Festivals & Awards

Films shot on D16 have played at more than 161 film festivals in 28 countries, have been nominated for a Canadian Academy Award, and won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic and the Audience Award, Dramatic at Sundance.

Argentina

Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata

  • Girasoles (Sunflowers) – 2014

Australia

Sci-Fi Film Festival

  • Whack – 2015

Melbourne International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Sydney Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Austria

Vienna International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Bahamas

Bahamas Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Bulgaria

Kinomania

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Canada

Canadian Diversity Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2016

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Stone Makers – 2016 (Best Short Documentary)

Edmonton International Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Festival Film Black / Black Film Festival Montreal

  • Aquarium – 2016

Toronto Black Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2017

Toronto International Film Festival

  • On The Origin of Fear – 2016

Finland

Night Visions Film Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

Helsinki International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

France

Brest Short Film Festival

  • The National Garden – 2016

Short Film Corner – Cannes Film Market

  • Charades – 2016
  • Catatonico – 2015
  • Coming To – 2015
  • Aquarium – 2015
  • One Small Step – 2012

Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival

  • Whack – 2015
  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016

Festival du Film Merveilleux & Imaginaire

  • Aquarium – 2015

Lyon Festival Hallucinations Collectives

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

Germany

Hamburg Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Oldenberg Film Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2014

Schlingel Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Greece

Artfools Video Festival

  • The National Garden – 2016

Athens International Film Festival

  • Whack – 2015

Thessaloniki International Film Festival

  • Whack – 2015
  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival

  • The National Garden – 2016

Hungary

Jameson Cinefest International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

India

Goa Short Film Festival

  • Courtesan – 2015

Nez International Film Festival

  • Courtesan – 2015

Indonesia

Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival

  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016

Piala Citra Festival Film Indonesia

  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016

Israel

Haifa Film Festival

  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016

Italy

Souq Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Torino Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015
  • Screamers – 2016

Venice Biennale

  • Burying the Ex – 2014
  • On The Origin of Fear – 2016
  • Along for the Ride – 2016

Korea

Busan International Film Festival

  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016

Lithuania

Krieves/Vilniaus LGBT+ Festival

  • Coming To – 2016

Mexico

Corto Creativo

  • JKTV – 2015

Moralia Film Festival

  • Casa Caracol – 2015

Morbido Film Fest

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2014

Stuff Fest

  • Prettyface – 2016

Netherlands

Imagine Film Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

  • It’s Getting Dark / Уже темнеет – 2016

International Film Festival Rotterdam

  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016

Leiden International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Poland

American Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Russia

ArtDocFest

  • It’s Getting Darker – 2016

Singapore

Singapore International Film Festival

  • On the Origin of Fear – 2016 (Special Mention)

Slovenia

Grossmann Fantastic Film & Wine Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

Spain

Sitges

  • Hum – 2015
  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2014

Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Comunidad Valenciana

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

Sweden

Stockholm International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015

STOCKmotion Film Festival

  • Frukosten – 2016

Switzerland

Lorcarno Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

United Kingdom

London FrightFest Film Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2014

United States

15 Short Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Atlanta Film Festival

  • Can You Dig This? – 2016
  • Treeples – 2016
  • Fabbriciazione – 2016

Alabama Black Film Festival

  • One Small Step – 2012

Alamo City Film Festival

  • Coming To – 2016

Atlanta Underground Film Festival

  • JKTV – 2015

Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival

  • Retake – 2016

Austin Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Austin Revolution Film Festival

  • Sketches – 2016

Belin Film Festival

  • Prettyface – 2016

Big Apple Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Big Eddy Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016

Brooklyn Film Festival

  • Peter Pan Bakery – 2014

Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival

  • Screamers – 2016

Chicago Critics Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2016

Cinetopia International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Cleveland International Film Festival

  • Can You Dig This? – 2016

Columbia Gorge Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016

Cucalorus Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016
  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Dances with Film

  • Coming To – 2015

Doc Sunback Film Festival

  • Sketches – 2016

Fantastic Fest

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2014

Frameline

  • Retake – 2016

Fields Festival

  • David Fair is King – 2016

First Friday Film Festival

  • Sketches – 2016 (Audience Choice Award)

Free State Film Festival

  • Courtesan – 2015

Gig Harbor Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Green Bay International Film Festival

  • Legend of Amba – 2016

Hollyshorts

  • Coming To – 2015
  • Passport – 2015
  • Bliss Blue – 2016 (Screening Series)

Hollywood Black Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2017

Hollywood Comedy Shorts Film Festival

  • Relationship Goals – 2016
  • Catatonico – 2016

Honolulu Film Awards

  • Coming To – 2015

Independent Film Festival Boston

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Indie Street Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016
  • Auld Lang Syne – 2016 (Audience Award, Feature Film)

