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Awards of Excellence

410 Garfield FilmsThe Key, filmmaker 17 years and younger
Ali KamandaSALAY, social justice
American Film InstituteNice Guys Finish, short film
Andrea Capranico (Philippines), Bodiless Bob, short film
CMM Productions (Malta)The Phoenicians, documentary
Ivan Capillas (Spain)Gemalogía, original score
Jake Warren and Soraya Knott (United Kingdom)In This Style, short film
James KahnDolores Quits Dancing, original song (Dolores Quits Dancing)
Joe GiorgioSupport Group, webisode
Macedonia FilmsJohn Gray, art direction
Read Between The Lines ProductionsSchenectady, New York, short film
Regent UniversityPiece of Cake, short film
Shuffle, LLCShuffle, short film
Simon HungSpiral, short film
Timbo Estudio (Columbia)UYUYUI, 3-d


Awards of Merit

Amir Kaufmann (Germany), Present Past Tomorrow, creativity/originality
Amy KerstenHot Mess - The Webseries, webisode series
Antoine Tassin (France)Fils. (Son.), short film
Armen KhechoumianFolie à Deux (A Madness Shared by Two), short film
Ben Abel-BeySecond Banana, short film
BFG International (Bahrain)Memories of Love, short film
Burning AirHeirloom, short film
CMM Productions (Malta)The Phoenicians, direction and research
ContramanoWhen You Need Them, short film
daringly Dull productionsThe Midterm, Incident, short film
Dick FisherStardust and the Bandit, pilot program/series
Digital MagicWake Up (Director's Cut), music video
ETP-NEWBridging the Gap, documentary
Fernando Usón Forniés (Spain)Extinción II. - La Cuadratura de los Círculos, experimental
Funny Wide Feet ProductionsKissing School for Losers, short film
Gladhouse StudioCoffee with Bernie, short film
Gotham City Films, LLCJohn Wooden Memoriam, special purpose film
Holechek PicturesA Finger, Two Dots Then Me, experimental
Jake DiamondWeigh Down, short film
James KahnDolores Quits Dancing, direction and music video
John McCriteThe Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Adjacent, webisode
Kelly SullivanThe Contract, short film
Kevin KauffmanYoung at Heart, short documentary
Khalid Al-Mahmood (United Arab Emirates)Sabeel, short film
Kyle DunlevyThe Magic Murderer, short film
Laura StephensAd & Subtract, animation
Liquid Vision Pictures, Snooze, Charlie, short film
Ludere ProductionsWAX, short film
Macedonia FilmsJohn Gray, short film
MediavandalThe Duty of Living, short film
Matt ChesmoreThe Sweater Dress, short film
Max GreenwaldMaking Molehills Out Of Mountains, filmmaker 17 years and younger
MBC Films, I'm Not Real, short film
Michael BakerMy Alien Mother, short film
Mike PlantJust For Us, short film
Minnow MediaHarvest of Dignity, documentary
Nelson ChengSports Tips with Chip, webisode
Nexus Video IncorporatedColor of Anger, short film
No Average Joe (Singapore)SBTG, short documentary
Pathfinder PicturesThe Blessing, short film
PeachCraft Film AcademyPoker Face, filmmaker 17 years or younger
Phil WoodMidnight Snack, experimental
Rachael SonnenbergThe Locket, filmmaker 17 years and younger
Rachel SklarPerfect Goulash, short film
Regent UniversityThe Fire that Sweeps the Pine, short film
Ricky Lloyd GeorgeThe Stand-In, short film
Rita Blitt, Inc.Collaborating With the Past, social justice/protest
Ryan de MesaRelationshit, short film
Shabbir KazmiGirl Bride, short film
Srikanth AppalarajuMy Cowboy, short film
Studio Pat (Martinique)The Secrets of the Fortresses of the Caribbean, history
Studio PMGSouthern California Challenge Walk MS, Team OptiMiStic, short documentary and direction
Tel Aviv University (Israel)Bugs on a Helmet, short film
The Director's Shop (France)Peace of Mind, short film
Tracy SunderlandNobody, leading actor (Oliver: Ed Coleman)
Weston MiddletonCivil, short film
Best Shorts Competition Deadline: September 30, 2011

Best of Show
Craig Goodwill (Canada)Patch Town, short film, told as a Russian fable, is the story of an abandoned child whose adult dream is to be reunited with his long lost adoptive mother. The protagonist soon finds himself in a life or death struggle with the Patch Town underworld lead by the notorious Child Catcher. Outstandingly creative, well-crafted short film that is sure to be an audience pleaser. LINK  
Moonshine Movies (Australia), Life before Death, use of film/video for social change, is a collection of twelve short documentary films exploring untreated pain and terminal patients. It attempts to change the culture of medicine toward a focus on care, rather than exclusively on cure. This is an important collection of films about a topic of global interest. LINK