Silver Awards: May 2020

Best Indie ShortThe Desert by Daphski (UK)

Best Drama Short: The Veil by Vanessa Silva (USA)

Best Documentary ShortSonya Slidez by Abbey Spacil (USA)

Best Romantic ShortRomance Deadline by Angela Koh (USA)

Best Comedy Short: How To Plan A Heist by Austin Simmons (USA)

Best Dark Comedy ShortBumpy Rhodes by Patrick Coleman (USA)

Best Thriller ShortVestige by Anthony Thornton-Hopwood (UK)

Best Action Short: Meeting With The Devil by Theo Kim (Saudi Arabia)

Best Crime Short: Angela by Juan Alcantar and Saul Preciado-Garcia (USA)

Best Mystery Short: Room 3 by Sheng Feng (USA)

Best Horror ShortIn His Shadow by Dicot Alvarado (Philippines)

Best Fantasy ShortL’ultimo whisky con il cappellaio matto by Nello Petrucci (Italy)

Best Sci-Fi ShortCelsius by Lu Zheng (USA)

Best Western ShortSkitoz by Alexis Perrotte and Diego Perrotte (France)

Best Experimental ShortTacet by Feriele Beggour (France)

Best Student ShortRaising Agatha by Lucy Shalders (USA)

Best Animation ShortMalady of Mine by Jon Portman (USA)

Best Children ShortNine Years Old by Likun Lin (China)

Best Women Short: Walking Through Peanut Butter by Lorena Russi (USA)

Best LGBTQ ShortThe Turtles by Maya Witters (UK)

Best MicrofilmCarnival by Lia Wang (USA)

Best Screendance ShortWinter Grew Cold by Desi Jevon and Cati Jean (USA)

Best Music Video: The Music Team: Herman Faustus Chatman Pt. 2 by Jonathan Croft (Canada)

Best Web and New Media: Come Back To Me by Vineesha Arora Sarin (USA)

Best Web Series/TV Pilot: The Honey Trapper – Season 2 by Bryce Williams (USA)

Best Drone Short: Pindorama by Wagner Cinelli and Marcio Oliveira (Brazil)

Best Director (Female): Jiho Won for The Tale of Mari and Yimae (South Korea)

Best Director (Male): Corey Koepper for On The Floor (USA)

Best Student Director (Female): Sheng Feng for Room 3 (USA)

Best Student Director (Male): Dane Liberatore for They Wear Black (USA)

Best First Time Director (Female): Janice Mingas NGouama for When The Night Has Come (Canada)

Best First Time Director (Male): Keping Sun for Night Cab (USA)

Best Young Filmmaker: Ella Jerrier for What Are You Waiting For? (USA)

Best Actress: Anna Brewster for Lola (UK)

Best Actor: Pat Dortch for Harbor Island (USA)

Best Supporting Actress: Molly Hagan for The Italian (USA)

Best Supporting Actor: Josh Barsell for Something Safe (USA)

Best Child/Young Actress: Journey Rose Boudreau for Rose and the Outlaw (USA)

Best Child/Young Actor: Mio Rautaniemi for The Red Ball (Finland)

Best Acting Duo: Zach Tinker and Luna Racy for A Lily in L.A. (USA)

Best Acting Ensemble: Heather Hentila, Vanessa Silva, Devin Wade, and Lance Trezona for The Veil (USA)

Best Cinematography: Apag Annankra for Spirits We Dance (Ghana)

Best Editing: Matt McCarthy for Bumpy Rhodes (USA)

Best Special FX: Inextricable (China)

Best Visual FX: Celsius (USA)

Best Production Design: Jennifer Barrett for Without Goodbye (USA)

Best Sound Design: Bill Donnelly for Brunch in Babel (USA)

Best Original Score: Juan Andrés Vergara for Felt Love (USA)

Best Original Story: Jon Portman for Malady of Mine (USA)

Best Short ScriptPaintless by Konstantin Pivovar (USA)






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