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17th edition of Venice Shorts

The 17th edition of the Venice Shorts of California brings together U.S. and international projects to compete in various sections of the seasonal festival. Venice Shorts continues its online seasonal festival and offers online screening and promotions in association with LA Channel and LA Indies. Film projects may request to promote and screen online through the festival upon selection. The festival is an IMDb qualifying event which has grown in popularity over the past years and ranks as one of the most popular short festivals in world. It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the the latest seasonal edition of the festival.



Best Narrative Short & Best Director & Best Script

It's Probably Me

Director: Erik Almas



Honorable Mention Director & Best Editor

90 miles

Director: Leslie Lluvet, Santiago Calogero



Honorable Mention Director

I'm Fine

Director: Justin Ho



Best Documentary

A girl can change the world

Director: Andrea Ureno



Best Indie Short

The Last Altruist

Director: Vance Crofoot


Best First Time Filmmaker

KOLD

Director: Marley Hasselbach



Best Experimental

SANDLINE

Director: Christopher Lewis-Smith



Best Animation

Lifeblood

Director: Nicholas Tory


Honorable Mention Animation

BUG THERAPY Director: Jason Reisig


Best Web/TV Pilot/Series

The Story of Art in America

Director: Christelle Bois


Best LGBTQ

FREE

Director: Charlotte Kennett



Best Thriller

Fragile

Director: Manolo Campos



Best Music Video

Brune: Tides Director: Jeffrey Riley


Honorable Mention Music Video

ELYAZ - Remember Home

Director: Mauro Elias Morone



Best Horror

Bath

Director: Roma Glova


Best Science Fiction

Interlude - A Star Trek Fan Production

Director: Victoria Fox, Joshua Michael Irwin



Best International Student Film

Home Director: Laura Strausz


Best U.S. Student Film

Venice Drifting

Liam Peter Mills



Honorable Mention U.S. Student Film: Midnight Bound

Director: Anthony Battaglia



Best Comedy

Mammas

Director: Carine Hazan



Best Short Film Producer

Alicia Buckner

Last Warning Shot



Best Short Film Actress

Cathryn De Prume

It's Probably Me


Honorable Mention Actress

Sara Ruth Brown

Untidy



Best Short Film Actor

Nick W. Nicholson

The Last Altruist



Best Short Film Cinematographer

Balázs Márton

Left the bicycle behind


Best Female Director

Alexandria Collins

Woman To Woman


Best Composer

Guido Consoli

Scatterbrain



Best Youth Actress

Lilah Sandberg

My dad's an alien!



Best Youth Actor

Emiliano Medina

With His Eyes Closed



Best Trailer

Always Come In Second Directors: Todd Lien, YiFu Li



Best Unproduced Script

WriterJohn R Kestner



Honorable Mention Short Script (Unproduced)

Nostalgia at Eight

Writer: Christopher Landis



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