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Venice Shorts Winners

Venice Shorts is a film festival based in Venice, California which has turned into a great platform for short filmmakers from all over the world.

The short film festival has separate sections for U.S. and international films that are awarded separately.

Venice Shorts recently announced the winners of its latest edition and the award winners have truly delivered groundbreaking short films and have showcased great talents that truly deserve further recognition as short filmmakers.

Venice Shorts has turned into a great international festival with the potential of also being one of the most important festivals for U.S. filmmakers as well.

Venice shorts is both monthly and annual.

Here is the list of the winners:

Best US Film:


Best US Directing:

Marny’s Gift

Special Mention US Directing:


Best Actor:

Keith David (Bewildered)

Best US Actress award is shared by:

Alexis Jayde Burnett & Eden McCoy

Starring in Lit

Best US script & Best US edit:


Best Animation Film:


Best Student Animation:

A Flee In A Jar

Best US Cinematography:

Self Serve

Best Music Video:

8 minutes and 46 seconds

Best US Comedy:

Rent's Due

Best US Horror:

Black Moon

Best TV series & Best child actress:

Harbor Island

Best student film:

After You

Best Experimental Film:

Shoe Horn/Office

Best Experimental Director:


Best Science Fiction:


Best International Film:

Sea At Night

Best International Directing:

B and E

Special Mention Directing & Best International Edit:


Best International Comedy & Best International Actor:

Not Your Average Bear

Best International Horror & Best Child Actor:

Unseeing Evil

Best International Actress:


Best International Cinematography:


Best US Documentary:

We to Me

Special Mention in Documentary:

Covid-19 Versus Magic City

Detroit rising

Best International Documentary:



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