The Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival awards ceremony took place on Monday, September 7st. Clips were shown from each of three finalists in 14 categories (Animated Comedy, Animated Fantasy, Animated Science Fiction, Animated Short-Short, Action, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Documentary, Fantasy, Horror, Horror Comedy, Magic Realism, Science Fiction, Thrillers.
Best Animated Short was chosen from the 1st place winners in the four animated categories. Best Short Film was chosen from the 1st place winners in the ten live-action categories. An Honorable Mention was given to films that, due to particularly intense competition, did not place first in their category. This was a juried competition.
| Best Short Film: Hector Corp.
Best Animated Film: Mythic Journeys: The Bone Orchard
Honorable Mentions: Animated American, The Price to Pay, and Rosfeld
Animated Science Fiction
The Spirit of Dragon*Con award was presented to a filmmaker whose work has consistently expressed what the Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival is about, and whom we are sure will continue producing films that are both artistically worthwhile, and entertaining. The award, and cash prize was presented to: Devi Snively
Additionally, our staff chose 4 films as the “staff picks,” films our festival staff thought needed additional recognition. The makers of these films were presented gift bags supplied by Comcast.