Gold Awards: October 2020

Best Indie Short: A Piece of Us by Justin Rhys Grant (Australia)

Best Drama ShortLost Dance by Mohammad Fouladi (France)

Best Documentary ShortPanacea by Laiqa Hitt and Jared Bunn (USA)

Best Comedy ShortMovie Match by Neil Toussaint (USA)

Best Dark Comedy ShortLadykiller by Ben Newbury (UK)

Best Action ShortTranspo by Parker Ronan (USA)

Best Thriller Short: Broken Window Theory by Cristian Trujillo García (Colombia)

Best Crime ShortOceans Alone by Frederik Hagedorn-Poulsen (Denmark)

Best Film Noir ShortPlace du Trocadéro by Pierre Leon Luneau and Mathieu Cayrou (France)

Best Horror ShortSonant by Vik Ramen (USA)

Best Sci-Fi Short84-06 by Hussain Abdullah (Germany)

Best Western Short: Armstrong by Lucas Zambrano (USA)

Best Romantic Short: MarriageFit by Rob DiNinni and Jeffrey Palmer (USA)

Best Experimental ShortResidue by Kai Lendzion (USA)

Best Student ShortArmstrong by Lucas Zambrano (USA)

Best Animation ShortCan I Have a Mask by Sahan Jayawardena (USA)

Best Women ShortBreaking the Silence by Seayoon Jeong (USA)

Best LGBTQ ShortRipples by Xinhao Wang (USA)

Best MicrofilmOne Is The Loneliest Number by Augie Duke (USA)

Best Music VideoSurvive Growing Up by Edwin Arellano (Ecuador)

Best Web Series/TV PilotClick Next To Continue by Abdul Stone Jackson (USA)

Best Web and New Media: It Doesn’t Matter by Zack Browne (USA)

Best Parody Short: Speaking by Nich Esposito (USA)

Best Director (Female): Seayoon Jeong for Breaking the Silence (USA)

Best Director (Male): Oliver Lavery-Farag for Piece of Mind (UK)

Best Student Director (Female): Gabriella Hanna for Lights Within (Australia)

Best Student Director (Male): Gabriel de Varona for Hurricane Flora (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Alice L Walker for 3rd Time’s A Charm (USA)

Best First Time Director (Male): Mohammad Fouladi for Lost Dance (France)

Best Young Filmmaker: Anna Martin for bun·ny /’bənē/ – lost girl (USA)

Best Actress: Pauline Chalamet for Adulting (France)

Best Actor: Jesse C. Boyd for The Fixer (USA)

Best Supporting Actress: Veronica Diaz Carranza for The Fixer (USA)

Best Supporting Actor: David Stenstrom for 3rd Time’s A Charm (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Charlotte Spencer and Kerrie Hayes for Ladykiller (UK)

Best Acting Ensemble: Danny Trejo, Jesse C. Boyd, Veronica Diaz Carranza, and Vincent van Hinte for The Fixer (USA)

Best Cinematography: Alexander Sworik and Daniel Agre for Devil’s Gold (Canada)

Best Editing: Jack Brame for The Grand Gesture (USA)

Best Production Design: Josephine Michelle for Lights Within (Australia)

Best Special FX: Click Next To Continue (USA)

Best Visual FX: Roshana Delwala for Click Next To Continue (USA)

Best Sound Design: Shiheng Xu for Drifting (China)

Best Original Score: Joe Hodgin for Khushi (UK)

Best Original Story: Jack Brame for The Grand Gesture (USA)

Best Short ScriptMoonshine by Warren Lane (USA)






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