Awards

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM

45th Cleveland International Film Festival

BEST SHORT
42nd Durban International Film Festival
THE MARLYN MASON AWARD - First Prize

38th Flickers’ Rhode Island Film Festival
New voices, new perspectives by women in film

SHORT PLUS AWARD

15th Fünf Seen Film Festival 2021

BEST LIVE ACTION NARRATIVE SHORT

4th Pittsburgh shorts film festival 2020

AUDIENCE AWARD
DC Shorts International Film Festival 2021
THE GRAND PRIX GOLDEN BEGGAR (Production Company)
27th International Film Festival Golden Beggar
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
19th Accolade Global Film Competition
BEST SHORT FICTION
12th One Country One Film Apchat-Issoire International Film Festival
BEST FEMALE FILMMAKER
4th Cordillera Int’l Film Festival
BEST SHORT FILM
8th Mind The Indie Film Festival, Bulgaria
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT

7th Sydney World Film Festival

BEST DRAMA SHORT
4th Stockholm Independent Film Festival
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM
New Jersey Independent Film Festival
BEST FEATURE

16th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

BEST DIRECTION

16th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

BEST PERFORMANCE

Alina Turdumamatova
16th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
41st Brussels Independent Film Festival
BEST FILM

3rd Toronto Feedback Female Film Festival
Listen to the festival’s interview with our director Maria Brendle
Watch the audience FEEDBACK video (scroll down in the interview)

BEST NARRATIVE FILM

7th Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival, Hong Kong

BEST WOMAN FILMMAKER

4th Moscow Indie Film Festival

BEST MEDIUM-LENGTH FILM

3rd Amazing Shorts & Movies! Film Festival

BEST DIRECTION

in medium-length film
3rd Amazing Shorts & Movies! Film Festival

BEST SCREENPLAY

in medium-length film
3rd Amazing Shorts & Movies! Film Festival

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

in medium-length film
3rd Amazing Shorts & Movies! Film Festival

BEST ACTRESS IN SUPPORTING ROLE

in medium-length film: ALINA TURDUMAMATOVA
3rd Amazing Shorts & Movies! Film Festival

BEST ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE

in: medium-length film: NURBEK ESENGAZY UULU
3rd Amazing Shorts & Movies! Film Festival

BEST NARRATIVE SHORT
6th Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, USA
BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR
11th Bridges International Film Festival
PLANTINUM REMI

54th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival

BEST SHORT FILM
OTB Only The Best International Film Awards
QUARTER FINALIST
10th LASA International Film Festival
HONORABLE JURY MENTION
9th Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival
HONORARY MENTION
16th Cyprus International Film Festival

Festivals

45th Cleveland International Film Festival
Cleveland
USA
April 07, 2021
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD FOR BEST SHORT FILM
16th HollyShorts Film Festival

Los Angeles, California
United States
November 14, 2020
Official Selection

38th Flickers' Rhode Island Film Festival

Rhode Island, United States
August 6, 2020
USA Premiere
THE MARLYN MANSON AWARD – FIRST PRIZE

