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True Beauty This Night

Last night, Rhett Somers met the love of his life. Now all he has to do is convince her that she's the one. Not an easy feat considering how they met.

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Awards and nominations

1st Runner-up - Narrative Short Film
17 Jan | United States
3rd Place
1 Mar | United States
First Place
1 Mar | Australia
Bronze Star for Short Film
2 Apr – 5 Apr | United States
Best Short Film
30 May – 31 May | United States
Best Independent Short Film
4 Jun – 6 Jun | United States
Best Comedy Short Film
17 Jun – 21 Jun | United States
Best Comedy Short Film - Audience Award
17 Jun – 21 Jun | United States
Special Jury Mention
In the Palace: International Short Film Festival
20 Jun – 27 Jun | Bulgaria
Best Screenplay
Tofifest: International Film Festival
26 Jun – 3 Jul | Poland
Best American Spectrum Short Film
15 Jul – 25 Jul | United States
Best Short Film - Jury Award
23 Jul – 1 Aug | United States
Best Suspense/Thriller Short Film
14 Aug – 16 Aug | United States
2nd Place - Narrative Short Film
27 Aug – 30 Aug | United States
Honorable Mention - Comedy
31 Aug | United States
Best Independent Narrative
12 Sep – 13 Sep | Canada
People's Choice Award
Shortmoves International Short Film Festival
18 Sep – 19 Sep | Germany
Audience Favorite Comedy
19 Sep – 20 Sep | United States
Best Short Film
24 Sep – 27 Sep | United States
Best Short Film
8 Oct – 11 Oct | United States
Best Short Film
Moving Image Film Festival | 2009
16 Oct – 18 Oct | Canada
Runner-up - Best Screenplay
HDFest | 2009
20 Oct – 21 Oct | United States
Honorable Mention - Best Short Film
HDFest | 2009
20 Oct – 21 Oct | United States
Honorable Mention - Best Director
HDFest | 2009
20 Oct – 21 Oct | United States
Best Short Film
Yosemite Film Festival | 2009
23 Oct – 24 Oct | United States
Best Director - Shorts Too
Philadelphia
20 Oct – 25 Oct | United States
Audience Award - Shorts Too
Philadelphia
20 Oct – 25 Oct | United States
Special Jury Mention
3 Nov – 6 Nov | Greece
NOMINATION
Best Cinematography
31 Oct – 8 Nov | United States
NOMINATION
Best Short Film
31 Oct – 8 Nov | United States
Best Director
31 Oct – 8 Nov | United States
Best Fiction Short Film
5 Nov – 8 Nov | United States
NOMINATION
Best Male Performance (Dustin Seavey)
31 Oct – 8 Nov | United States
Audience Award
5 Nov – 15 Nov | United Kingdom
Best Comedy
13 Nov – 15 Nov | United States
Runner-up - Best Short Film
Asheville Film Festival | 2009
12 Nov – 15 Nov | United States
Best Micro Short Film
14 Nov – 20 Nov | United Kingdom
Best Short Film
1 Dec – 5 Dec | United States
Best Picture
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Soundtrack
30 Dec | United States
Best Actor (Dustin Seavey)
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Sound Design
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Screenplay
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Director
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Cinematography
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Actress (Meegan Michel)
30 Dec | United States
NOMINATION
Best Editing
30 Dec | United States
Best Comedy Fiction
5 Feb – 7 Feb | United States
Best of Festival
19 Feb – 21 Feb | United States
NOMINATION
Best Short Film
18 Feb – 21 Feb | United States
Best US Short Film
19 Feb – 21 Feb | United States
Best Narrative Short Film
2 Mar – 6 Mar | United States
Honorable Mention
