,

Country : Denmark

Directed By : Martin Jesus Kozlowski

 

Delhi, My Life

Country : India

Directed By : Pratyoosh Bhardwaj

 

Dobya

Country - India

Directed By Ashutosh Jare

 

Embracing Sadness: A Tale Of Redemption

Country - United States

Directed By KA Chinery

 

Flush Out

Country - India

Directed By Shamnas PP

 

Good,Grief

Country - United States

Directed By Emmanuel D Simms

 

World’s first animated movie on Modelling Pose

Country - India

Directed By Gurmeet Singh Dang

 

It Could Be You

Country - United States

Directed By Abdul T. Sesay, Darren C. Murray

 

Judicial Custody

Country - India

Directed By Jairoop Jeevan

 

Joey's Chopin

Country United States

Directed By Karen Klami

 

Kya Hai Uss Paar

Country - India

Directed By Piyush Batra

 

Manic Lover

Country - Netherlands

Directed By Luuk Audenaerde

 

Scarpedicemente

Country - Canada

Directed By John Vamvas

 

The Ghost of Everything

Country - United States

Directed By Anila Jaho

 

The Session

Country - India

Directed By Rishabh Kumar

 

The Substitution

Country - United States

Directed By Karen Klami

 

Liberacion

Country - Spain

Directed By PABLO ÁLVAREZ FUEYO

 

Night Is The Expectation Of Day

Country - Iran

Directed By MOEIN HASHEMINASAB

 

A Night With A Ghost

Country - India

Directed By Azad Jain

 

Black Justice

Country - India

Directed By Bhavin Wadia

 

Newton's Pendulum

Country - India

Directed By Kushal Jadhav

 

Ramdeen

Country - India

Directed By Azad Jain

 

Abhinav Ka Abhinandan

Country - India

Directed By Sanjay Datar

 

Kasam Se

Country - India

Directed By Sanjay Datar

 

Arrivederci Paris

Country - France

Directed By Louis Salvatore Bellanti

 

Battle Of Swaraj

Country - India

Directed By Sujoy Mukherjee

 

COVID - 19 GROUND ZERO

Directed By : Mustafa Ozgun
Country : France
Under Category : Film Feature International
Synopsis : Based on true stories from frontline hospital workers. COVID-19 GROUND ZERO captures a slice of life of New York City between February and May 2020, through the courageous, heart-wrenching account of a dedicated frontline hospital nurse, and her boyfriend, a Broadway technician recently laid off; set against the chaotic political backdrop, the pandemic that engulfed NYC and the Black Lives Matter protests. A compelling story of love, compassion and determination.

AWARDS

Best Film Feature International : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Cyril Durel
Best Actress : Winner - Laura Weissbecker

Matcha & Vanilla

Directed By : Hamish Downie
Country : Japan
Under Category : Film Feature International
Synopsis : A lesbian couple in conservative Japan must fight to stay together when one of them is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

AWARDS

Best Film Feature International : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Qyoko Kudo
Best Director : Nominated - Hamish Downie

Amar Ekla Belar Kotha

Directed By : Soumya Sen
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : A narrative of a women's struggle and wins in life... her story of perseverance, conviction and resurrection! It’s not about getting lost in the maze of life... it’s about rediscovering our ways...

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated

Drift

Directed By : Andrii Ahapii
Country : Canada
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : This video shows all beauty of drifting in a very cinematic way! Speed and danger give you goosebumps. But racing and drifting that's what you love to do the most!

AWARDS

Special Festival Mention : Winner
Best Student Short Film : Nominated

VR The World

Directed By : Pravin J
Country : India
Under Category : Animation Short
Synopsis : “VR the world” is an animated short film focused on conservation of Forest and Wildlife. The story is an imaginary situation which may happen in the near future where we all at the verge of extinction because of the act of deforestation and urbanisation.

AWARDS

Best Animation Film : Winner

Deep Inside

Directed By : Bharath Bhushan Nethi
Country : India
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Just like every other youngster Vishal Bhatia loves to live his life to the fullest, having fun with friends and cares a damn for rest of the world. After his father’s demise he takes over the entire business, only to get busy looking for more fun, until that night of his Birthday. Seen partying with his friends that night, wakes up to find himself trapped inside a box, his life takes him for a Rollercoaster ride since then.

AWARDS

Best Film Feature :Winner
Best Writer : Nominated - Bharath Bhushan Nethi
Best Actor : Nominated - Pawan Aryaveer Rajput

I Love You, Maria

Directed By : Maria Sofia Palmieri, Karen Klami, Ken Holmes
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Sofia and Daniel are the perfect couple. Both are budding professional photographers, living their dream in blissful success, loving it, and loving each other even more. They see life through that very special artist's lens, where reality melts with fantasy, and anything is possible.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated - Ken Holmes
Best Actress :Winner - Maria Sofia Palmieri

Love Birds

Directed By : Kushal Srivastava
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis :

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nomninated
Best Director : Winner : Kushal Srivastava
Best Actor : Winner : Adhyayan Suman
Best Actress : Nominated - Sneha Singh
Best Actor Supporting Role :Winner - Harshit RJ

Everlasting Tape

Directed By : Haley Keegan
Country : United States
Under Category : Amature Short
Synopsis : Everlasting Tape is an exploration of the art of coupling music and visuals. In this series of vignettes filmmaker Haley Keegan pairs original musical compositions with stock footage from various eras of film, showcasing the tangible connection between these two mediums.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated

Song Of The Same Night

Directed By : SKary H Sarrey, Jason J Sarrey, Jay Rho, Ryan Foregger, Yong Duk Jhun, Lai Tsz Yeung Alson
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : How do five strangers scattered across the world find solace in each other during a global pandemic? An new social media platform and the international language of song.

AWARDS

Best International Short Film : Winner
Best Actress : Winner - Lexi Lawson

Take The Vax

Directed By : Edsta
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : After the COVID-19 pandemic subsided, and people are getting back to their lives, Mark, a vaccine skeptic, soon realizes that he has no other choice but to take the vax.

AWARDS

Best International Short Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Fesal Jaber

Whisper Naked Shadow - Season 2

Directed By : Nora K
Country : Czech Republic
Under Category : Web-Series International
Synopsis : Five friends, one mystery. Sofie, Robin and Viki are pretty regular college students and roommates. Dealing with all the pretty regular college students’ problems. How to meet tough deadlines, pass exams, make some cash and if possible also have some life on the side. So it is completely inconvenient to them and their friends Lea and Harvey, when Sofie starts walking around the flat naked all of a sudden, Robin must resort to whispering and Viki? Viki is haunted by her own shadow it seems. Are they dealing with super powers or super troubles?

AWARDS

Best International Web- Series : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Daniel Mavrov
Best Actress : Winner - Anna Lucie Schollerova
Best Actress : Winner - Andrea Hodikova
Best Actress : Nominated - Lea Kolouchova
Best Director : Nominated - Nora K

Dil Ki Dor

Directed By : Nitin Patil
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Vinay is a loving father who wants to organize the best wedding for his daughter. He has a heart condition and is unable to cope up with the exertion. Despite everyone's request, he continues pushing himself to make the wedding dream come true. Unfortunately, Vinay suffers a heart attack just two days before the wedding. Kamal, his son, and his family are trying their best to save him. As Vinay is in ICU, they all have one question on their mind - was it worth it?

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Special Festival Mention : Nitin Patil

Pleine Lune

Directed By : Giorgio Rizzo
Country : Italy
Under Category : Music Video International
Synopsis : video art of a piece written by Davide Campione

AWARDS

Best Music Video International : Nominated
Spécial Festival Mention : Pleine Lune

Humhari Khushboo

Directed By : Azad Jain
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Khushboo, a 24 year old single parent child and lives with her father. She is Beautiful, cute, intelligent, Enthusiastic and passionate about her work.She also has a secret crush on Mr. Rohit, his senior in office.She has a medical condition which is associated with a social taboo and her confidence is shattered when she ruins a Project Presentation in front of a prestigious and renowned client to her office.How she regains her lost confidence and fights against a social taboo, is the sort of HUMARI KHUSHBOO!

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Suhani Popli
Best Director : Nominated - Dr. E (r) Azad Jain
Best Actor : Nominated - Rohit Mehta

Taashe (a music instrument)

Directed By : Prakhar Shrivastava
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Shiv Kothari ,a village boy of 8 years is not at all interested to learn taashe (a music instrument ) , his family and ancestral business. What changes him so suddenly that he becomes keen to learn taashe. Who changes him so much that he decides to play tashe professionally….. watch a unique love and marriage story of two kids…

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Winner : Dr. E (R) Azad Jain
Special Festival Mention : Pari Chourasia, Swastik Sharma

Broken

Directed By : Haleh Saberi
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : A nurse struggling to keep her sanity while fighting alongside her patients, as she battles one of the worst pandemic the world has seen. Making matters worse the pandemic hit while she was working in an undercover fashion gathering information to expose missing patients coverups, individual, and systemic criminal behavior in the senior care and vulnerable population.

AWARDS

Best International Short Film : Nominated
Special Festival Mention : Haleh Saberi

This Case & My Life

Directed By : Ana A P Braunstein
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : The protagonist is Chris Roberts played by Mark Karten. Chris is married to Mrs.Stacey Roberts played by Monica Phillips. He is a successful lawyer in a New York City law firm with complicated cases, and his relationships are starting to catch up with him. His long-time law partner Mark Harrison played by Alexander Carney, who he made a personal deal with, is closing in on him for resolution. And his long-time executive assistant Kathy Welch played by Ana P. Braunstein is caught in the middle trying to manage his professional and personal life. She is secretly considering quitting her job at the firm. Chris's life is about to change when a detective enters the picture. And the day brings him other shocking news.