11th BronzeLens Film Festival
Atlanta
USA
August 17, 2021
Official Selection
42nd Durban International Film Festival
Durban
South Africa
July 22, 2021
BEST SHORT FILM
18th DC Shorts International Film Festival
Washington
USA
September 2021
AUDIENCE AWARD
15th Fünf Seen Film Festival
Starnberg, Bavaria
Germany
August 18-31, 2021
SHORT PLUS AWARD
56. Solothurner Filmtage
Solothurn
Switzerland
January 20 – 27, 2021
Official Selection
Toronto Arthouse Film Festival
Toronto
Canada
October 19 – 22, 2021
Official Selection
Filmtage Oberschwaben
Ravensburg
Germany
October 21 – 24, 2021
Official Selection
41st Annual Hawai'i International Film Festival
Honolulu, Hawaii
USA
November 4 – 21, 2021
Official Selection
27th International Film Festival Golden Beggar
Košice
Slovakia
September 17 – 18, 2021
The Grand Prix Golden Beggar (Production Company)
13th Lady Filmmakers Film Festival
Beverly Hills
USA
September 2021
Official Selection
10th The Jozi Film Festival
South Africa
September – October 2021
Official Selection
13th Naples International Film Festival
Naples, Florida
USA
October 21-24, 2021
Official Selection
11th Golden Door International Film Festival
New Jersey
USA
September 2021
Official Selection
41st Brussels Independent Film Festival
Brussels
Belgium
February 2021
BEST LIVE ACTION NARRATIVE SHORT FILM
27th San Luis Obispo International Film Fest
California
USA
March 09 – 14, 2021
Official Selection
25th Kansas City Filmfest International
Kansas
USA
April 12, 2021
Official Selection
13th Burbank Internatinal Film Festival
Burbank
USA
September 2021
Official Selection
7th The Venice Film Week
Venice
Italy
September 1-11, 2021
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM
4th Amsterdam Independent Film Festival
Amsterdam
The Netherlands
October 19-23, 2021
Official Selection
18th The Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla, California
USA
August, 2021
OOTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
4th Women's Film Festival
San Diego
USA
September 2021
Official Selection
5th Salute Your Shorts Festival
Los Angeles
USA
August 20, 2021
Official Selection
7th Sydney World Film Festival
Sydney
Australia
April 23, 2021
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM
7th Boston Short Film Festival
Boston
USA
July 12, 2021
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM
4th Cordillera Int’l Film Festival
Reno, Nevada
USA
July 29, 2021
Best Female Filmmaker
8th Mind The Indie Film Festival
Plovdiv
Bulgaria
July 7, 2021
BEST SHORT FILM
Colorado International Activism Film Festival
Denver, Colorado
USA
July 23 – August 13, 2021
Official selection
12th One Country One Film Apchat-Issoire International Film Festival
Apchat
France
July 2, 2021
BEST SHORT FICTION
7th Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival
Hong Kong
June 21, 2021
BEST NARRATIVE FILM
San Francisco Indie Short Festival
San Francisco
USA
July 5, 2021
Official selection
15th Manhattan Film Festival
New York
USA
June 17, 2021
Official selection
4th Stockholm Independent Film Festival
Stockholm
Sweden
June 17-24, 2021
BEST DRAMA SHORT
5th Cinema Sisters International Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
USA
June 11, 2021
Official selection
19th Ischia Global Film Festival
Ischia
Italy
July 19, 2021
Official selection
New Jersey Independant Film Festival
New Jersey
USA
May 21, 2021
BEST NARRATIVE SHORT FILM
16th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival
Vancouver
Canada
March 07, 2021
BEST FEATURE, BEST DIRECTION, BEST PERFORMANCE ALINA TURDUMAMATOVA
OTB Only The Best International Film Awards
Miami
USA
May 21, 2021
BEST SHORT FILM
10th LASA International Film Festival
Vitoria
Brazil
May 22, 2021
FINALIST
51st USA Film Festival
Dallas
USA
April 21, 2021
Official Selection
Venice Shorts
Los Angeles
USA
April 21
Official Selection
54th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
Houston
USA
April 15, 2021
PLATINUM REMI AWARD
8th California Women’s Film Festival
Tarzana, CA
USA
July 16 – 18, 2021
Official Selection
5th JellyFEST Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
USA
November 2021
Official Selection
Toronto Women International Film Festival
Toronto
Canada
February 18, 2021
Official Selection
3rd Toronto Feedback Female Film Festival
Toronto
Canada
February 6, 2021
Official Selection
BEST FILM
Women's International Film Festival
North Andover, Massachusettes
USA
January 28, 2021
Official Selection
4th Moscow Indie Film Festival
Moscow
Russia
January 26, 2021
Official Selection
BEST WOMAN FILMMAKER
11th Bridges International Film Festival

Loutraki, Corinthia
Greece
December 2020 
BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR

3rd Amazing Short & Movies! Film Festival
Madrid
Spain
January 15, 2021
Official Selection
BEST DIRECTION, SCREENPLAY, CINEMATOGRAPHY, ACTRESS and ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE (Category: Medium-Length film)
13th Jaipur International Film Festival
Jaipur
India
January 15 – 19, 2021
Official Selection
Pittsburgh Shorts & Script Competition

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States
November 11 – 22, 2020
BEST SHORT FILM

9th Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival

Mumbai 
India 
December 6, 2020 
India Premiere 
HONORABLE JURY MENTION

LA Live Film Festival

Los Angeles, California
United States
November 7, 2020
Official Selection

16th Cyprus International Film Festival

Nicosia
Cyprus
November 17, 2020
HONORARY MENTION

LA Femme International Film Festival

Los Angeles, California
United States
October 17, 2020
Official Selection