Etheria June 11, 2016 at The Aero Theatre

Etheria Film Night 2016 on June 11 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica was a massive success. Click here to see the lineup, and check out the videos and photos below for a small taste of how the event went! Thank you to our Sponsors, our Audience, and our Filmmakers!

Jackie Kong was awarded the 2016 Etheria Inspiration Award for being an amazing genre director.

The 2016 Etheria Jury Award went to Jill Gevargizian’s horror short THE STYLIST. THE STYLIST also took home the 2016 Audience Award, followed closely by Mindy Bledsoe’s dark comedy HARD BROADS in second place.

Olga Osorio’s science fiction time-travel tale RESTART was awarded the ISA STORY AWARD for best narrative.

Toy Lei’s thrilling action short BOXER won the Artemis Award for Best Action.

Watch the videos below to see Jill Gevargizian accepting awards for THE STYLIST from the fine people at Girls and Corpses Magazine and from filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska.

Additional coverage and red carpet photos will be posted on our press page as they come in. Congrats to all of the filmmakers and our amazing staff and volunteers!

Fantastic photographer Al Ortega has already given us these amazing images on Getty Images:

But you can check out these photos taken by all of YOU and our attendees at the Magnolia pre-party on June 10 and the Feature and Shorts showcases on June 11 at the Aero while we wait for the rest of the professional photos to come out!


Check out our 2016 filmmaker portraits at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California right here:

Etheria Filmmakers 2016