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Winners Circle 2019


Best Director

You Drive Me Crazy is a dark comedy/thriller about a GPS who takes revenge on a cheating husband.

Best Short Short

In a world where online misconduct isn't tolerated, an internet troll is arrested, tried in court, and forced to confront her online targets face-to-face in this fast-paced satirical courtroom drama.

Best Web Series

A mockumentary about a diverse group of millennial employees who are trying to navigate through the sensitive, woke, and offensive times of 2019 without killing each other or quitting in the process.

Best Feature

A group of middle-aged friends comes together to say goodbye to one of their own. As gifts from their dead friend go missing, they try to figure out what they mean to each other now and if and how they will go on.


Best International Short

When a mother reads her teenage son’s texts it triggers an awkward conversation which is way too much information. A humorous and touching comedy about miscommunication.

Best Short

Two cinema ushers share a mutual crush, but both are too shy to do anything about it until they start hearing each other's thoughts - the good & the bad. Rom-Com meets Sci-Fi.

Best No-Budget Film

An up and coming stand-up comedian stagnate in her job waiting tables, decides to walk across America. Painful memories come into focus as she tries to write new material, heal from her past and once again trust the kindness of strangers.

Best Screenplay (Produced)

When Mimi finds her bestie Mila wallowing in the living room over her ex's instagram feed, she insists they go to the Women's March to get a feminist revenge selfie to make her jealous. 

Audience Award

When Annabelle wakes up in a stranger's bedroom on her 30th birthday, she thinks the day cannot get any worse. But then Bernard walks in...



Marisa Forrest

"The Officiant"

 by Carla Miles

"Pancake Skank"


Savannah Rodgers



Garin Pirnia

MFA (Mother Fucking Actors)


Julie Sharbutt

 "The Last Womb on Earth"


Nancy Safavi