Honorable Mentions: January 2022

Best Indie ShortOtra Vida: A Celebration of the Immigrant by Anthony Gomez (USA)

Best Drama ShortWelcome Home by Robert Lee Glenn (USA)

Best Documentary ShortDubay Photo Tour (Timelapse-Hyperlapse) by Martin Zalba (Spain)

Best Romantic Short: 15 Roses by Joe Schufreider (USA)

Best Comedy ShortSwipe Right by Declan Reece Kavanaugh (USA)

Best Dark Comedy ShortHarvest Time by Anson Williams (USA)

Best Film Noir ShortCold Dark Hollow by Patricia Vonne (USA)

Best Mystery ShortDoctor with the Red Houseware by Thomas M Watt (USA)

Best Horror ShortVirus by Julien Klink (Germany)

Best Sci-Fi ShortThe Day I Left by Ikram Haizammuri (Malaysia)

Best Student ShortThe Flamingo by Xuanqi Sun (China)

Best Animation ShortGrydscaen: Scout Eve (Episode 3) by Natsuya Uesugi DuBois (USA)

Best Children ShortMy Little Alexaa by Shinuraj Rajan (USA)

Best Women ShortWaiting for The Punchline by Lizze Gordon (USA)

Best LGBTQ ShortIn The Gray by Yolanda Buggs (USA)

Best Mobile Short: The Girl Who Is Selling Fish by Alecs Nastoiu (USA)

Best Director (Male): Earl Bolden Jr for Nate (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Emma E Rimsa for Something Special (USA)

Best First Time Director (Male): Nicholas Linnehan for Catfish? (USA)

Best Young Filmmaker: Luke Kushner and Cayla Kushner for Under/Mine (USA)

Best Actress: Carly Turner Knight for Nate (USA)

Best Actor: Nicholas Linnehan for Catfish? (USA)

Best Supporting Actress: Taja V. Simpson for Nate (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Dwayne Cameron and Sarah James for June (New Zealand)

Best Original Score: Adrian Crowley for In The Woods With A Dead Dog (UK)

Best Short ScriptWine, Whiskey and Lullabies by Emerald Hardy (USA)






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