3 Mar – 7 Mar | Canada
Best Short Film
6 Mar – 14 Mar | United States
Kinokneipe Prize
17 Mar – 24 Mar | Germany
Best Comedy Short Film - Audience Award
9 Apr – 11 Apr | United States
Best Short Film
8 Apr – 11 Apr | United States
Best Short Film - Drama - Audience Award
8 Apr – 11 Apr | United States
Special Jury Award - Comedy Romantic
9 Apr – 18 Apr | United States
Best Short Film
22 Apr – 24 Apr | United States
Best Short Film
20 Apr – 25 Apr | Puerto Rico
Best Narrative Short Film
19 Apr – 25 Apr | United States
Best International Short Film
23 Apr – 1 May | United Kingdom
Best Short Film
13 May – 15 May | United States
Best in Show
13 May – 15 May | United States
Best Actor (Dustin Seavey)
10 Jun – 20 Jun | Japan
Best of Show
FilmVideo: Mostra Internazionale del Cortometraggio | 2010
13 Jul – 17 Jul | Italy
Best of Fest
21 Jul – 24 Jul | United States
Best Director (Peter Besson)
6 Aug – 7 Aug | United States
Best Short Film
10 Sep – 19 Sep | United States
People's Choice - Fiction
30 Sep – 3 Oct | Greece
Best Short Film
20 Oct – 24 Oct | United States

Previous screenings

2009
17 Jan | Phoenix, United States
1st Runner-up - Narrative Short Film
27 Feb – 1 Mar | Beverly Hills, United States
1 Mar | Fort Lauderdale, United States
3rd Place
1 Mar | Randwick, Australia
First Place
1 Apr – 5 Apr | Beverly Hills, United States
2 Apr – 5 Apr | Blue Jay, United States
Bronze Star for Short Film
Accolade Competition | 2009
8 Apr | La Jolla, United States
17 Apr – 27 Apr | London, United Kingdom
23 Apr – 30 Apr | Palm Beach, United States
30 Apr – 10 May | Brussels, Belgium
14 May – 17 May | Mauna Lani Resort, United States
14 May – 21 May | Jacksonville, United States
30 May – 31 May | Muskegon, United States
Best Short Film
2 Jun – 7 Jun | Bethel, United States
4 Jun – 6 Jun | Los Angeles, United States
Best Independent Short Film
Porto7: Oporto International Short Films Festival
10 Jun – 14 Jun | Porto, Portugal
10 Jun – 14 Jun | Oklahoma City, United States
11/22 International Comedy Short Film Festival | 2009
16 Jun – 20 Jun | Vienna, Austria
17 Jun – 21 Jun | New York, United States
17 Jun – 21 Jun | Reno, United States
Best Comedy Short Film
Best Comedy Short Film - Audience Award
In the Palace: International Short Film Festival
20 Jun – 27 Jun | Sofia, Bulgaria
Special Jury Mention
23 Jun – 29 Jun | Palm Springs, United States
26 Jun – 30 Jun | Dubrovnik, Croatia
Tofifest: International Film Festival
26 Jun – 3 Jul | Toruń, Poland
Best Screenplay
3 Jul – 17 Jul | Venlo, Netherlands
7 Jul – 12 Jul | London, United Kingdom
15 Jul – 25 Jul | Indianapolis, United States
Best American Spectrum Short Film
16 Jul – 26 Jul | Montréal, Canada
Durban International Film Festival | 2009
22 Jul – 2 Aug | Durban, South Africa
23 Jul – 1 Aug | Stony Brook, United States
Best Short Film - Jury Award
Cincinnati-Oxford International Film Festival | 2009
23 Jul – 26 Jul | Cincinnati, United States
24 Jul – 30 Jul | Hollywood, United States
24 Jul – 28 Jul | Gimli, Canada
7 Aug – 9 Aug | Hollywood, United States
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival | 2009
12 Aug – 16 Aug | Washougal, United States
14 Aug – 16 Aug | Cleveland, United States
Best Suspense/Thriller Short Film
20 Aug – 21 Aug | Noci (Bari), Italy
21 Aug – 23 Aug | Sausalito, United States
27 Aug – 30 Aug | Iowa City, United States
2nd Place - Narrative Short Film
28 Aug – 6 Sep | Strasbourg & St Pete Beach, United States
31 Aug | Sherman Oaks, United States
