Gold Awards: June 2021

Best Indie Short: Ringo by Ren Akiba (Japan)

Best Drama ShortAnd Then, The Silence by Lucas Trochet (France)

Best Documentary ShortLolo by Keone Madrid and Mari Madrid (USA)

Best Comedy ShortSwipe by Anthony Sneed (USA)

Best Thriller ShortSymptoms May Include Shortness of Breath by Ben Hess (USA)

Best Crime ShortTo Die Like A Peacock by Xiaohan Ma (USA)

Best Women ShortLunch Stories – The Date Story by Akash Goila (India)

Best MicrofilmA Path by Timothy Dhalleine (Chile)

Best Web Series/TV PilotTrue North: Honest Stories of Finding Home by Suzie Galler (USA)

Best Music Video: Desolvido by Andrés Roa Ariza (Colombia)

Best Mobile ShortComeback-21 by David Camero (USA)

Best Director (Female): Christine Stronegger for What Happened To Us (Norway)

Best Director (Male): Ben Hess for Symptoms May Include Shortness of Breath (USA)

Best Student Director (Female): Yuan Yang for Candy Rain (USA)

Best Student Director (Male): Lingming Lu for Nightingale (China)

Best Actress: Bella Hart-Peck for Dropping Out (USA)

Best Actor: Martin Delaney for Officer Down (UK)

Best Supporting Actor: Mariano Cabaco for Astronauts (Austria)

Best Child/Young Actress: Nathalia Jackson for Shattering Faith (USA)

Best Child/Young Actor: Oscar Clitheroe for The Gangbuster (UK)

Best Acting Duo: Katie Prentiss and James Sweets for Second Story (USA)

Best Cinematography: James Montealegre for Desolvido (Colombia)

Best Editing: Amirul Bin Fadillah and Lee Amizadai for Tiny Garden (Singapore)

Best Production Design: Kat Vander Zwaag for Mountain Climber (USA)

Best Sound Design: Officer Down (UK)

Best Original Score: Joakim Alfvén for Over The Ocean (Sweden)

Best Original Story: Matthew Coonis for Huckleberry Jerry (USA)

Best Trailer/TeaserObsidienne (USA)






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