UTOPIA

A young woman wakes up from a coma in Uganda.

And, no, nothing is really as it seems.

Utopia: "an imagined place..."                                                                                                                                                  

A Surreal Drama (Runtime 15:10mins)

 

Winner -- Best Cinematography, 2020 Summer in the South Film Festival

Winner -- Best Short Film, 2019 Raleigh Film and Arts Festival, N.C.

Winner -- Lukas Hassel Writer-Director Award, 2019 Austin Revolution Film Festival

Winner -- Best Editing, 2019 Black Women Film Network Film Festival, Atlanta

Winner -- Best Trailer, 2019 Annual CPH Film Festival, Coppenhagen

Winner -- Sergeant's Award, Best Production & Best F/X (Short Film Category), 2019 Prison City Film Festival, Texas

Winner -- Best Cinematography, 2019 Los Angeles Feedback Film Festival

Winner -- Best Short Film, 2018 Montreal Black Film Festival, Quebec

Winner -- Film of the Month, June 2018 Edition, The Monthly Film Festival, Glasgow

Winner -- Best Director, June 2018 Edition, The Monthly Film Festival, Glasgow

Winner -- Best Cinematography, June 2018 Edition, The Monthly Film Festival, Glasgow

Winner -- Best LGBT Short Film, 2018 Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival

Winner -- Honorary Award in Editing, 2018 The Independent Cinema Showcase

Honorable Mention -- Sound Design, October 2018 Edition, Queen Palm Film Festival

Nominee, Best Female Actor (Devin McCarthy as Angel, L.A.) -- The Monthly Film Festival, Glasgow

Nominee, Best Female Supporting Actor (Makha Mthembu as Angel, Uganda) -- Open World Toronto Film Festival, Canada

Finalist, 2019 I Filmmaker International Film Festival, Palamos, Cataluna

Finalist, 2019 My Love Michelle Short Film Festival

Finalist, 2019 Olympus Film Festival Los Angeles

Finalist, 2018 Filmfest Düsseldorf, Germany

Finalist, 2018 Small Axe @Tolpuddle Radical Film Festival 2018, Dorchester, UK

Finalist, 2018 Move Me Productions Film Festival, Belgium

​Finalist, 2018 Near Nazareth Film Festival, Israel

Semi Finalist, 2019 Best Short Fest, Ontario,Canada

Semi Finalist, 2019 Moondance Film Festival, Boulder

Semi Finalist, 2019 FirstGlance Los Angeles Film Festival

Semi Finalist, 2018 Sunday Shorts Film Festival, London, UK

Semi Finalist, 2018 Open World Toronto Film Festival, Canada

Semi Finalist, 2018 Los Angeles CineFest

Official Selection, 2020 Atlanta Women's Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 BLOW-UP International Arthouse Film Festival, Chicago

Official Selection, 2019 Lebanese International Film Festival, Beruit

Official Selection, 2019 Golden Door International Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 Charlotte Film Festival, N.C.

Official Selection, 2019 Georgia Shorts Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 San Fransisco Black Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase, France

Official Selection, 2019 Korea Queer Film Festival, South Korea

Official Selection, 2019 New Filmmakers NY Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 Black Women Film Network Film Festival, Atlanta

Official Selection, 2019 Queen City Cinephiles Independent Film Screening & Discussion, NC

Official Selection, 2019 Katra Film Series, New York

Official Selection, 2019 (Febuary In Focus: Black Cinema) New Filmmakers LA Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 Dumbo Film Festival, Brooklyn NY

Official Selection, 2019 Phoenix Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 Toronto Black Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 Cross Roads Film Festival, Mississippi

Official Selection, 2019 Voice in Black and White (WIM-Newark) Film Festival

Official Selection, 2019 SPE Media Film Festival, Cleveland

Official Selection, 2019 Film Strip International Film Festival, Lasi Romania

Official Selection, 2019 Hayti Heritage Film Festival, Durham

Official Selection, 2019 Short and Sweet Film Festival, Utah

Official Selection, 2018 Moving Pictures Film Festival, Belgium

Official Selection, 2018 Culver City Film Festival, L.A.

Official Selection, 2018 Short to the Point Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania

Official Selection, 2018 Moving Parts Film Festival, Belgium

Official Selection, 2018 Image+Nation Film Festival, Montreal, Quebec

​Official Selection, 2018 Short Stop International Film Festival, Romania

Official Selection, 2018 Queer Kampala International Film Festival, Uganda

Official Selection, 2018 Mind The Indie Film Festival, Bulgaria

Official Selection, 2018 Best Film Awards, Romania

Official Selection, 2018 HerStory Cinephilia Society

Official Selection, 2018 LGBT Toronto Film Festival

Official Selection, 2018 Bucharest Film Awards

Official Selection, 2018 Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest

Official Selection, 2018 International Festival of Cameramen "Golden Eye", Tbilisi, Georgia

Official Selection, 2018 Syracuse International Film Festival

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