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an eight minute HD art video showcasing six novels. 

This digital format of poetic storytelling inspires viewers to rediscover great literature

Nancy Gifford Video Art Awards Imaginary Novels




American Filmatic Arts Awards   Winner Best Video Art Animation, Nancy Gifford, Director 2017


California Film Awards Diamond    Winner Best Experimental December 2016


Hollywood International Moving Pictures     Winner Best Experimental

  Film Festival and Screening Raleigh Studios Mary Pickford Theater Los Angeles June 2016

Paris Play Film Festival    Winner Best Experimental and Annual Winner BEST of the YEAR 2016

  Screening Paris, France  July 2016 & July 2017


Santa Barbara Fine Arts Film Festival    Winner Best Experimental 

  Screening Santa Barbara June 2016

Los Angeles International Independent Film Festival    Winner Best Experimental

         Screening Raleigh Studios Mary Pickford Theater Los Angeles  July 2016

International Independent Film Awards    Silver Winner Best Experimental July 2016

Hollywood Screenings Film Festival   Semi-Finalist Experimental Short December 2016

IndieFEST Film Awards La Jolla    Award of Merit Special Purpose Productions August 2016

Los Angeles Cinefest   Finalist June 2016

TMC London Film Festival Finalist April 2017

Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest Award Nominee  Finalist Experimental August 2016

Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest Award Nominee  Finalist Animation August 2016


Oslo Independent Film Festival, November 2017


Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, June 2017


Polish International Film Festival, June 2017


St Petersburg Russia White Nights Film Festival and Screening, May 2017

TMC London Film Festival and Screening, April 2017

Berlin Independent Film Festival Experimental Short and Screening February 2017


Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest Experimental August 2016


Bucharest Shortcut Cinefest Animation August 2016


Largo Film Awards Official Selection Best Experimental Short & Review August 2016

London Independent Film Awards Official Selection January 2017


Miami Independent Film Festival Official Selection and Screening September 2016


Princeton Film Festival Bonus Online Short 2016


Roma Cinemadoc Official Selection International Short Film October 2016


The Short Film Awards SOFIE New York City Nominee Best Narrative Short Film

         and Screening at Symphony Space Theater NYC December 2016


Film Society of Little Rock Flipbook Animated Film Festival

         and Screening November 2016


Underground FilmFest Official Selection July 2016


ZAMOXIS Short Film Showcase and Screening Santa Monica November 2016

Nancy Gifford Art Imaginary Novels
Nancy Gifford Art Cleveland International Film Festival Review
Nancy Gifford Art Imaginary Novels
Nancy Gifford Art HOPE video

IMAGINARY NOVELS exhibited with LAMENT at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

September 2014 through January 2015

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