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“HAMMER Nails it” WINS AGAIN for Best Short Film!

HAMMER was awarded the Grand Jury Award for Best Short Film at the Paris Film Awards. This continues what has been a decorated and successful international festival run so far this year!

Paris Film Awards
Paris Film Awards

PARIS, FR― Independent Filmmaker Orlando Cicilia III took home the award for Best Short Film at the 2023 Paris Film Awards in Paris, FR for his film “Hammer”. The OC3 Productions film won the Grand Jury Award [selected by 7 jurors] for Best Short Film, winning out in a field of over 2,100 submissions. "I am so grateful to the Paris Film Awards for the honor. This is an amazing achievement and we are so glad to be able to share this with our family, supporters and the entire cast and crew” said Orlando.

"Hammer" stars Eric Roberts who plays an unsuspecting husband who walks in on a world of trouble. “Hammer” is narrative thriller filmed in a single-shot format (similar to “Rope”, “Birdman” and “1917”) and takes audiences on a short thrilling journey with our main character. Cicilia Directed and Produced the film.

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IMDb qualifier’s Paris Film Awards is a monthly international film festival.

Paris is considered one of the most beautiful city of the world, our mission is to promote films, and be another step up in the filmmakers' careers.


Born and raised in Miami, FL, Orlando Cicilia III, is a passionate writer, producer and director. Right out of college, Orlando founded his media and production agency, OC3 Productions, which has been successfully operating for over a decade. Orlando's work spans commercials, music videos, digital content, television programming and documentary/feature films. Orlando's initial film,"Lionheart", which he produced, wrote and composed music for, was a critically acclaimed project winning Audience and Grand Jury awards throughout its exclusive national festival run. "Lionheart" is in development to become a feature film. Orlando is also producing various other film and tv projects that are in development.


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