Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of October 2020. These projects were shortlisted from a pool of submissions
A short film about a police officer who wants to bring peace in the community whom is fair to all individuals and his son who struggles with bullying. Also, a star stud football player who is very cocky, conceited, and loves the attention he gets. The officer, John Wagner, struggles to find solutions to bring peace between citizens and the police. The football player, Sean, struggles in an environment which offers him very little resources to thrive. What will their outcome be? To find out we go A Day in their lives.
Directed by Edwin Maker Jr. (USA)
Desire, lust, guilt. Will you give in to your dark side?
Directed by Yannik Leibacher and René Müller (Switzerland)
Somewhere in the middle of nowhere, on the side of the road on Australia’s Federal Highway, stands an abandoned personal artwork with a dark and poignant past.
Directed by Daz Chandler (Australia)
Directed by George Turnbull (Canada)
In 1980, loved ones used to talking through love letters in Pakistan. There is a guy who manipulates love letters for money. One day an anonymous letter comes through his door and he starts to fall for the words.
Directed by Mehroz Amin (Pakistan)
A conflicted man named Bill takes out his frustrations on a co-worker, which results in a confrontation revealing a devastating truth. Bill is left to examine his own life and actions soon after.
Directed by Eliezer Vergara (USA)
Delusional actress, Kandy Malone, navigates gigging in Hollywood with panache and a positive attitude.
Directed by Andrew Fernandez (USA)
“The Dark Room” is the story of Mia, an isolated character who believes the only place human ever find true satisfaction is in their mother’s womb. Her life changes as she meets Susan, a businesswoman who is a single mother, and lives in contrast with how Mia spends her days in her womb like room.
Directed by Faranak Sahafian (USA)
In a city of people trying to catch a break, one lucky man hooks into an unexpected dream that becomes the roll of a lifetime, reminding him to seize each new day as a chance to do what he loves.
Directed by Jake Gigliotti and Kevin Shiramizu (USA)
In the cold, lost in the forest on a snowy mountain, three resistance fighters witness a life-changing event.
Directed by Hugo Diego Garcia (France)