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Phone: 518 442-5620, e-mail: writers@albany.edu, website: http://nyswritersinstitute.org/

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Short Film screenings/judging

Audiences will vote on the best short films shown during the film festival. Each of these shorts have a connection to New York State.Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced at the conclusion of the festival.  Awards/Certificates and monetary prizes will be given out for the following categories:


Best Overall Short Film | Best Overall Student Short Film | Best Comedic Short Film |

Best Dramatic Short Film | Best Experimental Short Film | Best Documentary Short Film

The short films will be shown in Lecture Center Room 20.

Documentary 12-1:15 p.m. / Comedy 1:30-2:30 p.m. / Experimental 2:45-3:45 p.m. / Dramatic 4-5:30 p.m. 

Flying Colors

Director: Muneib Chater

Dramatic Short Film

Die Groteske

Director: Gemma Gallucci

 Experimental Short Film

The Plaza

Director: Jordan McClendon

Experimental Short Film

Sudden

Director: Charity Buckbee

Dramatic Short Film

Boyd

Director:

Michael McBride

Dramatic Short Film

Dream Café

Director: Dasha Khritankova

Comedic Short Film

From a Daughter to Her Mother

Director: Kassielle Pena

Documentary Short Film

Building a Stage

Director: Sydnie Heslop

Documentary Short Film

Gifts of Life: Profiles in Courage From the Transplant Community

Director: Michael David Drucker

Documentary Short Film

I Am Her

Director: Sydnie Heslop

Experimental Short Film

The Grandmother

Director: Michael Banks

Dramatic Short Film

Danny Needs a Job

Director: Emma Pompeii

Comedic Short Film

Severance

Director: John Robert Hammerer

Dramatic Short Film

Sibling Rivalry

Director: Don Colacino

Comedic Short Film

Menkes Disease: Finding Help & Hope

Director: Daniel DeFabio

Documentary Short Film

A Very Simple Objective

Director: Brandyn Johnson

Dramatic Short Film

One Match

Director: Kewan J. Harrison  

Dramatic Short Film

Merchant Ivory

Director: Stephen Soucy

Documentary Short Film

Hope Served Fresh - Recovery Friendly Employment

Director: Jessica Vecchione

Documentary Short Film

Align

Director: Sandra Gallardo

Experimental Short Film

Earth Day 2030

Director: Joe Murphy

Comedic Short Film

Broken Lilies

Director: Chantalle Todd

Dramatic Short Film