BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SHORT FILM IN 2021

Winner - Stay Awake, Be Ready (Vietnam) | Cinematography by Dinh Duy Hung

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A motorbike crash happening before the street stalls on a street corner was embedded in the mysterious story of three young men. Website | Facebook

Finalist - Two Sands (Australia) | Cinematography by Lewis Potts

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As Garang struggles on his first day at high school in Australia, memories of being lost in South Sudan are triggered. When past and present collide, Garang must find a way to bridge the gap between where he is and where he's come from. Facebook

Finalist - Annabel Lee (United Kingdom) | Cinematography by Neil Oseman

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A young couple flees to the coast to await a boat that will take them on to a new life. As they wait, dark forces close in and their plan starts to unravel with tragic consequences. Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Website | Twitter

Finalist - D Fin House (United States) | Cinematography by Myles Neith

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This film explores the relationship between architecture and nature through minimalistic and meditative cinematography, using natural sounds of the environment as its soundtrack. Shot exclusively in natural light over the course of one day, the film highlights architect Craig Steely's work in Captain Cook, Hawaii. Vimeo