Best Animation 

Failures of an Alchemist

USA


Best Narrative

Cup of Tea

India


Best Documentary

   Scotland

UK


 Best Experimental

Lucid Dream

USA


Best Dance

Off Limits

USA

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Finalist Experimental

Widow/Ghost

USA

Finalist Animation

Paddleball Hole

USA

Semi-Finalist Animation

Princess Emmiline

Doesn't Like Cats

USA

Finalist Narrative

Suits Don't Matter

​USA

Finalist Dance

Mountain Girl

​USA

Best Original Score

Jim Connolly: Mountain Girl

Kais Melliti: Son of the Desert


The Eva & Gus Award for Animation Fun

(listed as a Semi-Finalist)

Square Guy

​USA



The Screening has moved to Saturday, August 11, 2018!

Season 4

​Saturday, August 11, 2018

Santa Barbara, CA

Venue & Screening Time TBA

Reservations only for filmmakers.

First Come First Served.

Seating Limited.

$3 Donation suggested at the door. Reception and discussion

after 1st screening. Reception to follow both screenings.

       Alice and Harriet Retire

Winners

 November 2017

Season III in the series of 3 

Mountain Girl.

​Scotland

Widow/Ghost

Looking for

more great

Animation.

Submit your best!

Screening the Best 3-Minute Films from all over the world in one of the best cities in the world -- Santa Barbara, California.

2018

The festival team includes professional filmmakers, film reviewers,

festival producers, skilled writers, photographers, curators and judges.

They include, but are not limited to Culturesparkmedia.com,

Studio86creative.com, Sidekickcreative.com and SBCAST.org.

And a special shout out to Spencer at the Genius Bar!


Judges included:

Emmanuel Itier, Wonderland Entertainment. Richard Carter, Set Photographer.

And, additional award-input from the Zelman Family. 

Best Original Score: Composer Peter Mel​nick 

Director and Founding Principal, Lynn M. Holley, M.A.