AWARDS

Special Festival Mention - This Case & My Life

Lunch Stories

Directed By : Akash Golia
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Two females in pursuit of freedom

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Devoleena Bhattacharjee
Best Actress Supporting Role : Nominated - Paribhasha Mishra

Ruins

Directed By : Jay Mohan
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Feature International
Synopsis : RUINS is the first pandemic related film that is told in the rebellious "TELL BUT DON'T SHOW" format. It is a futuristic story of six hospital employees told as found footage. Nine years after an infection that destroyed most of humanity, the survivors search among the debris to find clues of what really transpired. The excavation team finds a secure video package that tells the story of some of the staff in a hospital fighting the pandemic. The film portrays the trials and tribulations they face during complete chaos around them.y.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner - Jay Mohan
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Gracie Piper

On / Off

Directed By : Nicolas P. Villarreal
Country : Argentina
Under Category : Animation Short International
Synopsis : Endless distractions threaten to destroy creativity.

AWARDS

Best Animation Short International: Winner

Aarsa ( THE STATUS )

Directed By : GANESH KRISHNA MODAK
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : In today's runaway world, man has forgotten his original life. Running behind happiness, health has begun to ignore. Currently Cancer is the deadliest disease in the world. This is the story of a girl. She lost her mother due to cancer. After she lost her mother, the girl decided to donate her own hair for making wigs for the cancer patients.However, after donating her hair her look changed and so the perception of the people around her and everyone thought that she too is suffering from Cancer including her own fiancée and left her.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Sanket Kashyap
Best Actress : Winner - Shweta Pagar
Best Actress Supporting Role: Nominated - Vaishnavi Velapure
Best Writer : Nominated - Ashish Ningurkar

Nil difficile Volenti

Directed By : Fabio d'Avino
Country : Italy
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : A young actor becomes his idol's prompter for a theatrical performance.During the rehalsals they start to make confidence, but The Maestro is very sick...

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Winner - Fabio D’Avino
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Franco Nero
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Maria Paola Tedesco
Best Background Score : Nominated - Eduardo Maria d'Avino and Guglielmo Maria d'Avino

The Favor

Directed By : HENRY Bruno
Country : France
Under Category : Film Short International

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Winner - Henry BRUNO
Best Actress : Winner - Trebel Anne Sophie

Antarvasna

Directed By : Abhinav Singh
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : A middle class housewife in her late 30's struggles to find time to masturbate.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Shivani Tanksale
Best Actor :Nominated - Sanjaay Khapare
Best Child Artist ( Female ) : Nominated - Sreenika Patwardhan

Sita

Directed By : Abhinav Singh
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Sita is a story of a young 11 year old dalit boy who finds a dead newborn baby girl in the streets. All he wishes to do now is give her a respectful cremation.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Shriya Pilgaonkar
Best Director : Winner - Abhinav Singh
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Lilliput
Best Child Artist : Winner - Om Kanojia

Dad, David & Danny

Directed By : Suveer Bhambhani
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Dad, David & Danny is the story of Tony D’souza, his son- David and their pet- Danny. The film, in chapters, revolves around the fractured relationship Tony shared with his son and how Danny, made all the difference. Tony, just before his demise, leaves behind a letter for David and it is the voice of Tony reading the letter that tells us a dramatic tale of this father-son relationship.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Nominated - Suveer Bhambhani
Best Actor : Nominated - Anuj Singh Duhan

Essential

Directed By : Sasilekha Jyothik
Country : United States
Under Category : Amature Short International
Synopsis : More than 600 Nurses died due to COVID-19 worldwide.A Short film to depict the impact of COVID-19 on a healthcare worker's family in New York. An Emotional expedition through the mind of a teenager-based on real events.We created this movie at our home during the lockdown.

AWARDS

Best Film Short International : Winner
Best Child Artist ( Female ) :Winner - Minakshi Jyothik
Best Director :Nominated - Sasilekha Jyothik

Suta(The Daughter)

Directed By : Dr(Er) Azad Jain
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Suta (The Daughter) is the story of a bold and smart daughter who fights for the sacrifices her mother’s dreams which are sacrificed and went unnoticed in the family. She emerges victorious and sees that her mother gains back her confidence.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Malhaar Rathod
Best Background Score : Nominated - TOTAL AUDIO WORKS, MUMBAI

Binocular

Directed By : Krishnan Unni
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Kanaran is a timber mill worker.He is called Kunjettan by children and old men alike .He is loved and respected by one and all. He worked hard and struggled a lot to provide good education to his son so that his son would one day become a very high official. That was his late wife’s wish before she died.But the son never cared much about his father.Kunjettan wished so much to live as a family with his son and to caress his grandchildren.Unfortunately the son becomes a drug addict, And slowly loses his sanity and roams around the street without food and ultimately starves to death. .The degradation of an educated youth to a drug addict and a mad man culminating in his death is depicted in this movie.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner

Justus

Directed By : Suveer Bhambhani
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : An isolated old building. Which is currently been used by some anti-social people as a hidden space for using drugs. A gang member Martin is seen shouting against a gang member for doing some mischief. Suddenly a guy shouts the presence of police.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Muhammad Ashar

Caricia

Directed By : Sitoh Ortega
Country : Spain
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : She, ready to start a journey of no return. He, one more passenger. A simple gesture, a chance meeting and a wait that will change them forever.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Pedro Lendinez
Best Actress : Winner - Amada Santos

Baboon

Directed By : Vinmathi Ganesan
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : What is at the end of a wait? Do we know when we are waiting? Can it be called hope, trust or longing? Maybe it can be called 'stagnant'

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Hari Shankar
Best Director : Nominated - Vinnu Mathi Ganesan

But You

Directed By : Lela Lomtadze
Country : Georgia
Under Category : Muisc Video International

AWARDS

Best Singer : Winner - Lela Lomtadze

Inteha

Directed By : Nikki Sharma
Country : India
Under Category : Music Video Ghazal

AWARDS

Best Music Video Ghazal Of The Year : Winner
Best Singer : Winner - Jazim Sharma

Ik Sufna

Directed By : Mukesh Chhabra
Country : India
Under Category : Music Video Regional

AWARDS

Best Singer : Nominated - Jasbir Jassi
Best Actress : Winner - Navneet Kaur Dhillon
Best Music Video Director : Winner - Mukesh Chhabra

Heer

Directed By : Rahul Bala
Country : India
Under Category : Music Video Regional

AWARDS

Best Singer : Winner - Jasbir Jassi
Best Actress : Nominated - Deviqa Arya
Best Music Video Director : Nominated - Rahul Bala

Akwaaba the Awakening

Directed By : Sybil D. Jatta
Country : United States
Under Category : Documentary Feature Internattional

AWARDS

Best Documentary Feature International : Winner - 1st Award

Minnesota The Modern Day Selma

Directed By : Michael Douglas Carlin
Country : United States
Under Category : Documentary Feature Internattional

AWARDS

Best Documentary Feature International : Winner - 2nd Award

Rooh Da Hani

Directed By : Happy Aulakh
Country : India
Under Category : Music Video Pop / RnB

AWARDS

Best Actress : Winner - Jonita Doda
Best Director : Nominated - Happy Aulakh

Deep Inside

Country : India

Directed By : Bharath Bhushan Nethi

 

Take The Vax

Country : United States

Directed By : Edsta

 

Lunch Stories

Country - India

Directed By Akash Golia

 

Aarsa ( The Status )

Country - India

Directed By GANESH KRISHNA MODAK

 

Song Of The Same Night

Country - United States

Directed By Kary H Sarrey, Jason J Sarrey, Jay Y Rho, Ryan Foregger, Yong Duk Jhun, Lai Tsz Alson Yeung

 

VR The World

Country - India

Directed By Pravin J

 

Nil Difficile Volenti

Country - Italy

Directed By Fabio d'Avino

 

The Favor

Country - France

Directed By HENRY Bruno

 

Pleine Lune

Country - Italy

Directed By Giorgio Rizzo

 

Heer

Country India

Directed By Rahul Bala

 

Ik Sufna

Country - India

Directed By Mukesh Chhabra

 

Broken

Country - United States

Directed By Haleh Saberi

 

Essential

Country - United States

Directed By Sasilekha Jyothik

 

Taashe ( A Music Instrument )

Country - India

Directed By Prakhar Shrivastava

 

Akwaaba The Awakening

Country - United States

Directed By Sybil D. Jatta

 

Binocular

Country - India

Directed By Krishnan Unni

 

Justus

Country - India

Directed By Anandhu Ullas

 

Humhari Khushboo

Country - India

Directed By Azad Jain

 

Suta ( The Daughter )

Country - India

Directed By Azad Jain

 

Love Birds

Country - India

Directed By Kushal Srivastava

 

Ruins

Country - United States

Directed By Jay Mohan

 

Drift

Country - Canada

Directed By Andrii Ahapii

 

Minnesota: The Modern Day Selma

Country - United States

Directed By Michael Douglas Carlin

 

Caricia

Country - Spain

Directed By Sitoh Ortega

 

Everlasting Tape

Country - United States

Directed By Haley Keegan

 

