2020 Winner Celebration Schedule

Thursday, October 17 at 2:00 pm (Locals-Only Matinee)

The Thing Next Door by Dain Denham, 18, North East School of the Arts

Retain by Grace Goen, 21

Switched by Kristin Biggs, 17, Communication Arts HS

The Place Where Memories Go by Margaret Anne Owens, 18, Northeast School of the Arts

Hello by Agustin Rodriguez, 18, Film School of San Antonio, Harlandale HS

1976 by Dylan Mabry, 17, Communication Arts HS


Why Vampires Suck by Lauren Craig, 18, Communication Arts HS

One Last Dance by Arianna Munoz, 19, St. Mary’s Hall HS

Our by Yvette Mendoza, 17, Communication Arts HS

What You Wanted by Grace Goen, 21

RGB by Elias Flores III, 19, Say Si

Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 pm

Midnight Marathon by Jonah Haber, 22, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Canada

Immersive, Alive by Ryan Bellaire, 19, Grimsby, Ontario, Canada

Permanent Imprisonment by Hazel Gadiaza, 18, Santa Rosa Science and Technology HS, San Pedro, Laguna, Phillippines

Granny’s War by Jasmine and Nathan Ko, 16, Seoul International School, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi, South Korea

Dissidence (2084) by Matthew Brdlik, 22, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA

How the Beasts Got Hyped by Elvin Jay Macanlalay, 21, University of the East, Caloocan, Philippines

The Beep by Chandler Carter, 20, Colorado Film School, Parker, CO, USA


Shh… by Clara Foss Billing, 16, Station Next, Hvidovre, Denmark

Sincerely, Anthony by Max Shoham, 16, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Clouds by Aaron Brewer, 20, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Refined in the Fire by Anna Dvorak, 20, Mosman, NSW, Australia

Grasya (Blessing) by Shaina Xena Legaspi, 19, Norzagaray, Bulacan, Philippines

Feet by Lauran Loesberg, 21, Northwestern University, Warren, NJ, USA

Friday, October 18 at 7:00 pm

Remaining Thoughts by Arcklet Hal, 19, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province, China

The Comeback by Elias Bou Khalil, 17, Lebanon

The Giant and the Moon by Max Shoham, 16, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ARKHE by Burhan Tekce, 21, Usak University, Istabul, Turkey

Dead Trees Stay Standing by Dexter Huizenga, 18, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

#FridaysforFuture by Robin Macabulos, 21, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Bless You by Max Kozik, 19, California State University Long Beach, Huntington Beach, CA, USA

Bali (The Sacrifice) by Akshay Saseendran, 21, Edarikode, Kerala, India


Bubblehead by Vigga Wagner, 17, Station Next, Hvidovre, Denmark

Deerdogs by Nikoletta Veress, 23, Animation Vocational Education Medghessy, Ibrany, Hungary

Where Does the Sun Go by Liviu Rotaru, 20, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Ephemere by Gabriele Figueira Neves, 23, Ecole de Cinema de Lausanne/Geneve, Bussy-Chardoneey, Vaud, Switzerland

Code Red by Eva Bassel, Rickeyna Fields, Estrella Lopez, Erika Martinez, Celeste Vaca – Woman’s Voices Now, CA, USA

One Step to Perfection by Boris Biaou, 22, 3IS, Asnieres sur Seine, France

Saturday, October 19 at 7:00 pm (Winners-Only)

Interphase by Kenny Tran, 21, Ocad University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3rd Place Animation

Morning Star by Mert Efe Sakarya, 21, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Odunpazari, Turkey 3rd Place Documentary

We Build Our Own Ziggurats by Kyle Ryan, 21, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA 3rd Place Experimental

Echo by Signe Buun Bugge, 21, Station Next, Hvidovre, Denmark 3rd Place Narrative

Shaman by Dicle Alemsah Firat, 21, University for the Creative Arts, Surrey, England, UK 2nd Place Animation

Pearl Fryar: The Man with a Green Thumb by Savannah Cerniglia, 22, Rock Hill, SC, USA 2nd Place Documentary

The Magic Square by Josh Cromwell, 23, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA 2nd Place Experimental

Brothers in Space by Alvilda Lyneborg Lassen, 18, Station Next, Hvidovre, Denmark 2nd Place Narrative


Catnap by Alivia Horsley, 22, Loyola Marymount University, Belmont, CA, USA 1st Place Animation

Under the Scarf by Ana Antun, Mehrin Ashraf, Michelle Leon, Cheyenne Williams – Woman’s Voices Now, CA, USA 1st Place Documentary

Rainlilly by Rina Momose, 21, Seian University of Art and Design, Otsu, Siga, Japan 1st Place Experimental

Responsibility by Mehmet Ali Avei, 18, Station Next, Hvidovre, Denmark 1st Place Narrative