Another terrific Sundance Film Festival is slowly coming to a close, and they've just announced the short film winners. You can watch the awards presentation below, and also check out who won after the video (it starts around 25:00 but there's no audio until 29:00):
Where possible, we've included either a clip or a trailer:
Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Thunder Road / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Jim Cummings)
Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction
The Procedure / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Calvin Lee Reeder)
Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Maman(s) / France (Director and screenwriter: Maïmouna Doucouré)
Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction
Bacon & God's Wrath / Canada (Director: Sol Friedman)
Video is no longer available: vimeo.com/148053996
Short Film Jury Award: Animation
Edmond / United Kingdom (Director and screenwriter: Nina Gantz)
Short Film Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance
Grace Glowicki in Her Friend Adam.
Short Film Special Jury Award for Best Direction
Peacock / Czech Republic (Director: Ondřej Hudeček, Screenwriters: Jan Smutny, Ondřej Hudeček)
Congratulations to all of the winners, and here's to more fantastic shorts at next year's Sundance!
For more, see our complete coverage of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
No Film School's video and editorial coverage of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival is sponsored by Blackmagic Design.
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Surreal to see someone go from their first role as a pharmacy clerk to winning a Sundance award for their performance in the span of 5 years. Massive congrats, Grace!
January 27, 2016 at 8:42AM
Not to be a wet blanket but the short film awards are mostly pointless and arbitrary, particularly in acting categories. The only short worth seeing this year was Peacock, very weak year all around in the features and shorts categories. It happens, they'll rebound next year.
January 31, 2016 at 4:58AM
some really great work here. truly inspired.
February 1, 2016 at 7:02PM, Edited February 1, 7:02PM