This Case & My Life

Country - United States

Directed By Ana A P Braunstein

 

I Love You, Maria

Country - United States

Directed By Maria Sofia Palmieri, Karen Klami, Ken Holmes

 

On / Off

Country - Argentina

Directed By Nicolas P. Villarreal

 

Whisper Naked Shadow

Country - Czech Republic

Directed By Nora K

 

Amar Ekla Belar Kotha

Country - India

Directed By Soumya Sen

 

COVID-19 GROUND ZERO

Country - France

Directed By Mustafa OZGUN

 

Dad, David & Danny

Country - India

Directed By Suveer Bhambhani

 

Intehan

Country - India

Directed By Nikki Sharma

 

Baboon

Country - India

Directed By Vinmathi Ganesan

 

Dil Ki Dor

Country - United States

Directed By Nitin Patil

 

Antarvasna

Country - India

Directed By Abhinav Singh

 

Sita

Country - India

Directed By Abhinav Singh

 

But You

Country - Georgia

Directed By Lela Lomtadze

 

Rooh Da Hani

Country - India

Happy Aulakh

 

Paath (The Lesson)

Directed By : Karan Singh Rathore
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : The film is a story about a girl who becomes a victim of Bride trafficking that has been taking place in certain parts in India

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner - Karan Singh Rathore
Best Actor : Winner - Jackie Shroff
Best Actress : Winner - Sara Arjun
Best Supporting Actor : Nominated - Abhilash Thapliyal

Painful Pride

Directed By : Saumitra Singh
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : What happens when a woman reaches a certain where she goes through an inevitable phase of Menopause? It affects her, not just physically, but psychologically as well. Next day, Vidya realizes that she hasn’t used her sanitary pads in a long time. She decides to consult a doctor, where she learns that she is actually going through a Menopause. The doctor makes her aware that it’s physical and psychological, both. But it’s just a phase and it shall pass.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Rituraj. K. Singh
Best Actress : Winner - Pallavi Joshi
Best Supporting Actor : Nominated - Akashdeep Arora

Kaidi

Directed By : Pranjal Kriplani
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : What happens when a star spends a night in the jail with another convict? How they both learn and unlearn about life itself from each other and help the viewers realize who is the real 'Kaidi' in this world.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Shaan Groverr
Best Supporting Actor : Nominated - Rituraj. K. Singh

Zindagi Anmol Hai

Directed By : Sujoy J Mukerji
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Zindagi Anmol Hai The Film Highlights On the Need to Realise The Importance of Being Given A Human Life. Paving the Way to Understand That We All Have a Particular Purpose Here On Earth And Despite Life Not Always Being a Bed Of Roses One Has to Face the Ups and Downs With a Smile. When a Young Teenage Girl Faces Things Going Wrong In Her Life And is About to Commit the Ultimate Sin Of Committing Suicide She is Reminded That This Life Is Hers To Live, Not to Take Away - Zindagi Anmol Hai.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner - Shrishti Munka
Best Director : Winner - Sujoy. J. Mukerji

The EVE

Directed By : Luca Machnich
Country : Italy
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Simon is an eight-year-old boy who seems to have everything from life. He’s a handsome child, he’s rich yet unhappy. He senses that there’s something wrong with his life and this leads him to wander off thanks to his fervid imagination. His greatest wish is to leave the materialistic world behind since he isn’t fond of it.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - MAURIZIO RAPOTEK
Best Actress : Winner - MARY WALL
Best Child Artist : Winner - VALERIO SANTOSUOSSO

Flip Side

Directed By : Saju Kumar
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : A 10 year old girl with rational perspective , who always loved to look at the flip side of anything. A documentary about her favorite monument turns her life upside down. Though she gets over it with the help of her father, little did she know it was just the beginning.

AWARDS

Best Short Film International : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated - Priyaroopan
Best Child Artist : Winner - Nandha

Khushbu

Directed By : Martin Jesus Kozlowski
Country : Denmark
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : ‘Khushbu’ is the second part of a short film trilogy called 'To be, to come and to become'. It speaks about things like sex before marriage, a father breaking contact to his son, and other important things. Just as ‘310804’ is based on the director's Asperger's background.

AWARDS

Best Director : Winner - Martin Jesus Kozlowski
Best Actor : Nominated - Hjalte Ilsoe
Best Actress : Nominated - Shruti Julie Johansson Bache

Cactus

Directed By : Katie Trubetsky
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : After a night of partying with a certain someone, Ella wakes up in a random luxury home which turns out to belong to the infamous Italian mafia boss, Tony Patranelli. Things take a twisted turn when she finds herself in a morbid situation, leading her to meet some of the “goodfellas” along the way. Is she in danger? Is this all part of “the plan”? Or is this just a … prickly situation? “Cactus” is a dark comedy that tests your judgments about who somebody is and how actions can sometimes show maybe not your stereotypical view of ones character. Things can turn out funny when you assume the worst.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Winner
Best Actor : Nominated - Juan Carlos Merino
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Nick Teti
Best Director : Winner - Katie Trubetsky
Best Actress : Winner - Katie Trubetsky

Manto

Directed By : Timsal Qamar
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : “Manto” is a brief biographical short film, based on life, works and thoughts of Saadat Hasan Manto, one of the finest Urdu short-story writers of 20th century. He was known to write about open truths of the society. A critical sketch written by Qamar Adeeb and Directed by Timsal Qamar.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Special Festival Mention : Naushad Ali Rahat

Sirf Ek Baar

Directed By : Sunil Golwalkar
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : It is a short film on child labour . A rich lady loves and cares her 16 years old son and at the same time misbehaves with her same aged servant. The end of the movie reveals shocking news???

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Child Artist : Nominated - Shubham Bagwe, Nikhil Lulani

The Light Thief

Directed By : Eva Daoud
Country : Spain
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : When the essence of Love is snatched from someone and locked away in a vessel with no name , what happens to those persons and how do they change? How can the broken hearted souls break that curse and recover from their pain? Can they regain their spark by overcoming dark supernatural forces?

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner - Eva Daoud
Best Actor : Winner - Angel De Miguel
Best Actress : Winner - Maria Pedroviego
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Julia Fournier

I Resign

Directed By : Jay Mohan
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : “I Resign” is the first public short film about Institutional Racism that received over 100,000 views on Youtube within 7 days! It is alarming to note that anti-national, anti-constitutional ideas of racism and race superiority are spreading fast in the land of freedom, especially in enterprises, threatening the very own foundation this great country was built upon. This short film is a look into the question - Is racism spreading in the United States now?

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Manoj Pillai

Drugged Escape

Directed By : Saawan Kumar Singh
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : He is an IT Professional whose job demands more than 10 hours in a day. Eventually his job results in the biggest stress of his life, pushing him into drugs. It's called the weekend drug. Before going to a few moments of ecstasy, this IT professional puts aside everything that connects him to his job, and inhales the best drug to have some moments of relaxation.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Saawan Singh

Si, Quiero

Directed By : María Isabel Lahuerta Bellido
Country : Spain
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : This story takes place in the 60s, in which women had to keep up appearances and suffer in silence the abuses of power and the macho society of those years. Valentina since her adolescence has been abused by the owner of the house where her mother works as a maid, assuming and consenting for a long time a situation of submission and injustice.

AWARDS

Best Short Film : Winner
Best Actor : Nominated - Pablo Juan Gimeno Saez
Best Actress : Winner - Isabel Lahuerta Bellido

Reminiscence

Directed By : Roman Soni
Country : France
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Paul wakes up. In bed, his wife, Nathalie, is by his side. He has to take his daughter to school, and get to work. An ordinary day. Yet Paul is not at ease. Every minute that brings him closer to his meeting with a certain Mr. Fletcher worries him more.

AWARDS

Best Short Film International : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Sebastian Wust
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Michel BLANC
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Elodie Berdegay

Apple

Directed By : Vishnu Udayan
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : A married elderly man picks up a young freebird for a weekend of fun. An unpredicted discourse among the two, spanning cinema and generation differences, steers into the territory of morality. This straight-talking feature doesn't take sides but simply lets you into the shifting mindscape of Kerala today.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Nominated - Aami Pattali
Best Director : Nominated - Vishnu Udayan

Kiss The Ground

Directed By : Josh Tickell, Rebecca Tickell
Country : United States
Under Category : Documentary Feature International
Synopsis : Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. Using compelling graphics and visuals, along with striking NASA and NOAA footage, the film artfully illustrates how, by drawing down atmospheric carbon, soil is the missing piece of the climate puzzle.

AWARDS

Best Documentary Feature International : 1st Winner
Special Festival Mention : Woody Harrelson

The One & Only Jewish Miss America

Directed By : David Arond
Country : United States
Under Category : Documentary Feature International
Synopsis : “The One and Only Jewish Miss America” is the surprising story of Bess Myerson, the talented beauty queen from the Bronx, and how she won the world’s most famous beauty pageant 75 years ago, at the tail end of World War II. The film follows Bess, the middle daughter of poor Russian immigrants, from her childhood in a one-bedroom Jewish housing project apartment through the suspense-filled pageant. Impressed by the college-educated musician, the judges chose her in spite of anonymous threatening phone calls and sponsor disapproval of a Jewish pageant winner.

AWARDS

Best Documentary Feature International : 2nd Winner

Romans

Directed By : Chris Micallef
Country : Europe
Under Category : Documentary Feature International
Synopsis : Rome, from a humble beginning grew into one of the greatest empires ever known, lasting almost a thousand years. In order to figure out of who were the Romans, it is imperative to understand from where all this started.

