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Film Industry Network Short Film Contest winners 2016

Film Industry Network is proud to present the winners of our inaugural Short Film Contest highlighting top filmmaking talent from around the world. 2309 short film entries were received from 94 countries including more than 50 participating media universities and film schools.

This year’s categories include Best Short Film, Best Animation Short, Best Music Video and Film School Of The Year. Short films were judged on several criteria including cinematography, acting performance, editing, direction and storytelling. 5 filmmakers were also selected as runners-up for their outstanding work. Film Industry Network is also recognizing student films submitted this year by some of the world’s top universities. Check out the list of winners below:

Best Short Film - “Man's Paradox”

Directed by Barney Frydman

Best Short Animation - “Chick+Chick”

Directed by - Ricardo Culebro d'Argence

Best Music Video - “Elmando”

Directed by - Anton Octavian

Film school of the year -
Vancouver Film School



  • “Stellar Moves: The Story of Pluto” - Millivette Gonzalez (United States)
  • “What are you worth?” - Mark Krol (Russia)
  • “You have a voice” - Anastasia Marshall (United Kingdom)
  • “A world divided in Two Colors” - Gabriela martinez (Mexico)
  • “Flightophobia” - Alon Newman (Israel)
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