2020

The 2020 edition of Oakland Short Film Festival took place in partnership with FILMPIXS

April 19-21, 2021

Congratulations to all the filmmakers!

AWARD WINNERS

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NOMINATIONS

BEST SHORT FILM

All Eyes On Me by Saber Tatarcheh

The Camping Trip by Jürgen Karasek

You, me & Eveline by Tom Ra'anan

Hey Stranger by Andrew Fuchs

Artemio's Loneliness Vol. 1 by Juan Carlos R. Larrondo

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Looking for Curtis by Willem Aerts

Our territory by Mathieu Volpe

Tony Fraginals by Ben Young

Trial By Fire by Alex Astrella

BEST DRAMA SHORT

Ah Gong by Clifford Miu

Vincent before Noon by Guillaume Mainguet

Our Home Here by Angela Chen

 

BEST THRILLER SHORT

Prefigured by Zeshaan Younus

Brain Jail by Carleton Ranney

Shattered by Torben Liebrecht

BEST COMEDY SHORT

Jason Goes Home by Chris Hawkinson

America by George ve Gänæaard & Horia Cucută

They Won't Last by Portlynn Tagavi

Proper British Sex by Shant Hamassian

Thank You For Buying Chess America by ‪Noga Chevion‬‏

BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT

The Call by Angel Hobbs

Impossibility:Possibility by Brendan Sweeney

In Full Bloom by Maegan Houang

BEST ANIMATION SHORT

Nothing to Say by Aubry Mintz

Terror Fervor by Phoebe Parsons

Her Boat by Yingzhong Hu

Wash Day by Jaida Salmon

Downhill by Erica Moriconi

BEST DIRECTOR

The Umbrella by Tsang Hing Weng Eric

Brother by Hannah Stockmann

BEST WRITER

Smile by Natalie Peracchio

The Smell of Smoke by Spring Sutter

Home Care by Thoedor Solin

Bad Assistant by Kyle Cogan

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHER

Italy & (This Is) Water by Ioan Gavriel & Anja Franziska Plaschg

Cycles by Whitney Legge

BEST STUDENT SHORT FILM

Terror by Yonatan Shehoah

Faith - Vera by Tatiana Fedorovskaya

Baby by Thais Drassinower

A Trip with Mom by Sophie SHUI

BEST STUDENT DIRECTOR

Manzanal by Jon Ayon

Moth by Shu Zhu

The Olden Heralds by Luis Alejandro Yero

SCREENING SELECTION