VOTE FOR BEST SHORT FILM OF THE MONTH

Every month, we spotlight three exceptional Short Films, each striving for our award and the iconic laurels that come with it. These three contenders have made it to the final round. Your vote holds the power to decide which filmmaker will be celebrated for their outstanding achievement. Dive into the selection below and make your mark to honor the leading edge of short film excellence!

Vote for Best Short Film of the month - Retrospective of Jupiter

An Awakening

Description

Soundtracked by the compositions Angelica Olstad and directed by Charles A.M., An Awakening is a meditation on Black love and how trauma can manifest in interpersonal relationships.

Credits / Collaborators / Cast

Credits:
Jesse Sperling, Executive Producer / Cinematographer
Angelica Olstad, Musician / Producer
Elena Vazintaris, Movement Director
Charles A.M., Director (An Awakening)
Emily Bailey, Colorist
Engineering, Mixing & Mastering: Dan Pierson
Nia Simone – Queen
Ricardo G. Barrett – King
Eryn Barnes – Phantasm

Un puits très profond

Description

Emilie is alone in her well (Un puits très profond). Even if she’s pretty scared, she decides to dive in it. During her journey in the well, she will be surprised to discover the most beautiful things she couldn’t imagine.
Alone in her solitude, she will cross amazing new landscapes and will emerge very grown from this journey.

Credits / Collaborators / Cast

Producteur : Simone Records
Actrice: Émilie Laforest
Musique “Un puits très profond” : Émilie Laforest
Réalisation, caméras & montage : Frédérique Bérubé
Assistante : Julie Hamelin

Jungle Rhythms

Description

A mysterious virus transmitted through pollen flares up, threatening to deafen whoever gets contaminated. A new couple is forced to quarantine together in a small New York apartment.

Credits / Collaborators / Cast

Written, Directed, Edited by Adrian Kader

Starring:
Izzy Raye as Madeline
Juan Teisaire as Agustin

Produced by Emilio Subía
Line Producer; Julieta Lozano

1st AD Emilio Subía

Voice Actors:
Adriana Hinojosa as Yoga Instructor
Austin Nasso as Cuomo

Director of Photography: Renee Nabinger
1st AC and Gaffer: Daniel Wilson

Sound Recordist: Emily Jerison

Sound Design; Rubí J. Perez
Foley Artist; Juan Santillan
Sound Mixer; Mario Martinez Cobos
Dialogue Editor; Aldonza Contreras

Production Design; Mia Baudey

Titles by Ariel Kader

Colorist; Emerson Duggan

Opening Percussion by Isaac Rodriguez

VFX by Daniel Mora

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Mandarins

Description

An estranged daughter attempts to eulogize her mother with a story about pigeons.

Credits / Collaborators / Cast

CHELSIE PENNELLO Director, Writer, Executive Producer

Starring
CHRISTINE CHANG
MICHAEL TOW
SARAI KOO

NATHAN COLBY Director of Photography, Editor, Executive Producer

SAMMY YOON Director of Photography

AN-PHUONG LY Production Designer

CORBETT BLAIR Composer

CAROLINE HO Composer

TINA XIA Executive Producer

TIAN ZHANG Executive Producer

JEREMIE CANDER Producer

EMAI LAI Associate Producer

MEG MURTHY Executive Producer

ROB GROULX Camera Operator

BRETT WINELAND 1st AC

VINH LE 2nd AC

HARRY SLATTERY Sound Mixer

JIWON BAEQ Gaffer

ALEX KANE Grip
NICOLAS MACKALL Grip

ANNA KONG Violinist

SIERRA HO Art Director
KATE WALKER Art Director

SHARON MACOROL Makeup
ANGIE REYNA Makeup
VALERIE FLEMING Makeup

STEPHANIE PAEK Hair

GRAHAM PEARSON Production Assistants
SHEILA TILERT Production Assistants
CECILE BRULÉ Production Assistants

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