Winners have been announced for the inaugural Disability Film Challenge. The 48 hour competition gave participants just two days to complete production of a short film on the topic of disability. The purpose was to incorporate more disabled film makers, writers, directors and actors into the business. The winners are as follows:
Best Film – “Hands Down” by John Lawson
Best Actor – Rachel Handler, “Disabilidates”
The winning films will screen at the TCL Chinese Theaters in Hollywood during the HollyShorts Film Festival, August 14-23.