Extra Time received five nominations from the Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards and won the award for Best Writing.
The short film about the affects of parental divorce on a teen, was also nominated for Best Direction, Best Editing, Best Score (by Amir Muhammad) and Best Actress (Lydia Lakemoore).
The independent film awards jury stated "A wonderfully original story carries Extra Time. The characters are fresh, and the tale is carefully balanced." This marks for the first award nomination for composer Amir Muhammad and actress Lydia Lakemoore, director Caris Rianne has also received her first nominations for directing, writing and editing.
Extra Time is continuing it's film festival circuit run with an online release expected in November, you can watch the trailer for the short film here and read more about the Monkey Bread Tree Awards on their website.