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Categories and Genres reflect the variety of submitted Projects.

SCRIPT

POSTER

TRAILER

COMEDY-SURREAL-FANTASY

DRAMA-ROMANCE-SOCIAL

DARK-MYSTERY-THRILLER

SERIES



SCRIPT

SHORT SHORT


COMEDY-SURREAL-FANTASY

Race You - Ana Jobrail
Really Something Special - Peter Hardy
River City Series Pilot - Harold L. Brown


DRAMA-ROMANCE-SOCIAL

Freckle Face - Thomas Louis Castiglione
In sign of my love - Emanuele La Placa
Letters to Daniel: Prelude - Amy Leigh McCorkle, Melissa Goodman
Mismatch - Bernhard Riedhammer
Sheer Strings - Ahmad Marouf


DARK-MYSTERY-THRILLER

Shower Shadow - Geoffrey Gould
Tethered - Kirimi Kiage, Teddy Gitau, Blake Simpson
Vulpecula - Ashwin Shridhar


SHORT

A Dream Away - Moritz Högemann, Lora Angelova, Leo Rüland
Adagio for Mr. Chips - Robin U. Russin, Pete Nelson


POSTER

INTERNATIONAL

Dreams - Stanislav Domanský
Secrets of the Self-Help Illuminati - Dusty White
UFO-1996 - Flynn Moores

ITALIAN

Laussesoreté - Leonardo Avallone
The Calling - Federico Fringuelli, Gianluca Gasparini
Via Veneto - Lorenzo Catapano, Simone Fiorito


TRAILER

#ohnotheFtheydidnt... - One Single Rose
Civil Disobedience Series - Deon van Rooyen, Linda Palmer, Michael Adrian Lockett
Humn Trnds - Charlie Luccini

Tom and his Zombie Wife - Kevin Short
Via Veneto - Lorenzo Catapano, Simone Fiorito
Yuki vs. Panda - Andrew Palmer


COMEDY-SURREAL-FANTASY

ONE-MINUTE SHORT

Nuntio Vobis - Alberto Dessimone
The Bust-Tao of Bobo - Daniel Appleby
The Decisive Moment - Ben Lovejoy


MICRO SHORT

#LWL Laugh with Lillian - Linda Palmer, Elina Madison
Delores & Mashar - Sophia Louisa Lee
Survey - Kelly Whitlock
The Calling - Federico Fringuelli, Gianluca Gasparini


SHORT SHORT

INTERNATIONAL
Bandwidth - Pat Battistini, Robert Francke
Bussed - Sue Scarlett Montgomery
Granny's Treasures - Kevin R. Phipps
The Zoom Gatekeeper - Ashna Sharan

ITALIAN
American Marriage - Giorgio Arcelli Fontana
Hardwork - Sandro Torella
Quarantine - Luigi Rotondo


SHORT

Mr. Theme Music - Jason Land
Sigmund - Stefano Dallan
Trophies - Angelica Rosas McDaniel

DIRECTION

Russ Emanuel - Routine
Linda Palmer - #LWL Laugh with Lillian
Sue Scarlett Montgomery - Bussed


CINEMATOGRAPHY

Emile Haris - Routine
Linda Palmer, Kris D Mauga - #LWL Laugh with Lillian
Lukasz Pruchnik - American Marriage


ACTRESS PERFORMANCE

Paige Laree Poucel - Routine
Elina Madison - #LWL Laugh with Lillian
Linda Nile - Delores & Mashar


ACTOR PERFORMANCE

Pat Battistini - Bandwidth
Brian McDaniel - Trophies
Damiano Piva - Sigmund


DRAMA-ROMANCE-SOCIAL

MICRO SHORT

A Story Of Life - Simone Esposito
Black Feather - William Anthony
Bye Dummy - Aniruddh K
Such Matters - Sophia Louisa Lee
The Debate - Androu De Vera, Carina LaMarchina


SHORT SHORT

INTERNATIONAL
Blank Wall - Maria Brenda, Binjal Patel
Death Offers Life - Saheer Abbas
I Just Wanted to See You - Michael Williams
One Last Shot - Dongyue Wang, Yue Wu

