FESTIVAL SELECTIONS & ACCOLADES

The Critic Laurels


Upcoming

OAXACA FILM FESTIVAL - Official Selection | New Industry
Oaxaca, October 7 @ 2 PM (Tickets ➝)
*Mexico Premiere

FESTIVAL ANGAELICA + CATALYST CONTENT - Official Selection
Duluth, MN October 9 - 13
*Minnesota Premiere

THE HB FILM FESTIVAL - Official Selection (Tickets ➝)
Nominee: Best Director (Stella Velon)
Paisley, October 19 - 20
*Scotland Premiere


Past

2019 AMAZON ALL VOICES FILM FESTIVAL - Runner-Up
First Prize Winner
* Amazon Prime Video USA Premiere

2019 ANNUAL QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Winner
Grand Jury Prize "Couronne d’Or"
Best of the Year "Queen Supreme" Award: Best Short Film ‒ First-Time Filmmaker
Best of the Year "Queen Supreme" Award: Best Actress - Short Film (Stella Velon) - Nominee
*Palm Springs Premiere

2020 SHORT OF THE YEAL - Winner
Special Jury Mention
*Spring Edition

2019 WOMENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Official Selection
*New York Premiere

52nd WORLDFEST HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Winner
Remi Dramatic Original

14th ANNUAL SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL - Nominee
Best Breakout Short
*East Coast Premiere (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences® sponsored)

2019 LONDON INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL - Nominee
Best Short Film
*London Premiere

2019 FILMATIQUE TALENTS - Official Selection
Comprised of five features and ten shorts Filmatique Talents is a month-long showcase from some of contemporary world cinema's most compelling new voices.
*April 2019 (Online Film Festival)

13th METHOD FEST INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL - Winner
Best Short Film
Best Actress (Stella Velon) - Nominee
*West Coast Premiere

EDITOR’S PICK - Indie Shorts Mag
"The Best Of All, From 2018!"

2018 UK FILM REVIEW AWARDS - Winner
Best Director (Stella Velon)
Best Short Film - Nominee

QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Winner
Royal Gem Diamond Award: Festival Standout
Gold Award: Best Short Film - First-Time Filmmaker
Gold Award: Best Actress - Short Film (Stella Velon)
Silver Award: Best Trailer
Bronze Award: Best Producer - Short Film (Jean Gabriel Kauss)
Bronze Award: Best Editor - Short Film (Ivan Andrijanic)
Bronze Award: Best Cinematography - Short Film (Akis Konstantakopoulos)
Honorable Mention: Best Director - Short Film (Stella Velon)
*December 2018 Edition

15th KINOFILM MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - Winner
Women in Film Award (2nd place)
*International Premiere

GLOBAL SHORTS COMPETITION - Winner
Award of Excellence

34th BOSTON FILM FESTIVAL - Nominee
Best Short Film
*World Premiere

BEST SHORTS COMPETITION - Award of Excellence
Short Film
Women Filmmakers
Actress Leading (Stella Velon)