Gold Awards: March 2021

Best Indie ShortSole Searching in San Francisco by Peter Allas and Eric David Tippett (USA)

Best Drama ShortTwoBears by Anthony Florez (USA)

Best Documentary ShortNot One More by Cameron Leingang (USA)

Best Comedy ShortOnce Beautiful Woman by Frankie Guerrero, Jr. (USA)

Best Dark Comedy ShortRoadkill by Andie Ximenes (USA)

Best Crime ShortTrafficked by Doug Stroup (USA)

Best Thriller ShortKaleidoscope by Jorge Granera (USA)

Best Horror ShortAfter Hours by Isaac Ruth (USA)

Best Sci-Fi ShortSteel Will by Eugene Khazin (USA)

Best Western Short: White Dove: The Origin by Delilah Andre (USA)

Best Experimental ShortWe Know Our Worth? by Behrooz Abbasi (Iran)

Best Student ShortRing by Surui Guo (USA)

Best Animation ShortNanakorobi (Seven Falls) by Gaby Breiter (USA)

Best Children ShortLove, Lulu by Sebastian Podesta (USA)

Best Women ShortMarbles by Sagtens Film Collective (Norway)

Best LGBTQ Short: Staccato by Ethan Gurule (USA)

Best MicrofilmMyopia by Carla Orellana (El Salvador)

Best Screendance ShortThe Trash Can by Delia Hou and Juan Cupini (Argentina)

Best Music VideoRo Myra – Irene by Ben Hess (USA)

Best Web Series/TV PilotSpanky: Episodes 1-4 by Alex Martinez (USA)

Best Web and New MediaThird Time Ice-Cream by Oshri Cohen (Israel)

Best Parody Short: Roadkill by Jessica Mastro (USA)

Best Director (Female): Nisreen Alsbeihi Noman for I… Overcame Hothi Mines (Yemen)

Best Director (Male): Paul N Foster for Perdition (USA)

Best Student Director (Female): Georgie Cowan-Turner for My Morning Routine (UK)

Best Student Director (Male): Yi Xiong for Singing Alone With A Farewell (China)

Best First Time Director (Female): Leven Rambin for Red Giant (USA)

Best First Time Director (Male): Lucas Boger for Somewhere Between (USA)

Best Young Filmmaker: Jack Hahn for Synthetic Beaches (USA)

Best Actress: Brooke Lyons for Perdition (USA)

Best Actor: Micah Lyons for Perdition (USA)

Best Supporting Actor: Stephen Brown for Immigrant Mother (USA)

Best Child/Young Actress: Amanda Paulsen for Stuck In Love (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Sam Boxleitner and Lee Boxleitner for Open House (USA)

Best Acting Ensemble: Sam Tutty, Shona Graham, Rosie Steel, and Amanda Gordon for Four Minute Warning (UK)

Best Cinematography: Tye Jackson for Perdition (USA)

Best Editing: Marc Cohen for Steel Will (USA)

Best Production DesignThe Porns (USA)

Best Sound Design: Noori Dua for Staccato (USA)

Best Original Score: Polérik Rouvière for All Blood Runs Red (France)

Best Original Story: Paul N Foster for Perdition (USA)

Best Short ScriptDo Us Part by Matt Clifford and Mellinda Hensley (USA)






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