The 2018 Best Tri State Nominees Are:
- Jokes - Anger Management - (Dwayne Alistair Thomas, director-writer; USA; 2017; film short, other; 19 min. 55 sec.; English) A visualized look at an idea pitching session between a writer and his agent
- A la mémoire de Lune - (Johnny Zito, director-writer; Nora Lune, producer; USA; 2017; film short, experimental; 12 min. 56 sec.; English) For 17 years, despite the distance between Paris and New York, Lune and Johnny were more like siblings than friends. Then on November 13th, 2015, Lune was murdered by terrorists at the Bataclan during the Paris Attacks, leaving her one-year-old son, husband, family, and friends devastated. How does one cope with the overwhelming grief? Johnny seeks comfort in his memories of Lune. Watch the Trailer
- Show & Tell Tango - (Melissa Skirboll, director-writer-producer; Natasha Straley, director; Montserrat Mendez, producer; USA; 2017; film short, romance, drama; 13 min. 20 sec.; English) A couple dances around the idea of love as they stand at the crossroads of fantasy and reality. The fantasy: a daydream told through dance of love, pure and innocent. The reality: an affair where hearts are guarded behind walls of words. Watch Clips
- Creative Block - (French title: Bloc et Blocage; Nicola Rose, director-writer-producer; Tine DiLucia, director; Véronique N. Doumbé, director; Reginald Beltran, Anthony Mormile, Libba Lyons, producers; France and the US; 2017; film short, drama, comedy; 15 min. 51 sec.; English and French) Shot in two countries and told in two languages (English and French with subtitles), the film tells a whimsical and - literally - colorful story of creativity lost and found between New York and Paris. Watch the Trailer
Nominees in Other Categories...
The list of movie production nominees for the 2018 film awards are now available for the following categories: