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Second Edition
Announce May, 2021

 


Best U.S. Narrative:
BOTS
Director: Steve Beta


Best International Narrative:
The Seahorse Trainer
Director: Ricardo Bonisoli, Babak Bina


Best U.S. Documentary:
A Second Chance
Director: Christopher Aumen

 

Best International Documentary:
Francisco
Director: Kyle Jaster

 

Best Short Film Director:
The Seahorse Trainer
Director: Ricardo Bonisoli, Babak Bina

 

Best Short Film Producer:
Parallax
Director: Meredith Mantik


Best Short Film Cinematographer:
The Empty Balcony
Dop: Rune Asak

 

Best Short Film Editor:
The Body of Levi
Editor: Freddy Cheung & Will Dziuk


Best Short Film Composer:
El Montaje (The Montage)
Composer : Juan Cruz Masotta 


Best Short Film Poster:
The Blue Pendant

 

 

Best Short Film Actor:
Parallax
Starring: Jeff Bosley


Best Short Film Actress:
Amethyst Girl Destiny
Starring: Danielle Hobbs


Best Animation:
The Passerby
Director: Pieter Coudyzer


Best Horror:
The Body of Levi
Director: Freddy Cheung

 

 

Best Science Fiction:
Voices
Director: Jake Hart

Best Student Film:
Final Deathtination


Best Comedy:
A Short Horror Film
Director: Sau Dachi

 

Best Thriller:
The Pear
Director: Guillermo Cienfuegos

 

 

Best Web-Series-Pilot:
#richieneedsawife
Director: Rich Devaney

 

Best Independent Short:
Loyalites
Director: Derick Thomas

 

Best Music Video:
LET IT OUT / Stay Homas
Director: Ben Woolf


Best LGBTQ:
The Opportunist
Director: Keeley Turner

Best First Time Filmmaker:
Sunshine
Director: Adam Gibson


Best Female Filmmaker:
Jayne & Elvis
Director: Thanh Ingle-Lai


Best Art photo:
Boy Scientist
Director: Susan Lim, Samudra Kajal Saikia

 

 

Best Black and white photography:
Back to me
Director: Sophie Blondy

 

 

Best Unproduced Script:
Bienvenidos a Los Angeles/Welcome to Los Angeles
Writer: Lisa Cole