Festival Award Winners:
Best Film: THIS IS MY TENNIS
Best Sound & Music: WE ARE ONE OCEAN
Best Animation: COCONUT CLUNK
Best Director: WIN(D) OVER CANCER
Best Cinematography: SUNNYSIDE
Watch the Audience Feedback Videos for each film:
THIS IS MY TENNIS, 24min., USA, Tennis Documentary
Tennis, for over a century, has been one of the most elite and glamorized sports in the world. This makes it one of the most difficult individual sports to succeed in. With more than 100,000 kids competing in junior tournaments by the age of 15, less than 300 young prospects will ever make it to a professional tournament in the U.S. This Is My Tennis examines the journey, the cost, and the hardships that some of the top young prospects in the U.S are facing along with revealing the sacrifices families make in order to give their kids an opportunity to fulfill their dreams. Only the strong will survive – This Is My Tennis
WE ARE ONE OCEAN, 3min., USA, Surfing Documentary
For Dr. Cliff Kapono, words fail to describe how much the ocean means to him. It is bigger than his culture and greater than his profession. Nature has given him everything and he needs the ocean to survive. Join him in signing the petition to protect our one ocean. weareoneocean.org #weareoneocean
COCONUT CLUNK, 4min., USA, Baseball Animation
Coaching parents butt heads until a curveball, ole lucky number two, makes a seemingly innocent pee-wee baseball practice turn unforgettable.
WIN(D) OVER CANCER, 9min., USA, Sailing Inspiration
Follow our crew of kids as they compete in an offshore sailboat race to raise awareness & money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
SUNNYSIDE, 23min., Japan, Skiing Action
Sideshow presents 3rd Ski Movie, the final segment of a trilogy
Urban Street and Powder in Japan.