International Black Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2016 (Best Children’s Film)

Kansas City FilmFest

  • Courtesan – 2015
  • Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl – 2015
  • Sketches – 2016

Kansas City LGBT Film Festival

  • Retake – 2016

LA Femme Film Festival

  • Prettyface – 2016

LA Film Awards

  • Sketches – 2016 (Best Student Film)

LA Shorts Fest

  • Prettyface – 2016

LA Shorts Awards

  • Wannabe – 2016 (Best Editing)

Laughlin International Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Lone Star Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Long Beach QFilm Festival

  • Retake – 2016

Los Angeles Film Festival

  • Can You Dig This? – 2015
  • Visiting Day – 2016

Louisiana International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Malibu International Film Festival

  • Prettyface – 2016 (Best Actress in a Leading Role)

Mammoth Lakes Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016

Monmouth Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Montclair Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Montgomery Film Festival

  • One Small Step – 2012

Nantucket Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016

Nashville Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Naples International Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Nightmares Film Festival

  • Screamers – 2016

No Budget Film Festival

  • JKTV – 2015

North Carolina Gay + Lesbian Film Festival

  • Retake – 2016

NYLA International Film Festival

  • Prettyface – 2016

Omaha International Film Festival

  • Courtesan – 2015

Orlando Film Festival

  • Auld Lang Syne – 2016

Outfest

  • Retake – 2016

Palm Springs LGBT Film Festival

  • Retake – 2016

Pan-African Film Festival

  • Aquarium – 2016

Pasadena International Film Festival

  • Legend of Amba – 2016

Phoenix International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

Phoenix Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Plaza Classic Film Festival

  • By the River – 2016

Portland Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Praxis Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2017

QFlix Philadelphia

  • Retake – 2016

Rhode Island International Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

River’s Edge Film Festival

  • JKTV – 2015

Rooftop Films

  • Small Talk – 2016

Roxbury Film Festival

  • Visting Day – 2016

San Antonio Film Festival

  • One Small Step – 2013

San Diego International Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

San Francisco Black Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2016

San Francisco International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Sarasota Film Festival

  • Brand: A Second Coming – 2015

Savannah Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Seattle International Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

SF IndieFest

  • Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 2015

Sidewalk Film Festival

  • Bliss Blue – 2016
  • By The River – 2016
  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Slamdance Film Festival

  • Courtesan – 2015
  • Coming To – 2015
  • Redux 20 – 2015
  • Isobel – 2015
  • An Unexpected Farewell – 2015
  • The Dammed – 2015
  • Salt Wound – 2015
  • The Perilous Fight – 2015
  • Aquarium – 2015
  • JKTV – 2015
  • Passport – 2015
  • The Character Study – 2015
  • Finger Guns – 2015
  • Alphaville: Remix – 2015
  • Love & I – 2015
  • Treeples – 2016
  • Glenda – 2016
  • Charades – 2016
  • Sketches – 2016
  • Tracking Alewives for the Passamaquoddy – 2016
  • Small Talk – 2016
  • You Will Find A Way – 2016
  • Eyes of the City – 2016
  • David Fair is the King – 2016
  • Sun Valley – 2016
  • God Wrest His Soul – 2016
  • B+A – 2016
  • Girl with a Mustache – 2016
  • Sans Titre – 2016
  • Ford Clitaurus – 2017

Southern Short Awards

  • The Boots – 2016 (achievement in cinematography, achievement in production design, achievement in directing, achievement in editing, achievement in music, achievement in screenwriting, genre: comedy)

Studio City International Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2016
  • Screamers – 2016

Sundance Film Festival

  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, 2015

Sun Valley Film Festival

  • Prettyface – 2016

SXSW Film Festival

  • Brand: A Second Coming – 2015
  • Sir Doug and the Texas Cosmic Groove – 2015
  • Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop Shaking His Leg – 2016
  • Festival Bumpers – 2015

Tacoma Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Tallgrass Film Festival

  • JKTV – 2015

Tally/Shorts Film Festival

  • The Boots – 2017 (Winner: Kids’ Favorite)

Telluride Horror Show Film Festival

  • Screamers – 2016

Traverse City Film Festival

  • Small Talk – 2016

Tribeca Film Festival

  • Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop Shaking His Leg – 2016
  • Wannabe – 2016

Twin Cities Film Festival

  • Wannabe – 2016

Utopia Film Festival

  • Legend of Amba – 2015

Virginia Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016

Williamsburg International Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016 (Best Film, Best Director)

Wisconsin Film Festival

  • Me, Earl, and the Dying GIrl – 2015

Women Underground Film Festival

  • Coming To – 2015

Y’allywood Film Festival

  • 6 Love Stories – 2016