Honorable Mention - Comedy
3 Sep – 21 Sep | London, United Kingdom
4 Sep – 12 Sep | Trouville, France
4 Sep – 6 Sep | Ocoee, United States
5 Sep – 7 Sep | Seattle, United States
9 Sep – 13 Sep | Temecula, United States
10 Sep – 13 Sep | New York, United States
10 Sep – 17 Sep | Washington, United States
10 Sep – 12 Sep | Los Angeles, United States
11 Sep – 13 Sep | Harlingen, United States
12 Sep – 13 Sep | Hamilton, Canada
Best Independent Narrative
14 Sep – 23 Sep | Huntington Beach, United States
14 Sep – 16 Sep | Christchurch, New Zealand
Shortmoves International Short Film Festival
18 Sep – 19 Sep | Halle/Salle, Germany
People's Choice Award
18 Sep – 20 Sep | Aberdeen, United States
19 Sep – 20 Sep | Springfield, United States
Audience Favorite Comedy
21 Sep – 27 Sep | Charlotte, United States
24 Sep – 27 Sep | San Diego, United States
Best Short Film
24 Sep – 27 Sep | Port Townsend, United States
25 Sep – 3 Oct | Edmonton, Canada
1 Oct – 4 Oct | Bay City, United States
1 Oct – 8 Oct | Tacoma, United States
Norrkoping Film Festival Flimmer | 2009
2 Oct – 11 Oct | Norrköping, Sweden
2 Oct – 4 Oct | Coney Island, United States
3 Oct – 10 Oct | Eberswalde, Germany
7 Oct – 11 Oct | Bangkok / Bern / Buenos Aires / Cairo / Cape Town / Kyoto / New York / San José, Switzerland
8 Oct – 15 Oct | Memphis, United States
8 Oct – 11 Oct | Bend, United States
Best Short Film
8 Oct – 15 Oct | New Orleans, United States
14 Oct – 25 Nov | (Travelling), United Kingdom
15 Oct – 18 Oct | Portsmouth, United States
15 Oct – 18 Oct | Venice Beach, United States
15 Oct – 31 Oct | Manzini, Swaziland
Moving Image Film Festival | 2009
16 Oct – 18 Oct | Toronto, Canada
Best Short Film
HDFest | 2009
20 Oct – 21 Oct | United States
Honorable Mention - Best Short Film
Honorable Mention - Best Director
Runner-up - Best Screenplay
Philadelphia
20 Oct – 25 Oct | United States
Best Director - Shorts Too
Audience Award - Shorts Too
La Boca del Lobo International Short Film Festival
21 Oct – 30 Oct | Madrid, Spain
Independent Film Festival Osnabrueck
21 Oct – 25 Oct | Osnabrück, Germany
22 Oct – 24 Oct | Abilene, United States
22 Oct – 29 Oct | Austin, United States
Valladolid International Film Festival
23 Oct – 31 Oct | Valladolid, Spain
23 Oct – 8 Nov | Fort Lauderdale, United States
Yosemite Film Festival | 2009
23 Oct – 24 Oct | Yosemite, United States
Best Short Film
31 Oct – 8 Nov | Sandpoint, United States
Best Director
31 Oct – 7 Nov | Tralee, Ireland
1 Nov – 5 Nov | Kolkata, India
3 Nov – 6 Nov | Athens, Greece
Special Jury Mention
Istanbul International Short Film Festival
4 Nov – 11 Nov | Istanbul, Turkey
Santa Monica International Film Festival | 2009
4 Nov – 10 Nov | Santa Monica, United States
4 Nov – 8 Nov | Orlando, United States
5 Nov – 22 Nov | Los Angeles, United States
5 Nov – 8 Nov | Rockport, United States
Best Fiction Short Film
5 Nov – 15 Nov | Luton, United Kingdom
Audience Award
5 Nov – 8 Nov | Ojai, United States
11 Nov – 15 Nov | Fort Worth, United States
Asheville Film Festival | 2009
12 Nov – 15 Nov | Asheville, United States
Runner-up - Best Short Film
12 Nov – 22 Nov | Denver, United States
13 Nov – 15 Nov | Morgan Hill, United States
Best Comedy
13 Nov – 22 Nov | Miami, United States
14 Nov – 20 Nov | Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Best Micro Short Film
20 Nov – 24 Nov | Salford, United Kingdom
Nevada Film Festival | 2009
20 Nov – 22 Nov | Las Vegas, United States
