Silver Awards: April 2020

Best Indie ShortSpending Time With You by Robert Joshua Pafchek (USA)

Best Drama ShortRelapse by Aron Davidsson (USA)

Best Documentary ShortThe World Is (Y)Ours by Tanya Noushka (UK)

Best Romantic Short: A Laundry Connection by Rodney Cox (USA)

Best Comedy ShortAmerican Vice by Emma Gobillot (USA)

Best Dark Comedy ShortHunched Heart by Emre Özerden (Turkey)

Best Thriller ShortEfsun by Bahri Baykal (Turkey)

Best Film Noir Short: Reyna by Akinola Hassan (USA)

Best Crime ShortLizard by Darrin Williams and Curtis Leitch (USA)

Best Mystery ShortDesolation Throe by Veronika Waga and Sebastian Waga (Sweden)

Best Horror ShortThe Marker by Casey Alexander (USA)

Best Sci-Fi ShortSentris by Ian Harrington (USA)

Best Experimental ShortCollapse by Alberto Martín-Aragón (Spain)

Best Student ShortLip Reader: Game Of Detective by Tanxuan Shi (China)

Best Animation ShortIsle of Chair by Ivyy Chen (Taiwan)

Best Children ShortMimi Meets Books by Yih-Fen Chou (Taiwan)

Best Women ShortThe Boy Who Thought He Could Fly by Emma Pitt (UK)

Best LGBTQ ShortStallion by Zachary Smith (USA)

Best MicrofilmMuted Walls by Elisa Sofia Fioretti (USA)

Best Screendance ShortResilient by Lexa Davis (USA)

Best Music VideoMoon Bay by Summa Cilem (Germany)

Best Mobile ShortQuarantine by Rik Zak (Canada)

Best Web and New Media: Be Water by Cheuk Ying Cherie Chan (Hong Kong)

Best Web Series/TV Pilot: Visible Farmer by Gisela Kaufmann (Australia)

Best Director (Female): Summa Cilem for Moon Bay (Germany)

Best Director (Male): Mattia Fiumani for Notebook (USA)

Best Student Director (Female): Jordan Pfeifer for Necromantic (USA)

Best Student Director (Male): Cole Bacani for Like You Said You’d Be (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Polina Buchak for Pool Party (USA)

Best First Time Director (Male): Bahri Baykal for Efsun (Turkey)

Best Young Filmmaker (Female): Brianna Brann for Sketch (USA)

Best Young Filmmaker (Male): D.J. Holman for A Quartet Supreme (USA)

Best Actress: Emma Richardson for Mixed Reception (UK)

Best Actor: Tom Bull for Relapse (USA)

Best Supporting Actress: Maxie Ouyang for Dead in the Water (New Zealand)

Best Supporting Actor: Robert Henley Starr for Driver’s Ed (USA)

Best Child/Young Actress: Swami Fusaroli for 9A (Italy)

Best Child/Young Actor: Archie Sanders for The Boy Who Thought He Could Fly (UK)

Best Acting Duo: Diahanna Davidson and Talia Saraceno for American Vice (USA)

Best Acting Ensemble: Madison M. Bowman, Ariany Cespedes, Danielle J. Bowman , Parker King, and Savannah Grace Elmer for Resilient (USA)

Best Cinematography: Rômullo Furtado Beltrame for Smithereens (Brazil)

Best Editing: Wisher Zhu for Tomorrow (Germany)

Best Visual FX: Das Fuerst for When Fire Flies (USA)

Best Production Design: Julie de Oliveira for Smithereens (Brazil)

Best Sound Design: Rhys Ward for Welcome To The Deadzone (Australia)

Best Original Score: Cali Wang for Mathilda (USA)

Best Original Story: Emma Pitt for The Boy Who Thought He Could Fly (UK)

Best Short ScriptNot a Creature was Stirring by Michael W Hogan (USA)






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