Silver Awards: March 2023

Best Documentary ShortWhich One Of Us Are You? by Kevin Kudukis (Canada)

Best Comedy ShortElection Day by Salim Souami (France)

Best Dark Comedy ShortMen in Cars by Molly Vernon (USA)

Best Action Short: The Jewelers by Christian Linaban (Philippines)

Best Crime ShortThe Jewelers by Christian Linaban (Philippines)

Best Thriller ShortThe 4 of Us by John Tanner (USA)

Best Fantasy ShortFish by Jeremy Hsing (USA)

Best Experimental Short: Scheherazade’s Eastern Dream by Katayoun Afrooz (USA)

Best Student ShortBy the Sea by Yiqiao Xie (China)

Best Animation ShortFrontline Nurses: Dispatches from the COVID-19 Pandemic by Cynthia N White and Alexander S White (USA)

Best Women ShortBacon Day by Catherine Ann Taylor (USA)

Best LGBTQ ShortZindagi Dobara – Life Again by Amritpal Kaur (USA)

Best MicrofilmBalloons by Sajan Kalathil (India)

Best Screendance ShortThe Dancer by Qiongyuan Wu (China)

Best Music VideoYour Skin is the Galaxy by Jose Domingo (Spain)

Best Web Series/TV Pilot: Badvertisements by Tyler Council (USA)

Best Female Director: Jessica Orcsik for Starry Eyed (Australia)

Best Male Director: Josh Tickell and Rebecca Tickell for Regenerate Ojai (USA)

Best Student Female Director: Helen Chan for Happy Noodle (USA)

Best Student Male Director: Yiqiao Xie for By the Sea (China)

Best First Time Female Director: Jennifer Smith for Finding My Edge (USA)

Best First Time Male Director: Riccardo Constant for Caroline (USA)

Best Actress: Tal Chatterjee for Swatch (USA)

Best Acting Duo: Princeton A. Egbe and Louise Rosealma for Caroline (USA)

Best Ensemble Cast: Tamara Braun, Denise Boutte, Jasper Cole, Robert Craighead, Jennifer Bassey, Angie Kim, and Jermel Nakia for Kombucha Cure (USA)

Best Editing: Kevin Kudukis for Which One Of Us Are You? (Canada)

Best Production DesignStarry Eyed (Australia)

Best Sound Design: Nicholas LaDue for Caroline (USA)

Best Original ScoreThe Risk Takers (USA)

Best Original Story: Yiqiao Xie for By the Sea (China)

Best Short ScriptTempting Fate by Terry Luke Podnar (USA)






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