Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Shorts Audience Choice Awards Program

These shorts awards each come with a $1,000 cash prize and are determined by audience vote, so make sure to cast your ballots! Winners will be announced during this live program and then available on CIFF Streams April 10-17, 2022 for ticket and passholders.

Shorts Audience Choice Awards Program

These shorts awards each come with a $1,000 cash prize and are determined by audience vote, so make sure to cast your ballots! Winners will be announced during this live program and then available on CIFF Streams April 10-17, 2022 for ticket and passholders.

Audience Choice Award for Best Short
Sponsored by Char and Chuck Fowler

Best After Hours Short
Sponsored by Friends of Patrick McFadden

Best Black Cinema Short
Sponsored by Hingetown Browns Backers

Best Comedy Short
Endowed by David K. Ream

Best Family Short
Sponsored by University School

Best LGBTQIA+ Short: Given in Celebration of the Life of Nikki Babbit
Sponsored by Jan and Harold Babbit

Best Latinx Short
Sponsored by La Familia Watilo Blake

Best Ohio Short
Sponsored by Bill and Teri Koeth

Best Student Short
Sponsored by MP Star Financial

Best Women's Short
Sponsored by Jinny and John Johnson

FilmSlam Student Choice Award for Best Short
Sponsored by Tom Piraino & Barbara McWilliams

The Clover and Maggie Award: In Celebration of Life
Sponsored by Barbara Hawley & David Goodman

The Ophelia Award: In Celebration of the Life of Dakota Ophelia Berg
Sponsored by Jim Brumbaugh & Carolyn Berg

The Sammy and Jules Award for the Short Film with the Biggest Heart and Strongest Spirit
Sponsored by Marcie Goodman

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

The Tom and Ginny Knoll Family Award: In Celebration of Acts of Kindness
Sponsored by Tom and Ginny Knoll and The Knoll Family Fund Promoting Civility and Acts of Kindness of Akron Community Foundation

CIFF46 Screenings

Connor Palace

Saturday, April 09, 2022 at 2:40 PM

Scheduled Screening

Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM -
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Streams Access: United States and US Territories
Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: No

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