2016 Festival Awards

Thank you everyone who attended this year’s Short. Sweet. Film Fest! We tripled our attendance this year and showed 90 amazing short films. Follow us on Facebook for updates about our 6th annual festival in 2017.

Please join us in congratulating the following award-winning films:

Best of the Fest: From My Head to Hers
Best Short. Sweet. Film: Shabu-Shabu Spirit

Best Fictional Film: Hotwire
Outstanding Fictional Film: Somewhere the King
Honorable Mention: Wall, #‎3C‬

Best Nonfiction Film: Stella Walsh
Outstanding Nonfiction Film: Goran
Honorable Mention: Harvey Pekar’s Teo Macero, The Nehemiah Project

Best Animated Film: By the Name of Boston
Outstanding Animated Film: Tiny Town
Honorable Mention: Amaqqut Nunaat, Heavenly Peach

Best Local Film: Welcome Home
Outstanding Local Film: What Was Left
Honorable Mention: The History of Chase Brass, Open Mic at the Fillmore

Best Student Film: An Exercise in Style
Outstanding Student Film: Cold Coffee
Honorable Mention: Reparations, A Worthy Fight

Best International Film: Barrier
Outstanding International Film: Another Empty Space
Honorable Mention: Right Person for the Job, Blind Tasting

2015 Festival Awards

Thank you all who helped make the Short. Sweet. Film Fest a huge success!  Posted below are all the winners:
Best of the Fest: Memorable Moi
Best Short. Sweet. Film: Butterfly Dreams
Best Fiction: Mail.Man
Outstanding Fiction: The Routine
Honorable Mention Fiction: The Agent/The Wheeler Parker Story
Best Nonfiction: Ballet Noir
Outstanding Nonfiction: Resurrection of a Barn
Honorable Mention Nonfiction: The Lost Marathon/The Curse and the Symphony
Best Animation: Junk Girl
Outstanding Animation: Big Bag
Honorable Mention Animation: Roller Coaster/Royal Migration
Best Local Film: Supernova
Outstanding Local Film: New Neighbor
Honorable Mention Local Film: Hidden in Plain Sight/Courteney’s Courage
Best Student Film: Once
Outstanding Student Film: Bridge
Honorable Mention Student Film: Craiglist Connection/Homeless in Chicago
Best International Film: Little Star
Outstanding International Film: Fixed
Honorable Mention International Film: Opiete/Hypothermia

2014 Festival Awards!

Thank you all who attended, performed music and submitted films to the 2014 Short. Sweet. Film Fest!  We packed the house both days and enjoyed great live music on Sunday evening.  We look forward to receiving more films and an even larger turnout next year!


Best Short. Sweet. Film: Love at First Sight

Best of the Fest: The Favorite

Best Local Film: Project 5: When I Hear Music

Outstanding Local Film: Re {Fresh} – It Takes a Village

Honorable Mention Local Film: Andrew, Thanksgiving at the Morgans

Best Fiction: The After

Outstanding Fiction: The Comedian

Honorable Mention Fiction: The Heebie-Jeebies, Posey

Best Nonfiction: Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution

Outstanding Nonfiction: Give

Honorable Mention Nonfiction: Treasure-The Story of Marcus Hook, Haenyeo: Women of the Sea

Best Animation: Feed

Best International Film: Ivy

Outstanding International Film: Evaded

Honorable Mention International Film: Sad Monster

Best Student Film: Jason in Wonderland-Ceasefire and the DMZ

Outstanding Student Film: For the Love of Food

Honorable Mention Student Film: A Manly Craft, No Sale