BEST FILM ~ SMALL SHORTS
Tobias James & Duncan Nicholls (United Kingdom)
Whilst working as an Interpreter for the British Army in his home country of Afghanistan, Wali Noori was involved in a Taliban ambush and suffered serious injuries as well as the loss of his sight. 'Wali' is a documentary sharing his story of how he found inspiration and healing through sport.
BEST FILM ~ MICRO SHORTS
Kevin & Irena
Prashanti Aswani (United Kingdom)
An animated recreation of an interview from the British Sound Library between Kevin, 1954 (male, University professor) and Irena, 1948 (female, retired) from Warwick on how they met.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE ~ SMALL SHORTS
Carlos Douglas Jr. (Munster, IN)
A bold young girl discovers a hidden musical gift during her first symphony concert. A wild animated ride that mixes childhood emotions and a soaring score.
PEOPLE'S CHOICE ~ MICRO SHORTS
Phakchayot Charrunchon (Thailand)
A relationship comedy about a young girl named Sainam who gathers the courage to show her feelings for her senior crush.