The Escape is a movie directed by James Connelly and produced by Paul Merryman. Soundtrack by Marc Jovani. It won the La Shorts Fest – Best Drama Winner and it became Eligible for The Oscars Award Consideration

  • La Shorts Fest – Best Drama Winner (recognized by A.M.P.A.S.®)
  • American Society Of Cinematographers – Honorable Mention For Outstanding Achievement In Student Filmmaking
  • Asheville Cinema Festival – Jury Award For Best Student Film
  • Cine Golden Eagle Award Recipient
  • College Television Awards (student Emmys) – Blue Ribbon Finalist, Best Director Nomination
  • Crossroads Film Festival – Best Short Narrative Award
  • Estes Park Film Festival – Best Drama Winner
  • Idyllwild Film Festival – Best Short Film Cinematography Winner
  • Myrtle Beach International Film Festival – Best Short Film Winner
  • New Hampshire Film Festival – Best Short Drama Nomination
  • New York Los Angeles International Film Festival – Best Short Film, Director, Actor (bart Mccarthy) Winner
  • New York Shorts Fest – Opening Night Official Selection
  • Newfilmmakers Los Angeles – Featured Selection
  • Newport Beach Film Festival – Honorable Mention Jury Award For Best Short Film
  • Onescreen Film Festival – Shortlist
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Best Live Action Short Award Nomination
  • Ventura Film Festival – Honorable Mention

The scoring session was Union contracted by Sandra Kipp. The following track features Steve Erdody playing the cello solo.