Check out the winners of California Indies

California Indies Film and Script Awards is an emerging international festival which seeks to promote and recognize indie film and script projects. The online festival aims to provide a virtual cultural alternative to the commercial film experience, support independent filmmakers, and promote the art of indie cinema and its related disciplines. The festival has a bi-monthly and annual structure. The festival is dedicated to international and American films of all genres, aiming to find new voices and perspectives to celebrate the power of cinema, independent filmmaking and arts. It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the festival.






Best Narrative Feature

DARKING WAY

Dir: Zsolt Pozsgai



Best Narrative Short

Best Director

The First Dance

Dirs: Jeremy Grant, Lisel Forst

Best Comedy

Dr. Mania

Dir: Joshua Crenshaw

Best Documentary Feature

Bringing Assad To Justice

Dir: RONAN TYNAN

Best Actor

Cooper McGinnis

For: The First Dance

Best Actress

Shanti Harris

For: The First Dance

Best Documentary Short

END OF FEAR

Dir: PABLO FLEHNER

Best Cinematographer

The First Dance

DOP: Alex Fostvedt

Best Composer

DARKING WAY

Music: Pastor Samuel

Best Animation

Never land

Dir: Jee Suk Kim

Best Horror

Sticks and Stones

Dir: Kristen Anne Hansen

Best Thriller

The Shack-An Atmos-Fearic Thriller-New Grade

Dir: Dark Hoffman

Best Independent Film

To Be MELO

Dir: June Mock

Best Student Film

Everything I Never Said

Dir: Nahyr Galaz Ruiz

Best First Time Filmmaker

Fishing Avocados

Dirs: Maxine Rödiger, Julia Müller

Best Music Video

RISE NOW

Dir: Yantra de Vilder

Best Female Filmmaker

The Stray Story: A dogumentary

Dir: Christina Georgiou

Best Script (Unproduced)

Perry

Writer: RJ Watson