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18th Edition

April, 2022

Best Narrative Film

The Punishment

Director: Seth Fuller


Best Documentary


Director: Ivan Rodin


Best Indie Short

Sincerely, yours

Director: AJ Bate


Best First Time Filmmaker


Director:  María Tomás


Best Experimental

Let the sea take me

Director: Fernanda Dias


Best Animation

The Cat

Director: Mary Apick


Best Web/TV Pilot-Series

Grey Nomads 2

Director: Felix Williamson


Best Thriller

Power In The Blood!

Director: ranjit singh


Best Music video

A Feast That Never Comes

Director: Maria Juranic


Best Horror


Director: Gabriel Chicano


Best Science Fiction

Las Parcas

Director: Ivan Mulero


Best Student Film


Director: Changjuanyong Liu


Best Comedy

Where's The Bitch?

Director: Sarah Hendry

Honorable Mention Comedy:

Forest Giants

Director: Augusta Mariano


Best Unproduced Script

"It's An Italian Thing. No, It's a Black Thing!"

Writer: Fran Sisco


Best Trailer

American Hero

Director: Manny McCord


Best Short Film Director

Director: Brigg T Bloomquist



Best Short Film Producer

Gabriel Sengès

A Witcher's Tale - The Lost Souls


Best Short Film Actress

Vergi Rodriguez



Best Short Film Actor

Cass Braido



Best Short Film Cinematographer

Michael C.Jenkins

Dying for a Living


Best Short Film Script

Ms. Broome's Secret

Writer: Ima von Wenden


Best Short Film Editor

Emir Kumova

Dream of Aces


Best Female Director

Sherise Dorf

The Favor


Best Composer

Michael W. Choi

Across the Ocean


Best Youth Actor/Actress

Actress: Ella Grace Helton



Actor: Micah Pedley



Best Poster

The Barn

Damon Nash White

Honorable Mention producer:

Sofiya Vozyakova for Dawn

Honorable Mention producer:

ANA MARIA ESTRADA CARDENAS for A Stranger at the Funeral

Honorable Mention Indie Short:

The Four Walls of Charlotte Moreland

Joe Benedetto, Alison Stover

Honorable Mention Directing:

PAUL OLIVER DAVIS, Julia L. Rosengren for Leaves

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