Silver Awards: July 2021

Best Indie ShortOnce Upon a Time in the North by Xu Jin (China)

Best Drama ShortHot Mother by Lucy Knox (New Zealand)

Best Documentary ShortBeliever by Hong Shanjia (China)

Best Comedy ShortThe Printer by Zachary Krueger (USA)

Best Dark Comedy Short: Little Miss Hit Girl by Emily Ventimiglia (USA)

Best Action ShortJesters Paradise by Sadi Eliyesil (USA)

Best Crime ShortJesters Paradise by Sadi Eliyesil (USA)

Best Thriller Short: Family Frenzy by Cody Dalton (USA)

Best Mystery Short: Peters Rd by Frances Rose Balatico Padunan (USA)

Best Romantic Short: SoulMatch by Katherine Myers (USA)

Best Student ShortHeat Death by Wang Miaoyan (China)

Best Animation Short: What’s There by Pak Hou Chau (Macao)

Best Women ShortHome From School by Angela Lavelle (USA)

Best LGBTQ ShortOrdinary World by Jessica Henderson (USA)

Best MicrofilmWhy Do Men Fish? by Barton Holt Ingalls (USA)

Best Screendance ShortRed One by Jason Riker (USA)

Best Web Series/TV Pilot: Audition by Cosimo Tucci (Canada)

Best Web and New Media: Kalliope’s From Fear to Freedom by Kalliope Barlis (USA)

Best Parody Short: Expedition 37 by Maggie Colligan (USA)

Best Director (Female): Dewi Mutiara Sarginson and John Yusuf for Eyes Off You (UK)

Best Director (Male): Paul Sestakov for Waiting for Deading (USA)

Best Student Director (Female): Cynthia Matty-Huber for For Love of the Land (USA)

Best Student Director (Male): Anthony Casabianca and Izzy Esber for Circulation (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Danfeng Cai for Night After Night (China)

Best First Time Director (Male): Sadi Eliyesil for Jesters Paradise (USA)

Best Actress: Marissa Kruep for Little Miss Hit Girl (USA)

Best Actor: Cosimo Tucci for Audition (Canada)

Best Supporting Actor: Marc Anthony Sinagoga for Audition (Canada)

Best Child/Young Actress: Naomi Samansky for Home From School (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Sonya Eddy and GloZell for The Good Balloon (USA)

Best Acting Ensemble: Stephen Daly, Joseph Orban, and Paul Devincenzo for Ordinary World (USA)

Best Cinematography: Cynthia Matty-Huber for For Love of the Land (USA)

Best Editing: Hong Yu and Bu Pengzheng for Daydream (China)

Best Production Design: Mengyu Xiu for Jesters Paradise (USA)

Best Visual FX: Slava Denisov for Jesters Paradise (USA)

Best Sound Design: Wu Di for Daydream (China)

Best Original Score: Nicolas Repetto for The Bad Trip (USA)

Best Original Story: Xu Tan (John) for Whisper From The Water (Canada)

Best Short ScriptThe Journey of Life by Hu Li Huai (China)






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