Grand Jury Prize & Best First-Time Filmmaker

At its Palm Springs premiere at the 2019 Annual Queen Palm International Film Festival and Awards Show, ‘The Critic’ took home the Grand Jury Prize ‘Couronne d’Or’ as well as the Best of Fest ‘Queen Supreme’ Award for Best Short ‒ First-Time Filmmaker (Stella Velon)

 
 
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Stella Velon

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Palm Springs Premiere: Queen Palm International Film Festival

‘The Critic’ will have its Palm Springs Premiere at the 2019 Annual Queen Palm International Film Festival. Join us on Sunday July 14th at 4:30 pm at the Mary Pickford Theatre. More info here.

As a two-time Gold Award winner as well the Royal Gem Diamond Festival Standout at the December 2018 edition. ‘The Critic’ will compete for the Grand Jury Prize in the Best Short - First-time Filmmaker & Best Actress (Stella Velon) categories.

'The Critic' + Filmatique Talents

Coinciding with  Filmatique Talents 2019's Feature Film Program,  Filmatique is hosting  ten shorts  from exciting new filmmakers from the United States, Brazil, Canada and Greece. ‘The Critic’ is part of Filmatique’s inaugural selection of only 5 feature and 10 short films.  Read more:  Variety  /  IndieWire  /  NY Times

Coinciding with Filmatique Talents 2019's Feature Film Program, Filmatique is hosting ten shorts from exciting new filmmakers from the United States, Brazil, Canada and Greece. ‘The Critic’ is part of Filmatique’s inaugural selection of only 5 feature and 10 short films.

Read more: Variety / IndieWire / NY Times

"Stella Velon's The Critic was named best short." ‒ The Hollywood Reporter

At an awards ceremony held at the historic Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills, The Critic was named Best Short Film at the 13th Method Fest Independent Film Festival.

'The Critic' Is a Festival Standout at the Queen Palm International Film Festival

In addition to becoming the "Festival Standout"' Royal Gem Diamond winner, 'The Critic' took home 7 other awards including two Gold awards for Best Short First-Time Filmmaker and Best Actress (Stella Velon).