Eliaz Rodriguez

International-Award-Winning Filmmaker from Chicago

AWARDS

awards won for "Think Twice"

  • Best International Comedy Film - Cardiff Mini [Budget ] Film Fest 2016 - Cardiff, Wales 
  • Emerging Artist Award - Twister Alley Film Festival (MovieMaker Magazine's top 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee) 2017 - Woodward, OK
  • Best Director - Portland Comedy Film Festival 2016 - Portland, OR
  • Best Director - Big Easy Comedy Film Festival 2017 - New Orleans, LA
  • Best Short Film - Middle Coast Film Festival 2016 - Bloomington, IN
  • Best Short Film - Houston Comedy Film Festival 2016 - Houston, TX
  • Best Afterlaugh Comedy Film - Grenada Afterglow Film Festival 2016 - Grenada, MS 
  • Best Comedy Short Film Audience Award - Chicago Comedy Film Festival 2016 - Chicago, IL
  • Best Concept - Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival 2016 - Asbury Park, NJ
  • Best Domestic Film - Another Independent International Film Festival 2017 - Eau Claire, WI 

Awards for other films

  • Best Micro-Short Film "Tinder in Real Life" - Austin Comedy Short Film Festival 2015  - Austin, TX
  • Best of Fest for "Beverly" - Indie Incubator Film Festival 2014 - Chicago, IL
  • Best in Show for "Beverly" - CinemaMinima Artist Residency Competition 2013 - Chicago, IL

Emerging Artist Award - Twister Alley Film Festival Director's Choice 

Best Concept - "Hang Onto Your Shorts" Film Festival 

Best Director - Portland Comedy Film Festival. Eliaz trying to keep his cool as he wins his first Best Director Award.

Best International Comedy Short Film - Cardiff Mini Film Festival Judge/BAFTA Winner Keri Collins on Eliaz's film "Think Twice"