ITALIAN
Impietro - Tommaso Burbuglini
Laussesoreté - Leonardo Avallone
Romance - Piero Cannata


SHORT

#picoftheday - Andrea Beluto
Audition - Jiahui Su
Meet Me in My Dreams - Errol Teichert
The Weight of Perfection - Anabelle D. Munro, Leanne Melissa Bishop
Wonderer - Yusuf Khan

DIRECTION

William Anthony - Black Feather
Yusuf Khan - Wonderer
Jiahui Su - Audition, She


CINEMATOGRAPHY

Senda Bonnet - The Weight of Perfection
Natalie Fiction - The Secret Ingredient
Joe Marotta - Meet Me in My Dreams


ACTRESS PERFORMANCE

Leanne Melissa Bishop - The Weight of Perfection
Maria Brenda - Blank Wall
Rashell Machuca - Black Feather


ACTOR PERFORMANCE

Jack Hyde - Bye Dummy
Aaron Jahn - Meet Me in My Dreams
Robert Pasquale - Sole Searching in San Francisco


DARK-MYSTERY-THRILLER

MICRO SHORT

Mayonnaise - Anaëlle Morf
Thunder and Lightning - Erin Miracle
UFO-1996 - Flynn Moores


SHORT SHORT

A Serious Predicament - Jason Vandygriff
Angel of Mercy - Paul Deorio
Koreatown Ghost Story - Minsun Park & Teddy Tenenbaum
Stop! - Salvatore Fazio
The Keeper - Bob Celli
Those Beautiful Moments - Vasily Chuprina


SHORT

An Urban Tale - Rich McKee
B&B Broken Breakfast - Ciro Tomaiuoli
Marny’s Gift - Sean Martinez
The Eve - Luca Machnich
Untitled Number 4 - Eric Ransdell

DIRECTION

Bob Celli - The Keeper
Luca Machnich - The Eve
Jason Vandygriff - A Serious Predicament


CINEMATOGRAPHY

Ken Kotowski - The Keeper
Yan Rymsha - Those Beautiful Moments
Jason Vandygriff - A Serious Predicament


ACTRESS PERFORMANCE

Margaret Cho - Koreatown Ghost Story
Leiloni Arrie Pharms - Marny’s Gift
Mang Mang - Untitled Number 4


ACTOR PERFORMANCE

Dustin Ardine - Angel of Mercy
Bob Celli - The Keeper
Tom Young - A Serious Predicament


SERIES

Civil Disobedience: Trauma - Deon van Rooyen, Linda Palmer
First Love - Feng ZiHua
Noir Brothers - Daniele Gangemi
Planet X - Phillip Lewis
Venture Anime - Shō Akiyama

DIRECTION

Daniele Gangemi - Noir Brothers
Deon van Rooyen, Linda Palmer - Civil Disobedience Series
Feng ZiHua - First Love


DOCUMENTARY

SHORT

Collective Consciousness - Cristina Benedetti
ET Embassy - Andre Gaumond
It Gets In Your Blood - Ed Hartman
Кerli - Shadow Works - Anastasia Zazhitskaya, Georgius Misjura
The Truth Is Out There - Jack Caffrey

MID SHORT

As Organism - Moe Taylor, Kathryn E. F. Taylor
How We See Water - Robin Starbuck
Paradise Unfound - Laurel Adler


DIRECTION

Andre Gaumond - ET Embassy
Moe Taylor, Kathryn E. F. Taylor - As Organism
Anastasia Zazhitskaya, Georgius Misjura - Кerli - Shadow Works


ANIMATION

Encased - Pablo G. Herrero
One, Two, Three, Four - Fabrizzio Bartolini
Planet X - Phillip Lewis

S4S - Alice Manieri
The Game Just Got Real - Bellopropello
Venture Anime - Shō Akiyama


ART-CONCEPTUAL-EXPERIMENTAL

Eternal - Nicolai Sagasser
Fairy Tale Of Null - Bene Malen
Left Behind - Monika Koeck
Life Lessons In a Chinese Restaurant - Shane Borza
Marcia dell'Insonne - Francesco Sergi
The Closest Thing to Silence - Aidan Hall

DIRECTION

Monika Koeck - Left Behind
Gabriele Marchina - Heresia
Nicolai Sagasser - Eternal


