Found – Short Film

FOUND is an award-winning short film written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Dawn Fields about a young man who returns home after ten years to confess a devastating secret to his childhood friend.   Please be sure to “like” our Facebook page.

Festival wins to date:

  • WINNER: Best American Drama – 2015 Big As Texas Film Festival
  • WINNER: Best Short Film – 2015 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema
  • WINNER: Best Director (Mary Austin Award) Dawn Fields 2015 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema
  • WINNER: Audience Favorite – 2015 Hollyshorts Montly Screening (Feb)

Festival nominations to date:

  • NOMINATED: Best Actor Juan Riendinger – 2015 LEO AWARDS
  • NOMINATED: Best Original Score Matthew Quick Carrier 2015 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema
  • NOMINATED: Best Cinematography – Pedja Radenkovic 2015 Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema



  • Written and Directed by: Dawn Fields
  • Produced by: Tom Massmann & Dawn Fields
  • Co-produced by James Popiden, Tina Carbone and Meera Kim
  • Cinematographer: Pedja Radenkovic
  • Edited by: Dawn Fields

Thanks to the cast, the crew and all of those who donated to make this film possible!  We could not have done it without you!