Independent Shorts Jury Awards Program


Year: 2012
Country: International
Run Time: 90 minutes

Three jurors select winners of the awards listed below. The shorts are screened and the filmmakers are recognized during this special program. Each award is accompanied with a $1,000 cash prize.

Best Animated Short Film Award* - sponsored by Reminger Co., L.P.A.

Best Documentary Short Film Award - sponsored by Jules and Fran Belkin

Best International Short Film Award - sponsored by MP Star Financial, Inc.

Best LGBT Short Film Award: Given in Celebration of the Life of Nikki Babbit - sponsored by Jan and Harold Babbit

Best Live Action Short Award* - sponsored by Anne Bloomberg and Alan Gordon Lipson & Judy Harris

Best Ohio Short Film - sponsored by Wayside Furniture

Best Student Short Film Award - sponsored by MP Star Financial

Best Women’s Short Film Award - sponsored by Jinny and John Johnson

The Rice Hershey and Bill Markstrom Memorial Award for Originality - sponsored by Friends of Rice and Bill

The Clover and Maggie Award: In Celebration of Life - sponsored by Barbara Hawley and David Goodman

The Spalding and Jackson Award: In Celebration of Joy - Sponsored by Marcie Goodman and John C. Williams

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