Award of Merit – “Blood and Taxes” (USA)

Title: Blood and Taxes
Runtime: 8 min
Country: USA
Director: Eric R Velarde
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: An overworked Accountant decides to take time off to spend with his daughter, only to have his dark past catch up to him. As a former assassin gone in hiding, he is found by his former colleagues, presenting the truth of his past and what of his lies, he is doomed to confront.