Gold Awards: February 2022

Best Indie ShortAlmond Wood by James Frost (USA)

Best Drama ShortImaginary’s Eyes by Stéphane Parientitho (France)

Best Documentary ShortRedline: Bernardo Sousa by Phillip Reese (Portugal)

Best Comedy ShortServants by Sarah Tither-Kaplan (USA)

Best Horror ShortWhere’s Weirdo by Duncan Peake (Australia)

Best Experimental ShortThings She Wants by Kevin Andrew Heslop (Canada)

Best Animation ShortAlmost Christmas by Xinyuan Zhao (USA)

Best Children ShortSeeds by Morningstar Angeline and Ajuawak Kapashesit (USA)

Best Women ShortJust A Little by Hanna Gruber (Austria)

Best MicrofilmThings She Wants by Kevin Andrew Heslop (Canada)

Best Music VideoDL? – Tutt Jones by Daffy London (USA)

Best Director (Male): Hamid Reza Mahmoudi Mehrizi for The Game The Doubt (Iran)

Best Student Director (Female): Paloma Gonzales for Esther Eats the Bible (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Emily Penick for The Coronation (USA)

Best First Time Director (Male): Ilan Azoulay for Masada Dead Sea Denim (Israel)

Best Actress: Heather McPhaul for 1 (USA)

Best Actor: Will Brandt for Almond Wood (USA)

Best Child/Young Actor: Jizhong Zhang for The Monkey King (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Courtney Enea and Susan Solomon for Still (USA)

Best Ensemble Cast: Briana Marin, Erik Marmo, Renata Zhigulina, Brittany Lewis, Jae Kim, and Barbara Keegan for Alexis (USA)

Best Cinematography: Anastasiia Kulikalova for The Coronation (USA)

Best EditingDL? – Tutt Jones (USA)

Best Production DesignThe Coronation (USA)

Best Sound Design: Ryan Yurada for Scatterbrain (USA)

Best Original Score: Renata Mellão for Alexis (USA)

Best Short ScriptLump by Daniel Arora (Austria)






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