Venice Shorts winners are announced


Venice Shorts objective is to discover and recognize indie shorts film and screenplays of all genres from all over the globe. Emerging U.S. and international independent talents have been officially selected and competed alongside Oscar winning artists and nominees of Venice Shorts in the past couple of years. All the monthly award winners can be further selected for the annual festival and screening with cash awards and promotions. The finalists of the annual event are announced and screened every year. The festival has been growing in popularity and ranks as one of the most popular visionary online festivals on FilmFreeway. It is our pleasure to announce the winners of Venice Shorts in LA Indies.




Best Narrative Film:

Incognito Dir: Jacky Song


Best Documentary:

Lolo Dir: Keone & Mari Madrid


Best Indie Short:

Elza

Dir: Walter Mirkss


Best First Time Filmmaker:

The Brazilian Templars Mystery Dir: Next Anyextee, Neil Cabana


Best Experimental

Empty Eyes

Director: Gabriel Duarte


Best Animation & Best Music Video:

Kill, Kill, Kill Dir: Joe Read


Best LGBTQ

BINDER Dir: Rick Clifton


Best Thriller

CRUDE MASSACRE Dir: Ven Scott


Best Horror

ART KILLS Dir: Chris Pittas


Best Science Fiction & Best Producer:

Birthday Boy Dir: Kamran Rathod

Producer: Chris Larsen



Best Student Film

The Musician Dir: Nithran Sisangngam


Best Comedy

Letter From God Dir: Johnny Rey Diaz


Best Script

Inked In Blood Short Writer: Paul Corricelli


Best Trailer

PROVIDENCE Dir: Damon Darrell , Lynia Love




Best Short Film Director & Best Actor:

Fusion Dir: Blerim Gjoci

Starring: Eric Roberts



Best Short Film Actress

Sandra Korzeniak Investigative experiment


Best Short Film Cinematographer

Investigative Experiment

Cinematographer: Edgar Grishchuk



Best Short Film Editor & Honorable Mention Indie Short:

Makeover #2dye4

Director: Santiago Larrauri

Editing: David Olson




Best Female Director

Our Feet Are Rooted Dir: Krista Imbesi



Best Composer

Ben Cooper There’s No Hell Like Home



Best Youth Actor/Actress

Gabriel Bateman Man Of The Harvest


Honorable Mention Youth Director:

Alopecia

Dir: Neela Gerayli