Shrieking Tree
Members of Shrieking Tree pose at the 48 Hour Film Project awards.

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.

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

Jeff & Jeff

  • Official Selection

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

Tender Tides

  • Nominations

    • Best Micro Short at Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, 2017
      Austin, TX
  • Official Selection

    • Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, 2017
      Austin, TX
    • 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

The Eye

  • Runner Up Best Film

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

    • 2017 Comedy Shorts Film Festival
      Missoula, MT
    • Salute Your Shorts Fest 2017
      Los Angeles, CA
    • Interrobang Festival 2017
      Des Moines, IA
    • DSM Film Society Open Screen Night 2015
      Des Moines, IA
    • RADplay 2017
      Iowa City, 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

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

Whistle Boys

  • Official Selection

    RADplay 2017
    Iowa City, IA

Heartless

  • Runner Up Audience Choice

    Group A
    48 Hour Film Project 2015
    Austin, TX