26 Nov – 29 Nov | Toronto, Canada
1 Dec – 5 Dec | Myrtle Beach, United States
Best Short Film
4 Dec – 17 Dec | Anchorage, United States
Almería en corto: International Short Film Festival
4 Dec – 12 Dec | Almería, Spain
9 Dec – 13 Dec | Mammoth Lakes, United States
30 Dec | New York, United States
Best Picture
Best Actor (Dustin Seavey)
2010
People's Award: International Short Film Festival
5 Jan – 16 Jan | Quito, Ecuador
7 Jan – 10 Jan | Santa Clarita, United States
14 Jan – 17 Jan | Denver, United States
17 Jan | Phoenix, United States
Eulenspiegeleien: Internationales Filmfestival für Humor und Satire | 2010
22 Jan – 24 Jan | Berlin, Germany
Traildance Film Festival | 2010
22 Jan – 24 Jan | Duncan, United States
27 Jan | Colorado Springs, United States
Athens International Short Film Festival Psarokokalo
1 Feb – 7 Feb | Athens, Greece
4 Feb – 17 Feb | San Francisco, United States
4 Feb – 7 Feb | Oxford, United States
5 Feb – 7 Feb | Taos, United States
Best Comedy Fiction
Bohemian Shorts | 2010
6 Feb | Fremantle, Australia
11 Feb – 14 Feb | Boulder, United States
11 Feb – 13 Feb | Boulder City, United States
Love Actually: Short Films about Love, Sex and Romance | 2010
14 Feb | New York, United States
18 Feb – 21 Feb | Beloit, United States
19 Feb – 21 Feb | Louisville, United States
Best of Festival
Best US Short Film
Canada International Film Festival | 2010
19 Feb – 21 Feb | Vancouver, Canada
21 Feb – 28 Feb | Sedona, United States
23 Feb – 7 Mar | San Jose, United States
24 Feb | Los Angeles, United States
25 Feb – 27 Feb | Greensboro, United States
2 Mar – 6 Mar | Fargo, United States
Best Narrative Short Film
3 Mar – 7 Mar | Toronto, Canada
Honorable Mention
3 Mar – 7 Mar | Durango, United States
5 Mar – 13 Mar | Byron Bay, Australia
6 Mar – 14 Mar | Omaha, United States
Best Short Film
11 Mar – 14 Mar | Gympie, Australia
12 Mar – 21 Mar | San Luis Obispo, United States
17 Mar – 24 Mar | Regensburg, Germany
Kinokneipe Prize
18 Mar – 26 Mar | Tiburon, United States
18 Mar – 28 Mar | Cleveland, United States
18 Mar – 28 Mar | Bradford, United Kingdom
22 Mar – 28 Mar | Delray Beach, United States
25 Mar – 28 Mar | Wood Green, United Kingdom
25 Mar – 1 Apr | Calabasas, United States
26 Mar – 27 Mar | Granville, United States
26 Mar – 27 Mar | Frederick, United States
1 Apr – 4 Apr | Dawson City, Canada
8 Apr – 11 Apr | Charleston, United States
Best Short Film - Drama - Audience Award
8 Apr – 15 Apr | Phoenix, United States
8 Apr – 11 Apr | Tallahassee, United States
Best Short Film
9 Apr – 11 Apr | Fallbrook, United States
9 Apr – 18 Apr | Houston, United States
Special Jury Award - Comedy Romantic
9 Apr – 11 Apr | Providence, United States
Best Comedy Short Film - Audience Award
14 Apr – 18 Apr | St Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, United States
14 Apr – 18 Apr | Kansas City, United States
17 Apr – 25 Apr | Sacramento, United States
19 Apr – 25 Apr | Arcata, United States
Best Narrative Short Film
19 Apr – 25 Apr | Grande Prairie, Canada
20 Apr – 25 Apr | Rincón, Puerto Rico
Best Short Film
22 Apr – 25 Apr | Moraga, United States
22 Apr – 24 Apr | Fredricksburg, United States
Best Short Film
22 Apr – 24 Apr | Rochester, United States
23 Apr – 1 May | Worthing, United Kingdom
Best International Short Film
TheProper21: WorldWide Short Film Showcase | 2010
23 Apr – 25 Apr | Palm Beach, United States
23 Apr – 25 Apr | West Chester, United States
23 Apr – 25 Apr | Colorado Springs, United States
