2018 AWARD WINNERS

Best Pilot

BEAST

Ben Strang

18 min

A grieving teenager recruits the help of a fisherman to figure out what happened to his father after his disappearance.

Best Genre Film

MÖBIUS

Sam Kuhn

16 min

A tale of magic and mutation half remembered by a teen poet whose beloved has mysteriously disappeared.

Best Experimental Film

PROPAGATION

Will Joines, Karrie Crouse

4 min

A techno-dystopian vignette that could be a miniature episode of Black Mirror.

Best Drama

DETROIT DIAMOND

Hamoody Jaafar

23 min

Diamond, a young single mother consumed by heroin addiction, battles to keep her child out of the hands of the state.

Best Documentary

NOCH AM LEBEN (STILL ALIVE)

Anita Lester

8 min

A story of a woman’s recollection of her mad Holocaust survivor great aunt.

Best Student Film

SOG

Jonatan Schwenk

10 min

The people of humanlike creatures lash out viciously against a shoal of fish that had entered their desolated land.

Best of Fest

DISFLUENCY

Laura Holliday

11 min

A narrative case study and in depth look at rape culture and the aftermath.

91st Oscars® Nominated | Audience Award

ONE SMALL STEP

Bobby Pontillas, Andrew Chesworth

8 min

A story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut

Best Animation | Best Female Directed Film

THE BURDEN

Niki Lindroth von Bahr

14 min

An animated musical with apocalyptic undertones.

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