Indie Short Fest is pleased to announce the award winners of January 2021. The full list is available here. These projects were
Edward Kiss is a veteran who’s had enough of politicians especially one in particular – outgoing and corrupt Mayor Rudy Ratliff. Pretending to be an Uber driver Ed kidnaps Rudy and takes him on a wild ride throughout the night. Rudy comes face to face with his abductor in a series of satirical and maniacal exchanges which ends up being a learning lesson for both of them in the end.
Directed by Afonso Henrique (USA)
A story about Death carrying out his grim job in the final days of the world. In his loneliness, he finds an unlikely friend.
Directed by James Todd (UK)
A shadowy man goes to a criminal fixer to arrange an assassination which is even more personal than the victim expects.
Directed by Kieran Freemantle (UK)
Six months have passed since big game hunter Jack Peterson went boar hunting on a remote Louisiana island and barely escaped with his life. Struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, he’s haunted by memories of a shape-shifting creature known as Spikes.
Directed by Jax Price (USA)
A mother and daughter must battle the reincarnation of serial killer Michael Myers.
Directed by Kevin Hindriks (Philippines)
A brilliant spoken word artist turned Icon for love. A loyal best friend trying to connect. A grieving mother in search of answers and a graffiti artist just trying to paint. All of their lives entangle when one of them tries to let go.
Directed by Divyansh Sharma (USA)
Music video of the single called “Social Butterfly”, by Anthony Barbarich, inspired by social media. The lyrics focus on how connected we are now and yet so disconnected as people now with technology.
Directed by Dane Parsons (Australia)
In 1968, a deadly sleep experiment took place at the Parker family residence. A crime that would go down in infamy and sets in motion a series of events, leading to a startling killing spree in 1988. Who or what is the connection?
Directed by Michael Davis (USA)
“Tharagan” is Tamil language short film. Kannan, a struggling house rental agent in the suburbs of Chennai, is desperate to find a tenant for an apartment, so that he can settle his own immediate rental debt.
Directed by Mohan Lakshmipathy (India)
An inside look at Ben’s brain on the day he proposes to his girlfriend, Anna. Don’t overthink it…
Directed by Patrick Neff (USA)