Award of Excellence – “Always” (USA)

Title: Always
Runtime: 11 min
Country: USA
Director: Sam Zapiain
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: December, 2018

Synopsis: The story of “Always” follows Alex, a young mid-twenties storyboard artist, as he experiences night terrors that have intentionally shaped his sleeping patterns. Visited by “humanoid” nightmares that arrive in the form of silhouettes, Alex attempts to decipher their personal visit to him.