Independent Shorts Awards

My Faith Story

A dialogue between reality, faith, biography, family and fantastic. In memory of the grandfather, Ghiță Vidu from Socolari. A very personal story about faith.
Directed by Carmen Lidia Vidu (Romania)


“Beautiful” is a short film, that brings to life the poetry of Black Transgender, civil rights activist Pauli Murray. This film pays homage to her tireless struggles for women’s rights and her driving need for change, equality and the right to express our sexuality.
Directed by Emma Frayne-Ford (UK)


In the aftermath of a brutal conflict, a militia-woman Abbie awakes to a haunting new reality. Can she face the loss of her innocence to survive?
Directed by Keith Wilhelm Kopp (UK)

Lakefill and Chill

Netflix and Chill means to invite someone over to watch Netflix in the hopes of hooking up. In this video, our lead singer is a Northwestern student, and he’ll stop at nothing to hook up with his dream girl at Northwestern’s famous lakefill.
Directed by Alex Fecteau (USA)