OFFICIAL
SELECTION

Proudly presenting
our Official Selection

MOVIE | DIRECTOR | COUNTRY

“THE PIXIESTICK INCIDENT” | MICHAEL HENRY | UNITED STATES

26 SECONDS| KELLY GALINDO | UNITED STATES

30 SECOND THOUGHTS: VOLUME ONE | DAVID BAEUMLER | UNITED STATES

A KILLER SECRET | BETTINA BRESNAN | UNITED STATES

A POEM BY ALBA | YOO LEE | UNITED STATES

A SCAVENGER HUNT FOR PEOPLE LONELIEST IN THEIR OWN HOMES | DANIEL LOBB | UNITED STATES

ALLEN’S LOVE | GUY ZIMMERMAN | UNITED STATES

ALRIGHT | PHILLIP BARIBEAU | UNITED STATES

AMORPHE | VINCENT MEILAC | FRANCE

AN EYE FOR AN EYE | PHOENIX SHI | CHINA

ANOTHER COUNTRY | SHERIF ALABEDE | UNITED STATES

APART, TOGETHER | OLIVIA HANG ZHOU | UNITED STATES

APPLE TREE | RUSSIAN FEDERATION

ARTMINUTE1 – THE PERFECT SELFIE | ASTA WELLEJUS, TEDDY KRISTIANSEN | DENMARK

BARKING ORDERS | ALEX TULLO | UNITED STATES

BECKONED | RICHARD ZELNIKER | UNITED STATES

BELIEF | MASUD AKHOND | SWEDEN

BLISTER | OLIVER ZEL, HUNTER D’ANCONA | UNITED STATES

BOLIE | PILAR ADARA | UNITED STATES

BOY SCIENTIST | SUSAN LIM, SAMUDRA KAJAL SAIKIA | UNITED STATES

BRAKE | AJA M WEARY, AMANDA RICHARDSON | UNITED STATES

BRIGHT LIKE THE SUN | THIDA NATHALIE | UNITED KINGDOM

BROTHER TROLL | GUDMUND HELMSDAL | FAROE ISLANDS

BUG THERAPY | JASON REISIG | UNITED STATES

COLD BLOW LANE | LUCA HOMOLKA | GERMANY

COME HOME, LAY DOWN OUR BURDEN | SUSAN ROCKEFELLER | UNITED STATES

COMMENTS | DANIELLE BAYNES| AUSTRALIA

CONNECTING THE DOTS | DOUG ROLAND | UNITED STATES

D FOR DAUGHTER | CHRISTINE ZIVIC | CANADA

DANIEL | JORDAN ALLEN-DUTTON | UNITED STATES

DARK ROOM | PEDRO ALLEVATO | UNITED KINGDOM

DEFIANCE IN THE KINGDOM OF FAKE NEWS | MATHIAS MAGNASON | UNITED STATES

DOLLAR 2 THE RICH | LEWIS T POWELL | UNITED STATES

DON’T DIE FIRST | DANIEL BRIAN FOSTER | NOT SPECIFIED

DRAINING | WEICHI CHEN | UNITED STATES

DREAM CHASERS: THE FIT TO RECOVER STORY | AUSTIN REED HEYWOOD | UNITED STATES

DYSTOPIAN FOLKTALES | JOHN SUITS | UNITED STATES

ENDING. | JAMES LEES | UNITED KINGDOM

ENIGMA – THE FALLEN ANGEL | ABHAY THAKU | INDIA

ESCALATION | JAKE YUN | UNITED STATES

EXISTENCE | WENJIA SHOU | CHINA

FEELING THROUGH | DOUG ROLAND | UNITED STATES

FIELDTRIP | SOREN BENDT, PAUL ARION | UNITED KINGDOM

FREAKS | DOLTYN SNEDDEN | UNITED STATES

FRONT PORCHES | KATIE PRENTISS | UNITED STATES

GUARDIANS OF PARADISE | IVAN MARIA FRIEDMAN | SWITZERLAND

HUNGER | ENRIQUE PILOZO-LIUXANDER & RICARDO SILVA | UNITED STATES

I AM THE NEW ADJANI | KHADY N’DIAYE | FRANCE

I HATE WHEN IT GETS DARK SO EARLY | EDWARD POMERANTZ | UNITED STATES

IN THE DARKNESS | MEKO WINBUSH | UNITED STATES

INSIDE LIFE | CLARENCE ABIODUN PETERS | NIGERIA

JULIET | ANGIE SU | UNITED STATES

JUNE | DWAYNE CAMERON | NEW ZEALAND

KOLD | MARLEY HASSELBACH | DENMARK

LAST SEEN | NATHAN GINTER | UNITED STATES

LAZARUS | GUILLAUME CORDE | FRANCE

LOVE & OTHER MENTAL DISORDERS | BEN ULM | AUSTRALIA

LUCKY UNDIES | SAM SILVERSTEIN | UNITED STATES

MAGDALENA, DON’T JUMP | RAÚL NIÑO JUÁREZ | MEXICO

