Honorable Mentions: November 2022

Best Indie ShortWell Past Midnight by Lucas Teichman Dudley (USA)

Best Drama Short: Queen by Przemysław Kulikowski (Poland)

Best Documentary Short: Love Sing Embrace – Among The Mystic Baul Minstrels Of India by Vijali Hamilton (USA)

Best Romantic ShortEd: A Love Story by Abraham Lopez (USA)

Best Comedy ShortForced Friendships by Jean-Diar Kalantar (Canada)

Best Dark Comedy ShortConversations In A Waiting Room by Samantha Ipema (USA)

Best Film Noir ShortThe Sara Teasdale Project: In A Garden by Hannah Erin Eakin (USA)

Best Thriller ShortMissing – A True Story by Jesse S (USA)

Best Fantasy Short: Meeting Dad by Robert Jarzen (USA)

Best Experimental Short: The Five Legged Ant by Lawrence Ramirez (USA)

Best Student ShortOnly So An Hour by Elizabeth Winters (USA)

Best Women ShortAlice in Quarantine by Holiday Mariska Milosevich and Hayden Curtis (USA)

Best Music Video: Ghost by Charles Billot (USA)

Best Web Series/TV PilotHostel Hollywood by Alexander Clarke Carver (USA)

Best Web and New MediaCookie Wars: Sugar Cookie Edition by Miles Abraham Broadhead (USA)

Best Mobile ShortWinter Lockdown by Catherine Phillips (UK)

Best Director (Female): Jess Philipps for Lifeline (USA)

Best Director (Male): Shady Mawajdeh for Maqluba (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Haeri Jeon for The Home (South Korea)

Best First Time Director (Male): Julian Vargas for Wants and Needs (USA)

Best Actress: Gemma Ellice for Alice in Quarantine (USA)

Best Actor: Paulo Ribeiro for Just Like Everything Else in This Life (Brazil)

Best Acting Duo: Hyunwoo Im and Yena Lee for The Painted Face (South Korea)

Best Ensemble Cast: Abhimanyu Katyal, Ryan Simantel, Brittney Rae Carrera, and Megan Duffy for Staffed (USA)

Best Cinematography: Jop van de Kam for Required Reading (Netherlands)

Best Editing: Train to Budapest (Italy)

Best Production DesignMarilyn Monroe Flees Her Crypt When Hugh Hefner Is Buried Next Door (USA)

Best Original Story: Shady Mawajdeh for Maqluba (USA)

Best Short ScriptNot Our Day Jobs by Vanessa Schanen (USA)






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