Full Circle Competition

Congratulations to the winners of Full Circle Competition, Filmaka's 11th competition of the new season!

1st Place Winner ($2500 ): Pedram Noori for "17Hours"
2nd Place Winner ($1500 ): Gwai Lou for "Full Circle"
3rd Place Winner: ($750 ) Jared Walker for "A Man And His Mother"

The three winners receive cash prizes and are eligible to participate in Filmaka's Final Competition to win a chance to make a fully-financed feature film.

"Original films, fresh interpretations, and unique voices. Good job! -Deepak Nayar

"Filmaka has once again assembled a wonderfully eclectic collection of diverse voices. The overall quality of the filmmaking is excellent. Thank you Filmaka and filmmakers for sharing your gifts!" -Raja Gosnell

17Hours BY Pedram Noori
Contest Name: Full Circle Submission Date :03-26-2019, Uploaded By : Tiyam Yabandeh
Directed By :  Pedram Noori, Director,,
Inspiration: short film (17 Hours) based on a last moment of a ten years old girl named Julia who has been under the earthquake collapse in inverted position for 17hours in Italy.


Darius Smith

Love the concept!

Todd Korgan

Some nice technique and imagery

Raja Gosnell
{Jury Member}

Great concept. Haunting imagery. The entire piece is beautifully realized.
17Hours-Pedram 17Hours
Directed By Pedram

First Place $2500
Full Circle-Gwai Full Circle
Directed By Gwai

Second Place $1500
A Man And His Mother-Jared A Man And His Mother
Directed By Jared

Third Place $750