MONKEY BUSINESS | EVERON JACKSON HOOI | NETHERLANDS

MY DAD’S AN ALIEN! | ELIN GRÖNBLOM | FINLAND

MY FRIEND ANXIETY | RYAN CHAMLEY | AUSTRALIA

MY MARADONA | MARI C. CAMPOS | NORWAY

MY MOTHER’S BURDEN | JONAH TRILLING | UNITED STATES

NEVER LAND | JEE SUK KIM | UNITED STATES

NO LAW, NO HEAVEN | KRISTI HOI | UNITED STATES

NOBODY LISTENS ANYMORE | LEO BILL | UNITED KINGDOM

NOT JUST A NAME | DE’ONNA “TREE” YOUNG-STEPHENS | UNITED STATES

ON / OFF | NICOLAS P. VILLARREAL | ARGENTINA

ONE IN FOUR | JEFFREY TEITLER/ENVISION FILMS | UNITED STATES

ONE OF US | ADRIAN BURT | SWEDEN

ONLY NIGHT KNOWS | SHA HE | CHINA

PARANORMAL PSYCHOLOGIST | DANIELLE AXTEN | NOT SPECIFIED

PASTEL SLOUGH | KIHA AHN | KOREA, REPUBLIC OF

PEOPLE WHO RIZE | ASHLEY WIGGINS | AUSTRIA

PETE THE POND | WILL CLOTHIER | UNITED KINGDOM

PORT | ANDREW LEHMAN | UNITED STATES

PRAY FOR WATER | RENE REHAK | UNITED STATES

RABBIT | JASPER FLETCHER, LUKAS FLETCHER | UNITED STATES

RECRUTE-MOI (RECRUIT ME) | GAËL LEFORESTIER | FRANCE

RUNAWAY | DANIEL FRIES | UNITED STATES

SAVE RALPH | SPENCER SUSSER| UNITED STATES

SAYONEE | TAYYAB RIZWAN MADNI | AUSTRALIA

SCAR | WILLIAM JACKSON STEWART | UNITED STATES

SECOND HAND | OMAR JUAREZ | UNITED STATES

SHEEP HILLS | SAM GOSTNELL | UNITED STATES

SHORT CALF MUSCLE | VICTORIA WARMERDAM | NETHERLANDS

SHORT TERM RENTAL | DANA STEVENS| UNITED STATES

SIMULACRA | CURRY SICONG TIAN | UNITED STATES

SNORRIE (MUSTACHIO) | VICTORIA WARMERDAM | NETHERLANDS

SONDER | JOEY SZALKIEWICZ | UNITED STATES

SPACESHIP | JORGE G. CAMARENA | UNITED STATES

STUDY NIGHT | OLIVE MCGOWEN | UNITED STATES

SWEET POTATOES | ROMMEL VILLA BARRIGA | MEXICO

TABLE READ CINEMA-EPISODE 1: DEATH STONE | MARGINA SISSON | UNITED STATES

TAKE A LOOK AT GOD’S FACE | JACK LAURANCE | UNITED KINGDOM

TEN ESSENTIALS | TRAVIS GREENE | UNITED STATES

THE DITCH | KIM SAARINEN, P.J. PIIPPO | FINLAND

THE ELF QUEEN: THE FATEFUL PACT | ARANTXA HURTADO | SWEDEN

THE END | NICOLA TREMAIN | UNITED KINGDOM

THE EVE | LUCA MACHNICH | NOT SPECIFIED

THE EYE: CALANTHEK | AARON SIMS | UNITED STATES

THE FEMALE GAZE: WOMEN DIRECTORS TALK | LISA FRENCH | AUSTRALIA

THE GAME JUST GOT REAL | BELLOPROPELLO | SWITZERLAND

THE JAPANESE ILLUSION | JOHAN JAN JONASON | SWEDEN

THE LAST CHRISTMAS | RYAN PORT | CANADA

THE PROMENADE | NICO FALCONE GEORGIADE | SWEDEN

THE STITCHER | DAVID W. BAILEY, JOE LUJAN | UNITED STATES

THE TEACHER AND THE MOUNTAIN | ANTHONY RAMON SOTO, ROBERT MATTHEW CASTANO | UNITED STATES

THE UNCHAINED EAGLE | JOHN MOLLISON | UNITED STATES

THE UNWANTED GUEST | ADRIAN BURT | SWEDEN

THE USHERS | ADRIAN IZQUIETA | UNITED STATES

THE WIND PHONE | KRISTEN GERWECK | UNITED STATES

THE WITCH’S BARGAIN | COREY J. TRAHAN | UNITED STATES

TINDERBOXMOVIE | AIDEN TROY WEBER | UNITED STATES

TO HELL WITH RENO | KIMBERLY HUNT | UNITED STATES

TONEWOOD | SHAHRAM SHAHANGI | GERMANY

TRADERS | OLIVIA GROPP | UNITED STATES

WALKING AROUND | GILLES BOVON | UNITED STATES

