Jolie Chi, awarded ISA Gold Best Actress, brought us one of the most brilliant and funny performances of July season in Wanyin Tang’s “My Lunatic Lucy” (also awarded ISA Silver Best Comedy Short and Best Acting Ensemble).
ISA award-winning “The Door”, spoken in English, is the first work of Spanish actress and writer Lola Rùi as a director (and an actress at the same time). A big challenge for who just started to learn the language.
ISA award-winning screenwriter Kathryn L. Scurry statement on her Platinum Award for Best Short Script with “The House That Mary Built” in July season.
One of the most visually challenging films of July season of ISA awarded an honorable mention for Best Editing, “Indelible Winter” brings us a romantic fantasy with a nightmarish ending. The director Ann Huang reveals the intended meaning behind some powerful visual shots.
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”.