Jacques Brand and Celeste Monteith
Jacques Brand and Celeste Monteith

The Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival celebrated the talents of passionate South African filmmakers at its awards evening at the ASBOS Theatre in Pretoria on 5 June. Nommer 37 walked away with a handful of trophies, including Best Short Film and the VIDI Choice Award, which was handed over by VIDI marketing manager Taryn Uhlmann.

Here is a list of all the winners:

  • Best Animated Short Film - Burgeon [The Animation School - Produced & Directed by: Frankie Scholtz & M.W. Guldenpfennig]
  • Best Makeup & Hairstyling - Sade Barrows & Sadeeqa Martin [Nommer 37]
  • Best Costume Design - André Pretorius [Operasie E.N.G.E.L.]
  • Best Sound Editing & Mixing - Gareth Wharton [Recovery]
  • Best Editing of a Short Film - Simon Beesley [Nommer 37]
  • Best Production Design - André Pretorius [Operasie E.N.G.E.L.]
  • Best Use of Music - Riaan Smit [Lina and Leo]
  • Best Original Score - Celeste Monteith [Die Laaste Ure]
  • Best Documentary Short Subject - The Pixie Lowe Story [St Stithians College - Produced & Directed by: Cameron Scott, Robert Fields & Felipe Kirsten]
  • Best Student Short Film - Happy Earth Co. [AFDA - Produced & Directed by: Henrik Tjore & Hylton Jandrell]
  • Best Cinematography - Jacques Brand [Die Laaste Ure]
  • Best Original Screenplay - Daryne Joshua, Nosipho Dumisa & Travis Taute [Nommer 37]
  • Best Actress in a Short Film - Shamilla Miller [Nommer 37]
  • Best Actor in a Short Film - Daniel Buys [Honesty Pays]
  • Best Director of a Short Film - Travis Taute & Nosipho Dumisa [Nommer 37]
  • Best International Short Film - The Gunfighter [Six Shooter Films - Produced & Directed by: Sarah Platt & Eric Kissack]
  • Best Short Film - Nommer 37 [Gambit Films - Produced & Directed by: Benjamin Overmeyer, Travis Taute & Nosipho Dumisa]
  • VIDI Choice Award - Nommer 37 [Gambit Films - Produced & Directed by: Benjamin Overmeyer, Travis Taute & Nosipho Dumisa]