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20th edition of Venice Shorts

Venice Shorts team has just announced the winners of the 20th edition. Venice Shorts is dedicated to short filmmaking and the cinematic language.

The seasonal and annual festival brings together international and American short film projects to compete in various sections of the competition. Venice Shorts has turned into one of the most popular emerging short film festivals based in the U.S. The fest committee consists of filmmakers, critics, managers and artists from all over the globe.


Best Narrative

In The Between

Director: Mark Koetsier

Best Documentary

High Touch

Director: Karlie Hustle

Best First-Time Filmmaker

Mitote (VOS_EN)

Director: Érika Gagné

Best Experimental

The One Who Went South

Director: Steiní Kristinsson

Best Animation

The Moon Followed Me to Falmouth

Director: Joël Gibbs

Best Web/TV Pilot-Series

Hotel, Sweet, Hotel

Director: Roberto Flores Prieto, Julio Azar


Bryar County

Director: Anthony Battaglia

Best Thriller


Director: Victor Caballero

Best Music video

MeTube: August sings 'Una furtiva lagrima'

Director: Daniel Moshe

Best Horror

White Eyes

Director: Jeffrey Brown

Best Science Fiction


Director: Sam Tahhan

Best Student Film

Cadillac: A Mobster Fairy Tale

Director: Robert Curreri

Best Comedy

Notarize Me

Director: Erika Rankin

Best Unproduced Script

For LiLa

Writer: Kaitron Sentrel Bryant

Best Short Film Director

Luke McCain, Ryan Knight

A Nursery Rhyme

Best Short Film Producer

Patrick H. Kohl

Beirut '22

Best Short Film Actress

Teisha Lowry


Best Short Film Actor

Max Carpenter

In Peace

Best Short Film Cinematographer

Evan Oliver

The Driver

Best Short Film Script

Never Broken

Mary-Jo Dionne

Best Short Film Editor

Nathan Young


Best Female Director

Alexis C Garcia

Daughter of the Sea

Best Composer

Rich Zaluckis & Peteris Upelnieks

The Art of not giving up

Best Youth Actor/Actress

Lara Bravo


Best Indie Short

Director: Kate Kendall


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