Congratulations to all the audience award winners!
The Seattle Shorts Film Festival would like to congratulate all our 2016 audience award winners. The votes we're very close in each block but, with so many creative amazing short films over the festival weekend the final votes even surprised us!
Audience Award winners listed by screening block below:
Cinematic School - The Wishgranter
Stars in Shorts - Rainfall
Women in Film - Lemonade MAFIA
Musical Cinema - Calling Me Home
Raising Awareness - Creased
Made in Washington - Starry Night
Congratulations again to all our winning films!!
Young Actors' Theatre Camp scholarship winner!
The Seattle Shorts Film Festival, and the Young Actors' Theatre Camp would like to congratulate 15-year old Rachelle Henry for winning the full ride scholarship to the 7day/11day Young Actors' Theatre Camp! Rachelle will get to experience their one of a kind master classes where past instructors include Megan Hilty from "Smash", and James Alsop Beyoncé's choreographer.
Special thank you to camp founders Shawn Ryan, and John Ainsworth for their support of independent film, and seeing young actors reach their full potential. We're excited to continue our partnership with YATC in the future!
To learn more about The Young Actors Theater Camp or enroll please visit their website at www.campyatc.com
Congratulations to all the 2016 jury winners!
Special thanks to all the amazing filmmakers who attended 6th Annual Seattle Shorts Film Festival this weekend! Congratulations to all our award winners hand selected by our 2016 all-star jury!
Grand Jury Prize - Creased
Best Director - Bita Shafipour Last Night in Edinburgh
Best Actor - Kristoffer Polaha (Frontman - An AFI Thesis Film)
Best New Talent - Alexandra Turshen (Behind the Wall)
Best Cinematography - Venom Therapy
Best College Student Short - Bunee: The Boy from Constanța
Best Animation The Wishgranter
Best Documentary - Bunee: The Boy Constanta
Best Music Video - Cupido
Congratulations again to all the jury award winners!
To see the full list of nominees please visit our awards page -seattleshort.org/awards
more festival news
before I Disappear
The Seattle Shorts Film Festival is ecstatic to announce we'll be screening the SXSW audience award winner Before I Disappear which, is a feature-length adaptation of director Shawn Christensen's 2012 Oscar-winning short film, Curfew.
View photos from past festivals on our new gallery page.
The Seattle Shorts Film Festival proudly welcomes our second hotel sponsor The Mediterranean Inn. Located in Queen Anne this unique hotel features a fitness center, business center, and world-class rooftop patio.
In 2014 young actress Nikki Hahn won the best actress award for the short film The Hero Pose. On June 24th Nikki will co-star in the Disney Channel remake of The Adventures in Babysitting.
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Kendra Ann Sherrill
Seattle Shorts Alumni Kendra Ann
Sherrill was recently featured in the Spokane Islander newspaper. Kendra will
be participating in our first industry panel in November "Navigating the Film Festival Circuit".
Read all about her incredible filmmaking journey today.
Jeremy David White
The First Hope - After seeing Leia kiss Luke on his VHS copy of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, a young boy develops an inappropriate crush of his own. Directed by Jeremy David White.
The short is now available to watch for free on Vimeo.