The Film Community: Awards and Honors for "The Response"
Academy Awards: 2010 Oscar Short List
"The Response" was short-listed for the 2010 Academy Awards in the Short Film (Live Action) category. Only ten films worldwide were selected for the short list. (Read more about "The Response" and the 2010 Oscar short list.)
American Bar Association (ABA) 2009 Silver Gavel Award
"The Response" was the recipient of the American Bar Association (ABA) 2009 Silver Gavel Award for Drama and Literature. Past recipients have included "12 Angry Men."
"This riveting 30-minute courtroom drama concisely illustrates the legal and ethical challenges of enemy detention in the war on terror."
(Read more about "The Response" and the 2009 ABA Silver Gavel Award.)
Winner: Politics on Film Audience Award
"The Response" received the Audience Award for Best Film at the 2009 Politics on Film festival in Washington, D.C. (Read more about "The Response" and the 2009 Politics on Film Audience Award.)
Participation in Other Film Festivals
DC Shorts Festival
**Special Jury Prize**
USA Film Festival in Dallas
* Athens International Film & Video Festival
* Florida Film Festival
* Cleveland Film Festival
Mammoth Film Festival
The Big Easy (New Orleans) Shorts Festival
Virginia Film Festival
* Rhode Island Film Festival
* L.A. International Short Film Festival
* Palm Springs International Short Film Festival
* Cinequest Film Festival
* Oscar qualifying festival.