|Winner: BEST DIRECTOR NARRATIVE SHORT |
|Cast: ||Bates Wilder, Courtland Jones, Eric Lutes|
|Crew: ||Executive Producers: Alvaro Congosto, Michael Callahan - Producers: Michael Callahan - Screenwriters: Samuel Laskey - Cinematographer: Jim Dandee - Editor: Alvaro Congosto - Composer: Mateo Rodo
October 30th, 1938. During Orson Welles' infamous radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, a lonely man tries to bond with a panicked young woman as they fearfully wait for the end of the world together.
Álvaro Congosto is an independent filmmaker located in the East Coast of the United States. His latest short film, The Suitor, was awarded the filmmakers from Spain prize by EGEDA, same as Best Director in Queens World Film Festival, Best Short Film in New Jersey International Film Festival and a dozen more of principal awards and more than 80 festival selections, including Top international festivals such as Montreal World Film Festival, USA Film Festival and Fort Lauderdale Film Festival. Álvaro Congosto is a Fulbright grantee and also teaches Film Production classes at Boston University and works as a freelance editor and cinematographer.
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