AWARDS

Best Documentary Feature International : 3rd Winner

Old Hearts Cafe

Directed By : Cameron Gallagher and Ken Holmes
Country : United States
Under Category : Web - Series
Synopsis : Markus, the dishwasher in Old Hearts Cafe, makes a short film about the evils of technology.

AWARDS

Best Actor : Winner - Ken Holmes

Welcome On Board

Directed By : Mohsin Abrar
Country : Singapore
Under Category : Film Feature International
Synopsis : Welcome on Board deals with the untold story of 4 girls who work as cabin crew in an airline. The personal, professional struggles they go through, and how they deal with it, without compromising on the inflight service which they always provide with a smile.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Mohsin Abrar
Best Actress : Winner - Galathee Salze - Lozac’h ( Jerry )
Best Actress : Winner - Nitti Thapa ( Reema )
Best Actress : Winner - Neha Zest ( Lolo )
Special Festival Mention : Bandana Basnett

Chitthiyaan

Directed By : Swati Chugh
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : This short film is based in 1971 in a small village in India. It is a story about a woman who doesn't know how to read or write but wants to communicate with her husband who is in army and posted at the border. This was a time where there were no telephones in villages. She then finds a unique way to communicate with her husband. This story is about challenges, love, hope, adversity and separation.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Child Artist : Nominated - Vedika Sethi
Best Actress : Nominated - Priyanka Singh Rajput

Miss You, Dad

Directed By : Neera Zaveri
Country : United States
Under Category : Student Short International
Synopsis : This short film follows the life of Ava, who carries with her the memories of a picture perfect suburban childhood as part of a loving family. Her father in particular always loved her deeply, taking her to school, joking around, complimenting her, caring for her. They were close.

AWARDS

Student Short International : Winner
Best Actress : Nominated - Sandra Leclercq ( Mother )
Best Actor : Nominated - Byron Clohessy ( Father )
Best Director : Winner - Neera Zaveri
Best Child Artist : Winner - Annee Agnello

Mind of Its Own

Directed By : Jason Kabolati
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Feature

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner- Jamie Tisdale ( Stacy )
Best Actor : Winner - Chase Ryan Jeffery ( Johnny )
Best Child Artist : Nominated - Mallory Eckert ( Lily )

Manasanamaha

Directed By : Deepak Reddy
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short Regional
Synopsis : A young man muses on the nature of love, recounting three relationships from his past. The girls in his life resemble three different seasons, namely Chaitra (Spring), Varsha (Monsoon) & Seeta (Winter).

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Deepak Reddy
Best Actress : Winner- Drishika Chander
Best Actor : Winner - Ashwin Viraj

Mein Barfaani Raat

Directed By : Vishal Wakchaure
Country : India
Under Category : Music Video
Synopsis : Melodious heartbreak song of an artist struggling to make his art as he has lost his love (symbolically) and now his muse also has left him.

AWARDS

Best Singer : Winner - Vishal Wakchaure
Best Actor : Nominated - Shekhar Singh
Best Actress : Nominated - Deepali Patil

Wolf Man

Directed By : Lela Lomtadze
Country : Georgia
Under Category : Music Video International

AWARDS

Best Music Video of The Year : Winner
Special Festival Mention : Lela Lomtadze

Tsunami

Directed By : Somaratne Dissanayake
Country : Sri Lanka
Under Category : Feature Film International

AWARDS

Best Film Feature International : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Somaratne Dissanayake

Zindagi Anmol Hai

Country - India

Directed By Suujoy J Mukherji

 

Old Hearts Cafe

Country - United States

Directed By Cameron Gallagher and Ken Holmes

 

Paath ( The Lesson )

Country - India

Directed By Karan Singh Rathore

 

The EVE

Country - Italy

Directed By Luca Machnich

 

The One & Only Jewish Miss America

Country - United States

Directed By David Arond

 

Painful Pride

Country - India

Directed By Saumitra Singh

 

Flip Side

Country - United States

Directed By Saju Kumar

 

Khushbu

Country - Denmark

Directed By Martin Jesus Kozlowski

 

Cactus

Country - United States

Directed By Katie Trubetsky

 

Manto

Country India

Directed By Timsal Qamar

 

Touch Of Empathy

Country - China

Directed By Liu Zihan

 

Boiling

Country - China

Directed By Liu Zihan

 

Welcome On Board

Country - Singapore

Directed By Mohsin Abrar

 

Sirf Ek Baar

Country - India

Directed By Sunil Golwalkar

 

Chitthiyaan - The Letters

Country - India

Directed By Swati Chugh

 

The Light Thief

Country - Spain

Directed By Eva Daoud

 

Brother, Move on

Country - Switzerland

Directed By Antshi Von Moos

 

Miss You, Dad

Country - United States

Directed By Neera Zaveri

 

The Letter

Country - Korea

Directed By Jiyoung Jung

 

Mind Of Its Own

Country - United States

Directed By Jason Kabolati

 

I Resign

Country - United States

Directed By Jay Mohan

 

Drugged Escape

Country - India

Directed By Saawan Singh

 

Kaidi

Country - India

Directed By Pranjal Kriplani

 

Mein Barfaani Raat

Country - India

Directed By Vishal Wakchaure

 

Wolf Man

Country - Georgia

Directed By Lela Lomtadze

 

The Romans

Country - MALTA

Directed By Maurice Micallef

 

Apple

Country - India

Directed By Vishnu Udayan

 

Reminiscence

Country - France

Directed By Roman Soni

 

Si, Quiero

Country - Spain

Directed By María Isabel Lahuerta Bellido

 

Kiss The Ground

Country - United States

Directed By Josh Tickell

 

Manasanamaha

Country - India

Directed By Deepak Reddy

 

Tsunami

Country - Sri Lanka

Directed By Dr. Somaratne Dissanayake

 

Tragic Fathers Day

Directed By : Yogesh Mehra
Country : India
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Just a day before Father's Day Kush (8 years) gives the father’s day card to his bother luv (10 years),but Luv tells him to give the father’s day card to their new father who is going to adopt them today.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated - Sagar Dinesh Ramaiya ( Sharad )
Best Actress : Nominated - Manvi Chugh( Prajikta )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Praful Joshi ( Eknath )
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Avtar Vaishani ( LUV ), Keyan Gadia( Kush )

WANDERLUST

Directed By : Marco Matheus
Country : Brazil
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Marcos, is a typical 30 year old millenial from the big city. After being fired, he resumes life in Dublin, Ireland, with his best friend, Jaime. There the two young people share a house with three other immigrants: Tony, Junior and Zero. Together, the five young people live an intense and dazzling life,watered, ballads, romances, drugs and excesses that ends when one of the immigrants tragically dies.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated - Marco Matheus
Best Actor : Winner - Danniel Navarro ( Marcos )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Marcio Wille
Best Actress Supporting Role : Nominated - Sophia Caddgan, & Leticia Scopetta

Kasaai (The Devil)

Directed By : Gajendra Shrotriya
Country : India
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Set in Rajasthan, India in the backdrop of village council elections, Kasaai is a political drama that meanders around the struggle of a mother Gulabi to get justice...

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated - Mayur More( Suraj )
Best Actress : Winner - Richa Meena ( Misri )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Ravi Jhankal ( Lakhan )
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Mita Vasisht ( Gulabi )

BOZKIR LOOK AT THE BIRDS

Directed By : Mehmet Tanrisever
Country : Turkey
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Abdullah and Cripple Ziya are gun dealers in the Bozkir district of Konya. They put honesty, honor, and dignity before anything else. Even though Abdullah and Cripple Ziya have opposite personalities, their friendship and partnership go back many years.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated - Soydan Soydas ( Abdullah )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Suleyman Kabaali ( Ziya )

FREE SLAVE

Directed By : Mehmet Tanrisever
Country : Turkey
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Mehmet, being an idealistic man of principle, has decided to leave his job as an Imam to become a movie director. But now, he finds himself unable to raise the money he needs to fund his new film project. Mehmet is a divorced man. His wife left him because of his financial difficulties.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Winner - Soydan Soydas ( Mehmet )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Engin Yuksel ( Hulusi )
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Secil Buket Akinci ( Esma )
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Buglem Yilmaz ( Ayse )

Chubby Café

Directed By : Li Qia
Country : China
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Chubby is the boss of Chubby Café. She has four lovely employees: Lazy, Petty, Anger and Simple. Each of them has a distinct personality. One day they saved a mysterious woman named Illusion from a suitcase.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Li Qia

Vindaloo Empire aka Curry Munchers

Directed By : Cristobal Lobos
Country : New Zealand
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Curry Munchers follows the life of Sid (Anand Naidu), a mid-twenties boy who migrates to Auckland from Delhi, with his parents.

AWARDS

Best Director : Nominated - Cristobal Lobos
Best Actor : Winner - Anand Naidu ( Siddharth )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Ajay Vasisht ( Dinesh ), Rajeev Varma ( Sheikh )
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Alison Titululaer ( Mary )

SPIES, Incorporated: Night of the Harem Tent

Directed By : Gene Robinson
Country : USA
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Agent Robinson must rally the 'SPIES, Incorporated' team in desperate pursuit of an incredibly dangerous artifact.

