2nd The Scene Festival
ANUARY 2021 NOMINEES
BEST SCENE
 
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Hussain Abdullah

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Nightfire

Short

Two resourceful CIA agents are hired to retrieve military chips containing top-secret content.

Country:

Italy, United States

Director:

Brando Benetton

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Quarantine Therapy

Short

A couple struggles in their relationship during a stay at home order, which forces them into couples therapy.

Country:

United States

Director:

Nelson Estevez, Adrian Jules

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Kesi

Short

On the eve of her 21st birthday, Kesi and her band of stuffed animals travel back home for her alcoholic Mother's funeral.

Country:

United States

Director:

Daniel Maggio

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Long Pig

Short


A major metropolitan city struggles to keep it together in the wake of a string of kidnappings in the area....

Country:

Italy

Director:

Riccardo Suriano

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

The Magical Toy Shop

Short

Emma, a struggling young actress, learns to push past her fear of not living up to her mother’s name and....

Country:

United Kingdom

Director:

AJ. Lamb

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

The Box

Short

When a man who discovers a mysterious box in the desert is set upon by two strangers, he has to choose between the find, and his girlfriend.

Country:

United States

Director:

Demarcus Brown

BEST EDITING
 
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Hussain Abdullah

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

A New Leash On Life

Short

After one too many rage-filled outbursts, a magical talking dog named Basketball must talk his owner, Frank, out of having him put down.

Country:

Canada

Director:

Daniel Jeffery

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Starfish

Short

A story about a human trafficking survivor's journey freedom.

Country:

United States

Director:

Alicia Buckner

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Nightfire

Short

Two resourceful CIA agents are hired to retrieve military chips containing top-secret content.

Country:

Italy, United States

Director:

Brando Benetton

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Hussain Abdullah

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

A New Leash On Life

Short

After one too many rage-filled outbursts, a magical talking dog named Basketball must talk his owner, Frank, out of having him put down.

Country:

Canada

Director:

Daniel Jeffery

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

The Legacy

Documentary

What traces do we leave behind after death? Climate change, extinction of species, environmental pollution...

Country:

Germany

Director:

Jens Klingebiel

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Starfish

Short

A story about a human trafficking survivor's journey freedom.

Country:

United States

Director:

Alicia Buckner

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Model Citizen

Short

Fates hang in the balance as a devoted father goes to the most important job interview of his life.

Country:

United States

Director:

Justin Cooper Hankinson

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Nightfire

Short

Two resourceful CIA agents are hired to retrieve military chips containing top-secret content.

Country:

Italy, United States

Director:

Brando Benetton

 
BEST SOUND
 
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Germany

BEST SHORT FILM
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

A story about a human trafficking survivor's journey freedom.

Country:

United States

Director:

Alicia Buckner

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

After one too many rage-filled outbursts, a magical talking dog named Basketball must talk his owner, Frank, out of having him put down.

Country:

Canada

Director:

Daniel Jeffery

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

A happy husband gets to know the hidden secret of his wife. How he handles it?

Country:

India

Director:

Vempati Srinivas, Venu Gopal Makala

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

Two resourceful CIA agents are hired to retrieve military chips containing top-secret content.

Country:

Italy, United States

Director:

Brando Benetton

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In the peculiar 6 week period between when he's won the election but before he takes actual office...

Country:

United States

Director:

Joseph Alexandre

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

Fates hang in the balance as a devoted father goes to the most important job interview of his life.

Country:

United States

Director:

Justin Cooper Hankinson

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short


A major metropolitan city struggles to keep it together in the wake of a string of kidnappings in the area....

Country:

Italy

Director:

Riccardo Suriano

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

On the eve of her 21st birthday, Kesi and her band of stuffed animals travel back home for her alcoholic Mother's funeral.

Country:

United States

Director:

Daniel Maggio

 
BEST FEATURE FILM
 
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

84-06

Short

In a dystopian future two artificial elite agents are betrayed by their superiors leading to a tale of revenge.

Country:

Germany

Director:

Hussain Abdullah

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Nightfire

Short

Two resourceful CIA agents are hired to retrieve military chips containing top-secret content.

Country:

Italy, United States

Director:

Brando Benetton

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Quarantine Therapy

Short

A couple struggles in their relationship during a stay at home order, which forces them into couples therapy.

Country:

United States

Director:

Nelson Estevez, Adrian Jules

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Kesi

Short

On the eve of her 21st birthday, Kesi and her band of stuffed animals travel back home for her alcoholic Mother's funeral.

Country:

United States

Director:

Daniel Maggio

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Long Pig

Short


A major metropolitan city struggles to keep it together in the wake of a string of kidnappings in the area....

Country:

Italy

Director:

Riccardo Suriano

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

The Magical Toy Shop

Short

Emma, a struggling young actress, learns to push past her fear of not living up to her mother’s name and....

Country:

United Kingdom

Director:

AJ. Lamb

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

The Box

Short

When a man who discovers a mysterious box in the desert is set upon by two strangers, he has to choose between the find, and his girlfriend.

Country:

United States

Director:

Demarcus Brown

BEST DOCUMENTARY
 
BEST FILM ACTOR
 
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Dylan Baker

Film:

Nightfire

Country:

Italy, United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Lorenzo Pisoni

Film:

Nightfire

Country:

Italy, United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Yahosh Bonner

Film:

Green Flake

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Brendan Taylor

Film:

A New Leash On Life

Country:

Canada

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Roger Gutierrez

Film:

Model Citizen

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Rajesh Pentela

Film:

I Love Your Wife

Country:

India

BEST FILM ACTRESS
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Clotile Farkas

Film:

Green Flake

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Emily Mahon

Film:

Starfish

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Sunitha Sadguru

Film:

I Love Your Wife

Country:

India

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Kate Thomsen

Film:

Pilot Error

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Avalon Penrose

Film:

Kesi

Country:

United States

 
BEST FILM DIRECTOR
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Mauli Junior Bonner

Film:

Green Flake

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Riccardo Suriano

Film:

Long Pig

Country:

Italy

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Alicia Buckner

Film:

Starfish

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Brando Benetton

Film:

Nightfire

Country:

Italy, United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Justin Cooper Hankinson

Film:

Model Citizen

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Joe Anderson

Film:

Pilot Error

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Jens Klingebiel

Film:

The Legacy

Country:

Germany

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Daniel Maggio

Film:

Kesi

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Vempati Srinivas, Venu Gopal Makala

Film:

I Love Your Wife

Country:

India

 
BEST SCENE ACTOR
Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Lorenzo Pisoni

Film:

Nightfire

Country:

Italy, United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Adrian Jules

Film:

Quarantine Therapy

Country:

United States

Close-up Profile of Young Woman

Michael Albala