Darius Shu Poster

Awards

Aesthetica Short Film Festival

2017 Nominee
Festival Prize
Nahemi Short Film Award
Pardaa (2017)
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AltFF Alternative Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Summer Award
Best Period Piece
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest

2018 Winner
May Award
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Nominee
May Award
Best Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Calcutta International Cult Film Festival

2017 Winner
Outstanding Achievement Award
Best Short Film
Pardaa (2017)
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Canada Shorts Film Festival

2019 Winner
Award of Excellence
His Hands (2019)
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Cannes Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Court Métrage
Short Film Corner
Khoj (2019)
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Cefalù Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Best Film Award
Best Short Film
Bulletproof (2017)

European Cinematography Awards

2018 Winner
Jury Prize
Best Short Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Festigious International Film Festival

2018 Winner
Festival Award
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Winner
June Award
Best Narrative Short
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Nominee
Festival Award
Best Picture
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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First-Time Filmmaker Sessions

2019 Nominee
Short Live Action Narrative
Best Short Film
His Hands (2019)
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Gold Movie Awards

2018 Winner
July Award
Best Experimental Film
His Hands (2019)
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Best Cinematography
His Hands (2019)
Winner
April Award
Best Short
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)

HollyShorts Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Jury Selection Award
Best Period Piece
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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InShort Film Festival

2019 Nominee
Festival Prize
Best Short Film
Bulletproof (2017)
2018 Nominee
Festival Prize
Best Short Film
White Balance: The Grape (2017)

Kerry Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Festival Prize
Short Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Largo Film Awards

2018 Winner
April Award
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Nominee
April Award
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)

London International Motion Pictures Award

2019 Nominee
London International Motion Pictures Award
Best Narrative / Fiction UK Short Film
His Hands (2019)
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Los Angeles Cinefest

2019 Nominee
Short Film Award
Semi-Finalist
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

2020 Nominee
LAIFF January Award
Best Drama Short
Mical (2020)
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2018 Winner
LAIFF May Award
Best Drama Short
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Best Drama Short
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Nominee
LAIFF May Award
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)

New Renaissance Film Festival

2018 Winner
Festival Award
Best Debut Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Nominee
Festival Award
Best Debut Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Oniros Film Awards

2020 Winner
Honorable Mention
Best Short Film
Mical (2020)
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Nominee
January Monthly Edition
Best Short Film
Mical (2020)
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2018 Winner
June Monthly Edition
Best Noir Film
His Hands (2019)
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Winner
April Monthly Edition
Best Short Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Nominee
April Monthly Edition
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Nominee
June Monthly Edition
Best Silent Film
His Hands (2019)
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Best Cinematography
His Hands (2019)

Queen Palm International Film Festival

2019 Winner
Gold Award
Best Short Film - Silent
His Hands (2019)
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Winner
Silver Award
Best Cinematography
His Hands (2019)
Winner
Bronze Award
Best Editor
His Hands (2019)
Best Director
His Hands (2019)
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Nominee
June Award
Best Cinematography
His Hands (2019)
Best Cinematography
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
Best Director
His Hands (2019)
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Best Editor
His Hands (2019)

Sarajevo Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Best Short Film
Bulletproof (2017)

Short to the Point International Film Festival

2019 Nominee
October Award
Best Drama
Tainted

Student Academy Awards, USA

2018 Nominee
Student Academy Award
Narrative
Khoj (2019)
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2017 Nominee
Student Academy Award
Narrative
Pardaa (2017)
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Sydney Indie Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Festival Award
Best Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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2017 Nominee
Festival Award
Best Drama
Pardaa (2017)
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The Lift-Off Sessions

2020 Nominee
Best Short Film
Mical (2020)
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2018 Nominee
Best Short Film
Secret Child: The Bridge (2018)
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Tribeca Film Festival

2019 Nominee
Best Narrative Short
His Hands (2019)
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