2018 Winner: Honorable Mention

Daydreamer (2017) – USA

Daydreamer features a student who, while falling asleep in class, is awoken by the teacher and is told to do a problem on the board that he doesn’t know how to solve. Embarrassed, the student daydreams of entering a cloud kingdom, where he learns to overcome challenges before waking up.

Director Kat Garrido is a high school junior from Gastonia, North Carolina, currently attending Gaston Day School. She loves making films just as much as sharing them with others. Kat looks towards a future filled with working in and around film.