Shrieking Tree

Filmmaking Awards & Film Festival Selections

We’ve won awards for many of our shorts and commercials, and you can take a look at some of the award winning short films here. You can also see selections for film festivals across the country to see where each film has been screened.

Note to Self

  • This film made in association with DEFT
  • Runner Up Best Film

    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Director

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Actor

    Eric Allan
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Editing

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Audience Choice

    Group B
    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Use of Line of Dialogue

    48 Hour Film Project 2018
    Des Moines, IA

Brodown

  • Official Selection

    • Killer Valley Comedy Film Festival
      Ashland, OR
    • Philly Sketchfest Comedy Film Festival
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Austin Short Comedy Film Festival
      Austin, TX

    Tender Tides

    • Nominations

      • Best Micro Short at Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, 2017
        Austin, TX
      • Best Micro Short at Oregon Short Film Festival, 2018
        Portland, OR
      • Best Animated Short at Oregon Short Film Festival, 2018
        Portland, OR
    • Official Selection

      • Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, 2017
        Austin, TX
      • Oregon Short Film Festival, 2018
        Portland, OR
      • 2017 Comedy Shorts Film Festival
        Missoula, MT
      • RADplay 2017
        Iowa City, IA

    This Week in Fear

    • Official Selection

      • DSM Film Society Open Screen Night 2017
        Des Moines, IA

    Whistle Boys

    • Official Selection

      ISA Short Film Showcase 2018
      Des Moines, IA
    • Official Selection

      RADplay 2017
      Iowa City, IA

The Breadwinner

  • 2nd Runner Up Best Film

    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Des Moines, IA
  • Runner Up Best Director

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Actor

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Writing

    Eric Allan, Justin Norman, Wesley Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Des Moines, IA
  • Audience Choice

    Group B
    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Des Moines, IA
  • Official Selection

    • ISA Short Film Showcase 2016
      Des Moines, IA
    • DSM Film Society Open Screen Night 2015
      Des Moines, IA

The Wash

  • Runner Up Best Film

    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Chicago, IL
  • Best Sound Design

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Chicago, IL
  • Audience Choice

    Group A
    48 Hour Film Project 2014
    Chicago, IL

About a Film

  • Best Use of Resources

    48 Hour Film Project 2012
    Des Moines, IA

The Payment

  • Official Selection

    RADplay 2017
    Iowa City, IA

Beyond Expectations (Advertisement)

  • Outstanding Social Media Execution

    Iowa Tourism Awards 2015

Heartless

  • Runner Up Audience Choice

    Group A
    48 Hour Film Project 2015
    Austin, TX

The Eye

  • Runner Up Best Film

    Super Short Shorts
    Salute Your Shorts Fest 2017
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Official Selection

    • Snowdance Independent Film Festival 2017
      Germany
    • CK Film Festival
      Long Island, NY
    • Philly Sketchfest Comedy Film Festival
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Killer Valley Comedy Film Festival
      Ashland, OR
    • 2017 Comedy Shorts Film Festival
      Missoula, MT
    • Salute Your Shorts Fest 2017
      Los Angeles, CA
    • ISA Short Film Showcase
      Des Moines, IA
    • Interrobang Festival 2017
      Des Moines, IA
    • DSM Film Society Open Screen Night 2015
      Des Moines, IA
    • RADplay 2017
      Iowa City, IA

Twig

  • Best Editing

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2017
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Acting

    Kim Scarfe
    48 Hour Film Project 2017
    Des Moines, IA

Paved

  • Best Editing

    Justin Norman
    48 Hour Film Project 2016
    Des Moines, IA
  • Audience Choice

    Group B
    48 Hour Film Project 2016
    Des Moines, IA

Rise of the Wuffins

  • Audience Choice

    Group C
    48 Hour Film Project 2013
    Des Moines, IA
  • Best Use of Prop

    48 Hour Film Project 2013
    Des Moines, IA
  • Runner Up Best Director

    Tom Rapp
    48 Hour Film Project 2013
    Des Moines, IA

Jeff & Jeff

  • Official Selection

    • DSM Film Society Open Screen Night 2016
      Des Moines, IA