AT&T Film Awards Past Winners

Winners of the AT&T Film Awards, Fourth Edition—Awarded June 2018

 

The 4th Edition of the AT&T Film Awards was held in the spring and summer of 2018—with 1,500 filmmakers submitting their short film for a chance at over $60,000 in cash prizes, and a trip to Los Angeles to attend the Finals at Warner Bros. Studios as part of the AT&T SHAPE conference. The finalists also were surprised with a mentoring session with Ava DuVernay, acclaimed writer, producer and director.

EMERGING FILMMAKER AWARD (TIE)

ARE WE GOOD PARENTS?

Bola Ogun, Director

MOOSE

Jonah Ansell, Director

REAL ARTISTS

Cameo Wood, Director

Winners of the AT&T Film Awards, Third Edition—Awarded January 2018

 

The 3rd Edition of the AT&T Film Awards (formerly known as the AT&T Entertainment Project) was held in the fall and winter of 2017—with 664 filmmakers submitting their short film for a chance at cash awards, including camera equipment kits, and a summer film program at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

Young Gul Cho, Director
Best Short Film College Student - AT&T Film Awards 2017

 

Winner:

E-DELIVERY

Young Gul Cho, Director
School of Visual Arts, NY

Young Gul Cho, Director

2nd Place—Best Short Film: College Student

BABY I’M YOURS

Hadley Hillel, Director
Chapman University, Orange, CA

Young Gul Cho, Director

3rd Place—Best Short Film: College Student

GINA

Leah Chen Baker, Director
NYU Tisch School of the Arts, NY

Miguel J. Soliman, Director
Best Spanish Language Short - College Student - AT&T Film Awards 2017

 

Winner:

DESDE EL PRINCIPIO

Miguel J. Soliman, Director
School of Visual Arts, NY

Young Gul Cho, Director
Best Short Film Shot on Mobile - AT&T Film Awards 2017

 

Winner:

ONE MAN JOB

Ryan Riffle, Director
Tucson, AZ

Young Gul Cho, Director

2nd Place—Best Short Film: Shot on Mobile

THIS MOMENT

Sven Dreesbach, Director
Marina Del Rey, CA

Young Gul Cho, Director

3rd Place—Best Short Film: Shot on Mobile

HER NAME WAS

Keegan Gogerty & Francisco Infante, Co-Directors
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Young Gul Cho, Director
Best Short Film - Youth - AT&T Film Awards 2017

 

Winner:

LEAVE A MESSAGE

David Mansour, Director
High Tech High School, Bayonne, NJ

Young Gul Cho, Director

2nd Place—Best Short Film: Youth 13-18

CYBERBULLYING ENDS WHEN GOOD DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP BEGINS

Sophie Salazar & Meaghan Leahy
Gunston Middle School, Arlington, VA

Young Gul Cho, Director

3rd Place—Best Short Film: Youth 13-18

REWIND

Lucas Smith, Director
Trenton High School, Trenton, MI

Winners of the AT&T Film Awards, Second Edition—Awarded July 2017

 

The 2nd Edition of the AT&T Film Awards (formerly known as the AT&T Entertainment Project) was held in the spring and summer of 2017—with 1,000 filmmakers submitting their short film for a chance at over $48,000 in cash prizes, and a trip to Los Angeles to attend the Finals at Warner Bros. Studios as part of the AT&T SHAPE conference. The finalists also were surprised with a mentoring session with Patty Jenkins, the director of Wonder Woman.

Best Film – Professional Category

COIN OPERATED

Nicholas Arioli, Director

Best Film – Student Category

THE SHOCHET

Michelle Nahmad, Director

Best Film – Underrepresented Filmmaker

D.ASIAN

Sarah Smith, Director

Winners of the AT&T Entertainment Project, First Edition—Awarded January 2017

 

In the fall of 2016, 300 aspiring professional and student filmmakers entering their short films for a chance at $43,000 in cash prizes, exposure, access to AT&T and industry executives, and to screen their films during the 2017 AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas.

Best Film – Professional Category

DISPATCH

Caleb Hermann, Director

Best Film – Student Category

FIVE WINDOWS

Adam Cooper and Daniel Cooper, Directors