WHAT I WANT TO SAY, BURN! * | LUÍS DAMAS | PORTUGAL

WHEN PAUL MET MARIA… | OLENA KUKHTAREVA | UNITED STATES

WHITE EYES | JEFFREY BROWN | UNITED STATES

WHITE MULE | PETER DOBSON | UNITED STATES

WITHOUT A PROMISE | TATI BARAMIA | GEORGIA

WOLF AT THE DOOR | WILL WERTZ | UNITED STATES

WORM RADIO | AUSTIN SMITH | UNITED STATES

WINNERS

And this season
winners are…

BEST SHORT

FEELING THROUGH / DOUG ROLAND / UNITED STATES

THE WIND PHONE / KRISTEN GERWECK / UNITED STATES

BEST FIRST TIME FILMMAKER SHORT

NO LAW, NO HEAVEN / KRISTI HOI / UNITED STATES

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE SHORT

SWEET POTATOES /ROMMEL VILLA BARRIGA / MEXICO

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT

SIMULACRA / CURRY SICONG TIAN / UNITED STATES

A SCAVENGER HUNT FOR PEOPLE LONELIEST IN THEIR OWN HOMES / DANIEL LOBB / UNITED STATES

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

26 SECONDS / KELLY GALINDO / UNITED STATES

BEST STUDENT SHORT

ESCALATION / JAKE YUN / UNITED STATES

BEST ANIMATED SHORT

BARKING ORDERS / ALEX TULLO / UNITED STATES

BEST STUDENT ANIMATED SHORT

EXISTENCE / WENJIA SHOU / CHINA

BEST DRAMA SHORT

APART, TOGETHER / OLIVIA HANG ZHOU / UNITED STATES

BEST COMEDY SHORT

LOVE & OTHER MENTAL DISORDERS / BEN ULM / AUSTRALIA

BEST HORROR SHORT

PORT / ANDREW LEHMAN / UNITED STATES

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

DOLLAR 2 THE RICH / LEWIS T POWELL / UNITED STATES

BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR

SNORRIE (MUSTACHIO) / VICTORIA WARMERDAM / NETHERLANDS

BEST MALE DIRECTOR

FEELING THROUGH / DOUG ROLAND / UNITED STATES

BEST FEMALE STUDENT DIRECTOR

NO LAW, NO HEAVEN / KRISTI HOI / UNITED STATES

BEST MALE STUDENT DIRECTOR

LAST SEEN / NATHAN GINTER / UNITED STATES

BEST FIRST TIME DIRECTOR

THE ELF QUEEN: THE FATEFUL PACT / ARANTXA HURTADO / SWEDEN

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

NO LAW, NO HEAVEN / XIANG HE / UNITED STATES

FIELDTRIP / BENDTARION / UNITED KINGDOM

BEST SCREENWRITING

MY FRIEND ANXIETY / RYAN CHAMLEY / AUSTRALIA

BEST ACTOR

SWEET POTATOES / JORGE ADRIAN ESPINDOLA / MEXICO

DANIEL / ALEX AIONO / UNITED STATES

BEST ACTRESS

I AM THE NEW ADJANI / PAULINE CHALAMET / FRANCE

RUNAWAY / JASMINE CARMICHAEL / UNITED STATES

BEST NEW ACTOR/ACTRESS

RECRUTE-MOI (RECRUIT ME) / SABRINA STELLA MARTELLO / FRANCE

STUDY NIGHT / ARIELA BARER / UNITED STATESÇ

BEST ACTING ENSEMBLE

ENDING. / JACK DEWICK, AURY WAYNE, ELOISE SMYTH, FADY ELSAYED / UNITED KINGDOM

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

ARTMINUTE1 – THE PERFECT SELFIE / RASMUS MØBIUS / DENMARK

BEST SOUND DESIGN

ARTMINUTE1 – THE PERFECT SELFIE / SUNE KAARSBERG / DENMARK

BEST EDITING

SPACESHIP / MENGYAO MIA ZHANG / UNITED STATES

BEST PRODUCER

NOT JUST A NAME / MADELINE GAMERO / UNITED STATES

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

DANIEL / STEPHANIE FEINERMAN / UNITED STATES

BEST SHORT OF
THE SEASON

TIME TO CELEBRATE !

THE BEST OF THE BEST COMING SOON…