AWARDS

Best Director : Winner - Gene Robinson
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Zlatislava Leiva ( Zlata ), Darya Tarrasova ( Arabeela )

Rocambola

Directed By : Juanra Fernández
Country : Spain
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : John comes home from a long day at work not wanting to battles his son's game addiction. While decomposing on the phone with his wife, his son discovers the father's hidden gun. In a matter of seconds their life will change..

AWARDS

Best Actor : Winner - Jan Cornet ( Dante )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Juan Diego Botto ( Saeta )
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner - Sheila Ponce ( Ingrid )

Ek Hota Pani

Directed By : Rohaan Satghare
Country : India
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Food, clothing and shelter are the basic human needs. However the foremost of all is the liquid which has been an integral part of our life from dawn to dusk: water! That's why water is life. But the importance of water is so cliched that it reminds us of the king and queen heard in any story line. There was a king, there was a queen... Don't say tomorrow, there was water! This story is about water. It is about a village which receives water through tanker.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated - Hansraj Jagtap ( Ranga )
Best Actress : Nominated - Shreya Mastekar ( Ashwini )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Anant Jog ( Tatya Patil )
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Ganesh Mayekar ( Baban )

Woh Pal ( Those Lovely Moments )

Directed By : Nilesh Naik
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Aman, a 7 years old kid, plans a series of surprises for his father along with his Grandparents for some reason. Does his father find out the real reason behind this? What is his reaction? Find Out in this nice, emotional Short Film.

AWARDS

Best Director : Winner - Nilesh Naik
Best Child Artist : Winner - Bhavya Gurnani ( Aman )
Best Writer : Nominated - Nilesh Naik, Shreekant Agneeswaran

BAITULLAH

Directed By : Jitendra Rai
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Millions of children are engaged in child labour in India, in an increasingly growing number every year. And with that, millions of childhood dreams are never realised as a result of a lack of education.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated - Jitendra Rai
Best Child Artist : Winner - Om Kanojiya ( Baitullah )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Vipin Sharma
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Ishteyak Khan

Miara

Directed By : Saawan Singh
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Miara goes up to join the world's biggest terrorist organisation IFI. The film takes a sudden turn when Miara is asked to kill her father so as to qualify the last entry test of the IFI.

AWARDS

Best Actor : Nominated - Rajat Sukhija
Best Actress : Nominated - Pooja Gautam ( Miara )

Dhut

Directed By : Manish Bhushan Tiwari
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Ravi, a self-centered man in early 30’s, hailing from Bhopal is now well settled in Delhi. He goes back to Bhopal after 7 long years and meets his college friends over drinks in a dhaaba. Ravi is a show-off man who does not flinch an inch in grabbing opportunity to count on his achievements & progress in life.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Manish Bhushan Tiwari
Best Actor : Winner - Iqbal Khan ( Ravi )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Shakti Anand ( Manu )

Living Idle

Directed By : Ramana
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Living Idle is a symbolic short film that reflects actions have consequences. This is the story of an artist - a creative sculptor of idols, that puts life and colour into clusters of mud and clay. Ironically, he fails to add colour to his own creation- his world, his family, his child.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Ramana
Best Actor : Winner - Anil Charanjeett
Best Actress : Winner - Geetanjali Mishra
Best Background Score : Nominated - J. V. Varaprasad

GUTARGU

Directed By : Raju Desai , Vishal Desai
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Gutargu is a romantic Hindi short story about a guy a girl who admire each other and are falling for each other secretly. Their unusual love story takes place on a rooftop. Will their love story have a happy ending?

AWARDS

Best Director : Nominated - Raju Desai, Vishal Desai
Best Actor : Winner - Mohit Chaudhary
Best Actress : Winner - Nazia Devison

A Brief Case

Directed By : Kushal Jadhav
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Senior Inspector Deshmukh is in a search of a very important briefcase which can be unlocked only with the help of Inspector Sadhu.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Kushal Jadhav
Best Actor : Nominated - Kiran Patil, ( Sr.Inspector Deshmukh ) Anand Jaiswal, ( Inspector Sadhu )

Love Ishtory

Directed By : Veenit Katariia
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Love Ishtory is dramatical take on the casteism issue fructifying in our country. It’s a story of a young couple facing opposition on their affair. Chavi is from a brahmin family while Aakash belongs to a backward caste. Chhavi’s father, Bhaskar Shukla, is an influential personality. His daughter’s desire to marry a lower caste boy has shaken him up.

AWARDS

Best Director : Winner - Veenit Katariia
Best Actor : Winner - Bharat Chawla ( Son )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Rituraj K Singh ( Dad ), Rajesh Balwani ( Dubeyji )

I AM FINE

Directed By : Sanjay Guru
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Akash, has been a recluse for many years. Initially not able to accept that he suffers from..

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated

Ab Mujhe Udnaa Hai

Directed By : Suujoy J Mukerji
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : The film presents the story in a flashback and cut back to present day scenarios. We see there is the usual cheerful Devika, her passion for dance and bonding with her close knit family comprising her parents, an elder brother and her grandmother. An easy going and foresighted man, Devika’s father, Prof. Ashok Kohli, is a 48 year old professor at a reputed institution who firmly believes in keeping pace with the changing times.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Suujoy J Mukerji
Best Actor : Winner - Kanwaljit Singh ( Ashok Kohli )
Best Actress : Winner - Jasmine Grover ( Devika )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Mahaakshay Chakarborty ( Sunny )
Best Background Score : Nominated - Ashif Chandwani, D. J. Bharali

A Perfect Day

Directed By : Archana Dua
Country : Thailand
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Mansi is a housewife who lives with her husband, kids, and father-in-law happily.

AWARDS

Special Festival Mention : Winner - Archana Dua

CHAINED

Directed By : Ganesh Bhat
Country : US
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : A mystery man holds Thomas in captivity and takes him to their haunting past which brings emotional distress in their minds. Thomas tries to escape which goes awry in an unexpected dimension that leaves him with no choice left in his life.

AWARDS

Best Actor : Winner - Vigil Bose ( Thomas )
Best Writer : Nominated - Ganesh Bhat

The Avant-Gardener

Directed By : Lindsay Katt
Country : US
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Distinguishing itself through innovative format, and raw emotion, this"FilmTrack" to Lindsay Katt's new Musical Record.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actress : Winner - Lindsay Katt
Best Cinematographer : Nominated - Eric Giovon
Best Editor : Winner - Daniel Madoff
Best VFX : Winner - Maya Edelman

GAB

Directed By : Gazanfer Biricik
Country : France
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Ani is a journalist who was charged by her diary to write an article about Ezra died during an attack. For doing this, she organized an appointment with Lily, the sister of the deceased, in a pub.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Laurent Deve ( Gabriel )

LIFE!

Directed By : Ramesh Jai Gulabrai
Country : Ghana
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : Once the only hope of his loved ones back in the village, today Kweku struggles to make ends meet in the city. Heʼs fallen and heʼs given up. He contemplates suicide…

AWARDS

Best Actor : Nominated - Frimpong Kwame Daniel
Special Festival Mention : Winner - LIFE!

The Caterer's Reckoning

Directed By : Jonah Jones
Country : UK
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : When you have what you think is a singing hangover, you can be slow on the uptake. Just as Richard and Janice discover a dead body behind the sofa, the caterer arrives to collect the hired tables after the previous night’s..

AWARDS

Special Festival Mention : Winner - Jonah Jones

GUNS

Directed By : Diego Silva
Country : US
Under Category : Film Short International
Synopsis : John comes home from a long day at work not wanting to battles his son's game addiction. While decomposing on the phone with his wife, his son discovers the father's hidden gun. In a matter of seconds their life will change ..

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner

Teenage Love

Directed By : Nishi Doshi
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : This short film revolves around a teenager and her journey of falling in and out of love. While it deals with a very common topic, it also highlights the fragility of the emotions.

AWARDS

Best Director : Nominated - Nishi Doshi

Bar and Girl

Directed By : Ragini Nath
Country : US
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : There used to be some, mostly underground, Then there were many, too much fun. Now there are very few, disappearing too fast.”

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated

WAVE

Directed By : Dishant Soni
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : 21-year-old girl, Naina stranded amidst heavy traffic and rain, enters a taxi. Tackling all the chaos caused by the ongoing protest. Raghu, a senior friend of Naina finds her in a taxi. As it was raining heaving, Raghu decides to sit inside the taxi without Naina’s permission.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Writer : Nominated - Dishant Soni
Best Director : Winner - Dishant Soni

Mirchi Cafe

Directed By : Mehkansh Karthuria
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : A death artist, an actor who is practising or doing method acting by dying in different places.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner- Mark Mecwan ( SID )
Best Actress : Winner - Kashish Goswami ( Anvita )
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Kenny Desai

M LIKE MOBIUS

Directed By : Faranak Moradi
Country : Iran
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : lili is a waitress and obsessed with sound. she can’t stand her loneliness more than before.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated - Faranak Moradi
Best Actress : Winner - Faranak Moradi ( Lili )

Naina

Directed By : Piyush Batra
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : Naina, an eighteen year old girl, realises her mother's importance in her life when she's no more. She's reading out a letter her mother has left her before she passed away.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Writer : Winner - Piyush Batra
Best Actress : Winner - Pooja Vyas ( Naina )

BLACKBETTY

Directed By : Marco North
Country : US
Under Category : Web Series
Synopsis : BLACKBETTY is a nuanced conspiracy thriller, a cautionary exploration of a city under quarantine with a set of stories marked by their redemptive beauty and frank, gritty reality

AWARDS

Best Web Series : Winner
Best Actress : Winner - Ludmila Khalilullina ( Margarita ) , Natalia dvoretskaya ( Lyubov )
Best Writer : Nominated - Marco

Village Of A Lesser God

Directed By : Ananth Narayan Mahadevan
Country : India
Under Category : Documentary Feature
Synopsis : TALASARI is a village just 63 miles from maximum city Mumbai seeped in troubles like lack of medical facilities, illiteracy, electricity theft, joblessness, addictions, land grabbing, religious conversion, blind faith etc. In the summer of 2012, a Homoeopathic doctor, Jatin Nandlal Valia took it on himself to rehabilitate the village and thus began a process of reformation.

