Kid Gloves

Award-winning Short Film

At the end of 2016, a team of young filmmakers created a compelling 10-minute film based on one of DJ Connell's short stories. ‘Kid Gloves’ premiered at the Earls Court Film Festival where it won Best Short Film and went on to win multiple international awards (above). The film was adapted to screen and directed by Julia Hart and stars Joanna Brookes (The Tunnel, In the Loop) and Susan Wokoma (Crazyhead, Chewing Gum, Crashing). In 2018, the film triumphed in the United States where it won several prestigious awards.

 

Awards & Official Selections

Official Crown Selection 2019 - Queen Palm Film Festival
Nominated 2019 'Best Editing' - Queen Palm Film Festival
Nominated 2019 'Best Cinematography' - Queen Palm Film Festival
Nominated 2019 'Best Writer' - Queen Palm Film Festival
Winner 2019 Platinum Award 'Best Cinematography' - Royal Wolf Film Awards
Winner 2019 Gold Award 'Best Female Filmmaker' - Royal Wolf Film Awards
Winner 2019 Gold Award 'Best Editing' - Royal Wolf Film Awards
Winner 2019 Gold Award 'Best Drama Short' - Royal Wolf Film Awards

Winner 2018 Best Drama Short, Best Woman Filmmaker, Best Editing, Best Cinematography – Royal Wolf Film Awards, United States

Winner 2018 Best Narrative, Best Editing, Best Cinematography – Top Shorts Film Festival, United States

Winner 2018 Best Drama, Best Original Story, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Actress (Joanna Brookes) – New York Film Awards

Winner 2017 Best Editing and An Honourable Mention: Inspirational – Los Angeles Film Awards

Official Selection 2017 – Los Angeles Film Awards

Winner 2017 Best European Film – European Cinematography AWARDS (ECA), Poland

Winner 2017 Diamond Award Best Editing – LA Shorts Awards, LA

Winner 2017 Platinum Award Best Short Film – LA Shorts Awards, LA

Winner 2017 Platinum Award Best Cinematography – LA Shorts Awards, LA

Winner 2017 Gold Award, Best Actor (Female – Susan Wokoma) – LA Shorts Awards, LA

FINALIST 2017 – BLOW- UP · International Arthouse Film Festival, Chicago

Official Selection 2017 – London International Short Film Festival, London

Winner Award of Excellence – Editing, Cinematography, Best Short and Post Production, Best Shorts, California 

Nominated 2017 – Best Short Drama, London International Story First Film Festival 

Winner Best Short Film, Van Gogh Award – Amsterdam Film Festival, Netherlands

Official Selection 2017 – CATE Film Festival, Santa Monica, California

Official Selection 2017 – Berlin Independent Film Festival, Berlin

Winner, Best Editing 2017 – Monkey Tree Film Awards (IMDB Accredited)

Nominated, Best Cinematography 2017 – Monkey Tree Film Awards (IMDB Accredited)

Official Selection 2016 – London Golden Scout Film Awards, London

Official Selection 2016 – Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest, Romania

Winner Best Short Film 2016 – London, Film Awards, London

Nominated Best Actress 2016 – Ouchy Film Festival, Switzerland

Winner Best Short Film 2016 – Earl's Court Film Festival, London

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