The NoHu International Short Film Festival is dedicated to screening the best short films and independent feature films from around the world.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Winners of the 2019 NoHu International Short Film Festival

12th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival

Best Film
“Mercy of God”
Directed by Amartya Bhattacharyya

Best Producer
Priyanka Ghosh Roy
“Mercy of God”

Best Director
Amartya Bhattacharyya
“Mercy of God”

Best Cinematography
Amartya Bhattacharyya
“Mercy of God”

Best Editing
Amartya Bhattacharyya
“Mercy of God”

Judge’s Special Recognition
Awarded for Creativity
“Leaping Curiosity”
By Marblejam Kids

Best Documentary Short
“Jose Maria Arguedas, Un Misterio Que Nos AcompaƱa”
Directed by Ricardo Bacallao
Produced by Luis Meneses 

Best Actress
Ashley Tobias
“Soul Exchange”

Best Actor
Alexandru Aldea
“Crazy for the Blonde”

Best Screenplay
Joseph Cantatore & Frank Gigante
“Soul Exchange”

Best Original Score
Kisaloy Roy
“Mercy of God”

Best Song
“A Real World of Make Believe”
Written by Mike Boldt & Phil Gallo
Performed by Dez Manku

Best Sound Design
Dexter Fenner
“He Too”

Best Make-up/SFX 
Samantha Luongo
“He Too”

Best Hair & Make-up
Alexandra Faye Sadeghian
“Crazy for the Blonde”

Best Set Design
Ryan C. Scott 
“Crazy for the Blonde”

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


We are proud to announce the Finalists for the 12th Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival.   The films will be screened this Friday, October 11, 2019 at the William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 - 15th Street, Union City, NJ.  Red Carpet at 7:00 PM and Screening of Finalists & Awards Ceremony commencing at 8:00 PM.  Free Admission.  Everyone is invited.

Mercy of God
by Amartya Bhattacharyya

by David Ambrose

The Lost Sister
by Larry Rosen

Leaping Curiosity
by Marblejam Kids

Soul Exchange 
by Melvin Hernandez

Crazy for the Blonde
by Mark Clauburg

He Too
by Eline Leslie Meier

Jose Maria Arguedas
Un Misterio Que Nos Separa
by Ricardo Bacallao