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The films on this page have been submitted this month to our competition. Next month, they will be viewed and scored by a panel of jurors. These films are not a part of AWI’s permanent collection. To view the films in our collection, please visit our OLIVE Film Collection page.

Current Competition Submissions

07/1/2020 - 07/31/2020

Au bout de mes rêves
Né à Montréal de parents algériens, Mohamed-Adlane a 23 ans et vit avec un trouble du spectre de l’autisme. Ce court métrage trace un portrait de son quotidien à travers les regards de sa mère, son psychiatre et son meilleur ami.
Magic Maddy
Magic Maddy
Magic Maddy yields powers that she's kept a secret her whole life. After becoming trapped in a cold shed with her neurotic cousin on Thanksgiving day she is faced with the ultimatum of "coming out" to her cousin as a magic-wielding girl to save them ...
I think I need therapy
I think I need therapy
I think I need therapy dives into how black women fall into a depressed state, because of the constant need to be strong. As a black woman, the overwhelming feeling to do everything ourselves has held our mental health captive. Coping mechanisms that...
Life in Limbo
Life in Limbo
My life in quarantine is starting to feel like one long surreal never-ending waltz, punctuated by momentary distractions. As someone who suffers from anxiety and depression, I decided to make a film that tries to find something positive and funny in ...
I Am Here
I Am Here
I Am Here is a documentary animation about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, with the aim of making people feel less alone. It aims to help people to understand the conditions they may have and inspires them to seek help through showing them how mysel...
Haxan 13_TolyAK
Haxan 13_TolyAK
Haxan 13 is a cartoon about a guy hitting on a bartender while his girlfriend is there; the bartender exacts revenge by using witchy means and soon all discover witchcraft is something not to be trifled with.
Consumed
Consumed
It is based on the consumed the novel written by David Cronenberg. I started making the opening credit indicating Cronenbergian space. The music is originally composed by Stephane Richard, the Canadian composer, which is copyrighted. The music album ...
Let me Float
Let me Float
Let me Float 🎈 Inspired by Stephen King's 'IT' and Bray Wyatt 'The Fiend' This short art film looks into the broke state of mental health we may have. To let go together and float together x
mirror.
mirror.
Being isolated from the rest of the world, a man is drinking and discussing his fate and situation with a listener- a broken mirror. The film makes an emphasise on coronation, a ritual in the criminal world which allows an individual to be accepted i...
Kind
Kind
The impact of kindness and connection. How one act of kindness can impact the world.
A Dog Leashed
A Dog Leashed
Self-reflection through meditation. A look at the shadow self.