DANCE VIDEO

Can't Talk - Gianlorenzo De Donno
Infinite Me - Daniela Agostini
Light Strings - Marta Arjona, Maite Blasco
Mother Sea - An Nuo
Røtter - Raven Jackson
The Stop - Liudmila Komrakova
The Wonder Years - James Morrow
Yel - Rima Pipoyan
Youthful Faces - Michael C. Perry


CHOREOGRAPHY

Kehua Li - Whirling Desert (Iasi Ensemble)
Lane Napper - Youthful Faces
An Nuo - Mother Sea
Charly and Eriel Santagado - De-Eschatology

DIRECTION

Liudmila Komrakova - The Stop
An Nuo - Mother Sea
Rima Pipoyan - Yel


SOLO PERFORMANCE

Kehua Li - Whirling Desert (Iasi Ensemble)
Elijah Motley - The Wonder Years
Mufutau Yusuf - Observations


GROUP PERFORMANCE

Carlota Batalla, Violeta Calvo, Laia Guasch, Èlia González - Light Strings
All Cast - Youthful Faces
Maria Marinova-Vasilieva and Anton Popichenko - The Stop


MUSIC VIDEO

INTERNATIONAL
Do the Zombie - Kevin Short
I’m Still Dreaming (Seb Plante) - Jessyka Lapierre
It's My Halloween Party - Justin Snikkar
When The Bloom Has Left The Rose - Brendan Young
Whirling Desert (Iasi Ensemble) - Iasonas Psarakis, Nikolas Gkinis

ITALIAN
Lazzaro-Layz - Daniel Mercatali, Agnese Dall'Agata
Never Do What Cannot Be Undone (Beat Noir Deluxe) - Thomas Perathoner
Symbiosis - Alberto Nacci
That Circle (Beat Noir Deluxe) - Thomas Perathoner

PERFORMANCE

Iasi Ensemble - Whirling Desert
Sebastien Plante - I’m Still Dreaming
Israel Varela - Symbiosis


SOUNDTRACK

ORIGINAL SONG

The Shades of Grey - Olivia Colette Lee, Christopher Pappas
Stay Here - Jacob Meaker
Whirling Desert - Iasi Ensemble

ORIGINAL MUSIC

Death Bells - Justin Snikkar
Red Land - Maria Rago
The 12 Steps - Justin Snikkar


SPECIAL CATEGORIES

X STORY (SCRIPT)

DreamSlip - Heidi Barrientes
Swallows - Jeffrey Morin
The End - Tom Young


X STORY (FILM)

Blank Wall - Maria Brenda, Binjal Patel
One Last Shot - Dongyue Wang, Yue Wu
The Keeper - Bob Celli
Thunder and Lightning - Erin Miracle


A STORY IN TWO PAGES

Death Offers Life - Madhu R
My Best Friend - Xiaoyun (Lureen) Wu
The Reversed Life


A STORY IN ONE MINUTE

Der Offizier - Olof Berghe
Mind Right - Samuel Lumbsden, Wasem Addus
The Game Just Got Real - Bellopropello
Where is it? - Shihyun Wang


MULTI-TALENTED FILMMAKER (WOMAN)

Maria Brenda - Blank Wall, Luna-tic
Sophia Louisa Lee - Delores & Mashar, Such Matters
Erin Miracle - Thunder and Lightning
Rima Pipoyan - Yel


MULTI-TALENTED FILMMAKER (MAN)

Leonardo Avallone - Laussesoreté
Kyle B Wagstaff - Dances with Clouds
Pablo G. Herrero - Encased
Kevin Short - Do the Zombie, Tom and his Zombie Wife


FIRST-TIME FILMMAKER

Peter Allas, Eric David Tippett, Robert Pasquale - Sole Searching in San Francisco
Errol Teichert - Meet Me in My Dreams
Kelly Whitlock - Survey


CAST

All Cast - American Marriage
Anna Van Patten, Grier Montgomery, Yohance Barton - Bussed
All Cast - Mr. Theme Music


EDITING

Cecilia Potenza - The Keeper
Emile Haris - Routine
Scott Simerly Jr - Civil Disobedience Series
Jason Vandygriff - A Serious Predicament