Finalists announced in third annual Short Movie Awards

PlanetOut Partners Inc. has announced the finalists of the third annual Short Movie Awards, presented by HBO in association with the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. A celebrity jury will award $7,500 in cash prizes, and visitors to who view the finalists will vote on audience awards. All awards will be presented on May 4 at a special ceremony during the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Here is a complete list of finalists:

Animation: Chutzpah! (Fanny Jacobson); Frame, Frame Fierce (Shawn Atkins); Ladies Tea (Paula J. Durette); Memoria Mortalis (Rose Bond); The Travelling Eye of the Blue Cat (Shawn Atkins)

Comedy: Breaking Up Really Sucks (Jennifer McGlone); Evie Harris: Shining Star (Dennis Hensley and Jack Plotnick); Glaadiator (Luka Pecel); (Steven Sprung); Interviews With My Next Girlfriend (Cassandra Nicolaou)

Drama: The Confession (Carl Pfirman); Cyberslut (Jonathan Gann); Safe Journey (S. Leo Chiang); Stuck (Jamie Babbit); Title IX.L (Jennifer McGlone)

Documentary: About Vivien (Kathy Sport); For Straights Only (Vismita Gupta-Smith); Losing Lois (Julie Hill, Kathy Richter, Barbara Rosenthal); Madonnalogue (Mark McCormick); Naming Prairie (Alexandra Juhasz)

Experimental: Broken (Eve Bregman); DYKE: Just Be It (Desiree Lim); Historia de amor en baño publico (Love Story in a Public Restroom) (Pablo Oliverio); Phallocy (Jay Sennett); Sappho on Fire (J.M. Magrini)