Hawaii International Short Film Festival | August 26 - 27
  
The Best Short Films From Around the World ~ Hawaii’s Filmmaker Showcase 
 
 
The 2016 Hawaii International Short Film Festival (Hawaii Shorts) was held at the Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts (The Arts at Marks Garage) showcased 31 films from 26 countries, including the Lebanon, Denmark, Spain, United Kingdom, France, Peru, Argentina, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China and USA.
 
 THE WINNING FILMS 

Best Foreign Film 

 
The Hole (El Hueco) 
Peru 
Director: German Tejada, Daniel Martin Rodriguez 
Producer: Lorena Ugarteche 
 

 
Best Drama 
 
 
The Deal 
Director: Daniel Kaminsky 
Producer: Joss Whedon, Michael Klei
 

Best Comedy

 
 Bernie and Rebecca  
Director: Melissa Kent 
Producer: Melissa Kent, Mary Pat Bentel 
 

Best Documentary 

 
Munich '72 and Beyond 
Director: Stephen Crisman 
Producer: David Ulich, Steven Ungerleider 
 

Best Animation 

 
 
Shadows: Saving the Rain Forest
Director/Producr: Isaac Kerlow 

Best Experimental 

 
Under The Wave 
Director: Denis Lagrange 
Producer: Stephane Martin 
 

 
 Best of Hawaii 
 
The Bridge
Director: Cindy Iodice 
Producer: Connie M. Florez, Kenneth Monroe 
 

 
Hawaii Shorts was created to showcase Hawaiian filmmakers on a global stage and international films to island locals.