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Current Submissions

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

10/1/2020 - 11/30/2020

Restless
Restless
Restless is an animation depicting my personal struggles with anxiety through the daily mundane activities of my career. It emphasizes on the lack of events and dialogue to create a sense of suspense, and reflection. Restless emphasizes on the import...
Chased By Wolves
Chased By Wolves
I'm an ex-firefighter that struggled with my mental health after dealing with trauma a few years ago. On the other side of it, I decided it was vital for me to make music and film about the importance of opening up and seeking help.
XIETY
XIETY
XIETY explores the ways anxiety may feel for those who suffer from it through a visual journey in Val's mind- XIETY. Val struggles to stay mentally present during a night out with friends. What may seem like a simple, fun, and relaxing night for othe...
flux.
flux.
A experimental short on mental health - information from the World Health Organization, quote by Winston Churchill, words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Sense Memory
Sense Memory
A woman struggles to calm herself in the midst of a panic attack, as she processes memories of the moments that have sent her into her spiral.
Den Mothers
Den Mothers
A funny look at what could be happening in the world right now, the last lines in the film in retrospect.