Best Sound Design and also two honorable mentions: Best Mystery Short and Best Sci-Fi Short.
The statement in New York of Nora Jaenicke, writer and director of ISA Platinum award-winning “Whales”, for Best Drama Short. Filmed in Italy, “Whales” was also nominated for Best Film of the Month.
Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of September 2018.
Learn more about the five runners for Best Film of the Month in September.