Jurors select the winners of the Festival’s Best Animated Short, Best Live Action Short (Narrative), and Best Live Action Short (Documentary). The Festival is an Academy®-qualifying event. Winners of our juried awards are eligible for Academy® consideration in the Best Live Action and Best Animated Short Film categories.
Academy Award®-winning writer, director, and producer (The Beguiled, Lost in Translation)
photograph courtesy of Dick Page & James Gibbs
Academy Award®-nominated actor, activist, and choreographer (Do the Right Thing, Fearless)
photograph courtesy of Rob Northway