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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS! | 2023 FALL SEASON SHORT FILM FUND

15 Dec 2023
We are honored the announce the Winners of our 2023 Fall Season Short Film Fund

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ShoreScripts
Dec 15, 2023

WE ARE HONORED TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF OUR 2023 FALL SEASON SHORT FILM FUND!

 

Grand Prize Winner (awarded $15,000 cash production grant)

WHO ARE YOU, NANU? written by Anjini Taneja Azhar

After her grandfather’s (Nanu’s) ceremonial cremation brings her to the Holy Ganges River in India, eight-year-old oddball Aisha befriends the phantom of her Nanu’s rambunctious 11-year-old self and discovers the journey after death.

 

Second Place Winner (awarded $1,000 cash prize)

MY IDIOT SISTER written by Michael Basha

After their mother dies, a selfish young woman visits her childhood home in order to cheer up her profoundly disabled sister.

 

Also check out the Top 5 Finalists here:

https://www.shorescripts.com/2023_shortfilmfund2_winners/

 

In addition to the cash production grant, our Grand Prize Winner will receive free camera equipment rental from ARRI Rental for the duration of production in any country they operate, mentorship with two-time Oscar-nominated producer Maria Gracia Turgeon, film festival consultancy with Tribeca programmer and Academy member Kimberley Browning, an all-access pass to Hollyshorts 2024, ongoing production and distribution support from Shore Scripts, and more!

 

OUR 2024 SPRING SEASON OF THE SHORT FILM FUND OPENS ON JANUARY 15TH! WE’LL BE AWARDING ANOTHER $15K CASH PRODUCTION GRANT TO ONE SHORT SCRIPT.