Independent Shorts Awards

Bright Eyed In The Mornin’

Music video featuring the song “Bright Eyed In The Mornin'”, co-written by Irish American poet Merv Nickleman and Irish musician Brendan Phelan. The footage captures the background romantic story between Merv and Kate that was the inspiration for the song. It was shot in the location of Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.
Directed by Maria Fiorentini (Ireland)

Life Depart

As a woman, wife and mother she struggles existential problem with herself and daily life she lives. Something is haunting her mind. To cope she apply her life to serve the text 1 Corinthians 13 is the thirteenth chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. This chapter covers the subject of love. And year after year they never cease to lose what they have found and to find what they have lost.
Directed by Manuel Kamunen (Finland)

Trans Rights are Human Rights

“Trans Rights are Human Rights” is a quote by Caroline Cossey who is a very well respected Transgender Rights Activist. This short film was inspired by her. It was shot in Connecticut and parts of Georgia.
Directed by Christopher Annino (USA)

Random Knowledge

The final round at a pub trivia game puts the random knowledge of six oddly-matched teammates to the test… but knowing is only half the battle.
Directed by Michael Charron (USA)

Attack of the Zombie Tumor’s

This is a true story of actress Nikki Moccia’s life on when she found out she was diagnosed with cancer. She was in the middle of shooting a zombie film when she found out she had stage 3 cancer in her face. The footage of her slaying zombies in the film that was utilized to help metaphorically describe her overcoming cancer.
Directed by Christopher Annino (USA)