MADFLASH FILM FEST RETURNS!

100 seconds on film, 29 Official Selections, One Night – October 9th!

MADFLASH Film Fest 2021 Winners

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BEST ANIMATION 

 

Tormenta

Cyrielle Deblangy, France

 

Tormenta is a parallel between bullfighting and sexual assault.

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BEST DOCUMENTARY 

 

HOMA Studios 

Kaan Oguz, United States 


 

A short documentary about Altarik Banks and his company, HOMA Studios, where he handcrafts home decor from locally sourced raw materials.

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BEST NARRATIVE / PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 

 

Around the Grind 

Jessica Arena, Andrew Sivera, United States


 

A woman struggles to find the time for a good cup of coffee.

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BEST EXPERIMENTAL 

 

Homage to Nature 

Harold Olejarz, United States 

 

Kaleidoscopic images of nature.

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BEST TRAILER 

 

Outward 

Matylda Gurne, Poland 


 

A lone figure wakes up on a desolate planet, surrounded by remnants of a long-forgotten civilization. There is a long journey ahead of them through fantastic landscapes to reach closure. “Outward” tells of known and unknown places and changes brought by time.

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BEST STUDENT 

 

Bad Bugs 

Bryn Wright, United States 

 

10 year old Bryn made a claymation movie about the importance of using "natural solutions for your bug problems" - something she's passionate about. The idea came after one of her "grub hunting" sessions (she loves gathering grubs for the birds and lizards). She loves gardening almost as much as animation, so it was a perfect fit.

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 

 

Sundae Afternoon 

Lauren Hammersley, United Kingdom 

 

Charming tale about father and son, gently touching upon 'great minds think alike' idiom, presented as a comedy in a stop motion format.

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 

 

Now 

Kasia Skorynkiewicz, United States

 

A visual experience of what it feels like living in the hectic present-day, where we are simultaneously inundated by our modern environment involving trains, planes, and automobiles, all the while nature strives to exist in the background.

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OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 

 

The Void 

Berna Yıldız, Turkey 

 

When everything is going well in her life, a young girl suddenly experiences an event that will turn her upside down. This trauma changes her and leaves a void. Whatever she does to close the gap is useless. Finally, nature guides.