AWARDS

Best Documentary 1st : Winner

Like Butter on Toast

Directed By : Dominik Junker , Norman Kruger, Christian Hyla
Country : Germany
Under Category : Documentary Feature
Synopsis : "Like butter on toast" is a journey with Circus artists from all over the world.

AWARDS

Best Documentary 2nd : Winner

Aspire to the Sky: The Wilshire Grand Story

Directed By : Dilip Khatri
Country : US
Under Category : Documentary Feature
Synopsis : The Wilshire Grand Story is a documentary about the tallest building on the west coast at 1100 ft with a 180 ft spire. Soaring buildings in Los Angeles are difficult to find because of the risk factors associated with a highly seismically active zone, fire potential, and liquefaction soils covering much of the city.

AWARDS

Best Documentary 3rd : Winner

Vadoba

Directed By : Vishal Sawant
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short Regional
Synopsis : Vadoba is a story about a school going kid (Kshitiya). Kshitiya in a precarious situation reaches a land which has not been visited by any of the villagers...

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner - Vishal Sawant

Painted

Directed By : Anvita Kamath
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : “What is the deepest fear a father has? Not being accepted by his children for his job. A job that has given him everything when he had nothing. Will this clown reveal his secret profession to his children or will he take it to his grave?”

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner - Ashish Vidyarthi ( Raju )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Aanjjan Srivastav ( Maalik )
Best Debut Director : Winner - Anvita Kamath

K

Directed By : Pranav Krishna
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : The movie K is a fantasy film that follows a protective mother, she is courageous and lay a marvelous protection for her kid from external forces. She is deeply affectionate and true soldier for her loved ones. The run time of this movie 00:08:57 minutes. This movie is about 'Women's Empowerment' and tribute to our Great 'Indian Army'.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated

Miara

Country - India

Directed By Saawan Singh

 

Kasaai ( The Devil )

Country - India

Directed By Gajendra Shrotriya

 

Chadar

Country - India

Directed By Piyush Batra

 

Teenage Love

Country - India

Directed By Nishi Doshi

 

Maid For Us

Country - India

Directed By Disha Mundra

 

Gutargu

Country - India

Directed By Raju Desai , Vishal Desai

 

Living Idle

Country - India

Directed By Ramana

 

Darshan - Blessings Of Saints

Country - India

Directed By Burt Chojnowski

 

Mirchi Cafe

Country - India

Directed By Mehkansh Karthuria

 

Woh Pal ( Those Lovely Moments )

Country India

Directed By Nilesh Naik

 

Tragic Fathers Day

Country - India

Directed By Yogesh Mehra

 

Vadoba

Country - India

Directed By Vishal Sawant

 

Baitullah

Country - India

Directed By Jitendra Rai

 

Dhut

Country - India

Directed By Manish Tiwari

 

Wave

Country - India

Directed By Dishant Soni

 

Chained

Country - United States

Directed By Ganesh Bhat

 

Bar and Girl

Country - United States

Directed By Ragini Nath

 

The Avant - Gardener

Country - United States

Directed By Lindsay Katt

 

Blackbetty

Country - United States

Directed By Marco North

 

Bozkir Look At The Birds

Country - Turkey

Directed By Mehmet Tanrisever

 

Free Slave

Country - Turkey

Directed By Mehmet Tanrisever

 

Life!

Country - Ghana

Directed By Ramesh Jai Gulabrai

 

M Like Mobius

Country - Iran

Directed By Faranak Moradi

 

Like Butter on toast

Country - Germany

Directed By Dominik Junker , Norman Kruger, Christian Hyla

 

Gab

Country - France

Directed By Gazanfer Biricik

 

Chubby Cafe

Country - China

Directed By LI Qia

 

Wanderlust

Country - Brazil

Directed By Marco Matheus

 

A Perfect Day

Country - Thailand

Directed By Archana Dua

 

The Caterer’s Reckoning

Country - United Kingdom

Directed By Jonah Jones

 

Aspire to the Sky : The Wilshire Grand Story

Country - United States

Directed By Dilip Khatri

 

Spies, Incorporated Night of the Harem Tent

Country - USA

Directed By Gene Robinson

 

Vindaloo Empire Aka Curry Munchers

Country - New Zealand

Directed By Cristobal Lobos

 

A Brief Case

Country - India

Directed By Kushal Jadav

 

Rocambola

Country - Spain

Directed By ​Juanra Fernández

 

Gun

Country - United States

Directed By ​Diego Silva

 

Naina

Country - India

Directed By Piyush Batra

 

Love Ishtory

Country - India

Directed By Veenit Katariia

 

I AM FINE

Country - India

Directed By Sanjay Guru

 

Ab Mujhe Udnaa Hai

Country - India

Directed By Suujoy J Mukerji

 

Ek Hota Pani

Country - India

Directed By Rohaan Satghare

 

Village Of A Lesser God

Country - India

Directed By Ananth Narayan Mahadevan

 

Painted

Country - India

Directed By Anvita Kamat

 

K

Country - India

Directed By Pranav Krishna

 

Expend

Directed By : Bismark Fernandes
Country : United States
Under Category : Animation Short
Synopsis : A stop-motion film about a man’s endless hunt for elusive energy sources in a decaying world.

AWARDS

Best Animation Film : Winner
Best Background Score : Nominated- Abhijit Roy, Colin Andrew Grant
Best Graphics : Winner-Bismark Fernandes

Dear Fay

Directed By : Isha Chitre
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Dear Fay, is the story of Fay, a women in her 60's who is struggling to walk as she ages. She is resigned and accepting about her health issues, until she imagines a conversation with hr younger self. She learns that even though she is physically aging, she can still hold on to a part of her youth."

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner-Isha Chitre
Best Cinematographer : Nominated-Dorian Cohen

Habaneros

Directed By : Sri Mirajkar
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : How important a role does tolerance, acceptance and patience play for a young woman looking for romance in today's political and social climate? ...Habaneros will give you some answers, or maybe leave you with a few questions of your own! "

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated- Sri Mirajkar

Coming Home: Colombia

Directed By : Eric Narciandi
Country : United States
Under Category : Documentary Feature
Synopsis : DJ EFN and crew explore countries through the scope of hip hop culture. In this film the crew travels to Colombia."

AWARDS

Best Documentary - 1st Award : Nominated

The Assassin's Apprentice

Directed By : Russ Emanuel
Country : United States
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : A coming of age story about Kaylee (Tarah Paige), an apprentice assassin, and her relationship with Pete (Robert Picardo), her trainer, and Miranda (Marina Sirtis), their handler. Kaylee, like a rebellious teenager, simultaneously wants approval and independence from Pete and Miranda. When assigned her first solo hit, Kaylee immediately disobeys orders and goes off course, chasing a Freerunner drone, often with hilarious results.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Nominated- Russ Emanuel
Best Actress : Winner- Tarah Paige
Best Cinematographer : Nominated- Ray Karwel
Best Editor : Nominated-Emile Haris

REBIRTH (PUNARJANAM)

Directed By : Amar Jyoti Jha
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : This film reflects human insensibility, false ideals and hypocrisy. The character of the story of this film is a hunger person,who has to undergo many struggles and pains to get his food.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner- Amar Jyoti Jha
Best Actor : Winner-Amar Jyoti Jha
Best Cinematographer : Nominated- Ranjit Singh
Best Writer : Nominated - Amar Jyoti Jha

Raincoat For Everyone

Directed By : Shamrao Yadav
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : This short Film is set in a midtown, during Local election period.Story of unfulfilled commitments made to public, where few some take it to their heart and become a vehicle of a bigger change in society regardless of their personal capacity. Rain is playing different shades of its nature Raincoat is like a safety, security & shelter for a common man A Political satire not just as a remark but as a solution.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner-Milind Shinde ( Bhau )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated-Bachan Pachehara ( Rahim Chacha )

Dum Dum Dumroo

Directed By : Akash Goila
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : A scary peon tries to scare new recruited doctor at a hospital, will she dance to his tunes.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner- Akash Goila
Best Actor : Winner- Anil Charanjeett ( Dumroo )
Best Actress : Winner- Sanaya Irani ( Dr. Sneha )
Best Background Score : Nominated - Sachin Kishan, Sudesh Sawant, Paperboyz Studioz

Banoffee Pie

Directed By : Inderjit Bansel
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Change is a phenomenon that is easily accepted by some while strongly resisted by others. The upholders of Indian culture are constantly having a face-off with those that are influenced by the West. The story Banoffee Pie revolves around two individuals who meet at a café, like any other day, but end up interacting with such radical forces in the society. The couple's conversation is candid and thought-provoking; raising several questions in the way things are perceived by some people. As the events unfold, the story focuses on the possibility of how such perceptions could be dramatically wrong.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner- Inderjit Bansel
Best Actor : Nominated - Sarat Prakesh ( Gaurav )
Best Actress : Winner- Tithi Raaj ( Ananya )
Best Cinematographer : Nominated - Inderjit Bansel
Best Actor Supporting Role : Winner - Narendra Gupta, Abhay Shankar
Best Background Score : Nominated- Upmanyu Bhanot

The Broken Tide

Directed By : Sulile Kumar
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : What does silence sound like? How much does emptiness weigh? Sometimes problems in relationships don't seem to have an answer like these questions. The Broken Tide discusses these same frailties that relationships put forth. The title, in itself, presents an oxymoron, for a tide can never be broken.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner- Sulile Kumar ( Pritham )
Best Actress : Winner - Samyukta Hornad ( Swetha )
Best Background Score : Nominated - L. V. Ganesan

VADAPAV

Directed By : Uttam Patel
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Arun and Soniya a newly married couple shifts in Mumbai. They live their happily married life. Once he introduces Mumbai's special dish VADA PAV in teasing way. He tells that this is much superior than anyother dishes to which we use to eat in five star restaurants because majority of people ( rich,poor etc) eat it daily. But Soniya (housewife) likes to eat in restaurants, to do outings , see movies etc ( specially at weekends) rather than eating vada pav.

