Join Austin Film Festival for an Evening of Award-Winning Shorts, an encore screening of the shorts and series that received Audience Awards during the 2015 Austin Film Festival. Featured in this showcase will be:
STUDENT SHORT AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER
Jorge Mendoza is a New York City building super who dreams of becoming a dictator.
SCRIPTED DIGITAL SERIES AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER
Carson has intense public speaking anxiety, so his coworker convinces him to join the “Tom Perkins Acting Intensive,” a dysfunctional acting class in an old karate dojo, in order to get over his fears.
Best Wishes from Millwood
NARRATIVE SHORT AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER
An unhappy housewife is visited by a bicycle-riding stranger with wish-making cookies.
The Trials of Constance Baker Motley
DOCUMENTARY SHORT AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER
With archival footage and narration in Motley’s own voice, The Trials of Constance Baker Motley tells the story of a civil rights leader who met prejudice and danger with elegance and humor.
ANIMATED SHORT AUDIENCE AWARD WINNER
Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mom decides to give him a present.