2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Winners

With another exciting festival week about to wrap up, the 2017 Sundance Film Festival announced its short film awards on Wednesday, with the jury granting seven prizes overall. Check out the winners below and keep your eyes peeled for these shorts as they continue their successful runs on the festival circuit! 

 

Short Film Grand Jury Prize: “And so we put goldfish in the pool.” (Japan, Director: Makoto Nagahisa) 

 

Short Film Jury Award, US Fiction: “Lucia, Before and After” (USA, Director: Anu Valia) 

 

Short Film Jury Award, International Fiction: “And The Whole Sky Fit In the Dead Cow’s Eye” (Chile/USA, Director: Francisa Alegria) 

 

Short Film Jury Award, Non-Fiction: “Alone” (USA, Director: Garrett Bradley) 

 

Short Film Jury Award, Animation: “Broken - The Women’s Prison at Hoheneck” (Germany, Directors: Volker Shlecht, Alexander Lahl) 

 

Special Jury Award for Cinematography: “Dadyaa - The Woodpeckers of Rotha” (Nepal/France, Directors: Pooja Gurung, Bibhusan Basnet) 

 

Short Film Special Jury Award for Editing: “Laps” (USA, Director: Charlotte Wells)

Contributing Writer: Sarah Bex Rice

 

Contributing Writer: Sarah Bex Rice

FAVORITE FILMS: Pandora's Box (1929), Pierrot Le Fou (1965), Amadeus (1984), Trainspotting (1996), Girl on the Bridge (1999), The Fall (2006)

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