Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of June 2020. These projects were shortlisted from a TRT 88:00:12
A determined young actress gets the opportunity to audition for the role that her mother originated on Broadway. When tensions arise between the two, the girl must decide whether to play by her mother’s rules or her own.
Directed by Emory Parker (USA)
When you meet that someone, the one person that can you didn’t know you were looking for. Before they came life just felt you were under water but didn’t even know it at the time. One person can change everything, they can pull your life back into focus.
Directed by Nathan Benham (UK)
A short documentary featuring Louie (KR.ONE) Gasparro and when his love for graffiti was rekindled at the legendary 5Pointz graffiti mecca in Long Island City, New York. Louie reminisces about what 5Pointz means to him and to the wider graffiti art world.
Directed by Eirini Alligiannis (Australia)
Growing from a young girl, who just loves drawing, to an accomplished artist striving for perfection, “Detour” explores how a tattoo artist discovered her calling in life after having faced rejection, self-doubt, and personal failure.
Directed by Nicolai Brix (Denmark)
Self-mockery of an unknown classical composer in the 21st Century.
Directed by Joe Hoster, Edouard Lichtenauer, David Morand-Katsouli (AD), and Marc Wyler (AD) (Switzerland)
Three hand-made animations in reaction to time in Florence…
Directed by Phoebe Jane Hart (USA)
Late for school two siblings decide to take a secret route through the forest, rather than leading to the school the path leads to madness.
Directed by Xaiver Mikell (USA)
When Clarence and his wannabe rapper/producer cousin Dante Wess collaborate on making the next big hit single, Clarence must overcome a strange addiction in order to find redemption and prove his worth.
Directed by Justin Feinman (USA)
Three women go through independent relationship struggles of their own while trying to remain true to their friendships to one another.
Directed by Rachel Neal (USA)
Today, Françoise is spying on her husband Robert, who she suspects of cheating on her. The hairdresser is right to trust her instinct… She spots Robert stepping inside a gay sex club with a young man, as handsome as he is mysterious.
Françoise is furious but she has no idea how weird and horrific this day is about to get!
Directed by Philippe Solange (France)