27 Apr – 2 May | Manchester, United Kingdom
27 Apr – 1 May | New York, United States
29 Apr – 2 May | Rotorua, New Zealand
Another Connection: Mediawave International Film and Music Festival
29 Apr – 9 May | Komarom, Hungary
Film Fest Petaluma | 2010
1 May | Petaluma, United States
13 May – 15 May | Tupelo, United States
Best in Show
Best Short Film
28 May – 30 May | Leiden, Netherlands
Annual festival
2 Jun – 20 Jun | New Brunswick, United States
2 Jun – 6 Jun | Staten Island, United States
3 Jun – 6 Jun | Great Barrington, United States
4 Jun – 10 Jun | Hoboken, United States
5 Jun | New York, United States
10 Jun – 20 Jun | Tokyo, Japan
Best Actor (Dustin Seavey)
10 Jun – 28 Aug | Big Sur, United States
International Short Film Festival Detmold
10 Jun – 13 Jun | Detmold, Germany
10 Jun – 13 Jun | Saugatuck, United States
11 Jun – 13 Jun | Ashord, United States
18 Jun – 26 Jun | Trencianske Teplice, Trencin, Slovakia
22 Jun – 26 Jun | St John's, Canada
24 Jun – 27 Jun | San Antonio, United States
24 Jun – 27 Jun | Bra, Italy
25 Jun – 3 Jul | Trieste, Italy
FilmVideo: Mostra Internazionale del Cortometraggio | 2010
13 Jul – 17 Jul | Montecatini Terme, Italy
Best of Show
21 Jul – 25 Jul | Kelowna, Canada
21 Jul – 24 Jul | Shelby, United States
Best of Fest
23 Jul – 24 Jul | Denver, United States
31 Jul – 7 Aug | Woods Hole, United States
4 Aug – 7 Aug | Imperia, Italy
6 Aug – 8 Aug | Seattle, United States
6 Aug – 7 Aug | Ballston Spa, United States
Best Director (Peter Besson)
6 Aug – 8 Aug | Prescott, United States
23 Aug – 28 Aug | Odense, Denmark
25 Aug – 29 Aug | Albuquerque, United States
10 Sep – 19 Sep | Burbank, United States
Best Short Film
17 Sep – 20 Sep | Chicago, United States
23 Sep – 26 Sep | Williamsburg, Brooklyn, United States
30 Sep – 3 Oct | Naoussa, Greece
People's Choice - Fiction
30 Sep – 9 Oct | Milan, Italy
1 Oct – 3 Oct | New Braunfels, United States
Pamplona International Film Festival
4 Oct – 9 Oct | Pamplona, Spain
6 Oct – 11 Oct | Sapporo, Japan
Comedy Cluj: International Film Festival
8 Oct – 17 Oct | Cluj-Napoca, Romania
15 Oct – 16 Oct | Brantford, Canada
15 Short Film Festival | 2010
17 Oct | Charlotte, United States
20 Oct – 24 Oct | Edmonds, United States
Best Short Film
4 Nov – 7 Nov | Paducah, United States
Leuven Short Film Festival
4 Dec – 11 Dec | Leuven, Belgium

Latest user comments

Viewed "True Beauty This Night" at a film festival recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. Can't emphasize enough how refreshing it is to watch a short film that ex...
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25 Oct 2009 | Anonymous
This is one of the best short films I have ever seen!
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4 Oct 2009 | Anonymous
Really great film. Leave you wanting more. Congratulations on all your success.
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3 Oct 2009 | Simone Mihich Bueno | United States

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True Beauty This Night has received a new award at Edmonds International Film Festival. | more...
27 October 2010
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26 May 2010
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29 April 2010
True Beauty This Night has received a new award at Hill Country Film Festival. | more...
25 April 2010
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19 April 2010
Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 27 Oct 2010