Independent Shorts Awards is pleased to announce the award winners of August 2021. These projects were shortlisted from a pool of submissions
Two dysfunctional roommates lose the key to their apartment thermostat case and suffer through a weekend of drastic temperature changes.
Directed by Ben Feldman (USA)
Two men at a crossroads in their life, meet on a desert road and end up helping each other in an unexpected way.
DIrected by Neil Watson (USA)
“Leili” is a fiction film about an immigrant, a young girl and the circumstances between herself, her boyfriend and her family.
Directed by Farhad Vilkiji (Netherlands)
All hell breaks loose when a double-crossed agent left for dead by his friend and mentor agrees to meet him to find out why.
Directed by Adam Crow (Spain)
The story follows Nigel Grimshaw & Luke Fox, two debt collectors whom are making their daily rounds evicting vulnerable tenants. Regrettably they are about to find out that being evicted can be a harrowing experience for both tenant…and debt collector.
Directed by Lewis Clements (UK)
Two old friends and rivals meet in the small town of Chinon, Loire Valley, France. Jake (a once famous singer) is on his way down, Tim has just got his big break. Neither of them are having an easy time of it. The New Crusaders is a comedy about jealousy, ego and trying to let go.
Directed by Nat Jenkins (UK)
Many of us, creative people may dream of having different careers in other artistic fields rather than the one we had chosen, but most of us are probably too scared to start learning any new skill all over again. Not so an artist Isa Levy who has had many careers in various artistic disciplines and excelled in all of them.
Directed by Zofia de Montfort (UK)
Two women venture into the woods to scatter their friend’s ashes and fumble for a way to say goodbye.
Directed by Ellie Harvie (Canada)
This is the story of a guy named Siddharth, a small town gangster who loves a girl, Samaira. She is the only child of her parents, she’s afraid of getting involved in relationship things. Siddharth is obsessed with Samaira that he could become angry or violent but she has no idea about it.
Directed by Shawn Milton and Rajinald Vijay Milton (India)
Directed by Pasquale Cangiano (Italy)