AWARDS

Best Actor : Nominated- Uttam Patel ( Arun )
Best Actress : Nominated- Mayuri (Soniya)

ANANDHA YAZ ( THE HARP'S RESONANCE)

Directed By : B Sivakumar
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : The story revolves around a child in the autism spectrum, whose parents find ways to keep their kid comfortable and enable him to life his life to the fullest!

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner- (Mass Players & Proscenium Production )
Best Actress : Nominated - MS. Gayathri Raja ( Maya )
Best Background Score : Nominated- Mr. Shankar Rangarajan
Best Child Artist : Winner - Mast Saikamal E. (Arjun)
Best Writer : Nominated- Mr. B. Sivakumar
Best Debut Director : Winner Mr. B. Sivakumar

Muthalidam Nokki ( Towards No. 1 )

Directed By : Arudra Saravanakumar
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : The film answers to the question why little girl Janani wakes up from sleep petrified by a dream, an after-effect of watching the video screened at school. The dream of a kind with prudence that brings bigger changes and awareness in the city she lives in, in terms of environment conservation, curbing usage of plastics, segregating Biodegradable and Non Biodegradable wastes in households to aid the City Corporation to achieve Clean City goals.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated - Arudra
Best Cinematographer : Winner-R. Sridhar
Best Background Score : Nominated - Rashaanth Arwin
Best Child Artist : Nominated - Sri Janani

Waft

Directed By : Vishnu Udayan
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Baffled at the sudden exit of Aradhya from his life, lost -in-love Ashvath has curled into his world of silence, finding refuge in books. A breaking news story fills the missing link and decodes the past but it is probably too late.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Nominated - Ashish Shashidhar (Ashvath)
Best Cinematographer : Nominated - Mohammed Aftab
Best Actress Supporting Role : Nominated - Revathy Sampath (Dr. Annie)

Room 462

Directed By : Abhishek Bhattacharyya
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Ateesh is home alone while his parents where celebrating their 25th Anniversary in Mumbai. Events take a terrible turn when he finds out from an sms that his parents are trapped in one of the rooms of the hotel they are staying in and are in grave danger. Will he succeed in saving them?

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated- Abhishek Bhattacharyya

Hosa Climax(New Climax)

Directed By : Dr.Shally
Country : India
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : This Film is based on true incidents of media and fashion world. A Forty year aged lady Dr.Shally Who an International business women. Staying alone in her big bungalow, she is busy in her social activities too, parallely a boy and a girl who are in living relationship who are trying to achieve their goals in the field of film and fashion media. Luckily the heroine reaching heights because of her beauty and modesty."

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated-Dr.Shally
Best Actor : Nominated-Naresh Gandhi (Naresh)
Best Actress : Nominated-Anitha Bhat (Priyanka)

Veshbhusha an identity

Directed By : Sanjay Kamble
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short - Produced In Mumbai
Synopsis : It’s a story of a 20 years old young man who comes to Mumbai to pursue his dreams to act in a film. After been disappointed by his struggle & he lose the hope to act in a film.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner- Prahsant Singh Rajpur (Prashant)
Best Writer : Nominated- Sanjay Namdeo Kamble

Crossroads

Directed By : Kushal Jadhav
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Abhay, a father, must go to any extent to save his daughter!

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner- Kiran Patil (Mr. Abhay as father)

Leap

Directed By : Piyush Batra
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : Samar finishes his last exam and comes back and sleeps tight. At least that what he thinks. Only to find out that the date instead of turning to 1 Mar 2017 turns to 29th Feb 2017 and he still has another exam to give."

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated-Mayank Minda (Samar)

Mohammad And Urvashi

Directed By : Vivek Agnihotri
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short - Produced In Mumbai
Synopsis : When the path of God fails...The Devil takes over. The film depicts the inner conflict of a God fearing man who has surrendered himself to his religion and his human side that leads him astray, who he believes is the Devil. "

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner-Vivek Agnihotri
Best Actor : Winner-Mayukh Ray
Best Cinematographer : Nominated-Joy Supratim
Best Actress Supporting Role : Winner-Khushboo Upadhyay
Best Background Score : Nominated- Girish Ramteke
Best Writer : Nominated-Vivek Agnihotri

Sadgati- Liberation

Directed By : Vasishta Bhat
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : Sadgati means liberation in Kannada Language. This is a story on sexual desires and dreams of an Indian Woman whose husband is paralysed.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Winner-Suvin Annie Valson

Khayal

Directed By : Piyush Batra
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : Celebrate love, friendship, and everything in between with Khayal."

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Nominated- Piyush Batra
Best Writer : Nominated- Piyush Batra

DEW DROPS

Directed By : Pooja Singh
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Dew Drops is a coming of age story (a bildungsroman) about a young woman who rises above the weariness of an ordinary/dull life and sets herself free in search of happiness

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner- Pooja Singh
Best Actress : Winner- Ratika (Devika)
Best Cinematographer : Nominated- Rahul Kumar Singh

Spellbound

Directed By : Piyush Batra
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : Boy meets girl, they fall in love.. After that ? Sounds cliché, doesn't it ? Maybe it is not. Spellbound is something different. Something you'll love. Something you'll watch again. Something that'll make you smile. We hope, this love story of a magician leaves you spellbound."

AWARDS

Best Actress : Nominated-Fatima Sana

The Last Page - An Intruder in my mind

Directed By : Vishal Wakchaure
Country : India
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Tarun, a working professional, one fine day he wakes up to a strange letter, when he is getting ready for office. This letter terrifies him. Initially he thinks, that his wife 'Neha' is playing tricks on him, but very soon things start getting intense. "

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner-Vishal Wakchaure
Best Actor : Nominated - Nitin Shakuntala Dhanraj Wagh( Tarun )
Best Cinematographer : Winner-Vishal Wakchaure
Best Background Score : Nominated-Vishal Wakchaure
Best VFX : Winner-Vishal Wakchaure, Piyush Deshmukh

93 NOT OUT

Directed By : Arudra
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : This is the story about an (G)old man aged 93. He is a believer and he loves to read books. He has undergone a pacemaker implantation so his doctor restricted him not to ride bicycle. But he tries to ride bicycle and fails. He got scolding from his son. His son asked neighbour to watch him.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Winner- Mr. C.KaliyaPerumal
Best Writer : Nominated - Arudra

UNTIL

Directed By : Anshul Tyagi
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : A silent film on the real human impact that unforeseen events have for families. Life could suddenly seem so complicated. But, is the way back so simple?

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner- Anshul Tyagi
Best Actor : Nominated- Sadananda Mukhopadhyay (Keshav Rai)
Best Background Score : Nominated- Nixon Joseph

Statue of Blood

Directed By : Jun Wu
Country : China
Under Category : Animation Short
Synopsis : Statue of Blood is a sand animated film that shows the process of the production of ivory Buddhist statues and beads.Hopefully,it will serve as a warning and discourage the viewers to buy these prouducts to stop the ivory trade.

AWARDS

Best Animation Film : Nominated
Best Background Score : Winner- Chien Wen Cheng

TELL HIM

Directed By : Virginia Bach
Country : France
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Why can't Maxime visit his mother at the hospital? Why can't his father tell him?"

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Winner- Gregory Questel
Best Child Artist : Winner- Gaspard Pasquet

The Heartthrob

Directed By : Gazanfer Biricik
Country : France
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : A young married woman and mother of two kids is forced to make a business trip. Behind this room is hiding in fact a big secret . It's during this day that the curtain will fall and the truth will take place. The Heartthrob counts 8 selections and 3 prices"

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner- Gazanfer BIRICIK
Best Actress : Winner- Barbara Boronat
Best Background Score : Winner- Salvador Casais

Letters Home

Directed By : Jonah Jones
Country : UK
Under Category : Amature Short
Synopsis : While waiting to go over the top on the first day of the Somme, three young men write what could be their final letters home.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Nominated-Jonah Jones
Best Cinematographer : Nominated-Matt Nomme
Best Writer : Nominated-Jaye L Swift

FEEL THE RHYTHM

Directed By : Rahel T Yohannes
Country : UK
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : An exploration of the term Deva meaning god, heavenly supernatural being as seen through the relationship between a mixed race british black and indian couple Dev and Sarah displaying the rhythmic flow of reality and dream states. The idea of Sarah being with her divine life partner seen through reality and dreamlike states as shown through a surreal pre wedding dance rehearsal.

