Hide & Sniff – Best Film, Best Actress Award For "Miyuu Teshima" & Best Supporting Actress Award For "Haruka Imou" (Japan)
“Are you ready?” KOKI racks his brain to try and win a game of hide-and-seek over his wife, ARIKA, who has a sensitive nose. One night, ARIKA senses an odd smell in KOKI’s body. The change in the odor of his body begins to torment her. Meanwhile, KOKI asks his little sister KASUMI for a favor.
From Pain to Purpose Her Second Service Story – Best Women Filmmaker Award (United States)
Published author and now amateur filmmaker, Eva’s Capstone project for the University of San Francisco Master’s in Public Leadership program is a short film exploring women veterans post-military life challenges – we all have our stories. The film also considers the quest for community solutions. While the film is informed by the experiences of other women veterans, the centerpiece is her personal story.
Indian Short Film Category
OH FISH – Best Film, Best Women Director & Best Actor Award For " Dheekshith Shetty"
OH FISH is a slice of life, feel good film shot during the lockdown. The story is about Harshita and Abhi –young, urban millenials living by themselves in the city and stuck at home during the lockdown. Their paths cross because of a delivery app mix up. Will these two lonely people connect and meet each other or no? This forms the crux of the story. The idea is to bring a happy smile on your face during these crazy times of the pandemic.