Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of October 2018.
Learn more about the five nominees for Best Film of the Month in the round of October
Independent Shorts Awards is honored to release the full list of the projects officially selected for the round of October 2018, a qualifier for the 2019 ISA Annual Awards event in Hollywood.
Awarded Platinum Best Experimental Short for “Quarume: Never Go Back” and Gold Best Narrative Short for “On the Border”, Spanish filmmaker Arturo M. Merelo is one of the most surprising and talented artists of September round.
Nominated ISA Best Film of the Month and awarded Platinum Best Fantasy Short in the round of August. “The Shroud”, by French director Marie Vandelannoote, is formally a gothic horror movie but it is more concerned to show our own fears than ghosts themselves, which turns it on a very singular drama. A mandatory short film.
Kimia’ Workman is an American film and television actress, writer, producer, and director. Learn more about her latest project, “Shock Nation”, awarded by ISA an honorable mention as Best Web Series/TV Pilot in the round of August.
Australian Adrian Prospero is the director of the film “Once Were Heroes”, awarded Bronze Best Sci-Fi Short in the round of September. A film that tells the story of a couple who make use of their son to carry out a robbery. A funny, creative and competent work.
Recipient of an honorable mention as Best Actor in the round of September, British Simon Killick talks about “Buried”, that he also co-directed with Neil Webster, and his experience at Independent Shorts Awards.
A brilliant way to provoke feminism in the modern era, replacing the manifesto with the silence. Chinese Director Xiaoyu Yang unveils a mysterious universe of one of the world’s famous contemporary art “Christina’s World” by Andrew Wyeth. Awarded by ISA in August season, Best Female Director, Best Student Short, and Best Cinematography.
Awarded Silver Best Sound Design and honorable mentions for Best First Time Director and Best Editing, “Risky Boys” directed by Ukrainian Max Vitko illustrates in its best what is being done by new filmmakers from East Europe with low or no budgets. A competent and compelling short film in a “retro wave style”.