Independent Shorts Awards

The Other You

A Latino young woman, struggling in an abusive relationship, discovers a part of herself she had no idea about.
Directed by Lena Krivosheyeva (USA)

An Odyssey: Running Scared

The absurd journey which follows along side a young boy, who encounters he’s future self, served as a prophet. Exposing him to the suffering that he’s bound to endure. These events transpire from the traumatic aftermath of divorce, mental illness and drug usage.
Directed by Mason Hubbard (Australia)


After losing his wife & child to tragic events, a successful attorney falls deep into depression and then finds himself homeless with nothing left to live for. And all the remains from his past is a letter written to him by his daughter.
Directed by T.J. Penton (USA)


“Invictus” is an ambitious film that stirs thought and reflection. How far are we, really, from the post-Apocalyptic hell Jane treks across? Closer, perhaps, than we’d like to believe.
Directed by Angie Rowntree (USA)


As conflicting schedules and commitments push a sex worker and her girlfriend further apart, an unexpected intimacy with a client pushes her towards a moment of crisis.
Directed by Rafael Hernán Gamboa (USA)

Bon Appetit

A family dinner with a mentally unstable mom whose actions are completely unpredictable. Her husband, son and daughter must try their best to get through this dinner as though their lives depend on it.
Directed by Surapong Ploensang (Thailand)