Awards and Prizes

awards and prizes BS Best Shorts 24k gold statue


Best Shorts Competition Statuette

The Best Shorts statuette is a 24K gold-plated statue mounted on a piano finished base of rosewood.  The Best Shorts statuette is manufactured by the company that makes the world’s most prestigious and celebrated awards, the Oscar and the Emmy!  The statuette  is truly a work of art. Each Best of Show winner will receive one free Best Shorts statuette. Other winners may order a statuette for themselves and their team.


Best Shorts will send press releases to national media outlets representing thousands of recipients as well as a database of 40,000 industry professionals.

In-Kind Prize

$1,500 Studio Award

Random Original Productions, an official production company of Best Shorts, is generously providing a production house opportunity in-kind valued at up to $1,500 to one Best Shorts winning filmmaker each year. The purpose of the sponsorship is to support filmmakers and the larger film community. The lucky filmmaker will receive access to a studio for three, twelve-hour production days. The studio is located in Everett, Washington. The winning filmmaker must travel to Everett at their own expense to utilize the prize and must use the award within two years. This is not a cash prize, rather it is for use of Random Original facilities. LINK

Free Video Blocks account for a year!

The Best of Show winner will have a free videoblocks account for one year!  This great service allows the filmmaker to have access to thousands of high quality images, video footage and royalty-free music.

Annual Humanitarian Award

Each year, Best Shorts Competition grants its Annual Humanitarian Award to a filmmaker for dedicated service to social justice, humanitarian causes or environmental issues. The recipient will receive a beautiful 24k gold plated statue!

Digital downloads

Free digital downloads of Best Shorts Competition laurels will be made available to all winners.

Best Shorts stickerGold foil Stickers 

Stickers are available for purchase  to include on your DVD case and other marketing materials.

Personalized Press Release

Best Shorts Competition will provide awardees with a fill-in-the-blanks press release that they can use to create their own publicity.


Gold foil stickers are $40 per 100 stickers

Statuette:  24k gold statuettes are $375 per statuette. Shipping is free within the United States. International orders will be charged a $65 shipping fee.

If you are an Best Shorts Competition winner  – Congratulations! Click here to order your statuettes.