The Man Who Fed His ShadowBest Picture
1st Place Under $25,000
18 min. Budget $6,500, Greece
A man intrudes into rich people’s dinners claiming that he can collect the food from their table and feed his shadow which, curiously enough, is a female figure.
2nd Place Under $25,000
9 min. Budget $6,000, California
Pedro is an intelligent teenager who is a wiz at chess and math. When Ariadna, the girl of his dreams, comes for help with her homework, Pedro tries to use the same principles from chess in order to woo her.
A Light in the WoodsBest Acting
1 hr 20 min. Budget $50,000, Utah
Brittany is a spoiled teenage-girl who ventures into the woods with her little brother, Ryan, to find her missing iPhone and gets horribly lost. While desperately trying to find their way out, they stumble across a strange mountain woman living in a worn-out trailer.
Alegria – A Humanitarian ExpeditionBest Editing
Christoph von Toggenburg
29 min. Budget $0, Switzerland (India)
This is the story of an epic solo expedition across the Himalaya that changed the life of hundreds of people in need and reached millions around the world. In 2010, Christoph von Toggen- burg cycled alone 3200km along the world’s highest tracks pulling a 30kg trailer packed with survival gear in support of leprosy patients and mentally destitute women in India. With little air to breathe and temperatures between -15 ̊C to +45 ̊C he crossed mountain passes higher than 5500m mastering a total of 50’000m.
Without a Rope3rd Place Under $25,000
20 min. Budget $7,500, Utah
A climber named Rick is plagued by feelings of failure in the shadow of his brother Porter’s climbing skill. While returning from a climbing expedition, their plane flies through a storm and crashes injuring Porter severely. Their lives hinge upon Rick’s ability to climb a daunting cliff in search of help, all without a rope. From the film- makers: For two of our shooting days, we actually filmed on the side of a cliff several hundred feet in the air. Our brilliant rigging team ensured the safety of our actor, our DP and the RED EPIC we filmed on.
Lux1st Place Under $5,000
6 min. Budget $2,600, England
On a clear winters night, Richard is on his latest star light extraction in the south east coast of England. Experiencing strong gales of wind he braves the storm on behalf of his families business. Taking refuge behind the corpse of an old boat he comes into contact with a local, Lilly.
11 MINUTES2nd Place Under $5,000
6 min. Budget $3,225, California
The last 11 minutes in the life of a workplace shooter. Told by the director’s own suicide note, used as the script for the film.
my heart2nd Place Under $500
2 min. Budget $200, Iran
The teacher is sick. her Students are trying to prepare a gift for him.
Routine Operation3rd Place Under $500
12 min. Budget $500, England
Special agent, Simon Lang, is called out on a routine operation. The whole op- eration was filmed for training purposes. The tape was recently discovered and unearthed the mystery of what took place in the quiet Devon woods on January the 10th 1994.
Community Center – This Time Felt Different To Me1st Place Music Video Competition
3 min. Budget $400, Maryland
“This Time Felt Different To Me,” is a “Catcher- In-The-Rye” waltz about the aimlessness of being young and open-minded, and the video parallels the feel by following an athlete who doesn’t see himself as the failure everyone else does.
Rackhouse Pilfer - Fallen Leaves2nd Place Music Video Competition
5 min. Budget $10, Ireland
Leaving behind a desolate winter, a man travels beyond the clouds to bring life to the land below.
Kodaline - All I Want3rd Place Music Video Competition
4 min. Budget $300, Utah
Unofficial music video to a shortened version of “All I Want” by Kodaline.