AWARDS

Best Actress : Nominated- Rahel. T Yohannes

310804

Directed By : Martin Kozlowski
Country : Denmark
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : 310804' is a psychological drama, which is partly based on a true story of the director's Asperger's background. The short film is the first part of a trilogy called 'To be, to come and to become'.

AWARDS

Best Director : Nominated- Martin Jesus Kozlowski
Best Actor : Nominated- Hjalte Llsoe Gustavussen(Madin)
Best Actress : Nominated- Kavita Harwani(mom)
Best Actress Supporting Role : Nominated- Neesha Dewa (Naina)

SOROCHE

Directed By : Marco Matheus
Country : Brazil
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : In 2012, Benzin Crew, located in São Paulo – started production of feature SOROCHE. The group had been working with vídeo clips production in Brazil using basically Canon DLSR câmeras, like 7D and 5D. By that time, some Hollywood productions were already using these cameras. “If even American industry is using such cameras how come we don’t use them as well". Starting from this point that producers started the project of doing a feature film with own resources. And after one month after the feature idealization the group went to Bolivia and Chile where for 15 days 10 hours were shot in locations like the Salar de Uyuni, Atacama desert and La Paz. ."

AWARDS

Best Director : Winner-Marco Matheus
Best Actor : Nominated- Diogo Jordão, Thaide, Roberto Marchese
Best Actress : Winner- Ferdi Gi

Uri In The Sky

Directed By : Amir Har-Gil
Country : Israel
Under Category : Documentary Feature
Synopsis : Uri Gil is an amazing figurative painter; he paints nude pictures with exactitude in classic art style. In addition he is the oldest combat pilot in the world (Guinness record), Uri Gil is one of the battle-hardened combat aces of the Israeli Air Force.( the same Air Force that has recently become the most controversial in the world) .

AWARDS

Best Documentary - 2nd Award : Nominated

Follow Me Down Again

Directed By : Monique Van Kerkhof
Country : Netherlands
Under Category : Film Short
Synopsis : Art /Dance Film by Monique van Kerkhof, Follow Me Down Again, produced by MONDESIGN Based on the story of Icarus and 'Hell is the place where nothing connects'.T.S. Eliot "

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner-Monique Van Kerkhof
Best Cinematographer : Nominated-Zowi Oudendijk, Michiel Wamelink, Luc Senden, Jan Joost Stiphout Van
Best Background Score : Nominated-Bo Oudendijk

Carro

Directed By : Gustavo Rosa
Country : Brazil
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : An undocumented Brazilian immigrant living in the Boston area decides to buy a car in an effort to better his life before returning home.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nomnated- Gustavo Rosa
Best Actor : Nominated-Victor Lucena

Velvet Dreamland

Directed By : Joanna Cristina Nelson
Country : Venezuela,
Under Category : Amature Short
Synopsis : Sevine is a hedonist; she can love one, she can love many. Avoiding a grey reality, she becomes addicted to emotional danger zones and she locks herself up in the “Velvet Dreamland” to play. Suddenly, disruptive images of her different love affairs storm her mind, and her subconscious starts to slowly pull her away from the dreamland.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated-Joanna Cristina Nelson
Best Actor : Nominated- Sebastian Matthias Weissbach
Best Actress : Winner-Tia Sinclair

Bagheera

Directed By : Christopher Watson
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : Set on the unruly outskirts of Mumbai, Bagheera is the determined young leader of an Indian Girl Scout troop. She teaches her pack everything from Snake Handling to Short Wave Radio communication, at the same time equipping them with courage and determination.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Actor : Nominated- Rajesh Balwani
Best Actress : Winner- Preeti Choudhury
Best Cinematographer : Nominated -Anu Moothedath

Nanna Diary

Directed By : L B Sriram
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : This short film is a tribute to the authentic, unconditional and abundant affection and love existing in the relationship between a father and his son. Mellifluous and soul soothing background music is an added flavor to the heart touching film. The film visually very effectively depicts the nuances and subtle shades which are a part of the lives of a father who is paralyz ed and his son who is so grateful to his down to earth and dedicated father, that he abandons his education half way through without any qualms and takes up a job to support the family.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Nominated- Ramalinga Sastry
Best Actress : Nominated- Sreeja

The Road to Vagator (the honeymoon film)

Directed By : Jess Milne
Country : Australia
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : A man is enjoying the football on the tv when a text arrives it forces him to switch off the tv. and the next day he is off to London to complete his mission once completed, he responds by text only to receive a new order - to go to Dubai that evening.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner- Jess Milne
Best Cinematographer : Winner- Jess Milne
Best Editor : Nominated- James Vass
Best Background Score : Nominated- James Vass

Elysium

Directed By : Layal Jomaa
Country : Lebanon ( Middle East )
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : Two girls find themselves needy for change.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Nominated- Layal Jomaa
Best Actress : Nominated-Layal Jomaa, Joy Hallak
Special Festival Mention : Winner-Layal Jomaa

THE INTELLIGENCE! -The counterattack of robots

Directed By : Suisei Hoshii
Country : Japan
Under Category : Animation Short
Synopsis : This story takes place in the near future. Environmental pollution caused by nuclear waste has led to many cities on Earth becoming extinct. People cannot live without wearing protective clothing, so they have started to look for another star on which to live peacefully. The giant spaceship is just like a moving town. The humans leave all the laborious tasks to robots, and live a life of refinement, with no sense of crisis.

AWARDS

Best Animation Film : Nominated

GODDESS IN THE MOSQUE

Directed By : Priyashanker Ghosh
Country : India
Under Category : Documentary Feature
Synopsis : This is the story of a Muslim boy Abdul whose passion is doing a female character in Dashavatar, a traditional Hindu religious folk play performed across remote villages across the Konkan coast in Maharashtra and Goa, India. Being a Muslim putting vermillion on the forehead and performing rituals before Hindu Gods is a stigma.

AWARDS

Best Documentary - 3rd Award : Nominated

Orukkam

Directed By : Sankar G
Country : India
Under Category : Student Short
Synopsis : The movie revolves around a fully paralyzed old man and his home nurse. The home nurse is the old man's extended body and mind. We spend a day in the old man's room to understand the relationship between them and that day turns out to be an important day of their lives.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Director : Winner-Sankar G
Best Actor : Nominated- Ahmed Muslim, Kannan Nayar
Best Actress : Nominated- Saritha Madhavan

ALEXANDAR

Directed By : Davala Sathyam
Country : India
Under Category : Film Feature
Synopsis : Alexandar is a retired military major,His wife Elizabeth died two years back.Alexandar didn't wanted to stay with his son Peter because of their conditions not to drink and smoke, so he stays far from the city. He Started ALEXANDER HELPLINE to s erve people and save them from problems.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actor : Winner-ALEXANDAR

Glitter Model

Directed By : Angelo Nunes
Country : Brazil
Under Category : Animation Short
Synopsis : Glitter Model is the first animated series to use the glamourous universe of fashion as a backdrop for telling about the adventures of Clara and her best friends Valentina and Giovanna. The Glitter Model stories of are structured in a way that stimulates children to recognize their own inner shine.

AWARDS

Best Animation Film : Nominated
Best Background Score : Nominated - Renato Lemos

CHANDAN VAN

Directed By : Santhose Shetty Kateel
Country : India
Under Category : Feature Film
Synopsis : ‘Sanjana’ the city girl from a wealthy family, during her mid-term holidays visits her Grandfather’s house at the Western Ghats in Karnataka. Born nature lover, gets adjusted to the village set up, spends time in going around the forest, making friends with village children, one fine day going around the forests finds the tree crying and requesting to save the last plant of sandalwood tree, to which Sanjana promises of keeping and preserving it for future. “Edavattu Enkappa” the leader and the smuggler, who thinks of modernization takes place only through cutting down the trees.

AWARDS

Best Film : Winner
Best Director : Winner - Santhosh Shetty Kateel
Best Original Screenplay : Nominated - Santhosh Shetty Kateel
Best Actor : Winner - Dada Ji - Ramesh Bhat( Sathyendra Hegde )
Best Actress : Winner - Jyothi Rai ( Shalini )
Best Cinematographer : Nominated - Sachin. S. Shetty. Kaup
Best Editor : Nominate - Raviraj Ganiga
Best Background Score : Nominated - Prasad.K.Shetty
Best VFX : Nominated - Imagination Movies Mangalore
Best Writer : Nominated - Santhosh Shetty Kateel
Special Festival Mention : Winner - Nidhi Sanjeeva Shetty ( Sanjana ), Mast Vignesh ( Jagga ), Mast Shreesha Shetty ( Dasa ), Mast Shreyas Shetty ( Wilbert ), Ashlyn Dsouza( Neethu ), Pranathi ( Bindu ), Keisha

Underline

Directed By : Suraj Vilas Dalvi
Country : India
Under Category : Professional Short
Synopsis : A story of a teen ager girl, who did misbehavior with family, between this she creates problem by self.finally she got what is wrong or right.

AWARDS

Best Film : Nominated
Best Actress : Nominated - Komal Gade ( Pooja )
Best Actor Supporting Role : Nominated - Datta Pawar ( As Father )

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