Honorable Mentions: February 2022

Best Indie ShortHouse-to-House by Mohammad Baqer Hoseini (Afghanistan)

Best Drama Short1 by Paul C Babin (USA)

Best Documentary ShortThe 13th Note by Karim Khorsheed (USA)

Best Comedy ShortCrabs in a Bucket by Alex Hashim (USA)

Best Dark Comedy ShortHarvey & Sunshine by Damon McKinnis and Madeleine Murden (USA)

Best Crime Short: Vestige by Tori Layne (USA)

Best Horror Short: Conjured My Mom for Her B-day! (Not Clickbait) by Sung Shin (USA)

Best Sci-Fi Short: Voyager 2150 by Tane McClure (USA)

Best Experimental ShortMagpie by Kevin Andrew Heslop (Canada)

Best Student ShortBeing Blue by Jacob Cromwell (USA)

Best Animation ShortNanuk & Bibi by Darcie Bernhardt and Carmel Farahbakhsh (Canada)

Best Children ShortHues by Tori Layne (USA)

Best Romantic ShortMissy Jubilee 175 Beautiphul by Missy Jubilee (Australia)

Best Women ShortGrandes Horizontales by Leslie Zemeckis (USA)

Best LGBTQ ShortNanuk & Bibi by Darcie Bernhardt and Carmel Farahbakhsh (Canada)

Best MicrofilmApocalypse by John Fairchild (USA)

Best Music VideoGaslighted – Banjii & Mayuri by Mayuri (USA)

Best Web Series/TV PilotHalfway To Fifty by Sierra Schnack and Kelly Murray (USA)

Best Web and New MediaSelf-Help Series 2 by Bethan Williams and Tom Bridger (UK)

Best Director (Female): Kala Shreen for Icon – Memoirs of a Master Craftsman (India)

Best Director (Male): Gill Nelson for Get Checked (USA)

Best Student Director (Female): Riley Thompson for God(s) & Co. (Australia)

Best First Time Director (Male): Vivek Vijayakumaran for Onset (India)

Best Actress: Luella Hill Kim for Numb (USA)

Best Child/Young Actress: Tricia Carson-Walker for Tutor (USA)

Best Ensemble Cast: Alyssa Abate, Kaela Anaïs, Kian Thomas Barry, Helena Cerri Biella, Lívia Cerri Biella, Trisha Choudhary, Sophia Flower, Sanvi Inampudi, Madison McGinley, Isabella Moffitt, and Alex Romanov for Teen Speak (USA)

Best Cinematography: Chuck Clifton and Mike Gilligan for Butchering South Mountain Family Style (USA)

Best Editing: Susan Peehl for Butchering South Mountain Family Style (USA)

Best Production DesignGray Hairs (USA)

Best Visual FX: Tane McClure for Voyager 2150 (USA)

Best Short ScriptThe Dress by Morgane Ramet (France)






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