And the Winner is…..

 

SNAFF 2018 Nominees and Winner

 

Best Dramatic Short

Nominees:

The Peculiar Abilities of Mr Mahler – Dir. Paul Philipp

Violin – Dir. Konstantin Fam

Caroline – Dir. Logan George & Celine Held

The Scorpion’s Tale – Dir. Jhosimar Vasquez

The Things You Think I’m Thinking – Sherren Lee

Winner – The Peculiar Abilities of Mr Mahler – Dir. Paul Philipp

 

Best Comedy Short

Nominees:

Rag Dolls – Dir. Justin & Kristin Schaack

IDOL – Dir. Luisa Taraz

Sexpert Franzen – Dir. Kaitlyn Busbee

Robo Greaser – Dir. Dakota Arseneault

Pronto – Dir. Da’Shawne Smiley

Winner – IDOL – Dir. Luisa Taraz

 

Best Documentary Short

Nominees:

The Terrorist Hunter – Dir. Ann Shin

Death Metal Grandma – Dir. Leah Galant

My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes – Dir. Charlie Tyrell

A Different Script – Dir. Frencesca Carter & Eva Anderson

Santa Ana – Dir. César Pesquera

Winner – The Terrorist Hunter – Dir. Ann Shin

 

Best Horror Short

Nominees:

Hair Wolf – Dir. Mariama Diallo

Fortune-teller – Dir. Gonzaga Manso

Father – Dir. Chris Keller

Alice – Dir. Daniel M. Caneiro

An American Attorney in London – Dir. Darrell Alden

Winner – Hair Wolf – Dir. Mariama Diallo

 

Best Action Short

Nominees:

Not Alone – Dir. Summer Medina

A Boy A Girl A Pen – Dir. Nolan Quade

Winner – Not Alone – Dir. Summer Medina

 

Best Animated Short

Nominees:

The Burden – Dir. Niki Lindroth von Bahr

Bei Mir Bist Du Schön – Dir. Bouwine Pool

Hate for Sale – Dir. Anna Eijsbouts

From the Snow-Covered Hill – Dir. Matty Jorissen & Wijnand Driessen
Sand Wanderer – Dir. Eric Giessmann

Winner – The Burden – Dir. Niki Lindroth von Bahr

 

Best Music Video

Nominees:

Heartbeat – Pierre Teulieres

Drunk on What – Kyle Louis Numann

A Big Part of a Big Sun – Dir. AB/CD/CD

Time Machine – Jay Pelzer

Winner – Heartbeat – Pierre Teulieres

 

Best Sci-Fi / Fantasy Short

Nominees:

The Manual – Dir. Wil Magness

Let Them Die Like Lovers – Dir. Jesse Atlas

Salient Minus Ten – Dir. Emma Dark

Prenatal – Dir. Bears Fonte

Redshift – Dir. Benjamin Crane

Winner – The Manual – Dir. Wil Magness

 

Best Foreign Short

Nominees:

Tell Me – Dir. Charlie Manton

Babs – Dir. Celine Held & Logan George

Kap – Dir. David M. Weiss

Long Distance Relationship – Dir. Caroline Markowicz

Damnation – Dir. Marc Nadal

Winner – Tell Me – Dir. Charlie Manton

 

Best Student Short

Nominees:

A Different Script – Dir. Francesca Carter

Tell Me – Dir. Charlie Manton

Night Call – Dir. Amanda Renee Knox

The Liberty – Dir. Jill Sachs
Life – Dir. Lee Hansol

Winner – A Different Script – Dir. Francesca Carte

 

Audience Choice Award

Winner – A Boy A Girl A Pen – Dir. Nolan Quade

 

Best Iowa Made Short

Nominees:

Sexpert Franzen – Dir. Kaitlyn Busbee

Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City – Dir. Kelly Rundle

Undertow – Dir. Jack Meggers

East Meets West – Dir. Julie Johnston

Marieke – Dir. Thomas C. Johnson

Winner – Sexpert Franzen – Dir. Kaitlyn Busbee

 

The Writers Block for Best Short Screenplay

Nominees

Before Charlie by Amit Koul

High Stakes by Andrew Wassom

Midnight Especial by Farzad Ahmadi

Mitch and Tyler: Post Apocalyptic “Pilot” by Alexander Dingeman

PRESTO by Dave Stuck

Waking North Haven by Wes Worthing

Winner – PRESTO written by Dave Stuck

 

The Directors Award for Outstanding Performance

The Liberty – Dir. Jill Sachs

Caroline – Dir. Logan George, Celine Held

The Scorpion’s Tale – Dir. Jhosimar Vasquez

The Things You Think I’m Thinking – Dir. Sherren Lee

Violin – Dir. Konstantin Fam

Winner – Caroline – Dir. Logan George, Celine Held

 

Best of the Fest

Nominees:

Violin – Dir. Konstantin Fam

Tell Me – Dir. Charlie Manton

The Burden – Dir. Niki Lindroth von Bahr

The Manual – Dir. Wil Magness

IDOL – Dir. Dir. Luisa Taraz

Violin – Dir. Konstantin Fam

 

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